Health services and social programs for Indigenous peoples

Learn about physical and mental health services, child and family services, non-insured health benefits, family violence prevention and more.

Services and information

Indigenous health

Access the First Nations and Inuit home and community care program, health services and nursing care. Also find support for former students of Indian Residential Schools.

Social programs

Learn about programs to increase self-sufficiency in First Nations communities, protect those at risk of violence and improve care for First Nations children.

Drinking water advisories in First Nations communities

Find out if there is a drinking water advisory in your First Nations community located south of 60 degrees parallel.

First Nations and Inuit dental benefits

Learn about dental benefits provided for First Nations and Inuit peoples under the Non-Insured Health Benefit program.

Nutrition North Canada

Get details on the subsidy program that provides Northerners in isolated communities with improved access to affordable healthy foods.

First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program

Learn about the program, who can apply for funding and how to apply.

Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health

Find out about the Institute`s support for research to improve and promote the health and well-being of Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal peoples

Find out how this initiative develops evidence based research in suicide prevention, tuberculosis, diabetes, obesity and oral health.


Hope for wellness helpline

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-855-242-3310 or chat online at

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