Building healthy communities
Respecting Traditional Values
Providing a combination of health and social services to First Nations, Métis and Inuit individuls and families. Our programs and services are tailored to meet the growing needs of the people we serve in all aspects of life, with traditional values at the core.
In our efforts for cultural revitalization we are honoured to promote Culture as Treatment. Our traditional program is the heart of the centre celebrating our maintenance and evolution in traditional healing practices.
The Centre offers an array of community programs tailored to our growing population. Our community programs are delivered in a culturally safe environment, free of judgement. Make SKHC your home away from home.
SKHC encompasses a diverse inter-professional Primary Care team with a wide range of services. The Primary Care team works in partnership with the Traditional Program team. This unique relationship enables the team to offer our clients high quality primary care while encompassing traditional healing practices.
Woven Blanket Model of Care
The Woven Blanket Model of Care at SKHC involves the mutual commitment by all Staff to work towards the shared goal of improvement in the overall health of an SKHC client. The relationship that the SKHC team have with the client is to support the person to take a major degree of responsibility for his or her care.
Who we Serve
Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre (SKHC) is an Aboriginal Health Access Centre (AHAC) dedicated to providing equal access to quality health care to First Nation, Métis and Inuit individuals and their families who live in the City of Greater Sudbury, or who reside on Henvey Inlet First Nation, Magnetawan First Nation or Wahnapitae First Nation.
We are a culturally based wholistic health centre dedicated to balanced and healthy lifestyles. Programs and services support traditional Aboriginal values encompassing the connectedness of emotional, spiritual, physical and mental well-being.