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Organization: Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre - Sudbury
Description of Services: Health centre focused on family and community health * health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses * referrals to other local health services and personal development groups available on and off reserves

Community-led health teams develop programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health * culturally appropriate programs and services for Aboriginals, combining traditional healing and Western medical practices

Priority populations include all Aboriginal, Métis and Inuit People in the City of Greater Sudbury, as well as people and families from partner First Nations, Wahnapitae, Henvey Inlet, and Magnetawan

Child and Youth Program - Assists youth and children needing one-on-one help with specific issue affecting them, including obesity, bullying, or school struggle

Child Life Program - Child Life Specialists (CLS) work specifically in health care settings to promote effective coping through play, preparation, education, and self-expression activities

Clinical Medical Services - Family doctors, nurse practitioners, and nurse provide primary health care services, education, and health promotion

Fitness and Recreation -
Exercise to strengthen muscles, the heart, and the lungs * gentle programs for older adults

Health Education Promotion Program - Programs run by the health promoter * Lunch N Learns, Fitness, Women's Life Change Series, Nutritional Work Shop Series, and smoking cessation group support

Healthy Choices Program - Focuses on child nutrition and children affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) * includes Parent Support Circle, Family Drop-in, Children’s Drum Support Circle, Community Kitchen, Nutritional Workshop, Family Support Group (families with member living with FASD), Cultural Workshops, and Parenting Group

Maternal Child Health - Supports for pregnant women and families with infants * counselling to discuss breastfeeding, nutrition, safety, child development, and parenting

Smoking Cessation - Group support to help quit smoking

Traditional Healing - Aboriginal healing methods to restore balance and connectedness * holistic approach for people, family, and community health * one-on-one sessions, traditional spiritual ceremonies, and cultural workshops that support social, artistic, and intellectual traditions

Services and Programs:
Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Aboriginal community
Age: All
Application: Call or visit * health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Accessibility: Partially Accessible      Partially Accessible
Languages: English ; Ojibway
Area(s) Served: Sudbury and area
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 705-675-1596
Fax: 705-675-8040
Email: info@skhc.ca
Website: www.skhc.ca
Address: c/o Administration
161 Applegrove St
Sudbury, ON
P3C 1N2
Map
Intersection: Applegrove St and Lorne St
Location: Sudbury
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * closed 12noon-1pm
Executives: Angela Recollet - Executive Director
705-675-1596 ext 234 * arecollet@skhc.ca

This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 1/15/2018

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