The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an urban health centre that: Provides quality, holistic, culturally-relevant health services to Inuit, Métis and First Nation communities of Ottawa; Engages in clinical, social, economic and cultural initiatives that promote the health of all Aboriginal people; Promotes community-building through education and advocacy; Serves as a centre of excellence for urban Aboriginal health.
* Working Hope program, which connects at-risk and distressed Aboriginal youth with culturally based mental health and addictions supports in their community. Serves youth aged 5-24.
* Individual and group counselling for men and women in crisis, addictions counselling and historical trauma
* Couples counselling,
* Child and family art therapy
* Traditional healing
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Mental Wellness Services * Same day walk-in crisis counselling appointments are available in person or by phone. * Advocacy, referrals, service navigation and assistance with the Children's Aid Society are available in person or by phone. * Addiction support services are available in person or by phone. * Need mental wellness support during business hours? Call 613-748-0657, ext. 1. Outside of business hours, call the Distress Centre at (613) 722-6914.
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English, French
Area Served: Ottawa-Carleton