Program: Owen Sound Site
Organization: Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre
Description of Services: Aboriginal Health Access Centre providing integrated services for Indigenous people, families and communities * health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses * health promotion, traditional healing, mental health and addiction services provided * referrals to other local health services and personal development groups available on and off reserves * culturally safe, accessible services that combine traditional Indigenous and Western medical practices * outreach to First Nation communities of Chippewas of Nawash and Saugeen First Nation

Adult Mental Health and Addictions Services - Counselling, support and transitional case management for Indigenous adults * crisis intervention, planning and prevention, assessments and screening

Child and Youth Mental Health and Addictions Services - Counselling and referrals for Indigenous children and youth * Arts-based activities and cultural teachings

Clinical Services - Health care services for Indigenous people of all ages by Doctor and Nurse Practitioner * primary health care services to promote wellness, prevent illness, provide care for common concerns and manage ongoing chronic conditions * traditional Indigenous and western practices offered

Supporting Aboriginal Seniors at Home (SASH) - Serves patients 55 and older * primary health care services from a Nurse Practitioner for primary in clinic or home * Aboriginal Patient Navigator helps clients find way through complex health systems, identify barriers to care and providers referrals and linkages to other services * access to Senior's Health Advocate or Traditional Healing Coordinator to advocate for appropriate contemporary and traditional care and culturally safe care

Tele-Mental Health - access to specialized mental health consults for children and youth in rural, remote and under-served communities through videoconferencing * culturally-appropriate services

Traditional Healing - Indigenous healing methods to restore balance and connectedness * wholistic approach to individual, family, and community health * one-on-one sessions with Traditional Healer/Elder and Helper * group programs, including specialized cultural teachings, ceremonies or other learning events
Requirements
Application: Call * no referral required
To access doctors, nurses, services - bring health card, certificate of Indian status (if applicable) and list of medications on first visit
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Area(s) Served: Grey and Bruce
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-376-5508
Toll-Free: 1-844-737-0725
Fax: 519-376-1845
Address: 1025 2nd Ave W
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 4N1
Map
Intersection: 2nd Ave W and 10th St W
Location: North Grey
Executives: Brian Dokis - Executive Director
1-877-672-4079 * bdokis@soahac.on.ca
Lisa George - Integrated Care Manager
lgeorge@soahac.on.ca

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