Whitefish Lake Health Centre

Whitefish Lake Health Centre


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 Community Overview

Profile: Whitefish Lake / Goodfish Lake is located North East of Edmonton, Alberta. It is centrally located between Lac La Biche, St. Paul and Smoky Lake. Our total population of Whitefish Lake (Goodfish Lake) is currently 2000 members On-Reserve

Vision: To provide quality health education & services to individuals, families and the membership while maintaining and protecting our Medicine Chest Clause of Treaty 6.

Mission: To educate and create awareness of First Nations’ health through a care model that includes prevention (awareness and education; intervention; assessments, referrals and counselling) and support in order to assist with the health of our members in our First Nation.

Community Based Programs as Funded by First Nations and Inuit Health Branch

1. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

  • AHSOR (Aboriginal Head Start On Reserve)
  • Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Community Health Representative
  • Building Healthy Communities – Mental Health
  • Building Healthy Communities – Solvent Abuse
  • Brighter Futures
  • National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention (NAYSP)
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Community Intervention Work

2. Public Health Protection

  • Environmental Health
  • Blood Borne Disease and Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • (HIV/BBPS)
  • Public Health Nursing - Clerk
  • Communicable Disease Emergency (CDE)

3. Primary Care

  • First nation & Inuit Home and Community Care

4. Supplementary Health Benefits

  • Non-Insured Health Benefits Program – Medical Transportation
  • IRS

5. Health System Capacity

  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Health Management

Goodfish Lake Health Centre

Goodfish Lake Health Center Governance Authority: Chief and Council

Goodfish Lake Health Centre Delegated Authority: Director of Health - Georgina Halfe

Email Address: ghalfe@wfl128.ca

Georgina Halfe
Health Director
Lisa Shirt
Assistant Health Director
Felicia Jackson
Finance Assistant
Trudy Young
Nurse in Charge
Myrna Stanley
Licensed Practical Nurse
Marilyn LaRose
Health Care Aid
Roberta Jackson
Health Care Aid
Inez Jackson
Community Health Representative
Ursula Houle
Community Health Representative
Patsy Houle
Medical Transportation Manager
Francis Morin
Medical Transportation Driver
Lloyd Jackson
Medical Transportation Driver
Brooklynn Halfe
Jenna Favel
Receptionist for Home Care
Irene Houle
James Jackson
Debbie Steinhauer
NNADAP Councillor
Amy Houle
NNADAP Councillor
Rochelle Houle
NNADAP Councillor
Velma Memnook
Community Intervention Worker
Gail Poitras
Dental Therapist
Jennifer Jackson
Bernadette Koluk
IRS (Indian Residential School) Coordinator
Melva Steinhauer
Head Start Coordinator


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Payday Friday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Membership Type

Indigenous Community Departments & Organizations

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