Aboriginal Health Centre

Site: Niagara Region

Service: Aboriginal Patient Navigator Program

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-358-4320
Toll Free Phone 1-877-402-4121
Fax 844-594-2334 or niagarafax@dahac.ca
E-Mail jcourchene@dahac.ca
Website www.aboriginalhealthcentre.com
Primary Contact Jolene Courchene, Aboriginal Patient Navigator
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle
3250 Schmon Pkwy, Unit B
Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
View Google Map
Intersection St David's Rd and Merrittville Hwy
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Designed to assist clients and their families who are entering, involved with or exiting the Niagara Health System . Through a Wholistic Approach the Aboriginal Patient Navigator will provide services that are culturally appropriate to assist individuals and their families to better understand and utilize the Niagara Health System.  
Services Include: Individualized Cultural Support * Coordination of Services * Advocacy * Hospital Visits * Discharge Planning * Referrals and Linkages to Community Resources * Access to Traditional Healing Programs * Home Visits * Community Follow-up  
The APN program will help individuals, care-givers and their families to: better understand their plan of care and treatment options, overcome barriers while in the hospital and in the community, improve communication with service providers, as well as increase a greater sense of physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual support.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Eligibility Any self-identified Individual, family, or care-giver (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) that are currently involved in the Niagara Health System
Application Call or text * No referral required
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Personal Health Care Advocate Services ~ Indigenous Communities ; Traditional Aboriginal Healing