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Programs & Services


Traditional Wellness Counselor Services

This program provides counseling, support, education and traditional Indigenous healing services to First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis and Inuit peoples and their families.

Alberta Health Services has a policy to allow spiritual ceremonies. Ask your healthcare provider, traditional wellness counselor or spiritual care services for more information.

Service includes:

  • smudges
  • Elder services
  • healing circles and formal ceremonial healing events

Traditional Wellness Counselors also gather traditional medicines, educate about ceremonial protocol, and are available to healthcare staff for consultation on a diverse range of Indigenous patient issues.

Contact Details

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

Address
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7
Telephone
403-955-6600 (Central Registration)
Fax
403-955-6601
Email
indigenoushealthprogram@ahs.ca
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Patient pay parking
Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
traditional wellness counselors
Eligibility

First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis, and Inuit peoples and their families.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Service Languages
Blackfoot, Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations