Indigenous Mental Health Services

The program provides direct mental health care to Indigenous children, youth and families from First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. Services are based in Indigenous cultures, worldviews and spiritualties.

What happens in this program?

The team engages with families, communities and other service providers to deliver holistic, Indigenous-informed mental health care.

Who is this program for?

The program is for children, youth and families living in or connected to the Alexander, Alexis, Paul or Enoch First Nations. Services are also available to those from other Indigenous communities who are seeking an Indigenous-informed approach to mental health services for children. 

​How do I access this program?

Caregivers, schools, children’s programs and community services (such as health and wellness centres) may refer.

To get started, call the Indigenous Services program coordinator at 780-984-1344.

To access programs you must go through our intake process.

For A Child In Immediate Crisis

If your child is in physical danger or is at risk of harming themselves or someone else, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If your child is in crisis, dial the Edmonton crisis lines at 780-482-4357 or 780-342-7777 for immediate assistance.