Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center

Improving the health, peace and well-being of urban Indians in the Greater Milwaukee Area.

AAAHC and NCQA Medical Home Recognition

Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center

In order to heal, every part of a human being must be addressed: the mind, body, spirit, and emotions.

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Offered at Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center

Dental Clinic

Our Dental Clinic offers more than dental cleanings and simple procedures to keep your teeth and mouth healthy and clean. We are a patient-centered dental home and we are dedicated to making your visit pleasant, so you can experience the benefits of healthy teeth for a lifetime.


Our professional pharmacists and technicians are an important member of your Care Team. They provide you with important information about the medications you are prescribed and coordinate your care with your primary care provider and Behavioral Health Care provider to promote safe, quality patient care.

Medical Clinic

Our medical teams work together to provide you with the best possible treatment and outcomes in a comfortable, well-equipped setting. We provide comprehensive and culturally sensitive health care for your whole family. You are at the center of your provider-led Care Team.

Behavioral Health Department

GLIIHC’s Behavioral Health Department staff provide social, behavioral, cultural, and spiritual services. Our behavioral health and social services’ mission is to meet the emotional and mental health needs of urban Indians and loved ones with respect and sensitivity to your culture.

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Marquette University Alumni National Award

Dr. Gerald L. Ignace and his family made history at their alma mater, Marquette University, Saturday (April 27) when they were presented with the All University Service to the Community Award.
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Share the Care Native Cancer Conference

Share the Care Native Cancer Conference

Gerald L Ignace Indian Health Center Director Dr. Lyle Ignace shared information about programs offered at the clinic at the Share the Care Native Cancer Conference. He also shared staggering statistics about the impact Cancer has had on Indigenous peoples’ lives in Wisconsin with the crowd of about 300. Wellness educators, heads of community organizations and tribal leaders from across the state attended the three-day conference.

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#Depression is real. #CheckOnYourFriends ...

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Join us for Indigenous Pink Day! Potluck with games and prizes @ 12:00 - 1:00 and a food demonstration at 4:30 😋 ...

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Indian Community School students, teachers, Board of Directors, elected officials, tribal leaders and community members as we celebrate the unveiling of Indigenous Peoples Park (formerly Columbus Park)! ...

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Some of our GLIIHC employees wearing their ribbon skirts in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day! ...

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Join us this Sunday at Veteran's Park, Milwaukee Lakefront. We'll be meeting at the GLIIHC outreach booth at 10:30am and we'll have refreshments!

Make sure to register for our Team "GLIIHC Community of Hope". <3 #Suicideawareness

Today marks the start of #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek – and all week long, we’re busting harmful myths about mental illness.

Today’s fact check: Mental illness isn’t as rare as many think. In fact, 1 in 5 U.S. adults have experienced mental illness in the last year.

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Tue 22

Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

October 22nd @ 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
Tue 22

Beading Class

October 22nd @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Tue 22

Drumming Class

October 22nd @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Wed 23

Work Out Low Fat Elders (WOLFE) Program

October 23rd @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Wed 23

Healthy Living With Diabetes Class

October 23rd @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
Thu 24

Grief & Loss Art Group

October 24th @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Thu 24

Circles of Strength: Women’s Survivor Support Group II

October 24th @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
Sat 26

YEP Teen Outing

October 26th
Thu 31

YEP Family Fright Night

October 31st @ 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
Nov 04

Warriors of Tradition: Coed Sweat Lodge

November 4th @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST

The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center (GLIIHC) is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation means that GLIIHC has met compliance with nationally recognized standards for providing high-quality, safe patient care. AAAHC accreditation is our commitment to continually improve services and performance – in all areas of the organization. Nationally, we have joined a body of more than 5,000 accredited ambulatory health care organizations across the United States.

The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of health care organizations. NCQA’s mission is to improve the quality of health care.

Please call (414) 383-9526 to schedule an appointment today.