The Sagkeeng Health Centre (SHC), also known as the Fort Alexander Health Centre Inc., is a community health centre funded through Health Canada – First Nations Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) serving the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba. A broad range of health services are provided by SHC to members of Sagkeeng as well as the larger community including mental health counselling, pre- and post-natal programs, immunizations, suicide crisis response, addictions counselling, home care services, diabetes education, parenting programs, and more. SHC also manages a clinic which provides physician services, dental services, and a pharmacy.
The Sagkeeng First Nation envisions a healthy community where members benefit from an optimal level of physical, emotional, social, spiritual health, wellness, and traditional lifestyle practices. Our vision is rooted in a deep respect and understanding of our Nation’s history and traditional knowledge and the role that knowledge plays in shaping the kind of morals and values that create good health and a sense of wellness.
- To deliver high quality comprehensive services to the local and extended community with excellence, compassion, and competence;
- To manage in a fiscally responsible and transparent manner, which contribute to the physical, psychological, social and spiritual health of the organization’s staff and community served.