Regional Aboriginal Cancer Program
The Regional Aboriginal Cancer Care Lead role is to champion the Aboriginal Cancer Strategy vision and goals in collaboration with the Regional Cancer Program, identify and respond to systemic issues relevant to First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) healthcare needs, ensure that a primary care perspective relevant to FNIM people is included within regional strategic planning and program design, in addition to forming partnerships with FNIM organizations across the Region to increase screening participation.
The Aboriginal Patient Navigator provides support and advocacy for First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNIM) patients and families by facilitating and coordinating access to cancer services for palliative and supportive care, addressing cultural and spiritual needs, and networking with FNIM and non-Aboriginal partners to make the cancer journey a culturally safe experience. To contact the Aboriginal Patient Navigator, Deena Klodt, call 905-387-9711 ext. 63312. To learn more about this role, click here.
The Aboriginal Outreach Worker is a new position and involves reaching out to FNIM peoples across the Region to provide cancer prevention education, increase cancer screening knowledge and refer people to the Regional Aboriginal Patient Navigator when appropriate.
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
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Gane Yohs Health Centre
Niagara Chapter-Native Women Inc.
Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre
Six Nations Health Services
Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
Niagara Regional Native Centre
Where to Screen near Six Nations & New Credit
There are cancer screening centres close to Six Nations and New Credit. Urban FNIM peoples can also visit any of the breast screening locations close to where they live or see their healthcare provider for more information. To find breast screening locations please click here.
Brantford General Hospital
200 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford
West Haldimand General Hospital
75 Parkview Road, Hagersville
Norfolk General Hospital
365 West Street, Simcoe
The Birthing Centre
1350 Sour Springs Rd. RR#6
Bi-Annual Women’s Wellness Days in partnership with Gane Yohs, White Pines & the Birthing Centre
Your family physician’s office, health clinics
Six Nations Lab
1769 Chiefswood Rd.
The White Pines Clinic
1745 Chiefswood Rd.
New Credit Social & Health Services
659-2 New Credit Road
Your family physician’s office