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

#DifferentTogether Pledge

#DifferentTogether Pledge


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Dawn Thomas, Aa ap waa iik, is Island Health’s first-ever Executive Lead, Indigenous Health 

Dawn Thomas, Aa ap waa iik, is Island Health’s first-ever Executive Lead, Indigenous Health 

Island Health is pleased to announce that Dawn Thomas, Aa ap waa iik, is the organization’s new Executive Lead, Indigenous Health.

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