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Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health Program

Provides early intervention support programs to aboriginal youth and families with mental health concerns. Services consist of connecting clients/families with local and provincial mental health services, and help connect client/families with other Aboriginal organizations providing one-on-one support to children and youth.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kermode Friendship Society
3313 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 2N7
Phone: (250) 635-4906
Toll-free: 1-866-635-4906
Fax: (250) 635-3013
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Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

The Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative ensures access to prevention and promotion programs which emphasize healthy eating and active living, and build awareness of diabetes around issues such as risk factors and complications. The program also provides resources for screening and care and resources to train health service providers and improve access to their services in communities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gitxsan Health Society, Gitxsan Health Society Administration
7700 Sik-e-dakh Rd,
, Sik-e-dakh (Glen Vowell), BC, V0J 1Y0
Phone: (250) 842-5165
Fax: (250) 842-2186
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Aboriginal Head Start

Prince Rupert Aboriginal Head Start (formerly Cedar Road) opened its doors in 1996. For many years we were run by the Cedar Road Society which was a parent-run non-profit society. In 2007, Prince Rupert AHS took on its current name and switched host agencies to Prince Rupert Aboriginal Community Services Society.more info

Address / Contact Info
313 Prince Rupert Blvd.
, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 4E4
Phone: (250) 627-4010
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Aboriginal Infant Development Program

The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centers and the Ministry of Children and Family Development continue to support Aboriginal Infant Programs in B.C. (AIDP) The Office of the Provincial Advisor for Aboriginal Infant Development Programs gives support and educational information to AIDP workers throughout the province in regards to aboriginal infant development programs.more info

Address / Contact Info
551 Chatham St.
, Victoria, BC, V8T 5K1
Phone: (250) 388-5593
Toll-free: 1-866-338-4881
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Aboriginal Liaison Worker

Aboriginal Liaison Officers provide leadership, cultural awareness, counselling and other services to Aboriginal offenders. They are a link between the offender and the Aboriginal community.more info

Address / Contact Info
National Headquarters
340 Laurier Avenue West
, Ottawa, On, K1P 5K3
Phone: (613) 992-5891
Fax: (613) 943-1630

Aboriginal Liaison Worker Program

APLs are an important part of the health care team. They work to ensure First Nations and Aboriginal patients, clients, residents and their families have access to high quality, culturally appropriate care. They help to bridge the gaps between western and traditional medicine ensuring a holistic health approach.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Bulkley Valley District Hospital
3950 8 Ave.
, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N4
Phone: (250) 847-5211
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Aboriginal Patient Liaison Prince Rupert Regional Hospital

APLs are an important part of the health care team. They work to ensure First Nations and Aboriginal patients, clients, residents and their families have access to high quality, culturally appropriate care. They help to bridge the gaps between western and traditional medicine ensuring a holistic health approach.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health
1305 Summit Ave.
, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 2A6
Mary Wesley: (250) 624-2171
Cell: (778) 884-4815
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Aboriginal Patient Liaison Worker - Terrace

Provides support services and discharge planning for Aboriginal people in the Northern Health Authority. Advocates between patients, their family members, and the healthcare system. Also teams with nurses and hospital staff to help break down communication barriers between patients and healthcare providers. Provides referrals through any means including family members, nurses, or social workers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health
4720 Haugland Ave.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
Phone: (250) 638-4085
Fax: (250) 638-4017
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Aboriginal Patient Liaison Worker - Terrace

Assists with discharge planning, and acts as a liaison for Aboriginal community members and health care providers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kitsumkalum Health Centre
3531 Kalum Rd. W
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4B1
Phone: (250) 635-6172
Toll-free: 1-844-869-5993
Fax: (250) 635-6182
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Aboriginal Pregnancy Passport

Provides expectant mothers with health information, resources, traditional teachings, growth charts, checklists, and a place to write down goals, thoughts, ideas, and dreams for their babies. With the passport, women can document their sacred traditional journey through pregnancy, birth, and baby’s first few weeks.more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Health Services Authority, Perinatal Services BC, West Tower
Suite 350, 555 West 12th Ave.
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3X7
Phone: (604) 877-2121
Fax: (604) 872-1987
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