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Background

 
Noojmowin-Teg Health Centre 
 
Incorporated in 1997, the Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is one of ten Aboriginal Health Access Centres found across Ontario. Noojmowin Teg Health Centre services First Nation and Indigenous populations within the Manitoulin Island and Espanola area.  Noojmowin Teg is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care: Primary Care, Inter-Professional Indigenous Primary Health Care, Health Promotion, & Diabetes Prevention; Ministry of Children and Youth Services: Mental Health and Addictions; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; North East Local Health Integration Network: Mental Health & Addictions; Assisted Living, Aging at Home, Respite, Geriatric Social Work, & Aging at Home Vans, Health Canada: Indian Residential School. The organization also received project funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and from the Ontario Arts Council.

The programs and services delivered by the organization are primary care, mental health and addictions, health promotion, traditional healing in partnership with the area First Nation health centres, and other area health partners.