Providing Culturally Safe Healthcare to Families
We strive for excellence in culturally integrated primary health care that is accessible for families. We provide the conditions urban Indigenous peoples need to improve health and wellbeing.
Indigenous Primary Care Home Team
MOA’s welcome people with Friendly Reception.
Medical Practitioners engage people with clear communication, understanding, learning, and participation in actively determining their wellness.
Traditional Elders / Healers share cultural knowledge and teachings and engage people in practices, ceremonies, and wholistic ways of healing from trauma. Participate in Women & Childrens’ Drumming Circle, Mens’ Talking Circle, and Womens’ Talking Circle.
Counsellors support individuals and families take steps to recover from trauma.
Social Navigator assists patients in accessing resources, removing barriers, completing forms, navigating systems, and opening doors of opportunity.
Here are some Resources you may find useful at this Time….
24 Hour Crisis Line for Adults/Elders & Youth – The KUU-US Crisis Line Society operates a 24 hour provincial aboriginal crisis line for Adults/Elders (250-723-4050), Child/Youth (250-723-2040), Toll Free Line (1-800-588-8717).
Hope for Wellness toll-free 1-855-242-3310, offers 24/7 counselling and crisis intervention by phone or online chat. Available in French, English, Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.
Metis Crisis Line 1-833-638-4722, provides 24/7 mental health support, including crisis intervention and access to crisis programs.
Anxiety Canada www.anxietycanada.com
Foundry BC https://foundrybc.ca/ offers young people ages 12-24 health and wellness resources, services and supports
Here to Help BC www.heretohelp.bc.ca
Dial 211 to Connect to Shelter and Meals in Greater Vancouver
Dial 811 to Talk to a Nurse
We are currently placing families and individuals who would like to access primary care at Lu’ma Medical Centre on a Waitlist.
The sooner you Reach out and Contact us, the sooner we can start a Healing Journey together
Email or Call us for an Appointment
Appointments are in-Person, by Phone and Video call.
phone (604) 558-8822 fax (604) 558-8823
2970 Nanaimo St, Vancouver, BC, V5N 5G3
For Culturally safe primary care support for individuals with HIV, Hep C, and addictions, please contact Kilala Lelum, an Indigenous Clinic by clicking on this Butterfly:
A Very Special Thank you !!!
to our Partners and Contributors for making Lu’ma Medical Centre possible…