Programs & Partners

Regional Indigenous Cancer Program

The Regional Indigenous 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 Indigenous  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-Ondigenous partners to make the cancer journey a culturally safe experience. To contact the Indigenous  Patient Navigator, call 905-521-2100 ext. 63312. To learn more about this role, click here.

The Indigenous Outreach Worker involves reaching out to FNIM peoples across the Region to provide cancer prevention education, increase cancer screening knowledge and refer people to the Regional Indigenous Patient Navigator when appropriate.

Partners:
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 of the Grand River &  Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

There are cancer screening centres close to Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. 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.

Breast Screening

Brantford General Hospital
200 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford
519-751-5599

West Haldimand General Hospital
75 Parkview Road, Hagersville
905-768-3311 x1116

Norfolk General Hospital
365 West Street, Simcoe
519-426-4006

Cervical Screening

The Birthing Centre
1350 Sour Springs Rd. RR#6
Hagersville, ON
519-445-4922
Monday-Friday
8:30-4:30

Bi-Annual Women’s Wellness Days in partnership with Gane Yohs, White Pines & the Birthing Centre

Your family physician’s office, health clinics

Colorectal Screening

Six Nations Lab
GaneYohs
1769 Chiefswood Rd.
Ohsweken, ON
519-445-2672

The White Pines Clinic
1745 Chiefswood Rd.
Ohsweken, ON
519-445-4019

Credit Social & Health Services
659-2 Credit Road
Hagersville, ON

Your family physician’s office