Indigenous Wellness Core

Alberta Health Services - North Zone


Description
This program partners with Indigenous peoples, communities and key stakeholders to provide accessible, culturally appropriate health services for First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.

This program:

  • supports cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • help navigate patients through the healthcare system
  • referrals to addiction and mental health supports
  • monitors the health of the Indigenous population in northern Alberta

The program also:

  • helps Indigenous patients and families throughout their hospital stay
  • connects them to the health services and programs in their home communities
  • works within communities to create partnerships in areas of public health, prevention, promotion, and chronic disease management

Affiliation: Indigenous organizations and communities throughout Northern Alberta.
Key Provider: indigenous community health representatives, indigenous health liaisons
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. See locations for contact information.
Referral Process: N/A


Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
780-523-0386
Fax
780-523-5360
Email
jennifer.anderson7@ahs.ca
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: N/A
Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
August 18, 2022
Address
NE 6 72 15 W5; P.O. Box 1289
East Prairie Metis Settlement, AB, T0G 1E0
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

There is no receptionist on site, please call ahead.