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Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle

Site: Niagara Region

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-938-2915
Toll Free Phone 1-888-514-1370
Fax Toll free 1-866-352-0485
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
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Primary Contact Allissa Sims, Office Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Amanda Lipinski, Program Director; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An agency promoting healthy lifestyle using traditional indigenous methods of healing, focus on prevention and holistic treatment of diabetes.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Primary Executive Roslynn Baird, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: All offices closed to the public. Please visit website for upcoming online programming, educational resources and information on Diabetes. 
IDHC provides programs and services focusing on the development, and enhancement of programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of diabetes in Indigenous communities, both on and off-reserve. The high prevalence of diabetes in Indigenous society has placed it among the top health priorities. 
* Develop and distribute culturally appropriate education, promotion and prevention resources based on community needs 
* Advocate, support and promote access to treatment and care options 
* Establish and maintain appropriate networking, through coordination and recommendation of services 
* Identify local and regional service needs related to diabetes, through data collection 
* Act as a resource for other health and education service providers 
* Gather, share, and support relevant diabetes research
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie ; Brampton ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Mississauga ; Niagara Region ; Sudbury ; Toronto Downtown
Eligibility Indigenous people - inclusive of First nation, Metis, and Inuit communities
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
3250 Schmon Pkwy, Unit 1B
Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
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Intersection St David's Rd and Merrittville Hwy
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Disease Prevention Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Diabetes

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