Anishnawbe Mushkiki Health Centre

Anishnawbe Mushkiki is an Aboriginal Community Health Centre established as a primary health care facility within the District of Thunder Bay. The centre promotes healthy eating with a primary focus on Aboriginal people living with diabetes.

Tel: (807) 343-4843
Fax: (807) 343-4728

Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO)

Family Health Teams are committed to meeting the Ontario government’s strategy to improve access to comprehensive primary health care for Ontarians by reducing the number of unattached patients in Ontario, keeping Ontarians healthy, reducing hospital wait times, and providing better access to primary health care services.

Tel: (647) 234-8605
General Inquiries:

Association of Ontario Health Centres

Working hand in hand with our members, AOHC works in many different ways to promote community health and well-being across Ontario. The association advocates for increased focus, healthier public policy and a more effective, equitable and comprehensive primary health care system that addresses the determinants of health.

Tel: (416) 236-2539
Fax: (416) 236-0431

Beausoleil Family Health Centre

The centre provides a variety of health services including health information, dental clinic, counselling services, nutrition services, aging at home support program, healthy babies program, the Christian Island Addiction and Mental Health Program, as well as transportation to medical appointments.

Tel: (705) 247-2035

Canadian Institute for Health Information

The Canadian Institute for Health Information provides a series of interactive websites designed for different audiences to help them understand how well Canada’s health system is performing in each province.

Blind River District Health Centre

This centre provides diabetes education, prevention, and diabetes care services including diabetes screening and management.

Tel: (705) 356-2265
Fax: (705) 356-1220

De Dwa Da Dehs Nye>S – Aboriginal Health Centre

This centre offers healthy lifestyle education services, nutrition counselling and fitness advice.

Hamilton Location
Tel: (905) 544-4320
Fax: (905) 544-4247

Brantford Location
Tel: (519) 752-4340
Fax: (519) 752-6096


Dokis First Nation Health Centre

The centre’s health services delivery focuses on a holistic approach offering western and traditional healing choices. The complimentary relationship between the two healing traditions impacts on disease prevention, facilitation of recovery from illness and enhancement of well-being.

Tel: (705) 763-2200
Fax: (705) 763-2087

Doreen Potts Health Centre – Temagami First Nation

The Doreen Potts Health Centre delivers many services for Temagami First Nation members. Programs include Medical Transportation (On-Reserve), Diabetes Prevention, Community Health Nurse, Community Health Representative, Healthy Babies – Healthy Children, Drug and Alcohol Worker, Health Promotions and Safety Worker and Community Support Services including Elders, Disabled and Youth, etc.

Tel: (705) 237-8900
Toll-Free: 1-866-262-2862
Fax: (705) 237-8912

Dryden Diabetes Centre

The centre provides diabetes prevention and intervention services to Aboriginal people with diabetes including screening and support for management of diabetes complications.

Tel: (807) 223-7606

Dryden Native Friendship Centre

The Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) was incorporated on November 13, 1984, and became a member of the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (FIFC) on October 22, 1988. Their programs and resources include Akwe:go, Apatisiwin, Community Wellness, Health Outreach, Life Long Care, Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living, and Wasa-Nabin.

Tel: (807) 223-4180
Fax: (807) 223-6275


Eagle Lake Health and Resource Centre

Eagle Lake Health Services provides community-based health services to members of Eagle Lake First Nation. Service delivery is client-centered and is based on cultural values and practices of Eagle Lake First Nation. Their programs focus on the holistic approach to wellness.

Tel: (807) 755-1157
Fax: (807) 755-1161


Institute for Clinical Evaluation Sciences (ICES)

The institute provides research and statistics on diabetes, including prevalence, number of diabetes cases and diabetes health outcomes.

Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc.

The program provides diabetes education, screening, nutrition, and offers healing circles and mental health support.

Tel: (705) 368-2182
Fax: (705) 368-2229

Naotkamegwanning Health Services

The centre provides services that promote physical and mental health and addresses individual health care needs including care for chronic diseases such as diabetes.

Tel: (807) 226-5383
Toll-Free: 1-877-885-5530

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

The centre provides diabetes education and encourages diabetes prevention through physical activity, healthy eating and optimal mental health.

Tel: (416) 964-9087
Fax: (416) 964-2111

Nord-Aski Diabetes Education Centre

The centre provides monthly visits to communities and offers diabetes education and prevention programs.

Tel: (705) 372-2901
Fax: (705) 372-2920

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is working to establish a patient-focused, results-driven, integrated and sustainable publicly funded health system. Its plan for building a sustainable public health care system in Ontario is based on helping people stay healthy, delivering good care when people need it, and protecting the health system for future generations.

Toll-Free: 1-866-532-3161

Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Strategy NEM

Traditionally, Aboriginal people led physically active lifestyles and ate nutritious food that was abundant from the land. Over the past 50 years, lifestyles in Aboriginal communities have changed dramatically. Aboriginal people now lead much more sedentary lives and eat a more Western diet. This strategy sets up a long term approach to diabetes prevention, care and treatment, education, research and coordination that can be implemented both now and in the future.

Ontario Native Women’s Association

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 1972 to empower and support Aboriginal women and their families throughout the province of Ontario including promoting healthy living among Aboriginal women with a major focus on diabetes prevention.

Tel: (807) 623-3442
Toll-Free: 1-800-667-0816
Fax: (807) 623-1104

Paawidigong First Nations Forum

The organization provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes in North Western Ontario.

Tel: (807) 223-5080
Fax: (807) 807-223-5012

Preferred Health Care Services

Preferred Health Care Services is an experienced and reputable health care provider. The company is an active member of the Ontario Home Care Association, an organization of home health and social care service providers that act as the voice of home care in Ontario.

Tel: (905) 771-2766
Toll-Free: 1-877-924-8800
Fax: (905) 771-2763

Public Health Ontario

Public Health Ontario (PHO) is a crown corporation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health. PHO links public health practitioners, front-line health workers and researchers to the best scientific intelligence and knowledge from around the world.

Tel: (647) 260-7100
Toll-Free: 1-877-543-8931

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses in Ontario. They are the strong, credible voice leading the nursing profession to influence and promote healthy public policy.

Tel: (416) 599-1925
Toll-Free: 1-800-268-7199
Fax: (416) 599-1926

Shkagamik-love Health Centre

Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre (SKHC) is an Aboriginal Health Access Centre (AHAC) dedicated to providing
equal access to quality health care for all Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit Peoples in the City of Greater Sudbury, as well as individuals and families from partner First Nations; Wahnapitae, Henvey Inlet and Magnetawan.

Tel: (705) 675-1596

Six Nations Diabetes Education Program

The program’s services include screening, glucose monitoring, nutrition counselling, access to traditional 410 medicine, foot care, insulin treatment plans and many more.

Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (SOADI)

SOADI provides education on prevention and management of diabetes in Aboriginal communities, both on and off-reserve. The high prevalence of diabetes in Aboriginal society in Southern Ontario has placed it among the top health priorities. SOADI is a front line organization providing diabetes support at the grassroots level.

Tel: (888) 514-1370
Fax: (866) 352-0485

Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC)

SOAHAC offers a diabetes education and management program at both the Chippewa and London sites. They offer classes and individual sessions with specially trained nurses and dietitians. This program offers support and education to Indigenous people with type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes or Aboriginal people interested to learn more.

Timmins Native Friendship Centre—Urban Aboriginal Healthy Lifestyles Program

The Urban Aboriginal Healthy Lifestyles Program (UAHLP) is designed to increase participation in sport, physical fitness and to provide nutrition and smoking prevention/cessation supports for healthier living amongst urban Aboriginal people.

Tel: (705) 268-6262
Fax: (705) 268-6266

Unison’s Live Free…Prevent Diabetes

Funded by the Toronto Central LHIN, Live Free…Prevent Diabetes is a diabetes prevention project dedicated to reducing the onset of diabetes in Toronto’s North West communities.

Tel: (416) 799-0812
Fax: (416) 787-3761

Unison Health & Community Services

The program provides screening at various community locations. It promotes healthy lifestyles through a series of seminars that impart tools to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

The centre provides diabetes support and counselling to groups and individuals. Diabetes screening and overall diabetes care is also available on this site.

Tel: (613) 748-0657
Fax: (613) 748-9364