Program

Aboriginal Health Centre - Hamilton - Aboriginal Patient Advocacy Services

Areas of service include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with issues regarding education, income, employment & training, life style – diet, housing, life skills; ie: ODSP, Ontario works, CPP – Disability & Old Age, EI Benefits, WSIB applications & Claims, etc
  • Providing client case management services – Holistic Approach (internally & externally within the communities)
  • Providing Aboriginal patient advocacy in hospitals; Emergency Room, Urgent Care Clinics, & Walk-in Clinics -Supporting/providing services in area hospitals to address language barriers, ensure patient and family understand diagnosis, treatment & accommodate Cultural & Traditional Barriers
  • To arrange Cultural & Traditional Services requests in area hospitals i.e: Elders, Traditional Healers, Traditional Midwives, Medicine people. Language Interpretation/Translation Request i.e: Cree Language
  • Access to Traditional Medicines- cedar, tobacco, sage & sweet grass for individuals


Contact: 19055444320 or info@dahac.ca