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Programs & Services


Indigenous Health Program

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

Contact Details

Slave Lake Healthcare Centre

Location Info
Public Health Centre
Address
309 6 Street NE
Slave Lake, Alberta
T0G 2A2
Telephone
780-805-3583
Email
joann.bellerose@ahs.ca, indigenoushealthprogram@ahs.ca
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
aboriginal health liaisons, aboriginal community health representatives
Service Access

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

See locations for contact information.


Service Languages
Cree, Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Indigenous organizations and communities throughout Northern Alberta.

Service Locations