Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle

Site: Niagara Region

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-938-2915
Toll Free Phone 1-888-514-1370
Fax Toll free 1-866-352-0485
E-Mail officemanager@idhc.life
Website www.idhc.life
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/SOADIhealth/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/SOADIhealth
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UC9_BboT18CPTS03bPSF3Ljg
Primary Contact Karrie Whyte, Office Manager; Email: officemanager@idhc.life
Alternate Contact Amanda Lipinski, Program Director; Email: programdirector@idhc.life
Site Information
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
3250 Schmon Pkwy, Unit 1B
Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
 
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Intersection St David's Rd and Merrittville Hwy
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name IDHC
Former Name SOADI
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An agency promoting healthy lifestyle using traditional indigenous methods of healing, focus on prevention and holistic treatment of diabetes.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Primary Executive Roslynn Baird, Executive Director; Email: executivedirector@idhc.life
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides financial assistance for the development, and enhancement of programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of diabetes in aboriginal communities, both on and off-reserve. The high prevalence of diabetes in aboriginal 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie ; Brampton (City of) ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Mississauga ; Niagara Region ; Sudbury ; Toronto Downtown
Eligibility Aboriginal people - inclusive of First nation, Metis, and Inuit communities
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ~ Indigenous Communities ; Disease Prevention Programs

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