May
29
Tue
Seniors Wellness Drop-In
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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.

May
30
Wed
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 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.

May
31
Thu
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
May 31 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 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.

West End Oral Health Clinic
May 31 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This clinic is intended for residents of Parkdale with low income who have no coverage for dental care. The clinic is run by a volunteer dentist and by supervised dental hygienist and dental assistant students from the George Brown College School of Dental Health.

Eligibility criteria is as follows:

  •  Must be between 18 and 64 years of age
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients are eligible for cleanings only, if required above your allowable coverage
  • Ontario Works (OW) recipients are only eligible for a cleaning with the dental hygienist
  • Must have no other extended health/dental insurance

The following services are provided by the West End Oral Health Clinic free of charge:

  • General checkups
  • Cleanings
  • Fillings
  • Extraction
  • X-rays (as required)
  • Oral self care instruction
  • Referrals

The clinic is by appointment only, on a first come, first served basis. Clinic hours are:

Thursday evenings: 4:30PM to 7:30PM (cleanings only)

Saturday (once per month): 11:00AM to 3:00PM (cleaning and restorative services)

For further info, or to request an appointment, please call 416.537.2455, extension 1415 or emailweohc@pchc.on.ca. Please leave your name, telephone number and the services you would like to have done. A clerk will contact you to arrange a convenient date and time.

 

Jun
1
Fri
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Infant Hearing Program
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 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.

KAPOW
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 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.

Jun
2
Sat
Medical Drop-In
Jun 2 @ 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.

 

Jun
4
Mon
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Case Worker Drop-In
Jun 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
Jun 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.

Mom & Baby Circle
Jun 4 @ 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
Jun 4 @ 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.

Housing Worker
Jun 4 @ 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
Jun 4 @ 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.

Jun
5
Tue
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Bridging the Gap
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bridging the Gap is an inter-generational knitting club for beginner and experienced knitters to share their knowledge and learn new skills. Come to learn, share, socialize, and meet new friends! This group takes place on Tuesdays from 10AM-12PM.

For more information, please call Rosa: 416.537.2455, ext. 1231.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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.

Jun
6
Wed
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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.

Jun
7
Thu
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Jun 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.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Jun 7 @ 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
Jun 7 @ 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
Jun 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.

West End Oral Health Clinic
Jun 7 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This clinic is intended for residents of Parkdale with low income who have no coverage for dental care. The clinic is run by a volunteer dentist and by supervised dental hygienist and dental assistant students from the George Brown College School of Dental Health.

Eligibility criteria is as follows:

  •  Must be between 18 and 64 years of age
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients are eligible for cleanings only, if required above your allowable coverage
  • Ontario Works (OW) recipients are only eligible for a cleaning with the dental hygienist
  • Must have no other extended health/dental insurance

The following services are provided by the West End Oral Health Clinic free of charge:

  • General checkups
  • Cleanings
  • Fillings
  • Extraction
  • X-rays (as required)
  • Oral self care instruction
  • Referrals

The clinic is by appointment only, on a first come, first served basis. Clinic hours are:

Thursday evenings: 4:30PM to 7:30PM (cleanings only)

Saturday (once per month): 11:00AM to 3:00PM (cleaning and restorative services)

For further info, or to request an appointment, please call 416.537.2455, extension 1415 or emailweohc@pchc.on.ca. Please leave your name, telephone number and the services you would like to have done. A clerk will contact you to arrange a convenient date and time.

 

Jun
8
Fri
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Infant Hearing Program
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 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.

KAPOW
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 8 @ 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.

Jun
9
Sat
Medical Drop-In
Jun 9 @ 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.

 

West End Oral Health Clinic
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

This clinic is intended for residents of Parkdale with low income who have no coverage for dental care. The clinic is run by a volunteer dentist and by supervised dental hygienist and dental assistant students from the George Brown College School of Dental Health.

Eligibility criteria is as follows:

  •  Must be between 18 and 64 years of age
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients are eligible for cleanings only, if required above your allowable coverage
  • Ontario Works (OW) recipients are only eligible for a cleaning with the dental hygienist
  • Must have no other extended health/dental insurance

The following services are provided by the West End Oral Health Clinic free of charge:

  • General checkups
  • Cleanings
  • Fillings
  • Extraction
  • X-rays (as required)
  • Oral self care instruction
  • Referrals

The clinic is by appointment only, on a first come, first served basis. Clinic hours are:

Wednesday and Thursday evenings: 4:30PM to 7:30PM (cleanings only)

Saturday (once per month): 11:00AM to 3:00PM (cleaning and restorative services)

For further info, or to request an appointment, please call 416.537.2455, extension 1415 or emailweohc@pchc.on.ca. Please leave your name, telephone number and the services you would like to have done. A clerk will contact you to arrange a convenient date and time.

 

Jun
11
Mon
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Case Worker Drop-In
Jun 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
Jun 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.

Mom & Baby Circle
Jun 11 @ 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
Jun 11 @ 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.

Housing Worker
Jun 11 @ 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
Jun 11 @ 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.

Jun
12
Tue
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Bridging the Gap
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bridging the Gap is an inter-generational knitting club for beginner and experienced knitters to share their knowledge and learn new skills. Come to learn, share, socialize, and meet new friends! This group takes place on Tuesdays from 10AM-12PM.

For more information, please call Rosa: 416.537.2455, ext. 1231.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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.

Jun
13
Wed
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 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.

Jun
14
Thu
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Jun 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.

Prenatal Nutrition and Support
Jun 14 @ 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
Jun 14 @ 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
Jun 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.

Jun
15
Fri
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Infant Hearing Program
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 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.

KAPOW
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 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.

Jun
16
Sat
Medical Drop-In
Jun 16 @ 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.

 

Jun
18
Mon
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Case Worker Drop-In
Jun 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
Jun 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.

Mom & Baby Circle
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 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.

Housing Worker
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 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.

Jun
19
Tue
Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer, in partnership with Toronto Public Health, free dental care for children and youth between the ages of 0 to 17 years for those whose families do not have dental insurance and who meet the eligibility criteria. Services are also available for adults aged 18-64 who have a government funded dental plan (e.g. Ontario Works or ODSP) and low income seniors over the age of 65.

We offer dental care by a licensed and registered dental provider. Services may include examinations, fillings, extractions, cleaning, and root canal treatment on select teeth.  Services do not include orthodontic or aesthetic services such as teeth whitening or braces.

The HSO clinic’s hours are Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To find out if you are eligible, please call 416.338.5652 or visit the Toronto Public Health Dental website.

Bridging the Gap
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bridging the Gap is an inter-generational knitting club for beginner and experienced knitters to share their knowledge and learn new skills. Come to learn, share, socialize, and meet new friends! This group takes place on Tuesdays from 10AM-12PM.

For more information, please call Rosa: 416.537.2455, ext. 1231.

Harm Reduction Drop-In
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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.