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  • In April 2022, ground-breaking started for the much-needed expansion of the Stoney Health Centre, nearly doubling its size and our ability to support the community’s growing needs. Expected completion 2024.
  • Fall 2022, a unique cultural and traditional healing space opens on the northside by Wesley Elders Lodge.
  • COVID-19 pandemic response
    • Partnered with the Stoney Tribal Administration and regional agencies to create numerous safety measures.
    • Created the Stoney Nakoda Support Centre offering up to 75 community members a place to safely self-isolate. This was the first facility of its kind set up in a First Nation Community. Our work was highlighted across the country!
    • Care packages with food, personal and hygiene items
    • Testing on demand, drive-thru or in-home
    • Vaccines administered onsite, in-home and several mobile and special vaccine clinics
  • Provided a remote testing site for medical drone testing site between the University of Calgary and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to fly medical test kits to urban centers.
  • Responding to the ongoing Opioid Crisis, we are leading a Harm Reduction initiative featuring suboxone replacement therapy, a safe needle and paraphernalia exchange service, a dedicated sexual health clinic, increased mental health staffing and dedicated a mobile van for sexually transmitted diseases and blood borne infection (STIBBI) testing, treatment and client-led health promotions.
  • Experienced allied health professionals provide services such as physiotherapy, occupational and speech-language therapy, social work and nutrition services improving access and minimizing travel off the reserve.
  • Significant investment in mental wellness programming to provide broader mental health and addictions support.
  • Mînî Thnî Crisis Support team offers peer-to-peer support for grief and loss, violence, overdose prevention and training, self-care workshops and victim support.
  • Îyarhe Nakoda Youth Program leads classroom cultural workshops in local schools, hosts youth round dances and pow wows, summer day camps and after-school activities.
  • Opened an indoor fitness center providing personal training and classes.
  • Collaborated with the RCMP to support the Habitual Offender Management Program.
  • New First Nations Client Liaison supports and advocates for people during their health care journey.
  • Opened the Family Resource Center providing early children, youth and family resources.
  • In 2021, opened a community kitchen and expanded nutritional services, including hosting a weekly food market.
  • Partnered with the Stoney Education Authority on a Driver’s Education Program for grade 10 to 12 students.
  • Increased our workforce by hiring more Nation members to represent about 60% of the total staff.


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