The SARF Pilot Project: As an independent organization with flexible administrative procedures, the FNHC sought to reduce the SARF payment processing time by administering payments on behalf of the federal government. The FNHC worked with the regional office of the First Nations Intuit Health Branch (FNIHB) to develop a pilot project and began processing SARF funds in mid-2019. The pilot project was fully established by the fall of 2019. since that time, the FNHC has processed between $300,000 and $1.5 million in SARF payments each month.

The First Nations Health Consortium (FNHC) is pleased to present its 2020-2021 annual report. Our report speaks to our work, our commitment: that every First Nations child deserves the same level of services and supports as those provided to non-First Nations children. We are committed to making that happen, and making it matter so every child’s potential can be realized.

THE FIRST NATIONS HEALTH CONSORTIUM DEDICATES THIS REPORT TO FIRST
NATIONS CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES ACROSS ALBERTA.YOU ARE THE REASON WE ARE HERE.

FNHC is pleased to present our 2019-2020 annual report. Our report speaks to the fundamental underpinnings of our work: that every First Nations child deserves the same level of services and supports as those provided to non-First Nations children.

Our values reflect our passion and commitment. Every child matters… and we will do all we can to improve the quality of their lives. This report demonstrates the difference we are able to make in children’s lives through strong leadership, effective management, capable staff and service providers, all in collaboration with our many valued stakeholders.

We are about people. People with strong values who put those values to work every day in supporting the needs of First Nations children. We extend our gratitude and heartfelt thank you to all who contribute to improving children’s lives.

We are about people. People with strong values who put those values to work every day in supporting the needs of First Nations children. We extend our gratitude and heartfelt thank you to all who contribute to improving children’s lives.

This summary report ‘Implementing Jordan’s Principle Service Coordination in the Alberta Region’ describes the development of the Enhanced Service Coordination initiative by the First Nations Health Consortium (FNHC) in Alberta. It is a result of a partnership between the FNHC, the McGill University Centre for Research on Children and Families, and researchers at McGill, the University of Montreal, and the University of Victoria.

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