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Program: First Nations and Inuit Health Branch  
Organization: Canada. Health Canada
Phone Numbers: 613-957-2991
Toll-Free: 1-866-225-0709
TTY: 1-800-465-7735 (Service Canada)
Fax: 613-941-5366
Address Locator 0900C2
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0K9
Location: Ottawa
Service Description: Funds or offers primary care services on-reserve in remote and isolated areas * home and community care services * community-based health promotion and disease prevention programs * communicable disease control and environmental health programs
National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program - Alcohol and drug abuse prevention, intervention, and aftercare programs * supports a national network of 55 residential treatment centres
Non-Insured Health Benefits - Coverage for a specific range of drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, mental health counselling and medical transportation not covered by provincial and territorial health coverage or other private insurance plans

Information on First Nations and Inuit Health Programs including:
  • Aboriginal Head Start
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Program
  • Children's Oral Health Initiative 
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program - Community-Based Program
  • Primary Care
  • Home and Community Care
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits Program

Fees: Free
Eligibility / Target Population: First Nations and Inuit communities
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French programs offered * French publications and website
Area Served:
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on December 21, 2017

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Updated December 21, 2017
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"About Us"
Health Canada works with First Nations, Inuit, other federal departments and provincial and territorial partners to support healthy First Nations and Inuit individuals, families and communities. Working with partners we strive to improve health outcomes, provide access to quality health services and support greater control of the health system by First Nations and Inuit.