Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle

Site: Niagara Region

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-938-2915
Toll Free Phone 1-888-514-1370
Fax Toll free 1-866-352-0485
E-Mail officemanager@idhc.life
Website www.idhc.life
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Primary Contact Karrie Whyte, Office Manager; Email: officemanager@idhc.life
Alternate Contact Amanda Lipinski, Program Director; Email: programdirector@idhc.life
Primary Executive Roslynn Baird, Executive Director; Email: executivedirector@idhc.life
Site Details
Areas Served Barrie ; Brampton (City of) ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Mississauga (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Sudbury ; Toronto Downtown
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
3250 Schmon Pkwy, Unit 1B
Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
 
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Intersection St David's Rd and Merrittville Hwy
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides financial assistance for the development, and enhancement of programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of diabetes in aboriginal communities, both on and off-reserve. The high prevalence of diabetes in aboriginal society has placed it among the top health priorities. 
 
* Develop and distribute culturally appropriate education, promotion and prevention resources based on community needs 
* Advocate, support and promote access to treatment and care options 
* Establish and maintain appropriate networking, through coordination and recommendation of services 
* Identify local and regional service needs related to diabetes, through data collection 
* Act as a resource for other health and education service providers 
* Gather, share, and support relevant diabetes research
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility Aboriginal people - inclusive of First nation, Metis, and Inuit communities
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Service Categories Disease Prevention Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Diabetes