Indian Residential School (IRS) – Resolution Health Support Program2024-05-30T22:50:21-05:00

Indian Residential School – (IRS) Resolution Health Support Program

The purpose of the Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program (IRS) is to provide former IRS and Indian Day School (IDS) Students as well as their families with access to mental health, safety, wellness, and aftercare supports.


IRS provides services to former IRS or IDS students who have a claim against the Government of Canada.


The Resolution Health Support Worker Service is set up to provide the following supports by:

• identifying what modern and/or traditional supports are needed and appropriate;

o mental health counselling and

o transportation to attend counselling with a Traditional Healer.

• when needed, providing mental health counselling, emotional support, and transportation to counselling with a Traditional Healer;

• providing referrals to Health Canada to determine their eligibility for professional counselling services;

• providing referrals to established community services and supports; and

• providing access to Traditional Healers and professional counselors funded through Health Canada.



Frequently Asked Questions

Who can access services at AHWC Primary Care Clinic?2022-12-21T19:17:57-06:00

Our supports and services are available to all our Urban Indigenous Relatives living in Winnipeg

How do I become a Constituent?2023-01-09T20:36:04-06:00

1) If you are an Indigenous person living in the city of Winnipeg and do not currently have a family doctor, you can be added to our waitlist by contacting our clinic.

2) You may also be eligible to have a family doctor at our clinic if one of our four priority categories applies to you: OAT Support, Pregnancy, Homelessness, and HIV Care.

3) If none of the above categories apply to you, you can still be added to our wait list.

4) With our Nurse-Care Model, a nurse can help with the following:

Wound care
STIBBI Testing/Treatment
Pap Tests
MSP Detox Forms

Education: On a host of health services, chronic disease, maternal care etc.

***Please be aware that our nurses cannot give medications. ***

What services are available?2023-01-09T21:07:17-06:00

Aboriginal Health and Wellness Primary Care Clinic provides primary care services to our Urban Indigenous relatives of all ages in the City of Winnipeg. Our clinic provides culturally informed safe healthcare environment for constituents and their families. We believe to achieve your best possible health, a balance between the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well being, is each constituents right and we are here to help by offering holistic wraparound care within our multidisciplinary team. We build partnerships with other community agencies and health care professionals to respond to your needs and advocate on your behalf when faced with barriers to health care.

Our services include family physicians for all ages; chronic disease management, reproductive health (STBBI testing/treatment, pap tests, pre/postnatal care), addictions (OAT), vaccinations, blood work, wound care, MSP Detox forms, education, DBT therapy, diabetes management, HIV screening and management, mental health care and access to a range of programs. that focus on the social determinants of health across the life spans.

Hours of Operation

8:45AM to 4:30PM

Closed during lunch hour

12:00PM to 1:00PM

Senior Resolution Health Support Worker






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