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Aboriginal Health Centre - Aboriginal Patient Navigator Program

145 Queenston St
4th Flr St Catharines, ON
L2R 2Z9

Designed to assist clients and their families who are entering into, involved with or exiting out of the Niagara Health System. The Aboriginal Patient Navigator provides culturally appropriate services that helps individuals and their families better understand and utilize the Niagara Health System.

Services Include:

  • Access to Cultural Supports and Traditional Healing
  • Coordination of Services
  • Advocacy
  • Discharge Planning
  • Referrals and Linkages to Community Resources
  • Community Follow-up

The APN program can help individuals, care-givers and their families better understand their plan of care and treatment options, overcome barriers while in the hospital and in the community, improve communication with service providers, and gain a greater sense of physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual support.



Office: 905-358-4320

Fax: 905-418-1143

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Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre

796 Buffalo Rd
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 5H2

Promotes cultural, recreational, social and educational activities. Serves the Native community and the community collectively.

  • Native court-work
  • Health outreach
  • Life Long Care
  • Addictions
  • Healthy Babies
  • Family support
  • Prenatal worker
  • Employment
  • ACE Program
  • Literacy
  • Healing and Wellness
  • Youth programs
  • Court worker
  • Cultural workshops
  • Community Access Programs - CAP Site


Office: 905-871-8931

Fax: 905-871-9655

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Programming 6 pm-8 pm

Ganawageh and Ohsto: Seri Urban Homes Inc

10 Dufferin St
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 2T5

A non-profit organization which provides affordable income-sensitive housing for low to moderate income Indigenous and other families. Offers family dwelling homes along with Elders units. Does not have apartments.


Office: 905-871-5333

Toll Free: 1-800-871-8204

After Hours: 905-651-2813

Fax: 905-871-8204

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle - Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle, Niagara Region

3250 Schmon Pkwy
Unit 1B Thorold, ON
L2V 4Y6

IDHC provides programs and services focusing on the development, and enhancement of programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of diabetes in Indigenous communities, both on and off-reserve. The high prevalence of diabetes in Indigenous 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



Office: 905-938-2915

Toll Free: 1-888-514-1370

Fax: 1-866-352-0485

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Métis Nation of Ontario - Community Support Service

3250 Schmon Pkwy
Unit 1A Thorold, ON
L2V 4Y6

A Metis specific service offering friendly visiting, security checks/reassurance calls, transportation to medical appointments, information and referral and advocacy for caregivers. Services are offered by volunteers and staff.



Office: 905-682-3487 ext 303

Fax: 905-682-1646

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Niagara Regional Native Centre

382 Airport Rd
Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

Provides human services, social, cultural, recreational and educational programs to all Indigenous people. Provide a variety of services and referrals, in addition to diverse in-house programs.



Office: 905-688-6484

Fax: 905-688-4033

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Evening Programs Mon-Thu

Oonuhseh Niagara Native Homes Inc

2 Clark St, Unit 4
St Catharines, ON
L2R 5G2

A non-profit organization that provides affordable, income sensitive housing for people of First Nations ancestry.



Office: 905-641-0094

Fax: 905-641-2995

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm