Indigenous Health Resources

Indigenous Health Resources

Indigenous Resources

Indigenous Affairs & Northern Development Canada 
Indigenous Employment Program
Indigenous Resources and Information - South Island
A Guide to Indigenous Organizations in BC - Produced by MARR
BC Indigenous 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 Indigenous AIDS Network
First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)
Health Canada - Indigenous 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 Indigenous Health - British Columbia
Map - First Nations, Metis Communities, and Friendship Centres in the Island Health Regions
National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCAH)
National First Nations Re:act
NearBC (Indigenous 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

Joint statement on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

Joint statement on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

As leaders within the B.C. health care system, we are united in our grief upon learning the tragic news of the 215 children found at the site of the former Kamloops Residential School this past week.

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The First Nations Health Authority and Island Health Stand in solidarity with Stz’uminus First Nation to Promote Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

We are saddened and disappointed by the vandalism that occurred last weekend near Ladysmith involving the removal of red dresses that were on display along the Island Highway to bring awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2021

Island Health magazine spring 2021 features articles on COVID-19 including a look back at the past year. Also included are articles on the health benefits of spending time in nature, memory loss and aging, and a moving article about one family’s journey with hospice care.

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