Nov
1
Tue
Fit For Life
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fit for Life is a pole walking group for participants aged 55 and above. Join us every Tuesday for pole walking, pole strengthening, balance, and stretching. This program takes place on Tuesdays from 10-11AM from October 4th to December 6th. Please wear comfortable clothes and proper footwear for indoor and outdoor walking. For more information, or to register, please contact Sandra at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238. Group registration is limited to 10 participants.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Naturopathic Clinic
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Naturopathic Clinic is a teaching clinic of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), offering free naturopathic medical care to Parkdale residents weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00PM to 6:00PM. Student clinicians see patients under the supervision of a licensed naturopathic doctor.

The Naturopathic Clinic treats or co-manages a variety of health concerns including:

  • Female reproductive health (e.g. menstrual complaints, PMS, menopausal symptoms)
  • Digestion (e.g. indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn)
  • Skin disorders (e.g. acne, eczema)
  • Infections (e.g. colds, flus, warts, cold sores, urinary tract infections)
  • Diabetes and weight loss
  • Pain management and arthritis
  • High blood pressure & high cholesterol
  • Stress & insomnia
  • Mood disorders

Treatment approaches may include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Botanical medicine
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Dietary recommendations
  • Stress management techniques

To book an appointment, please request the sign-up sheet from the first floor receptionist. There is currently a waiting list of six months.

 

Kit Making Group
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program hosts a kit making group once a week to assemble the syringe kits and crack pipe kits we distribute in the exchange.

The goal of the group is to minimize the harm associated with substance use and to help minimize new infections of HIV and Hep C. The group is lead by peer workers. Participants receive TTC tokens and a light meal for their time. The group is held on Tuesdays from 1-3PM.

For more information or to register, please call 416.537.2455, ext. 1271.

Seniors Wellness Drop-In
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The aim of the Seniors Wellness Drop-In is to promote healthy aging through activities and education for low inicome and marginalized seniors of Parkdale.  Seniors have the opportunity to socialize, engage, and increase their social networks.

The Senior’s Wellness Drop-In takes place every Tuesday at Parkdale CHC from 1:00PM until 3:00PM.

Once per month, the drop-in features a Wellness Clinic, which aims to promote healthy aging by delivering  health information such as medication safety, blood pressure taking, health advice, and referrals to seniors. During this Clinic, a nurse takes blood pressure readings and provides health information to participants. Guest speakers are also invited to present on health matters relevant to seniors. The Wellness Clinic usually takes place on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1:30-2:30PM.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Client Support Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group takes place on Tuesdays from 2-4PM. This group is for mothers who are experiencing symptoms of PPMD who live in the west end of Toronto. Childcare is provided. For self-referral for intake and assessment regarding postpartum mood disorders, clients may call Grazyna at 416.537.8222, ext. 3303.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
2
Wed
Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Guys Can Cook!
Nov 2 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Guys Can Cook is a free seven week program for guys aged 15-18 years old. Cook with a chef, make and eat delicious food, earn your Food Handling Certificate, get work experience, and learn in a fun environment. This program takes place on Mondays from October 17th to November 28th from 3:30-7:30PM.

To register, please contact Rosa at 416.537.2455, ext. 1231. Register now as space is limited!

Nov
3
Thu
Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Chronic Pain and Self-Management is a six week workshop that aims to help individuals with chronic pain manage their health and quality of life with confidence. This group is open to anyone living with chronic pain and anyone providing care and support to someone living with chronic pain. Participants will learn about positive thinking, goal setting, pacing activity and rest, decision-making skills, communication skills, meducation use and treatment evaluation, and healthy eating. Participants will receive TTC tokens, a relaxation CD, and “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain” (book). This group takes place on Thursdays from 10AM-12:30PM from October 27th to December 1st. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Having a baby? Have a new baby less than 2 months old? This program is for you!

Come and:

  • Have a healthy snack
  • Make new friends
  • Get support and information from the nurse, dietician, settlement worker or counsellors
  • Attend information sessions on a new topic each week
  • Take a bag of groceries
  • Talk about your concerns
  • Have a friendly chat with other women

This program runs on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

To register, please call Stacia at 416.537.8222 extension 3505.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Nov 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Having a baby? Have a new baby less than 2 months old? This program is for you!

Come and:

  • Have a healthy snack
  • Make new friends
  • Get support and information from the nurse, dietician, settlement worker or counsellors
  • Attend information sessions on a new topic each week
  • Take a bag of groceries
  • Talk about your concerns
  • Have a friendly chat with other women

This program runs on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

To register, please call Stacia at 416.537.8222 extension 3505.

 

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
4
Fri
Infant Hearing Program
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Infant Hearing Program is for infants 0-6 months of age who have not been screened in the hospital and/or need a repeat screening test. The goal of the screening is to identify infants who have hearing loss and provide referrals, resources, and follow-up where necessary.

Testing is conducted by an Infant Hearing Technician every Friday from 9:00AM to 4:30PM.

For more information, please contact 416.338.8255.

Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Case Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

KAPOW
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

KAPOW (Knowledge and Power of Women) is a weekly program for women-identified people who do sex work and/or use drugs. Founded in Parkdale in 2009, KAPOW is a harm reduction based, sex positive, trans-inclusive, peer-supported drop-in that runs every Friday morning from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

KAPOW includes a nutritious breakfast and is led by PCHC’s multidisciplinary staff team made up of a social worker/therapist, harm reduction program lead, Hep C treatment nurse, and harm reduction peer workers.  KAPOW has evolved and grown through our partnership with Sistering, who provide their harm reduction coordinator to help plan and develop programming and peer outreach workers who support the group and lead workshops.

All of our weekly activities—such as health education workshops, gentle stretching exercises, indigenous teachings, safer sex and drug use information, mindfulness based stress reduction, HIV/AIDS and Hep C prevention, bad date reports and safer sex work strategies, and social justice activism— are informed and developed with KAPOW members. We also play games, watch movies, celebrate the seasons, and make arts and crafts!

For more information, please contact Victoria via telephone at 416.537.0275, ext. 1361.

 

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
5
Sat
Medical Drop-In
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We offer a Saturday drop-in for urgent care only from 10:00AM-12:00PM. Limited spaces are available for registered clients only. We cannot guarantee that you will be seen.

 

Nov
7
Mon
Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Case Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Mom & Baby Circle
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you have a baby between 3 and 10 months old? Come to our weekly drop-in to:

  • Learn about your child’s development
  • Have fun together with your baby
  • Get support and information
  • Learn how to make baby food
  • Participate in group discussions
  • Meet other moms and share experiences

This program takes place on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

If you would like to register, please call: 416.537.8222, extension 3505.

Baby & Me
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a new parent with a baby aged 6-12 months of age? Join us in our program to:

  • Learn about your child’s development
  • Meet other new parents, share in discussions
  • Get information, support and referrals to community resources
  • Have fun and learn to interact with your baby
  • Speak to a nurse, dietitian, or support worker about any questions you have.

Childcare for older children is provided onsite during this program.

This program takes place on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact 416.537.8222, ext. 3505, or email 5ps@pchc.on.ca.

English Conversation Club
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Practice your English skills in a friendly and supportive environment with other seniors. Classes are free. All newcomer and Canadian seniors are welcome. To register, please call Sandra: 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

 

Housing Worker
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Each Monday, a housing worker from West End Housing Help (a program of West Toronto Community Legal Services) is available for appointments from 1-4PM. For more information, or to book an appointment, please call 416.537.2455 or speak with main floor reception.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
8
Tue
Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Naturopathic Clinic
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Naturopathic Clinic is a teaching clinic of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), offering free naturopathic medical care to Parkdale residents weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00PM to 6:00PM. Student clinicians see patients under the supervision of a licensed naturopathic doctor.

The Naturopathic Clinic treats or co-manages a variety of health concerns including:

  • Female reproductive health (e.g. menstrual complaints, PMS, menopausal symptoms)
  • Digestion (e.g. indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn)
  • Skin disorders (e.g. acne, eczema)
  • Infections (e.g. colds, flus, warts, cold sores, urinary tract infections)
  • Diabetes and weight loss
  • Pain management and arthritis
  • High blood pressure & high cholesterol
  • Stress & insomnia
  • Mood disorders

Treatment approaches may include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Botanical medicine
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Dietary recommendations
  • Stress management techniques

To book an appointment, please request the sign-up sheet from the first floor receptionist. There is currently a waiting list of six months.

 

Kit Making Group
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program hosts a kit making group once a week to assemble the syringe kits and crack pipe kits we distribute in the exchange.

The goal of the group is to minimize the harm associated with substance use and to help minimize new infections of HIV and Hep C. The group is lead by peer workers. Participants receive TTC tokens and a light meal for their time. The group is held on Tuesdays from 1-3PM.

For more information or to register, please call 416.537.2455, ext. 1271.

Seniors Wellness Drop-In
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The aim of the Seniors Wellness Drop-In is to promote healthy aging through activities and education for low inicome and marginalized seniors of Parkdale.  Seniors have the opportunity to socialize, engage, and increase their social networks.

The Senior’s Wellness Drop-In takes place every Tuesday at Parkdale CHC from 1:00PM until 3:00PM.

Once per month, the drop-in features a Wellness Clinic, which aims to promote healthy aging by delivering  health information such as medication safety, blood pressure taking, health advice, and referrals to seniors. During this Clinic, a nurse takes blood pressure readings and provides health information to participants. Guest speakers are also invited to present on health matters relevant to seniors. The Wellness Clinic usually takes place on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1:30-2:30PM.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Client Support Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group takes place on Tuesdays from 2-4PM. This group is for mothers who are experiencing symptoms of PPMD who live in the west end of Toronto. Childcare is provided. For self-referral for intake and assessment regarding postpartum mood disorders, clients may call Grazyna at 416.537.8222, ext. 3303.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
9
Wed
Fit For Life
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fit for Life is a pole walking group for participants aged 55 and above. Join us every Tuesday for pole walking, pole strengthening, balance, and stretching. This program takes place on Tuesdays from 10-11AM from October 4th to December 6th. Please wear comfortable clothes and proper footwear for indoor and outdoor walking. For more information, or to register, please contact Sandra at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238. Group registration is limited to 10 participants.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Guys Can Cook!
Nov 9 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Guys Can Cook is a free seven week program for guys aged 15-18 years old. Cook with a chef, make and eat delicious food, earn your Food Handling Certificate, get work experience, and learn in a fun environment. This program takes place on Mondays from October 17th to November 28th from 3:30-7:30PM.

To register, please contact Rosa at 416.537.2455, ext. 1231. Register now as space is limited!

Nov
10
Thu
Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Chronic Pain and Self-Management is a six week workshop that aims to help individuals with chronic pain manage their health and quality of life with confidence. This group is open to anyone living with chronic pain and anyone providing care and support to someone living with chronic pain. Participants will learn about positive thinking, goal setting, pacing activity and rest, decision-making skills, communication skills, meducation use and treatment evaluation, and healthy eating. Participants will receive TTC tokens, a relaxation CD, and “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain” (book). This group takes place on Thursdays from 10AM-12:30PM from October 27th to December 1st. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Having a baby? Have a new baby less than 2 months old? This program is for you!

Come and:

  • Have a healthy snack
  • Make new friends
  • Get support and information from the nurse, dietician, settlement worker or counsellors
  • Attend information sessions on a new topic each week
  • Take a bag of groceries
  • Talk about your concerns
  • Have a friendly chat with other women

This program runs on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

To register, please call Stacia at 416.537.8222 extension 3505.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Nov 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Having a baby? Have a new baby less than 2 months old? This program is for you!

Come and:

  • Have a healthy snack
  • Make new friends
  • Get support and information from the nurse, dietician, settlement worker or counsellors
  • Attend information sessions on a new topic each week
  • Take a bag of groceries
  • Talk about your concerns
  • Have a friendly chat with other women

This program runs on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

To register, please call Stacia at 416.537.8222 extension 3505.

 

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
11
Fri
Infant Hearing Program
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Infant Hearing Program is for infants 0-6 months of age who have not been screened in the hospital and/or need a repeat screening test. The goal of the screening is to identify infants who have hearing loss and provide referrals, resources, and follow-up where necessary.

Testing is conducted by an Infant Hearing Technician every Friday from 9:00AM to 4:30PM.

For more information, please contact 416.338.8255.

Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Case Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

KAPOW
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

KAPOW (Knowledge and Power of Women) is a weekly program for women-identified people who do sex work and/or use drugs. Founded in Parkdale in 2009, KAPOW is a harm reduction based, sex positive, trans-inclusive, peer-supported drop-in that runs every Friday morning from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

KAPOW includes a nutritious breakfast and is led by PCHC’s multidisciplinary staff team made up of a social worker/therapist, harm reduction program lead, Hep C treatment nurse, and harm reduction peer workers.  KAPOW has evolved and grown through our partnership with Sistering, who provide their harm reduction coordinator to help plan and develop programming and peer outreach workers who support the group and lead workshops.

All of our weekly activities—such as health education workshops, gentle stretching exercises, indigenous teachings, safer sex and drug use information, mindfulness based stress reduction, HIV/AIDS and Hep C prevention, bad date reports and safer sex work strategies, and social justice activism— are informed and developed with KAPOW members. We also play games, watch movies, celebrate the seasons, and make arts and crafts!

For more information, please contact Victoria via telephone at 416.537.0275, ext. 1361.

 

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
12
Sat
Medical Drop-In
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We offer a Saturday drop-in for urgent care only from 10:00AM-12:00PM. Limited spaces are available for registered clients only. We cannot guarantee that you will be seen.

 

Nov
14
Mon
Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Case Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Mom & Baby Circle
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you have a baby between 3 and 10 months old? Come to our weekly drop-in to:

  • Learn about your child’s development
  • Have fun together with your baby
  • Get support and information
  • Learn how to make baby food
  • Participate in group discussions
  • Meet other moms and share experiences

This program takes place on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

If you would like to register, please call: 416.537.8222, extension 3505.

Baby & Me
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a new parent with a baby aged 6-12 months of age? Join us in our program to:

  • Learn about your child’s development
  • Meet other new parents, share in discussions
  • Get information, support and referrals to community resources
  • Have fun and learn to interact with your baby
  • Speak to a nurse, dietitian, or support worker about any questions you have.

Childcare for older children is provided onsite during this program.

This program takes place on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact 416.537.8222, ext. 3505, or email 5ps@pchc.on.ca.

English Conversation Club
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Practice your English skills in a friendly and supportive environment with other seniors. Classes are free. All newcomer and Canadian seniors are welcome. To register, please call Sandra: 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

 

Housing Worker
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Each Monday, a housing worker from West End Housing Help (a program of West Toronto Community Legal Services) is available for appointments from 1-4PM. For more information, or to book an appointment, please call 416.537.2455 or speak with main floor reception.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
15
Tue
Fit For Life
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fit for Life is a pole walking group for participants aged 55 and above. Join us every Tuesday for pole walking, pole strengthening, balance, and stretching. This program takes place on Tuesdays from 10-11AM from October 4th to December 6th. Please wear comfortable clothes and proper footwear for indoor and outdoor walking. For more information, or to register, please contact Sandra at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238. Group registration is limited to 10 participants.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Naturopathic Clinic
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Naturopathic Clinic is a teaching clinic of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), offering free naturopathic medical care to Parkdale residents weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00PM to 6:00PM. Student clinicians see patients under the supervision of a licensed naturopathic doctor.

The Naturopathic Clinic treats or co-manages a variety of health concerns including:

  • Female reproductive health (e.g. menstrual complaints, PMS, menopausal symptoms)
  • Digestion (e.g. indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn)
  • Skin disorders (e.g. acne, eczema)
  • Infections (e.g. colds, flus, warts, cold sores, urinary tract infections)
  • Diabetes and weight loss
  • Pain management and arthritis
  • High blood pressure & high cholesterol
  • Stress & insomnia
  • Mood disorders

Treatment approaches may include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Botanical medicine
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Dietary recommendations
  • Stress management techniques

To book an appointment, please request the sign-up sheet from the first floor receptionist. There is currently a waiting list of six months.

 

Kit Making Group
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program hosts a kit making group once a week to assemble the syringe kits and crack pipe kits we distribute in the exchange.

The goal of the group is to minimize the harm associated with substance use and to help minimize new infections of HIV and Hep C. The group is lead by peer workers. Participants receive TTC tokens and a light meal for their time. The group is held on Tuesdays from 1-3PM.

For more information or to register, please call 416.537.2455, ext. 1271.

Seniors Wellness Drop-In
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The aim of the Seniors Wellness Drop-In is to promote healthy aging through activities and education for low inicome and marginalized seniors of Parkdale.  Seniors have the opportunity to socialize, engage, and increase their social networks.

The Senior’s Wellness Drop-In takes place every Tuesday at Parkdale CHC from 1:00PM until 3:00PM.

Once per month, the drop-in features a Wellness Clinic, which aims to promote healthy aging by delivering  health information such as medication safety, blood pressure taking, health advice, and referrals to seniors. During this Clinic, a nurse takes blood pressure readings and provides health information to participants. Guest speakers are also invited to present on health matters relevant to seniors. The Wellness Clinic usually takes place on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1:30-2:30PM.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Client Support Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group takes place on Tuesdays from 2-4PM. This group is for mothers who are experiencing symptoms of PPMD who live in the west end of Toronto. Childcare is provided. For self-referral for intake and assessment regarding postpartum mood disorders, clients may call Grazyna at 416.537.8222, ext. 3303.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
16
Wed
Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Guys Can Cook!
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Guys Can Cook is a free seven week program for guys aged 15-18 years old. Cook with a chef, make and eat delicious food, earn your Food Handling Certificate, get work experience, and learn in a fun environment. This program takes place on Mondays from October 17th to November 28th from 3:30-7:30PM.

To register, please contact Rosa at 416.537.2455, ext. 1231. Register now as space is limited!

Nov
17
Thu
Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Chronic Pain and Self-Management is a six week workshop that aims to help individuals with chronic pain manage their health and quality of life with confidence. This group is open to anyone living with chronic pain and anyone providing care and support to someone living with chronic pain. Participants will learn about positive thinking, goal setting, pacing activity and rest, decision-making skills, communication skills, meducation use and treatment evaluation, and healthy eating. Participants will receive TTC tokens, a relaxation CD, and “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain” (book). This group takes place on Thursdays from 10AM-12:30PM from October 27th to December 1st. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Having a baby? Have a new baby less than 2 months old? This program is for you!

Come and:

  • Have a healthy snack
  • Make new friends
  • Get support and information from the nurse, dietician, settlement worker or counsellors
  • Attend information sessions on a new topic each week
  • Take a bag of groceries
  • Talk about your concerns
  • Have a friendly chat with other women

This program runs on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

To register, please call Stacia at 416.537.8222 extension 3505.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Nov 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Having a baby? Have a new baby less than 2 months old? This program is for you!

Come and:

  • Have a healthy snack
  • Make new friends
  • Get support and information from the nurse, dietician, settlement worker or counsellors
  • Attend information sessions on a new topic each week
  • Take a bag of groceries
  • Talk about your concerns
  • Have a friendly chat with other women

This program runs on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

To register, please call Stacia at 416.537.8222 extension 3505.

 

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
18
Fri
Infant Hearing Program
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Infant Hearing Program is for infants 0-6 months of age who have not been screened in the hospital and/or need a repeat screening test. The goal of the screening is to identify infants who have hearing loss and provide referrals, resources, and follow-up where necessary.

Testing is conducted by an Infant Hearing Technician every Friday from 9:00AM to 4:30PM.

For more information, please contact 416.338.8255.

Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Case Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

KAPOW
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

KAPOW (Knowledge and Power of Women) is a weekly program for women-identified people who do sex work and/or use drugs. Founded in Parkdale in 2009, KAPOW is a harm reduction based, sex positive, trans-inclusive, peer-supported drop-in that runs every Friday morning from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

KAPOW includes a nutritious breakfast and is led by PCHC’s multidisciplinary staff team made up of a social worker/therapist, harm reduction program lead, Hep C treatment nurse, and harm reduction peer workers.  KAPOW has evolved and grown through our partnership with Sistering, who provide their harm reduction coordinator to help plan and develop programming and peer outreach workers who support the group and lead workshops.

All of our weekly activities—such as health education workshops, gentle stretching exercises, indigenous teachings, safer sex and drug use information, mindfulness based stress reduction, HIV/AIDS and Hep C prevention, bad date reports and safer sex work strategies, and social justice activism— are informed and developed with KAPOW members. We also play games, watch movies, celebrate the seasons, and make arts and crafts!

For more information, please contact Victoria via telephone at 416.537.0275, ext. 1361.

 

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
19
Sat
Medical Drop-In
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We offer a Saturday drop-in for urgent care only from 10:00AM-12:00PM. Limited spaces are available for registered clients only. We cannot guarantee that you will be seen.

 

Nov
21
Mon
Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Case Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Mom & Baby Circle
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you have a baby between 3 and 10 months old? Come to our weekly drop-in to:

  • Learn about your child’s development
  • Have fun together with your baby
  • Get support and information
  • Learn how to make baby food
  • Participate in group discussions
  • Meet other moms and share experiences

This program takes place on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

If you would like to register, please call: 416.537.8222, extension 3505.

Baby & Me
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a new parent with a baby aged 6-12 months of age? Join us in our program to:

  • Learn about your child’s development
  • Meet other new parents, share in discussions
  • Get information, support and referrals to community resources
  • Have fun and learn to interact with your baby
  • Speak to a nurse, dietitian, or support worker about any questions you have.

Childcare for older children is provided onsite during this program.

This program takes place on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact 416.537.8222, ext. 3505, or email 5ps@pchc.on.ca.

English Conversation Club
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Practice your English skills in a friendly and supportive environment with other seniors. Classes are free. All newcomer and Canadian seniors are welcome. To register, please call Sandra: 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

 

Housing Worker
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Each Monday, a housing worker from West End Housing Help (a program of West Toronto Community Legal Services) is available for appointments from 1-4PM. For more information, or to book an appointment, please call 416.537.2455 or speak with main floor reception.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
22
Tue
Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Naturopathic Clinic
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Naturopathic Clinic is a teaching clinic of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), offering free naturopathic medical care to Parkdale residents weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00PM to 6:00PM. Student clinicians see patients under the supervision of a licensed naturopathic doctor.

The Naturopathic Clinic treats or co-manages a variety of health concerns including:

  • Female reproductive health (e.g. menstrual complaints, PMS, menopausal symptoms)
  • Digestion (e.g. indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn)
  • Skin disorders (e.g. acne, eczema)
  • Infections (e.g. colds, flus, warts, cold sores, urinary tract infections)
  • Diabetes and weight loss
  • Pain management and arthritis
  • High blood pressure & high cholesterol
  • Stress & insomnia
  • Mood disorders

Treatment approaches may include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Botanical medicine
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Dietary recommendations
  • Stress management techniques

To book an appointment, please request the sign-up sheet from the first floor receptionist. There is currently a waiting list of six months.

 

Kit Making Group
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program hosts a kit making group once a week to assemble the syringe kits and crack pipe kits we distribute in the exchange.

The goal of the group is to minimize the harm associated with substance use and to help minimize new infections of HIV and Hep C. The group is lead by peer workers. Participants receive TTC tokens and a light meal for their time. The group is held on Tuesdays from 1-3PM.

For more information or to register, please call 416.537.2455, ext. 1271.

Seniors Wellness Drop-In
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The aim of the Seniors Wellness Drop-In is to promote healthy aging through activities and education for low inicome and marginalized seniors of Parkdale.  Seniors have the opportunity to socialize, engage, and increase their social networks.

The Senior’s Wellness Drop-In takes place every Tuesday at Parkdale CHC from 1:00PM until 3:00PM.

Once per month, the drop-in features a Wellness Clinic, which aims to promote healthy aging by delivering  health information such as medication safety, blood pressure taking, health advice, and referrals to seniors. During this Clinic, a nurse takes blood pressure readings and provides health information to participants. Guest speakers are also invited to present on health matters relevant to seniors. The Wellness Clinic usually takes place on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1:30-2:30PM.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Case Worker Drop-In
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Shirley Hepditch, Client Support Worker, provides the following services:

  • Information on internal and external programs and services
  • Information on how to navigate our health care and social services systems
  • Assistance with ODSP and CPP forms, letter writing, and obtaining ID
  • Access to resources (e.g. food and transportation)
  • Smoking cessation counselling
  • New intakes from Social Service office

Shirley is available via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1302. Her drop-in hours are Monday and Friday from 10AM-12PM and Tuesday from 2-4PM.

Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group takes place on Tuesdays from 2-4PM. This group is for mothers who are experiencing symptoms of PPMD who live in the west end of Toronto. Childcare is provided. For self-referral for intake and assessment regarding postpartum mood disorders, clients may call Grazyna at 416.537.8222, ext. 3303.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Nov
23
Wed
Fit For Life
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fit for Life is a pole walking group for participants aged 55 and above. Join us every Tuesday for pole walking, pole strengthening, balance, and stretching. This program takes place on Tuesdays from 10-11AM from October 4th to December 6th. Please wear comfortable clothes and proper footwear for indoor and outdoor walking. For more information, or to register, please contact Sandra at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238. Group registration is limited to 10 participants.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.

Guys Can Cook!
Nov 23 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Guys Can Cook is a free seven week program for guys aged 15-18 years old. Cook with a chef, make and eat delicious food, earn your Food Handling Certificate, get work experience, and learn in a fun environment. This program takes place on Mondays from October 17th to November 28th from 3:30-7:30PM.

To register, please contact Rosa at 416.537.2455, ext. 1231. Register now as space is limited!

Nov
24
Thu
Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Chronic Pain and Self-Management is a six week workshop that aims to help individuals with chronic pain manage their health and quality of life with confidence. This group is open to anyone living with chronic pain and anyone providing care and support to someone living with chronic pain. Participants will learn about positive thinking, goal setting, pacing activity and rest, decision-making skills, communication skills, meducation use and treatment evaluation, and healthy eating. Participants will receive TTC tokens, a relaxation CD, and “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain” (book). This group takes place on Thursdays from 10AM-12:30PM from October 27th to December 1st. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, please contact Sandra via telephone at 416.537.2455, ext. 1238.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Program is open to anyone in the Parkdale community, specifically for substance users and sex workers. The goal of the program is to reduce the harm associated with substance use by distributing clean supplies (syringes, crack pipes, etc) and provide health promotion concerning HIV/AIDS, Hep C, and other sexual health issues. We also provide health information and referrals to community resources, food (on Mondays from Second Harvest), and facilitate community outreach.

We are located on the first floor of Parkdale CHC.

Our drop-in hours are:

Monday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 11:30AM and 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4:30PM

If you have any questions concerning the Harm Reduction Program, please call 416-537-2455 ext. 1271.