Indigenous Health

Government of Canada - Indigenous Services Canada


Description
Provides access to the First Nations and Inuit home community care program, health services and nursing care.

Service offers:

  • information about the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program, including;
    • drugs and pharmacy products
    • dental benefits
    • vision benefits
    • medical supplies and equipment
    • medical transportation
    • mental health counselling
  • information about Indigenous environmental and nutritional health
  • Indigenous mental health and substance use resources
  • facts about diseases affecting First Nations communities
  • online First Nations and Inuit health reports
Eligibility
No, NIHB program targeted to:
  • residents of Canada
  • First Nations persons registered under the Indian Act (commonly referred to as a status Indian)
  • Inuk recognized by an Inuit land claim organization
  • children ages 18 months and younger whose parent is a registered First Nations person or a recognized Inuk
 
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call toll-free 1-800-232-7301 for details about the NIHB and local enrolled benefit providers
  • visit website for online resources and information

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-567-9604
Toll Free
1-800-232-7301 (NIHB)
Fax
1-866-817-3977
TTY
1-866-553-0554
Web Site
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/health/aboriginal-health.html
Email
aadnc.infopubs.aandc@canada.ca; sac.nihb-ssna.isc@canada.ca(NIHB)
Languages
English; French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
May 17, 2023
Address
15 Eddy Street
Gatineau, QC, K1A 0N9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
06:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Tue
06:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Wed
06:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Thu
06:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Fri
06:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Hours converted from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time.