Alternate Name Blood Test ; Bone density ; Cardiogram ; Drug Testing ; HT1 ; HT2 ; mammogram ; Ultrasound ; Wabano Meeting and Events Centre ; x-ray
Legal Name Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health Inc.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
299 Montreal Rd
Ottawa, ON K1L 6B8
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Intersection Vanier Pkwy and Montreal Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Aboriginal health centre focused on family and community health

Culturally sensitive approach that welcomes, accepts and represents all Aboriginal Peoples

Health and Community Services:
* family physicians by appointment
* walk-in clinic and laboratory services
* dental clinic for children, youth, and seniors
* anonymous human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing and counselling
* perinatal care, post natal support group, breastfeeding support and Baby Wellness Clinic
* client advocate
* cultural events programming - including drum circles, medicine walks, sweatlodge ceremonies, Elder consultations, and more
* community kitchens
* homeless outreach
* Housing First support
* seniors circle
* dental clinic

Mental Health Services:
* counselling, including Walk-in Counselling services
* addictions counselling
* individual, couples, and family therapy
* Honouring Sisters In Recovery (addictions group for Aboriginal women) and Men's Circle (addictions and support group for Aboriginal men
* beading group

* diabetes
* Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
* healthy living and fitness
* HIV/AIDS education
* smoking cessation

Youth Programs:
* Wasa Nabin (homework support)
* Youth Diversion outreach
* Youth Reintegration
* Community Drug Prevention Program
* After School Program
* Healthy Kids Community Challenge
* Homework Club - Gdo Wiidookoon

Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-5:30 pm 
Walk-in Health Clinic Mon 1 pm-4:40 pm * Tue, Thu 1 pm-4:40 pm, 5:40 pm-7:20 pm * Wed 9 am-11:40 am, 1 pm-4:40 pm * Fri 9 am-11:40 am,1 pm-4:40 pm 
Walk-in Counselling Clinic Tue, Thu 11:30 am-6:30 pm * Wed 9:30 am-4 pm 
Honouring Sisters in Recovery Group Tue 5 pm-7:30 pm 
Men's Circle Thu 5 pm-8 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Persons of Indigenous heritage: First Nations, Inuit and Métis * dental clinic for Aboriginal youth 17 and under who are covered under the Non-Insured Health Benefits, Healthy Smiles Ontario, or Children’s Aid Society and for Aboriginal adults who are covered for services under the Non-Insured Health Benefits, Ontario Works, or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
Application Walk-in or call to apply
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - for Aboriginal languages
Fees None
Service Categories Art Therapy ; Breastfeeding Support Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Community Health Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Dental Hygiene ~ Older Adults ; Dental Hygiene ~ Youth ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Counselling Services ; HIV Testing ; Holistic Health Care ; Homework Help Programs ; Medical Laboratories ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Men ; Smoking/Vaping Cessation ; Street Outreach Programs ; Traditional Indigenous Healing ; Well Baby Care ~ Indigenous Communities ; Wellness Programs ~ Cancer ; Wellness Programs ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Contact Information
Office Phone Health Clinic 613-748-5999 ; Programs and Administration 613-748-0657 ; Dental Clinic 613-746-8314
Fax Health Clinic 613-748-0550 ; Programs and Administration 613-748-9364
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Pierrette Tessier, Executive Assistant; Phone: 613-748-0657 ext 213; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Pierette Vezina, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Ms Allison Fisher, Executive Director; Phone: 613-748-5999
Alternate Executive Joanne Soucie, Director of Health Services; Phone: 613-748-0657 ext 248; Email:
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Provincial ; Grants - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 873580690 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Resources on health * Newsletter
Resources Website

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