Aboriginal Health Clinics - South Island, Central Island, North Island

Island Health Aboriginal Health clinics serve people who wish to see an Aboriginal Health professional about their health concerns.

Clinic Doctor

The clinic doctor can provide specific advice on all health concerns including:

  • prenatal and maternal health
  • HIV/AIDS and Hep C
  • diabetes and diabetic medication
  • mental health and wellness
  • addictions
  • arthritis
  • You can see the clinic doctor at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre at 231 Regina Street.  To book an appointment, call their receptionist at 250-384-3211 or go to:  http://www.vnfc.ca./

  • Regular Clinic Hours:
        • Wednesdays:  9:20 am to 4:30 pm
  • The clinic is mobile and will come out to the reserves. Dr. Frank Nezil's medical service is free and confidential.

    Doctor services are also available during the rest of the week at the downtown Cool Aid Community Health Centre.


    Nurse Practitioners

    South Island - Victoria
    Victoria Native Friendship Centre

    Françoise Juneau, Nurse Practitioner
    Email: francoise.juneau@viha.ca

    Danielle Linton, Nurse Practitioner
    Email: danielle.linton@viha.ca

    The nurse practitioner can provide specific advice on health concerns including:

  • Women's health
  • Youth health
  • Mental health and wellness
  • Other health issues
  • You can see the nurse practitioner at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre at 231 Regina Street.  To book an appointment, call their receptionist at 250-384-3211 or go to:  www.vnfc.ca.

  • Regular Clinic Hours:
  • Mondays:  10 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesdays:  10:00 am to 4:30 pm 
  • Fridays:  9:00 am to 12:00 noon 
  • Françoise Juneau and Danielle Linton's service is free and confidential.

    South Island - Saanich

    W’SÁNÉC First Nations


    Harry Uppal, Nurse Practitioner
    Email:  hardip.uppal@viha.ca 

    For Appointments Contact:  Alena Peters, MOA
    Phone: 250-652-4473


    Pauquhachin First Nation Band Office
    9010 W Saanich Rd
    North Saanich, BC
    Fax: 250-652-8395

    Tsartlip Health Centre
    #3 Boatramp Rd
    Brentwood Bay, BC
    Fax: 250-652-8395


    Kelly Sharp, Nurse Practitioner
    Email: kelly.sharp@viha.ca

    For Appointments Contact:  Pauline Thorne, MOA
    Phone: 250-652-1149, Ext. 207

    Tsawout First Nation
    7728 Tetayut Rd
    Saanichton, BC
    Fax: 778-351-0311

    Tseycum First Nation
    1210 Totem Lane
    North Saanich, BC
    Fax: 778-351-0311


    Central Island

    • Cowichan Tribes
    • Halalt First Nation
    • Malahat First Nation
    • Penelakut First Nation

    Valerie Jefferd, Nurse Practitioner
    Ts’ewultun Health Centre, Slhexun Sun'ts'a' Clinic (Cowichan Tribes)

    5768 Allenby Rd
    Duncan, BC V9L-5J1
    Phone: 250-715-3322
    Cell: 250-510-4759
    Fax: 250-715-3321
    Email: vallerie.jefferd@viha.ca


    Location - Hours

    Monday - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Malahat Health Unit

    Tuesday - 10:00-am - 3:00 pm
    Penelekut Health Centre
    Phone: 250-246-9885

    Wednesday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Halalt Health Unit

    Thu - Fri - 8:30 am -4:30 pm
    Cowichan Tribes
    Ts’ewultun Health Centre, Slexun Sun'ts'a' Clinic

    North Island - Mt. Waddington

    • Kwakiutl Health Centre
    • Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw Health Centre
    • Port Hardy Medical Clinic
    • Quatsino Health Centre

    Lisa Greer, Nurse Practitioner - Family

    Phone: 250-230-1100
    Fax: 250-902-6009
    Email: lisa.greer@viha.ca

    Location and Hours - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

    Port Hardy Primary Health Care Centre
    Fax: 250-902-6009

    Quatsino Health Centre
    Phone: 250-949-7161

    Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw Health Centre
    Phone: 250-949-8131

    Kwakiutl Health Centre
    Phone: 250-949-6625