Aboriginal Health Resources

Aboriginal Health Resources

Aboriginal Resources

Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada 
Aboriginal Employment Program
Aboriginal Resources and Information - South Island
A Guide to Aboriginal Organizations in BC - Produced by MARR
BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS)
BC Association of Friendship Centers
BC Elders' Guide
BC First Nations Health Handbook - A companion to the BC Health Guide
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)
Health Canada - Aboriginal People
Indigenous Cultural Competency
KUU-US Crisis Line Society
Le Centre de Collaboration de la Santé Autochtone
Letter of Understanding Between Metis Nation British Columbia and Island Health
Ministry of Aboriginal Health - British Columbia
Map - First Nations, Metis Communities, and Friendship Centres in the Island Health Regions
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH)
National First Nations Re:act
NearBC (Aboriginal Culture, Education & Health)
Non-Insured Health Benefits (Health Canada)
Saanich First Nation Adult Care Society Brochure
South Island Wellness Society 
Supporting Adults at Risk Resource Guideline
Victoria Native Friendship Centre
Working Together - A report on Adaptation Initiatives to improve health services for aboriginal people


Health and Government

AIDS Vancouver Island
B.C. Cancer Agency 
Canadian Diabetes Association
Cool Aid Society - Victoria
Heart & Stroke Foundation (British Columbia & Yukon)
Community Health Services
Mayo Clinic
Medical Service Plan (MSP) (BC Care Card)
Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU)
Public Health Units - Vancouver Island
Red Cross Health - Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
Seniors B.C.
Seniors Serving Seniors
Service Canada
The Arthritis Society - British Columbia & Yukon
Umbrella Society - Addictions & Mental Health Resource 


First Nations Contacts - South Island

ESQUIMALT 
250-381-7861

PACHEEDAHT
250-647-5521

PAUQUACHIN
250-656-0191

SCIA'NEW (BEECHER BAY)
250-478-3535

SONGHEES
250-386-1043

TSARTLIP
250-652-3988

TSAWOUT
250-652-9101

TSEYCUM 
250-656-0858

T'SOU-KE 
250-642-3957

VNFC
250-384-3211

News & Events

Code Hack 2020

Code Hack is back!

Are you ready for an exciting challenge that could help shape the future of health care? Island Health is looking for 100 people to participate in a 24-hour design sprint that aims to generate fresh ideas to improve health care.

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Island Health Magazine Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 issue of Island Health magazine encourages readers to live their healthiest life. Read features on how to keep your resolutions; re-thinking “diets” and some delicious soup recipes. Also included in this issue are articles about the stigma of mental illness and an Island Health Research project on dementia.

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Temporary service reduction at Port Alice Health Centre

Island Health is advising that, despite significant effort to fill shifts, there is a temporary shortage of registered nurses and physicians over the holiday season resulting in a temporary service reduction at the Port Alice Health Centre.

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