As a Centre of Excellence on Aboriginal Health, Wabano collaborates and conducts research efforts to address pressing Aboriginal health concerns such as fetal alcohol syndrome, violence within the population, and growing rates of diabetes.
The Champlain Indigenous Services Directory was developed by the Champlain Indigenous Health Circle Forum (Circle) which is a committee of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). The directory is a resource for health service providers when working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples living in the Champlain region.
“We Are Not Invisible” is an Indigenous focused anti-human trafficking toolkit that highlights why Indigenous people are disproportionately targeted for human trafficking in Canada and what we can do about it. The toolkit was commissioned by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services and provides resources, information, and tools aimed at halting human trafficking and sexual exploitation in the province.
A new approach to mental wellness – culture is the care before all others. This report builds on the recommendations of the “My Life, My Wellbeing” study, many of which called for culture to be integral to treatment and support. It is with this in mind, that this report lays out a set of guidelines outlining the approach to culturally-based care for funders and mainstream organizations.
“My Life, My Well-Being,” explores the life circumstances of Aboriginal youth with mental-health conditions and substance use issues. The report was commissioned by the Champlain Aboriginal Health Circle Forum, representing First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities throughout the Champlain region.
A research project to enhance cultural safety for Aboriginal Peoples regardless of where they live or with whom they are interacting.