Welcome to the Wabano Clinic

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health offers a full service medical clinic in the heart of Vanier that works closely with patients to help them lead healthy lives.  Whether you have a specific medical issue, need your annual checkup or are looking for health advice, Wabano can help. Our clinic team provides primary and holistic medical care integrated with traditional Aboriginal approaches to our First Nations,  Inuit and Métis community members within the National Capital Region.

In addition to the medical clinic, Wabano provides provides holistic and culturally relevant mental wellness services to Indigenous individuals and families.  For information on the mental wellness services and walk-in counselling click here.

Call us to book an appointment with your doctor or nurse practitioner at (613) 748-5999.

If you are new to Wabano and would like to become a patient, please contact Kathleen Harding, Intake and Crisis Worker at (613) 748-0657 ext. 309 to book an intake appointment.







Also available:  Vanessa Stevens, Walk-In Crisis Counsellor at (613) 748-0657 ext. 253.

Our Dental Clinic is now open!
Find out more information here about eligibility and get in touch with the dental clinic by calling (613) 580-9630


Wabano Clinic Hours

Regular Hours of Service:

Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Walk-in Clinics:

Monday: 9:20 am to 11:40 am AND 1 pm – 4:30 pm
Tuesday:  1 pm – 4:30 pm  AND  5:40 pm – 7:40 pm
Wednesday: 9:20 am – 11:30 am AND 1 pm – 4:30 pm
Thursday:  1 pm – 4:30 pm  AND  5:40 pm – 7:40 pm
Friday: 9:20 am – 11:30 am  AND  1 pm – 4:30 pm

Walk-in clinic services are only available to registered Wabano clients that have already done an intake with one of our doctors or nurse practitioners.

Our team of nurse practitioners and doctors are currently accepting new patients and there is no waitlist! We provide medical care for Ontario residents who self-identify as Indigenous. Call our medical reception desk at 613-748-5999 for more information. The clinic is open from 9 – 5:30 Monday to Friday, and Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 7:20 for walk-in. Please see our walk-in schedule for more details.

After-Hours Care

When the clinic is closed, we have a physician on call to help our registered medical clients with urgent matters.


Medical emergencies: Go to a hospital emergency department or call 9-1-1.


Crisis Lines

If you are experiencing a crisis outside of Wabano hours of operation, please call the appropriate crisis line below.  If this is a medical emergency dial 911.

Distress Centre of Ottawa and region (613) 238-3311
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (613) 234-2266
Mental Health Crisis Line (613) 722-6914
Gay Line Ottawa (613) 238-1717
Ottawa Rape Crisis centre (613) 562-2333
Domestic Violence 1-800-363-9010
Youth Protection (613) 747-7800
Detox Emergency (613) 241-1525