On-Reserve Health Programs and Services in Alberta

Key Information

Contact Information

First Nations and Inuit Health Branch:
Non-Insured Health Benefits:
1.800.232.7301 or 780.495.2694

FNIHB Clusters and Programs

Healthy Child Development

  • Aboriginal Head Start on-reserve (AHSOR)
  • Children’s Oral Health Initiative (COHI)
  • Canada Prenatal and Nutrition Program (CPNP)
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Maternal Child Health (MCH)

Healthy Living

  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI)
  • Injury Prevention

Primary Care

  • Clinical and Client Care
  • Home and Community Care

Mental Wellness

  • Brighter Futures/Building Healthy Communities (BF/BHC)
  • Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support (IRS)
  • National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS)
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)

Youth Solvent Abuse Program (YSAP)

  • Public Health Protection
  • Blood Borne Pathogens and STIs (BBP/STIs)
  • Communicable Disease Control (CDC)
  • Drinking Water Safety Program
  • Environmental Public Health Program
  • Health Research – First Nations Environmental Contaminants
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)

  • Crisis Intervention Mental Health
  • Drugs, Medical Supplies and Equipment
  • Dental Health
  • Vision Care
  • Medical Transportation

List of Tribal Councils and Communities

Treaty 6

Tribal Chiefs Ventures

  • Beaver Lake Cree Nation
  • Cold Lake First Nations
  • Frog Lake First Nation
  • Heart Lake First Nation
  • Goodfish Lake First Nation
  • Kehewin Cree Nation

Yellowhead Tribal Council

  • Alexander First Nation
  • Alexis Nakota Sioux First Nation
  • Enoch Cree Nation
  • O’Chiese First Nation
  • Sunchild First Nation

Maskwacis Health services**

  • Ermineskin Cree Nation
  • Louis Bull Tribe
  • Montana First Nation
  • Pigeon Lake
  • Samson Cree Nation

Independent Bands

  • Paul First Nation
  • Saddle Lake First Nation

Treaty 7

Blood Tribe

  • Piikani Nation
  • Siksika Nation
  • Stoney Tribe (Bearspaw) – Eden Valley
  • Stoney Tribe (Chiniki) – Morley
  • Stoney Tribe (Wesley) – Big Horn
  • Tsuu T’ina Nation

Treaty 8

  • Athabasca Tribal Council
  • Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation*
  • Chipewyan Prairie First Nation (Janvier)
  • Fort McKay First Nation
  • Fort McMurray First Nation
  • Mikisew Cree First Nation*

Kee Tas Kee now Tribal Council

  • Loon River First Nation
  • Peerless Trout First Nation
  • Whitefish Lake First Nation (Atikameg)
  • Woodland Cree First Nation

Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council

  • Driftpile First Nation
  • Kapawe’no First Nation
  • Sawridge Band
  • Sucker Creek First Nation
  • Swan River First Nation

North Peace Tribal Council

  • Beaver First Nation
  • Dene Tha' First Nation
  • Little Red River Cree Nation
  • Lubicon Indian Nation
  • Tallcree First Nation

Western Cree Tribal Council

  • Duncan’s First Nation
  • Horse Lake First Nation
  • Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation

Independent Bands

  • Bigstone
  • Smith’s Landing First Nation

* Nunee Health Services provides services in Fort Chipewyan to members of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and Mikisew Cree First Nation.

** Maskwacis Health Services provides some of the health programs and services for the Maskwacis bands.