Registered Dietitians and Registered Nutritionists provide services across Alberta on Treaty 6, Treaty 7, and Treaty 8 territory, and respect the histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The College of Dietitians of Alberta office is located on Treaty 6 territory. The College recognizes September 30 as a day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Resources for Indigenous Peoples

From Alberta Health Services News Releases (5/30/2022)

Indigenous Peoples in the North Zone Area 1 of Alberta Health Services (AHS) have a dedicated support line to help them better navigate the health system. North Zone Area 1 includes North Peace Tribal Council First Nations, High Level Friendship Centre, Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement, Fort Vermillion Metis Local, and McLennan Metis Local.

The toll-free Indigenous support line can be reached by calling 1-844-944-4744. The support line is staffed by Indigenous Health Link staff and available weekdays (Monday-Friday) from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Click here for a poster on the Indigenous Support Line.

Staff will answer callers’ questions, help them access culturally appropriate care and support and assist them with navigating the healthcare system. Clients can call at any time during their healthcare journey with questions or concerns – whether they are not currently receiving care, about to start care, in care, or discharged from care.

The Alberta Health Services’ Indigenous Wellness Core partners with Indigenous peoples, communities and key stakeholders to provide accessible, culturally appropriate health services for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Alberta.

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