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Shkagamik Kwe Health Centre

SKHC’s Mission

The Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre is an Aboriginal Health Access Centre that;

  •  Is dedicated to balanced and healthy lifestyles through quality, holistic, culturally-relevant health services to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit individuals and their families in the Greater City of Sudbury and partnering First Nation Communities.
  • Engages in clinical, social, economic and cultural initiatives that will promote the health of all Aboriginal people.
  • Promotes community building through partnerships, education and advocacy.

SKHC’s Vision

The Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre envisions a world in which all First Nations, Métis and Inuit people have:

  • Achieved full and equitable access to the conditions of health, including: pride in ancestry, cultural reclamation, peace, shelter, education, food, income, a stable environment, resources, and social justice.
  • Where the gifts and wisdom of the First Nations, Metis and Inuit cultures are recognized as valuable, distinctive and beautiful.

SKHC’s Mandate

The Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre’s main purpose is to create and deliver services that will prevent ill health, treat illness and provide ongoing support and aftercare. Services will be offered in a culturally safe way that welcomes, accepts and represents all Aboriginal peoples, utilizing an approach that combines Western and Traditional practices.