The ANC’s Settlement Health Counsellor acts as a link between immigrants and health-related service providers in the province, including the MUN Med Gateway Program and the Refugee Health Intake Clinic, as well as an array of additional health-related supports, including a Healthy Baby Club (delivered in partnership with Daybreak Childcare Centre), Public Health Nurses, Optometrists, Dentists, specialists, and other health professionals.
In addition, the Settlement Health Worker provides eligible immigrants with specialized information, orientation, and/or assistance with:
- Navigating the Newfoundland and Labrador health care system
- Finding a family physician
- Using pharmacies/understanding prescriptions
- Facilitating medical/dental appointments
- Securing interpreters