Indigenous Wellness Core

Alberta Health Services - South 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 in Alberta.

The Indigenous Hospital Liaison provides a range of inpatient support services to Indigenous patients to support them to feel comfortable with the culture of the hospital and provides consultation and assistance to the healtcare team regarding service provision and appropriate accommodations of Indigenous health practices and beliefs.

Eligibility
Yes, First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis, and Inuit peoples and their families.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. See locations for contact information.
Referral Process: Yes,

Can self-refer or be referred by family or a friend.




Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-388-6386
Email
SZIndigenousWellnessCore@ahs.ca
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: N/A
Documents Required

Can self-refer or be referred by family or a friend.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
November 14, 2023
Address
960 19 Street S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 1W5

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department. The Jack Ady Cancer Centre is located within this facility.


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