Indigenous FASD / Child Nutrition Program (Hamilton, Brant)

Organization: De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre
Location 1: 678 Main Street East, Hamilton, ON L8M 1K2
Location 2: 36 King Street, Brantford, ON N3T 3C5
Location 3: 145 Queenston St., Unit 204, St. Catharines, ON L2R 2Z9
Phone 1: Hamilton: 905-544-4320
Phone 2: Brantford: 519-752-4340
Toll-Free 3: Niagara: 1-877-402-4121
Email: [email protected]

Description: In 2020, a new partnership was created between De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre (DAHC) and McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre (RJCHC) to provide improved access to diagnostic testing for FASD for Indigenous children, youth and families. FASD encompasses several conditions that can affect an unborn baby with prenatal alcohol exposure. Working together, DAHC and MCH provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) assessment and diagnostic services to Indigenous communities living in Hamilton, Brantford, Niagara and surrounding area.


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