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Organization: De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre - Mental Health & Addiction Program  
Phone Numbers: 905-544-4320 ext 215
Fax: 905-544-4247
678 Main St E, Ste 200
Hamilton, ON
L8M 1K2
Intersection: Holton Ave S and Main St E
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Constance McKnight - Executive Director
ext 228 *
Contacts: Leigh Staats-Lowes - Mental Health Team Lead
Service Description: Provides mental wellness services that are culturally safe for all members of the urban community who self identify as having Aboriginal ancestry.

Services include:
  • Individual counseling services available for children and youth ages 6-24 and adult counseling services for those ages 25+.
  • Mental Health Youth Patient Navigation Services. This services is available to youth and young adults between the ages of 15-24. Assistance with transitioning from youth to adult services, advocacy, navigation of health care and community services, accompaniment to medical appointments on request for support, Provide pathways to promote healing through a holistic approach (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) and Assist with social determinants of health that impact an individuals mental health (i.e. identification, housing, food security, life skills) and more.

Fees: None
Application: Self-referral is highly encouraged and can be done by contacting ext 215 and leaving a message. A worker will call back to schedule an intake screening appointment
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Aboriginal people (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) and their families or individuals who self-identify as connected to Aboriginal heritage that are involved in the health system
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Mental Health for Children and Youth
Mental Health Promotion

This information was last completely updated on March 17, 2017

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