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Culturally safe care

It’s important that you have access to care that meets your needs. Holistic, culturally sensitive, quality, and accessible care is available to ensure that you are supported.

Last updated on March 10, 2022.


Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services

Offers a variety of services to members of a First Nation community or the urban population of Sault Ste. Marie belonging to the North Shore Tribal Council who are 55+ or chronically disabled. 


123 March St.

Sault Ste. Marie


Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre

Provides community-based culturally appropriate services to Urban Indigenous, including:

  • Companionship

  • Transportation

  • Care coordination

  • Recreation and group exercise


111 Huron St.

Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5P9


Métis Nation of Ontario

Post-fall care available to self-identified Métis individuals, including:

  • Care coordination

  • Companionship and friendly visiting

  • Caregiver respite

  • Transportation


26 Queen St E

Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A1YC


Batchewana First Nation

Post-fall support available to members of Batchewana First Nation, including:

  • Funding for assistive devices

  • Care coordination

  • Caregiver respite

  • Help with daily living

  • Transportation

1-855-816-9590 or 705-254-7827

Health Centre, 210 A Gran St.

Batchewana First Nation


Garden River First Nation

Post-fall support available for members of Garden River First Nation, including: 

  • Funding for assistive devices

  • Care coordination

  • Caregiver respite

  • Help with everyday activities

  • Transportation


23 Shingwauk St

Garden River First Nation

Additional services in Algoma:

Hope for Wellness Helpline

Experienced and culturally competent Help Line counsellors can help if you want to talk, are distressed, have strong emotional reactions, or are triggered by painful memories. Available for Indigenous peoples across Canada.


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