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People, families and communities of the Sahtu are mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically healthy, and are strengthened by the Sahtu cultures.


Health is a complete state of physical, mental, social and emotional well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Please click on the read more link to learn more about the health programs and services offered by the Sahtu Health and Social Services Authority.

Social Services

Social Services encourages healthy choices, supports mental wellness, protects children and others at risk, and helps families and communities to increase wellness. Please click on the read more link to learn more about the social services programs offered by the Sahtu Health & Social Services Authority.


Cancer Resource Guides are now available for download.

The Monica Loomis Health Centre is no longer operational as of April 30, 2018.

Sahtu Residents:

View Employment Opportunities under "I WANT MORE INFO" menu (on right).

Current listings:

  • Various - New Facility Norman Wells

You can also visit the GNWT Job Search Page:

The Sahtu Regional Wellness Council (RWC) recently identified prevention of family violence as a regional priority. In response to this identified priority, the NTHSSA-Sahtu Region held the following workshop in Norman Wells on February 6-8, 2018:
Improving Safety for Victims of Family Violence: Family Violence Protocol and Community Response Team Development

Fair and Consistent Service Fees. Beginning July 1, 2017.

Health and Social Service Authorities in the Northwest Territories will be implementing consistent fees for non-medically necessary services across the NWT.

Do you have a complaint, question or a suggestion regarding a health or social service that you have received?

Check the bottom right hand corner of your health care card for expiry date.


You are responsible for renewing your health care card. Renewal can be completed four months in advance of the expiry date.