Aboriginal Patient Navigator - West Kootenay Boundary Region

Offers culturally appropriate supports to Aboriginal patients, caregivers and families while in the health care system. Offers practical support utilizing Interior Health services through hospital liaison and referral processes.

Provides a communication linkage between the patient, family, community and health care provider, assisting the care team with health care and discharge planning. Provides non-clinical services and is an adjunct to health care staff.

Goal is to improve access and ensure the Aboriginal patients' health care experience is culturally safe and inclusive. Aims to ensure the patient's understanding of the hospital cultural/processes and that health care staff understand the unique needs of the Aboriginal patient.

Address / Contact Info

Interior Health Castlegar and District Community Health Centre
709 10th Street Castlegar, BCV1N 2H7

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 304-5621
Office: (250) 304-1259
Fax: (250) 304-2154

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on: 09 Jun 2021.