New Indigenous well-being centre in Hamilton ‘set to build’ in east end – insauga

New Indigenous well-being centre in Hamilton ‘set to build’ in east end – insauga

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 202220 Views

July 6, 2022

A health and well-being centre that will serve Indigenous residents of the Hamilton area has a physical space.

The Biindigen Well-Being Centre will be in the east end McQuesten neighbourhood at 785 Britannia Ave., with the intent of transforming Indigenous health care throughout the region. With the creation of the centre, De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre (DAHC), Niwasa Kendaaswin Teg and Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services will all on the site. The McMaster University family medicine department will also team up with DAHC to provide additional primary care services to the all residents in the neighbourhood, regardless of culture or background.

Biindigen is an Ojibway word that means “welcome” or “come in.” Six per cent of the population in McQuestion are Indigenous, relative to 3.3 per cent across the entire city.

Read More: https://www.insauga.com/new-indigenous-well-being-centre-in-hamilton-set-to-build-in-east-end/

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