Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre
Health Outreach Worker

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Description
  • Provides education, programs and workshops to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness
  • Endeavors to improve working relationships between health care systems and Indigenous communities
  • Provides education to raise awareness of health issues affecting Indigenous people
  • Ensures that Indigenous individuals understand the present health care system
  • Provides education in an effort to reduce violence within Aboriginal communities

Health and Social Circle
  • Offers presentations on health related topics
  • Teaches various Native craft-making workshops

Healthy Lifestyles
  • Holds group meetings once a week to discuss health issues with a focus on diet and exercise
  • Provides information sessions on disease prevention

Walking Club
  • Organizes weekly walking groups outdoors in summer and at the high school in winter
Eligibility
Off-reserve Indigenous individuals and families
Application Process
Requires:
  • Advance registration
  • Intake assessment
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button door; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 22, 2019

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