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Al-Anon Family Groups


Niagara, ON

AL-ANON is a program of self-help for anyone affected by someone else's drinking, such as family and friends of someone who has an issue with drinking.

ALATEEN is the program designed for the teenagers affected by another's drinking

http://al-anon.alateen.on.ca/meetings/

alanon.outreachniagara@gmail.com

Office: 905-328-1677

Call for information

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)


St Catharines, ON

A recovery group for alcoholics. Not aligned with any sect, denomination, organization or institution * open meeting for AA, newcomers, family and friends * closed meetings for group discussion by alcoholics * 12-step program

https://www.aaniagara.org

info@aaniagara.org

Office: 1-866-311-9042

Answering Service Mon-Sun 24 hours

Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region

403 Ontario St
Unit 1 St Catharines, ON
L2N 1L5


Provides services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias, and their families, including support groups, counselling and education programs * promotes Alzheimer's research and partners with MedicAlert Safely Home to provide a nationwide program designed to help identify the person who is lost and assist in a safe return home

Contact office for further information on caregiver support meetings * offers a Speakers Bureau

https://www.alzheimerniagara.ca

niagara@alzheimerniagara.ca

Office: 905-687-3914

Toll Free: 1-877-818-3202

Fax: 905-687-9952

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region - Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants of Niagara

403 Ontario St
Unit 1 St Catharines, ON
L2N 1L5

Provide consultative support and education to staff in Long Term Care facilities and MoHLTC funded Community Support Agencies, who serve people with dementia and mental health needs, in the Niagara Region.

https://www.alzheimerniagara.ca

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Anna's Foot Care


Niagara Falls, ON

COVID-19: In home visits available to Niagara Falls residents only at this time.

Advanced Foot Care Nurse (RPN) providing foot care services in-home or at a clinic. Treatments include nail trims, corns, callouses and diabetic foot care. All instruments cleaned and sterilized according to the current regulations for critical foot care.

Office: 289-990-9759

Call for information

ARID Recovery Homes

89 Queen St
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 1T9

Provides a safe, supportive, living environment for men recovering from substance abuse and enables residents to return to the community as healthy and productive citizens.

https://www.aridhomes.ca

s.day@aridhomes.ca

Office: 289-407-7757

Office: 289-407-7757

Office: 289-820-8192

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Residents 1-2-3 group Mon 10 am
Residential men's group Tue 10 am
Relapse Prevention Thu 10 am
Narcotics Anonymous Wed 7:30 pm
Alcoholics Anonymous Thu 7:30 pm

ARID Recovery Homes

175 Pine St S
Thorold, ON
L2V 3M5

Provides a safe, supportive, living environment for men recovering from substance abuse and enables residents to return to the community as healthy and productive citizens.

https://www.aridhomes.ca

s.day@aridhomes.ca

Office: 905-227-1113

Office: 289-407-7757

Office: 289-820-8192

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Men's Group Tue 10 am
12 Step Meeting Wed 10:30 am

ARID Recovery Homes - Women's Interim Support Home

35 River Rd
Welland, ON
L3B 2R7

Provides a safe, supportive, living environment for women recovering from substance abuse and enables residents to return to the community as healthy and productive citizens. Female home coinciding with two men's homes in the Region.

https://www.aridhomes.ca

Office: 289-820-8192

Women's 12-step meeting Wed 10 am
Women's residential groups hours vary

Arthritis Society Canada - Niagara Peninsula - Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program


Niagara, ON

Offers physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work services and educational classes to anyone with a diagnosis of arthritis.

Appointments will assist with and address the following:

  • How to deal with pain
  • Understanding arthritis medications
  • Exercises to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness
  • Dealing with fatigue
  • New ways to do activities that will minimize stress on joints
  • Ways to cope with the emotional impact of arthritis

https://arthritis.ca/support-education/support-in-your-community/arthritis-rehabilitation-and-education-program-(ar

arep@arthritis.ca

Office: 1-800-321-1433 ext 3307

By appointment

Audrey Wall Nursing Professional Corporation

365 Vine St
Unit 5 St Catharines, ON
L2M 4T9

Nursing foot care services - diabetic & non-diabetic assessment & care, thick/ingrowing toenails.

Custom compression garments.

SIAscope skin assessment - HD camera takes subdermal photos and photos are sent to ON dermatologist for assessment. Results emailed to client within 3 days. A private service but requires physician or NP referral.

https://www.clinicalfootservices.ca

info@clinicalfootservices.ca

Office: 905-938-3668

Fax: 905-937-3668

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Thu 8:30 am-8 pm

Barclay Diagnostic Imaging - Diagnostic Imaging

589 Lake St
Lower Level St Catharines, ON
L2N 7L6

Offers medical imaging and diagnostic services including ultrasound, vascular, bone density, breast imaging and X-Ray.

https://barclaydiagnosticimaging.com/

info@barclaydiagnosticimaging.com

Office: 905-934-3838

Fax: 905-934-5353

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, by appointment

Barclay Diagnostic Imaging - Diagnostic Imaging

4438 Ontario St
Lincoln, ON
L0R 1B5

Offers medical imaging and diagnostic services including ultrasound, vascular, bone density, breast imaging and X-Ray.

https://barclaydiagnosticimaging.com/

info@barclaydiagnosticimaging.com

Office: 905-563-5000

Fax: 289-768-4897

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, by appointment

Barclay Diagnostic Imaging - Ontario Breast Screening Program

589 Lake St
Lower Level St Catharines, ON
L2N 7L6

An Ontario Breast Screening Program site for early detection of breast cancer in women 30-69 years.

Screening includes two-view mammography. Screening results are sent to both the woman and her doctor. Women who receive normal results are automatically recalled for their next screening appointment. Women who receive abnormal results are referred to their doctor for further investigation or are referred directly for additional tests.

Public speaking, brochures, video and displays available.

https://barclaydiagnosticimaging.com/

info@barclaydiagnosticimaging.com

Office: 905-934-3838

Fax: 905-934-5353

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, by appointment

Bayshore Home Health

282 Linwell Rd
Suite 205 St Catharines, ON
L2N 6N5

Offers a range of services including:

  • Nursing
  • Personal care
  • Home support and companionship
  • Veterans Affairs of Canada assessments
  • Occupational health nursing
  • Flu clinics
  • N95 Mask fitting
  • Infusion clinics for Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, rare diseases and chemo
  • Specimen collection for substance testing
Through the Niagara office clients can take advantage of free assessments and insurance funding investigations.

Other services include:
  • Meal preparation
  • Homemaking
  • Cleaning
  • Personal care
  • Appointment escort
  • Ostomy
  • Respite care
  • General health check
  • Palliative care
  • Alzheimer care
  • Brain injury care
Also offers health and wellness clinics such as:
  • Blood pressure
  • Glucose screening
  • Osteoporosis
  • Dermatology
  • Heart health
  • Cholesterol screening and asthma

https://www.bayshore.ca/locations/bayshore-home-health-st-catharines-on/

niagara@bayshore.ca

Office: 905-688-5214 ext 2

Toll Free: 1-866-688-5214

Fax: 905-684-3133

Service (including on-call phone service) Mon-Sun 24 hours

Bethlehem Housing and Support Services - Violence Against Women Services

58 Welland Ave
St Catharines, ON
L2R 2M5

Assists women who have experienced abuse during the course of their lives. Abuse may have occurred during a past relationship or it may be an ongoing concern in a current relationship.

Community Support Workers meet with participants and offer supports including safety planning, referrals to emergency shelters, advocacy, and accompaniment.

Operates from a feminist perspective which includes empowerment, re-affirmation, support, and advocacy, while maintaining a non-judgmental approach.

Support services include:

  • Short-term, supportive counselling for women in the community
  • Development of safety strategies or plans for women and their children
  • Provision of information on rights, options, and available services
  • Referrals or linking women to appropriate services
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Advocacy with other agencies (i.e. legal, financial, etc.)
Not a crisis service.

https://www.bethlehemhousing.ca

intake@bethlehemhousing.ca

Intake Support Worker: 905-641-1660 ext 228

Fax: 905-684-1666

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon

Birchway Niagara

8903 McLeod Rd
Niagara Falls, ON
L2H 3S6

Provides shelter and services for women and children experiencing abuse. Services include:

  • 24-hour support line (call or text - 905-356-5800)
  • Counselling and emotional support for women and children/youth who are being or who have been abused
  • Safety planning
  • Transitional and housing support
  • Public education program
  • Referrals
Family Court Support Worker Program -- Facilitates a victim's understanding of and passage through the family court system. Support provided includes:
  • information on the family court process
  • assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid)
  • debriefing with clients following family court appearances
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate

Services are available on an in-shelter or office visit basis.

https://birchway.ca/

info@birchway.ca

Office: 905-356-3933

Crisis: 905-356-5800

Administration Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Support Line/ShelterServices Mon-Sun 24 hours

Brain Injury Association of Niagara

300 Bunting Rd
Unit 4 St Catharines, ON
L2M 7X3

Committed to empowering and maximizing the quality of life for individuals living with the effects of an acquired brain injury and their families through support, social activities, community and peer opportunities, advocacy, and information. Committed to education, awareness, and prevention of brain injury in St. Catharines and the Niagara region.

https://www.bianiagara.org

info@bianiagara.org

Office: 905-646-2426

Fax: 905-984-5354

Mon-Thu 10 am-3 pm

Bridges Community Health Centre

1485 Garrison Rd
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 1P8

Provides primary health care services and health promotion programs using a multidisciplinary team of health care providers. Team includes:

  • Family Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Social Workers
  • Health Promoters
  • Community Health Workers
  • Physiotherapist
  • Physiotherapist Assistant
  • Kinesiologist
Fitness Classes - A variety of classes are offered, a different one each day of the week, all free of charge. Space is limited for some classes, so call in to be added to the class list. Classes offered include Nordic Pole Walking, Walk,Talk & Stretch, Gentle Fit, Keep it Moving, Back to Basics. See website and newsletter for more details.

https://www.bridgeschc.ca

info@bridgeschc.ca

Office: 905-871-7621

Fax: 905-871-9135

Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-7 pm

Bridges Community Health Centre

380 Elm St
Rear Port Colborne, ON
L3K 4P2

Provides primary health care services and health promotion programs using a multidisciplinary team of health care providers. Team includes:

  • Family Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Social Workers
  • Health Promoters
  • Community Health Workers
  • Physiotherapists
  • Kinesiologists
Various programs and workshops available; please see website for event calendar listings or pick up a newsletter at the clinic.

https://www.bridgeschc.ca

info@bridgeschc.ca

Office: 289-479-5017

Fax: 905-835-7756

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm

Bunting and Carlton Medical Clinic

574 Carlton St
St Catharines, ON
L2M 4X9

Walk-in medical clinic that will treat minor ailments. A family medical practice as well.

http://www.buntingcarltonmedicalclinic.com

buntingcarltonmedicalclinic@gmail.com

Office: 905-646-0063

Fax: 905-646-0084

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

Canadian Cancer Society - Canadian Cancer Society Smokers' Helpline


, ON
L8V 4X2

Confidential, non-judgmental, telephone and online support for those wanting to quit smoking. Text messaging support also available.

http://www.smokershelpline.ca

smokershelpline@ontario.cancer.ca

Office: 1-866-366-3667

Fax: 905-574-8327

Mon-Thu 8 am-9 pm *Fri 8 am-6 pm *Sat-Sun 9 am-5 pm * Online support available 24/7

Canadian Cancer Society - Cancer Connect Online Service


, ON
L8V 4X2

Peer support for those who have received a cancer diagnosis, their caregivers and families. Create a profile on the website to access this group.

https://cancerconnection.ca/peersupport

cancerconnection@cancer.ca

Office: 905-575-9220

Toll Free: 1-888-939-3333

Fax: 905-575-3370

TTY: 1-866-786-3934

Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Canadian Cancer Society - Wheels of Hope Transportation Services


, ON
L8V 4X2

Assists eligible clients with their short-term travel to attend their cancer-specific medical appointments or supportive care services delivered by a professional recognized by Ontario's Health Care System. Services available to individuals or a whole family. Opportunities for volunteer drivers are available and drivers are reimbursed for their expenses.

https://cancer.ca/en/living-with-cancer/how-we-can-help/transportation

transportation@ontario.cancer.ca

Office: 1-888-939-3333

Fax: 905-575-3370

TTY: 1-866-786-3934

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Canadian Hearing Services - Canadian Hearing Services Support Groups and Counselling

50 Dundurn St S
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4W3

Provides professional counselling and support groups for Deaf and hard of hearing people living with mental health issues, addiction, relationship problems, stress, abuse, and other challenges.

General counselling services are available as well as services targeted for individuals age 55 and older or for newcomers to Canada.

http://www.chs.ca

info@chs.ca

Toll Free: 1-866-518-0000

Fax: 1-833-203-4421

TTY: 1-877-215-9530

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch - Administration

264 Welland Ave
Suite 103 St Catharines, ON
L2R 2P8

Work to improve the quality of life for individuals experiencing mental, emotional and addictions challenges through the delivery of services including information and referral, urgent support services, residential services, counselling services, employment services and justice services.

https://www.cmhaniagara.ca

info@cmhaniagara.ca

Office: 905-641-5222

Fax: 905-684-8314

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

CarePartners

30 Hannover Dr
St Catharines, ON
L2W 1A3

Personalized and compassionate care through quality health services, to enhance the well-being of people at vulnerable times in their lives with an acute or chronic condition as a result of a physical or mental illness (inclusive of palliative and respite care). Personal care, light housekeeping, meal prep, respite and companion care to residents throughout the Niagara/Burlington areas.

Nursing staff provides visiting in the community including in the home, school, or clinic setting. Offers a comprehensive list of nursing services including caring for people recovering from surgery, managing pain through medication, caring for those with a chronic disease as well as health care teaching. Please contact to learn more about the nursing services.

https://carepartners.ca

Office: 905-680-1818

Toll Free: 1-800-267-7488

Fax: 905-704-0820

Answering Service Mon-Sun 24 hours

Caring Hands Health Care Services

43 Harcove St
St Catharines, ON
L2N 1W7

Provides home health care services to seniors.

Services include:

  • Meal preparation and light housekeeping
  • Dementia Care
  • Palliative support companionship
  • Accompaniment to appointments and shopping
  • Overnight supervision
  • Fall prevention and mobility assistance
  • Caregiver relief and respite care
  • Medication reminders
  • Personal care

https://www.chhcs.ca

caringhandshhcs@gmail.com

Office: 289-241-4633

Call for information

CBI Home Health

110 Hannover Dr
Suite 206 St Catharines, ON
L2W 1A4

A Canadian-owned provider of personal support and homemaking services. Services may include:

  • Caregiver & Respite Support Services
  • Dementia Care Services
  • Homemaking & Home Support Services
  • In-Home Therapy Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Personal Care Services
  • Remote Health Monitoring Services

https://www.cbi.ca/homehealth

Office: 905-682-1059

Fax: 905-682-4557

Mon-Sun 24 hours

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton / Niagara, Centre de santé communautaire Niagara - Counselling and Community Initiatives

810 East Main St
Welland, ON
L3B 3Y4

COVID-19: Adult mental health services appointment offered through telephone or OTN for CSCHN clients.


Children's Mental Health Program:

A wide variety of services are available to assist children, youth and families coping with mild to moderate mental health issues. Individualized assessment, counselling, case management and follow-up services are available to French-speaking children who have been exposed both directly and indirectly to some form of trauma such as violence, abuse, intimidation, war or torture.

The Service Coordination Program provides assistance to children and youth who require specialized mental health services that are currently not available in French. Services in this program may include: accompaniments and interpretation services, assisting English-speaking mental health professionals in the development of case plans for French-speaking clients, carrying out client assessments, counselling/treatment and case management services as agreed upon and in collaboration with the English-speaking service provider.

Adult Counselling Services:

Counselling services for those facing issues such as depression, bereavement, relationship difficulties with children etc.

Provides counselling and transitional support services for individuals identifying as women and for women who have been or are currently victims of abuse and/or sexual abuse. Also offering services for men who have been victims of abuse and/or sexual abuse during their childhood. Practical assistance such as accompaniments to lawyers' appointments, referrals to shelters or other housing options and safety planning are available. Off site services may be available to abusive partners through the Partner Abuse Response (PAR) program.

The CSC also partners with a 24 hour French Language Crisis line for victims of woman abuse "Femaide" 1-877-336-2433 1-877-FEMAIDE.

https://www.cschn.ca

cschn@cschn.ca

Office: 905-734-1141

Crisis : 1-877-336-2433 (1-877-FEMAIDE)

Toll Free: 1-866-885-5947

Fax: 905-734-1678

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton / Niagara, Centre de santé communautaire Niagara - Exercise and Falls Prevention Programs


Welland, ON

COVID-19: Calls are being offered virtually. Exercise videos are recorded and posted weekly on Facebook, website, and Youtube. On website: For French classes click on the left menu on : 55 ans et plus and scroll down to Entraînement amusant de la maison avec MCL2+G/Fun fit from home with MCL2+G. For English exercises, click on English top right and scroll down to Exercises.


Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls * Falls Prevention classes are lead by Occupational Therapist and Exercise Classes are led by Certified Fitness Instructor/Recreation Therapist * transportation is available for some French activites* times subject to change in summer

EXERCISE CLASSES

French classes:

Niagara Falls

  • La Residence Joie de Vivre, 5800 Dixon St - Fri 10 am
  • Salle Saint Antoine, 4570 Portage Rd - Wed 1:30 pm
Welland
  • Plymouth Cordage, 110 First St - Tue 1:30 pm, Wed 9:30 am, Fri 10 am
  • Club Social, 810 East Main St - Mon 1:30 pm * Tue-Wed, Fri 10:30 am
  • Residence Richelieu, 649 Tanguay Ave - Mon, Thu 10:30 am
  • Foyer Richelieu, 655 Tanguay Ave - Tue 3:45 pm, Fri 1:30 pm
St Catharines
  • La Résidence des Ainés Canadiens francais, 321 Carlton St - Mon, Thu 9 am
English classes:

Welland
  • Seaway Mall; Tue and Fri 9 am
  • Seaway Mall Library (Zumba): Thu 3pm
Niagara Falls
  • Saint Antoine Church, 4570 Portage Rd - Mon. 1 pm and Thu 11am
Fonthill
  • Fonthill Legion 141 Hwy 20 East; Mon, Wed 3 pm
  • Meridian Community Center, 100 Meridian Way; Tue and Thu 1pm
  • Lookout Ridge,1505 Lookout Street; Mon and Fri 3 pm
FALLS PREVENTION CLASSES

French Classes

Welland
  • Club Social, 810 East Main St - Tue, Thu 10 am (Sep-Jun)
St Catharines
  • La Résidence des Ainés Canadiens francais, 321 Carlton St - Tue 1:30 pm, Fri 10:30am (Sep-Jun)
English classes:

St. Catharines
  • La Résidence des Ainés Canadiens francais, 321 Carlton St - Mon, Wed 3pm
Fonthill
  • Fonthill Legion 141 Hwy 20 East Tue, Thu 2:45 (Sep-Jun)
  • Meridian Community Center, 100 Meridian Way; Wed and Fri 10:30 am
Welland
  • Club Social, 810 East Main St - Mon and Wed 9 am
Port Colborne
  • Vale Health and Wellness Center, 550 Elizabeth St., Mon 10:30 am and Fri 1:30 pm (Sep-Jun)

Office: 905-734-1141

Toll Free: 1-866-885-5947

Hours vary

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton / Niagara, Centre de santé communautaire Niagara - Primary and Community Health Care Services

810 East Main St
Welland, ON
L3B 3Y4

Clients have access to various health care professionals and services including family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, laboratory services, registered dietitians, foot care, diabetes education and management, occupational therapists, dentist, dental hygiene, and vaccinations.

Senior's Services Program:

  • Blood pressure clinics
  • Home visits from a health care professional
  • Case management services for French-speaking seniors or frail adults
  • Visiting nurse services may be available for eligible clients
  • Health promotion workshops
  • Social activities
  • English and French physical activity sessions and other community events
  • Falls prevention programs
  • "Soyons actifs & Gardez L'équilibre" exercise program
  • Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program
  • Volunteer opportunities

Health promotion programs:
  • Oral health workshops and dental hygiene services through a partnership with the Niagara Region for eligible individuals
  • Youth hub

https://www.cschn.ca/medical-clinic/?lang=en

cschn@cschn.ca

Office: 905-734-1141 ext 2221

Crisis : 1-877-336-2433 (1-877-FEMAIDE)

Toll Free: 1-866-885-5947

Fax: 905-734-1678

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Clinic on Elm (The) - Physiotherapy

380 Elm St
Port Colborne, ON
L3K 4P2

Designated OHIP-funded outpatient clinic providing physiotherapy services

https://www.thecliniconelm.ca

thecliniconelm@gmail.com

Office: 905-834-5551

Mon 8:30 am-6 pm, Tue-Wed 7:30 am-4:30 pm, Thu 8 am-6:30 pm, Fri 7:30 am-2:30 pm

CNIB


Niagara, ON

Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services * assists with building confidence, skills, and providing opportunities to fully participate in life

  • peer support * groups, one-on-one mentorship, phone, or online
  • home-based support (Vision Mate)
  • support for students and parents (Beyond the Classroom)
  • culture, recreation and sport programs
  • youth empowerment programs
  • advocacy groups and education
CNIB SmartLife is an interactive retail experience that gives people with disabilities hands-on access to the latest breakthroughs in assistive technologies, as well as tried-and-true favourites. The number one goal isn't necessarily to sell products; it's to give our customers the skills and confidence they need to make the most out of assistive tools that can help them lead better lives. www.cnibsmartlife.ca

https://www.cnib.ca

info@cnib.ca

Office: 1-800-563-2642

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Community Addiction Services of Niagara

60 James St
Suite 401 St Catharines, ON
L2R 7E7

Youth, adults and family members can access this program, designed to help individuals and their relatives/significant others with alcohol, drug and gambling problems obtain effective treatment. Services include a comprehensive assessment, individualized treatment plan, referrals to appropriate resources, case management, outpatient counselling, pretreatment group, day treatment education and skills development group, and aftercare groups. Individual, family/relatives/significant others support also available. Emphasis is placed on cognitive behavioural and solution-focused approaches to the development of healthy lifestyles.

https://www.cason.ca

Assessment/Referral : 905-684-1183

Fax: 905-684-1551

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Some evening hours also available.

Community Addiction Services of Niagara - Gambling Support Services

60 James St
Suite 401 St Catharines, ON
L2R 7E7

Out-patient assessment and counselling services specific to problem gamblers. Service is flexible and confidential and is available at various locations throughout the Niagara Region. Counselling for family members/significant others is also available.

https://www.cason.ca

Office: 905-684-1183

Fax: 905-684-1551

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Some evening hours available

Community Support Services of Niagara - Homemaking

5045 Valleyview Rd
Lincoln, ON
L0R 1B2

Home workers provide light housekeeping, laundry, occasional meal preparation, and grocery shopping. The same home worker is assigned to a client on a regular and consistent schedule. Services are available on weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for a minimum of two hours. Client must supply all cleaning products and equipment.

Housekeeping services are intended as maintenance cleaning. The program does not include deep cleaning.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

Office: 905-563-9501

Fax: 905-563-9502

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Homemaking

Seaway Mall; 800 Niagara St
R30 Welland, ON
L3C 5Z4

Home workers provide light housekeeping, laundry, occasional meal preparation, and grocery shopping. The same home worker is assigned to a client on a regular and consistent schedule. Services are available on weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for a minimum of two hours. Client must supply all cleaning products and equipment.

Housekeeping services are intended as maintenance cleaning. The program does not include deep cleaning.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

Office: 905-788-3181

Fax: 905-788-3182

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Homemaking

320 Vansickle Rd
Unit 3 St Catharines, ON
L2S 0B4

Home workers provide light housekeeping, laundry, occasional meal preparation, and grocery shopping. The same home worker is assigned to a client on a regular and consistent schedule. Services are available on weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for a minimum of two hours. Client must supply all cleaning products and equipment.

Housekeeping services are intended as maintenance cleaning. The program does not include deep cleaning.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

Office: 905-682-3800

Fax: 905-682-2957

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Homemaking


Niagara Falls, ON

Home workers provide light housekeeping, laundry, occasional meal preparation, and grocery shopping. The same home worker is assigned to a client on a regular and consistent schedule. Services are available on weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for a minimum of two hours. Client must supply all cleaning products and equipment.

Housekeeping services are intended as maintenance cleaning. The program does not include deep cleaning.

Potential clients must call the St Catharines office to register.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

St Catharines Office: 905-682-3800

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Homemaking


Fort Erie, ON

Home workers provide light housekeeping, laundry, occasional meal preparation, and grocery shopping. The same home worker is assigned to a client on a regular and consistent schedule. Services are available on weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for a minimum of two hours. Client must supply all cleaning products and equipment.

Housekeeping services are intended as maintenance cleaning. The program does not include deep cleaning.

Potential clients must call the St Catharines office to register.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

St Catharines Office: 905-682-3800

Fax: 905-682-2957

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Homemaking


Thorold, ON

Home workers provide light housekeeping, laundry, occasional meal preparation, and grocery shopping. The same home worker is assigned to a client on a regular and consistent schedule. Services are available on weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for a minimum of two hours. Client must supply all cleaning products and equipment.

Housekeeping services are intended as maintenance cleaning. The program does not include deep cleaning.

Potential clients must call the St Catharines office to register.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

St Catharines Office: 905-682-3800

Fax: 905-682-2957

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Safety at Home

320 Vansickle Rd
Unit 3 St Catharines, ON
L2S 0B4

Free individualized home safety assessments and education on how to remain healthy, safe and independent in your home. A summary of recommendations that promote independence and mobility are provided and external referrals made as needed.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

Office: 905-682-3800

Fax: 905-682-2957

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Compass Community Health - Diabetes Foot Health Program

Bridges Community Health Centre, 1485 Garrison Rd
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 1P8

Offers free foot care to diabetics who do not have the resources to access foot care. Services are provided by Registered Chiropodists (licensed foot and ankle specialists) and Registered Practical Nurses specializing in advanced Foot Care.

https://compassch.org

Office: 1-844-223-3338

Call for information

Compass Community Health - Diabetes Foot Health Program

Quest Community Health Centre, 145 Queenston St
Ste 201A St Catharines, ON
L2R 2Z9

Offers free foot care to diabetics who do not have the resources to access foot care. Services are provided by Registered Chiropodists (licensed foot and ankle specialists) and Registered Practical Nurses specializing in advanced Foot Care.

https://compassch.org

Office: 905-688-2223

Toll Free: 1-844-223-3338

Call for information

Compass Community Health - Diabetes Foot Health Program

Niagara Falls Community Health Centre, 4790 Victoria Ave
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 4C3

Offers free foot care to diabetics who do not have the resources to access foot care. Services are provided by Registered Chiropodists (licensed foot and ankle specialists) and Registered Practical Nurses specializing in advanced Foot Care.

https://compassch.org

Office: 1-844-223-3338

Call for information

Compass Community Health - Diabetes Foot Health Program

Bridges Community Health Centre, 380 Elm St
Port Colborne, ON
L3K 4P2

Offers free foot care to diabetics who do not have the resources to access foot care. Services are provided by Registered Chiropodists (licensed foot and ankle specialists) and Registered Practical Nurses specializing in advanced Foot Care.

https://compassch.org

Office: 1-844-223-3338

Call for information

Compass Community Health - Diabetes Foot Health Program

Seaway Mall, 800 Niagara St N
Unit JJ1 (upstairs) Welland, ON
L3C 5Z4

Offers free foot care to diabetics who do not have the resources to access foot care. Services are provided by Registered Chiropodists (licensed foot and ankle specialists) and Registered Practical Nurses specializing in advanced Foot Care.

https://compassch.org

Office: 289-820-7024

Toll Free: 1-844-223-3338

Call for information

Comprehensive Health Clinic

125 Welland Ave
St Catharines, ON
L2R 2N5

COVID-19: Open. Waiting room is limited. Covid-19 screening is required before access to services.

A health clinic offering the following services:

  • Minor medical emergency walk-in
  • Wound clinic
  • Treatment of secondary radiation damage due to cancer treatments
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology
  • Chiropractic care
  • Acupuncture
  • Rehabilitation for auto, work and sports injuries
  • Non-surgical carpal tunnel treatment
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Office: 905-688-6289

Fax: 905-688-0720

Mon-Fri 7:30 am-6:30 pm

Consumer / Survivor Initiative of Niagara


Welland, ON

A virtual consumer/survivor group that offers support, education, information, advocacy and self-help groups for consumers of the mental health system.

http://www.initiativeniagara.ca

consumer.survivor@bellnet.ca

Office: 905-732-4498

Fax: 905-732-5012

VIRTUAL DEPRESSION/ANXIETY SUPPORT GROUP: Mon 1 pm-3 pm, Wed 3:30 pm-5:30 pm, Fri 10 am-12 noon VIRTUAL ANGER MANAGEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: Wed 6 pm-8 pm

Court Street Medical Center

Court Street Medical Center 9 Court St
Main Fl St Catharines, ON
L2R 4R3

A walk-in medical clinic providing urgent and non-urgent medical care. Pharmacy on site.

https://courtstreetmedical.ca/

Info@courtstreetmedicalcentre.ca

Office: 905-682-5411

Mon-Fri 9 am-7 pm, Sat 9 am-3 pm

Design for A New Tomorrow

60 James St
Ste 502 St Catharines, ON
L2R 7E7

Support individuals who have experienced abuse in intimate adult relationships in their journey towards healthy self-directed lives and respectful relationships.

A community based program funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services which provides individual and group counselling to enable women to become non-victims of physical or mental abuse. Participates in the Coalition to End Violence Against Women, which promotes and facilitates a coordinated community response to the abatement of violence against women.

* public education * intervention * treatment * follow-up * counselling * women's group

The Partner Assault Response Program in partnership with the Family Counselling Centre) * Funded by the Ministry of the Attorney General * for individuals who have been abusive to their partners and are committed to change * Individuals who are ordered by the court to attend the program in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence * Sliding fee schedule for service

Neighbours, Friend and Families Campaign - raises awareness of the signs of woman abuse. Speakers are available, please contact the office.

https://www.design4newtomorrow.ca

dfnt@dfnt.ca

Office: 905-684-1223 ext 1

Fax: 905-684-8067

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Distress Centre of Niagara


St Catharines, ON

Distress Line Program

  • Provides a free, confidential, 24-hour telephone distress line available 24/7/365.
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training
Text and Chat Program
  • provides emotional support, crisis and suicide intervention through text or instant message for those individual who many not want to receive support face to face or speak over the phone.
  • provides a free, confidential 12-hour online and text support between the hours of 2pm and 2am EST
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training

https://distresscentreniagara.com

dcniagara@distresscentreniagara.com

Office: 905-688-3711

Crisis: 905-688-3711

Office: 905-682-2719

Distress Line Program: Mon-Sun 24 hours * Text and Chat Program: Mon-Sun 12 hours (2 pm-2 am EST)

Distress Centre of Niagara


Fort Erie, ON

Distress Line Program

  • Provides a free, confidential, 24-hour telephone distress line available 24/7/365.
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training
Text and Chat Program
  • provides emotional support, crisis and suicide intervention through text or instant message for those individual who many not want to receive support face to face or speak over the phone.
  • provides a free, confidential 12-hour online and text support between the hours of 2pm and 2am EST
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training

https://distresscentreniagara.com

dcniagara@distresscentreniagara.com

Office: 905-382-0689

Crisis: 905-382-0689

Office: 905-682-2719

Distress Line Program: Mon-Sun 24 hours * Text and Chat Program: Mon-Sun 12 hours (2 pm-2 am EST)

Distress Centre of Niagara


Grimsby, ON

Distress Line Program

  • Provides a free, confidential, 24-hour telephone distress line available 24/7/365.
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training
Text and Chat Program
  • provides emotional support, crisis and suicide intervention through text or instant message for those individual who many not want to receive support face to face or speak over the phone.
  • provides a free, confidential 12-hour online and text support between the hours of 2pm and 2am EST
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training

https://distresscentreniagara.com

dcniagara@distresscentreniagara.com

Office: 905-563-6674

Crisis: 905-563-6674

Office: 905-682-2719

Distress Line Program: Mon-Sun 24 hours * Text and Chat Program: Mon-Sun 12 hours (2 pm-2 am EST)

Distress Centre of Niagara


Port Colborne, ON

Distress Line Program

  • Provides a free, confidential, 24-hour telephone distress line available 24/7/365.
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training
Text and Chat Program
  • provides emotional support, crisis and suicide intervention through text or instant message for those individual who many not want to receive support face to face or speak over the phone.
  • provides a free, confidential 12-hour online and text support between the hours of 2pm and 2am EST
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training

https://distresscentreniagara.com

dcniagara@distresscentreniagara.com

Office: 905-734-1212

Crisis: 905-734-1212

Office: 905-682-2719

Distress Line Program: Mon-Sun 24 hours * Text and Chat Program: Mon-Sun 12 hours (2 pm-2 am EST)

Dr Mitchell's Medical Walk-In Clinic - Dr Mitchell's Medical Clinic

358 Scott St
St Catharines , ON
L2N 1J5

Walk-in medical clinic providing consultation and treatment for minor emergencies; a consultation and education service by referral only for medical cannabis.

Office: 905-994-9417

Fax: 905-994-9625

Mon-Thu 10 am-4 pm * Fri 10 am-1 pm * Call ahead as closing hours may vary

Elio's Foot Comfort Centre

Pine Shopping Centre 9 Pine St N
Thorold, ON
L2V 3Z9

Provides services for individuals with foot problems including

  • Diabetic Foot Care Program
  • Diabetic Foot Screening
  • Chiropody
  • Foot Assessments
  • Custom made shoes
  • Custom foot orthotics
  • Diabetic footwear
  • Orthopedic footwear

https://www.eliosfootcomfort.com

info@eliosfootcomfort.com

Office: 905-227-4215

Fax: 905-227-8032

Mon, Thu 9 am-5 pm * Tue-Wed 9 am-7 pm * Fri 9 am-1 pm

Epilepsy Niagara


Niagara Falls, ON

A non-profit agency dedicated to improving the quality of life of people in the Niagara Region who are affected by epilepsy. Epilepsy Niagara provides support services, education and public awareness to all persons living with epilepsy and their support network throughout the Niagara Region.

http://www.epilepsyniagara.org

info@epilepsyniagara.org

Call for information

Foot Care by Sheena


Grimsby, ON

Provides professional nursing foot care in the comfort of the client's home. Also available in hospitals, nursing homes and retirement homes. Services available for diabetics, seniors, visually impaired and those with poor circulation, arthritis, injury, mobility problems, back problems or trouble reaching feet.

http://www.footcarebysheena.weebly.com

skoudys@hotmail.com

Office: 905-537-9823

Mon-Sun by appointment

Fresh Start Clinic

Community Health Pharmacy, 4790 Victoria Ave
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 4C2

Offers Methadone maintenance treatment and Suboxone programs for opiate based drug addiction.

https://www.freshstartclinic.ca/

info@freshstartclinic.ca

Office: 905-488-3187

Toll Free: 1-866-840-7474

Fax: 905-448-5878

Mon 9 am -5 pm, Tue 7 am-4 pm, Thu 9 am-6 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm

Fresh Start Clinic

120 Welland Ave
St Catharines, ON
L2R 2N3

Offers Methadone maintenance treatment and Suboxone programs for opiate based drug addiction.

https://www.freshstartclinic.ca/

info@freshstartclinic.ca

Office: 905-488-3146

Toll Free: 1-866-840-7474

Fax: 905-488-3494

Mon 9 am-5 pm, Tue 6:30 am-4 pm, Wed 7 am-7 pm, Thu 9 am-6 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm

Fresh Start Clinic

601 East Main St, Unit 1
Welland, ON
L3B 3Y3

Offers Methadone maintenance treatment and Suboxone programs for opiate based drug addiction.

https://www.freshstartclinic.ca/

info@freshstartclinic.ca

Office: 905-488-6680

Toll Free: 1-866-840-7474

Fax: 905-448-5861

Mon 9 am-5 pm, Tue 7 am-4 pm, Thu 9 am-6 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm

Fresh Start Clinic

8-254 Killaly St W
Port Colborne, ON
L3K 6A6

Offers Methadone maintenance treatment and Suboxone programs for opiate based drug addiction.

https://www.freshstartclinic.ca/

info@freshstartclinic.ca

Office: 905-488-6672

Toll Free: 1-866-840-7474

Fax: 905-448-5867

Mon, Tue, Fri 9 am -4 pm * Thu 9 am-6 pm

Gam-Anon

St Andrew's United Church, 5654 Morrison St
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 2E8

A Gam-Anon International family support group for friends and families of gamblers. Rides may be provided if required.

https://www.gam-anon.org/meeting-directory/canada-meeting-directory/ontario

Office: No public telephone number

Wed 7 pm

Gamblers Anonymous - New Hope

St Andrew's United Church; 5645 Morrison St
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 2E8

A self-help group for anyone with a gambling addiction.

https://www.gatoronto.ca/

Toll Free: 1-855-222-5542

Wed 7 pm-8:45 pm

Gateway Residential and Community Support Services of Niagara - Community Treatment Order Program

Niagara Health
1200 Fourth Ave St Catharines , ON
L2S 0A9

Provides intense case management support services to individuals experiencing mental illness who would otherwise be in and out of hospital.

A partnership with Niagara Health, doctors, and other community health professionals with the goal of effectively providing the necessary level of service and increasing the probability of success in the community.

https://www.gatewayofniagara.ca

info@gatewayofniagara.ca

Office: 905-735-4445

Toll Free: 1-877-735-4445

Fax: 905-735-7570

Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

Gillian's Place

15 Gibson Place
St Catharines, ON
L2R 0A3

Offer confidential, non-judgmental advice and support for women, non-binary individuals, and their children experiencing gender-based violence and abuse.

Services include:

  • compassionate one-on-one and group counselling
  • emergency accommodation and transportation
  • safety planning
  • child and youth programming
  • violence prevention programs and education
  • second-stage housing
  • transitional housing and support
  • legal advice and support
Family Court Support Worker Program -- Facilitates a victim's understanding of and passage through the family court system. Support provided includes:
  • information on the family court process
  • assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid)
  • debriefing with clients following family court appearances
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate

Women do not have to stay at the shelter to access any of the free, confidential services. The goal is to provide safety, support and empowerment to vulnerable women, Two-spirit, gender queer, trans and non-binary individuals in the community.

https://www.gilliansplace.com

development@gilliansplace.com

Administration : 905-684-4000

Crisis: 905-684-8331

Fundraising : 905-684-4000 ext 254

Fax: 1-866-617-7604

Mon-Sun 24 hours

Grantham Medical Clinic

400 Scott St
St Catharines, ON
L2M 3W4

Provides first aid care, immunizations, injections (B12, iron, allergy), wart and skin tag removal, pregnancy tests, sexual health (sexually transmitted infection screening and treatment, contraception), travel consultations, tuberculosis test administering, driver's physical and out of country health visits.

http://www.granthammedical.com

Clinic: 905-937-0000

Pharmacy : 905-934-3333

Fax: 905-937-0030

Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm * Sat 9 am-4 pm * Sun 10 am-3 pm * Holidays 11 am-4 pm

Greater Niagara Medical Imaging

37 Main St E
Unit 4 Grimsby, ON
L3M 1M7

Diagnostic imaging clinic, providing the following services:

  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound

https://www.gnmi.ca

info@gnmi.ca

Office: 289-797-2330

Fax: 289-235-8193

Ultrasound Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * X-Ray Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Greater Niagara Medical Imaging

282 Linwell Rd
St Catharines, ON
L2N 6N5

Diagnostic imaging centre, providing the following services:

  • X-Ray
  • Ultrasound

https://www.gnmi.ca

info@gnmi.ca

Office: 905-935-0270

Fax: 905-935-8811

X-Ray Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Ultrasound Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Greater Niagara Medical Imaging

7885 McLeod Rd
Unit 114 Niagara Falls, ON
L2H 0G5

Diagnostic imaging clinic, providing the following services:

  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • BMD - Bone Mineral Density
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Mammography

https://www.gnmi.ca

info@gnmi.ca

Office: 905-354-8448

Fax: 905-354-4664

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, Sat 8 am-1 pm

Greater Niagara Medical Imaging

5400 Portage Rd
Suite B2 Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 5X7

Diagnostic imaging clinic, providing the following services:

  • X-Ray
  • General Ultrasound

https://www.gnmi.ca

info@gnmi.ca

Office: 905-356-6101

Fax: 905-356-9937

X-Ray Mon, Tue 8 am-5 pm * Wed-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Ultrasound by appointment

Greater Niagara Medical Imaging

464 Welland Ave S
St Catharines, ON
L2M 5V4

Diagnostic imaging clinic, offering the following services:

  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Mammogram (Ontario Breast Screening Program)
  • Bone Mineral Density (BMD)
  • Cardiac Imaging

https://www.gnmi.ca

info@gnmi.ca

Office: 905-684-6388

Fax: 905-684-6389

Mon-Thu 7 am-7 pm, Fri 7 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-2 pm

Greater Niagara Medical Imaging

245 Pelham Rd
Suite 213 St Catharines, ON
L2S 1X8

Diagnostic imaging clinic, offering the following services:

  • X-Ray
  • Bone Mineral density (BMD)

https://www.gnmi.ca

info@gnmi.ca

Office: 905-685-0132

Fax: 905-685-4547

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Greater Niagara Medical Imaging

555 Prince Charles Dr N
Welland, ON
L3C 6B5

Diagnostic imaging clinic, offering the following services:

  • X-Ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Bone Mineral Density (BMD)
  • Cardiac Imaging

https://www.gnmi.ca

info@gnmi.ca

Office: 905-735-2929

Fax: 905-735-2969

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Grimsby Foot and Nail Care


Grimsby, ON

Certified Advanced Foot Care Nurse (RPN) and Certified Podologist (Bsc) provide nail care and foot care in the home, hospital, nursing home and retirement homes for seniors and shut-ins.

Provides the latest techniques on fungal treatment and toenail correction. Mentoring new foot care nurses.

gfnc13@gmail.com

Mon-Fri by appointment

Hamilton Health Sciences - Niagara West Palliative Care Team

169 Main St E
Grimsby, ON
L3M 1P3

An inter-disciplinary team of health care providers who provide coordinated medical, nursing and psycho-spiritual care services as well as bereavement care services to individuals facing life-threatening illness and their family. The team works in consultation with the family physicians, Home and Community Care, community service provider agencies, West Lincoln Memorial hospital, Long term-care facilities and McNally House Hospice. The team travels to meet people in the most appropriate setting of care.

https://www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/about-us/our-organization/our-locations/west-lincoln-memorial-hospital

Office: 905-945-2250 ext 11413

Fax: 905-945-6600

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Hamilton Health Sciences - Ontario Breast Screening Program

169 Main St E
Grimsby, ON
L3M 1P3

An Ontario Breast Screening Program site for early detection of breast cancer in women 50 years and over.

Screening includes a four-view mammography. Screening results are sent to both the woman and her doctor. Women who receive normal results are automatically recalled for their next screening appointment. Women who receive abnormal results are referred to their doctor for further investigation or are referred directly for additional tests

https://cancercareontario.ca/en/find-cancer-services/breast-screening-locations

Office: 905-945-2250 ext 11329

Fax: 905-945-5148

By appointment

Hamilton Health Sciences - West Niagara Mental Health Program

167A Main St E
Grimsby, ON
L3M 1P2

Provides assessment and treatment to individuals age 16 and older with suspected mental health or serious mental health problems. Both assessment and treatment is evidence-based/science informed. Services are conducted by a multidisciplinary team consisting of social work, nursing, occupational therapy, medicine/psychiatry, and other allied health professionals.

The service also offers an early psychosis intervention (EPI) service for individuals experiencing a first episode of psychosis between the ages of 14 and 35.

Additional services are available for transition age youth (16-25), substance involved youth with mental health difficulties (16-25), and adults with mental health and substance disorders.

https://www.wnmh.ca

Office: 905-309-3336

Fax: 905-309-4446

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm

Heart Niagara

4635B Queen St
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 2L7

Provides a number of programs to the community:

CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR), AED AND FIRST AID TRAINING: Contracts to provide CPR and First Aid Training services to organizations. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 102.

HEALTHY HEART SCHOOLS' PROGRAM: Primary prevention program provides grade nine students with information about their individual heart health profiles to guide them toward making responsible decisions (in partnership with Niagara Region Public Health, the various local school boards, Brock University, and Sick Kids History Childhood Obesity Research Team). Within a five day teaching block, the program provides measurements of fitness, height, weight, blood pressure, total cholesterol and CPR training. Provides the opportunity to present information on reducing the risk factors of heart disease to every person in the Niagara Region at least once in their lives. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 111.

CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAMS: Corporate health services provide employers with the education and tools to create a healthy and energetic work culture.

PUBLIC ACCESS DEFIBRILLATION (PAD) PROGRAM: A team with background in pre-hospital care provides quality assurance in maintaining PAD programs. Provides defibrillation training and advocates for timely access to defibrillation throughout Niagara. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 102.

HEALTHY DAILY LIVING PROGRAM (HDL):

  • Prevent and reduce future risk of heart disease
  • Manage diabetes better
  • Reduce risk of more heart problems for people who have had angina, a heart attack, by-pass surgery, heart failure or a history of heart disease
  • Improve good cholesterol
  • Change lifestyle choices
  • Offers a variety of workshops as well as risk reduction services such as: clinical assessment for risk of heart disease, intervention to help quit smoking, lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol and blood sugars
  • Fitness: reviewing personal risk score and fitness to choose an activity plan based on one's cardiovascular risk level (fee charged)
DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAM: Provides stress and echos, holter monitoring, loops and blood pressure monitors by physician referral only. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 104.

SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM: Offers an on-site smoking cessation program. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 102.

COOKING FOR A HEALTHIER YOU: Provides cooking classes at a location determined by the group/organization/corporation. The cost will cover tastings of food prepared and hand outs. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 118.

HeartCORE: Furnished with MedX circuit training equipment. Weekly circuit style workouts are completed in less than 15 minutes and are performed with slow, controlled movements. An energy coach provides one-on-one attention, ensuring proper technique and safe, effective progression of the exercises.The program is suitable for most people as it offers individualized instruction, resistance loads that are geared toward age and initial fitness level, plus the weekly sessions encourage adequate recovery time. Weekly exercise sessions will increase muscle strength, flexibility, bone health and much more. Additional health benefits include better insulin sensitivity and lower cholesterol. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 109.

CYCLE SAFETY EDUCATION: School Bike Rodeos, Bike Safety Instructors, new to you bike program. For information call 905-358-5552 ext 108.

Partnerships within the Heart Niagara office inclide: Epilepsy Niagara, Family Counselling Centre (Tue) and Community Tax Clinics.

https://www.heartniagara.com

info@heartniagara.com

Office: 905-358-5552

Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm * Fri 9 am-1 pm

Home and Community Care Support Services Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant - Home and Community Care Program

149 Hartzel Rd
St Catharines, ON
L2P 1N6

Access to health care support at home, at school or in the community.

Care coordinators work with people in the community or leaving hospital to determine what help is needed and arrange for care. Care is provided in community settings such as the home, school, residential facility or Home and Community Care Support Services community clinic. Referral to other community services when appropriate.

Services available to eligible patients may include:

  • nursing
  • nurse practitioner
  • personal support
  • physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • speech and language therapy
  • social work
  • nutrition and food counselling (dietitians)
  • end-of-life care
  • medical supplies and equipment (patient-specific supplies for Home and Community Care Support care, such as catheters, ostomy bags, or wound care supplies)
  • access to long-term care homes
  • access to supported living (adult day programs, supportive housing, retirement homes, and assisted living)
  • health support in the school
  • specialized services for people living with specific health conditions
  • referral to other community supports

Information and Referral - Home and Community Care Support Services Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant offers information and referral services through My Health GPS. The public can access My Health GPS 365 days a year from 8:30 am-8:30 pm
  • system navigation
  • access to community resources
  • assistance with referrals

https://healthcareathome.ca

access@hccontario.ca

Office: 905-684-9441

Toll Free: 1-800-810-0000

Fax: 905-684-8463

Niagara Branch Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Telephone inquiries Mon-Sun 8:30 am-8:30 pm

Home Instead - Home Instead - Niagara

4056 Dorchester Rd
Ste 101 Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 6M9

Provides home health care services. All services are provided by a fully trained and bonded Senior Care Caregiver.

Services include:

  • home helper and companionship care
  • medication reminders
  • meal preparation
  • light housekeeping
  • personal care
  • incidental transportation and appointment accompaniment in client vehicle or by use of public transit
  • respite care
  • palliative care
  • Alzheimer and dementia care
  • help with transitioning home after a hospital stay
  • also provide services to those with a disability or illness requiring assistance
  • regular quality assurance visits conducted

www.homeinstead.com/3033

Office: 289-296-0288

Fax: 289-296-9133

Mon-Sun 24 hours

Hospice Niagara

403 Ontario St
Unit 2 St Catharines, ON
L2N 1L5

Assists people and families from the time of diagnosis with a terminal illness, through to end-of-life care and bereavement. Programs and services are free of cost and support people in their homes, in the community and in the hospice residence.

Care at Home: Working with primary care providers as one team, medical, emotional and social supports help people live well, for as long as possible in their own home, while supporting caregivers.

Care at Hospice: A 10-bedroom home, providing care, compassion and dignity for people at end of life and their families.

Care in the Community:

Wellness Programs: Programs such as Day Hospice focus on helping people and caregivers live well.

Bereavement Support: Children, teenagers and adults explore their feelings of grief and loss in a safe and supportive space. Participation is not dependent on their loved one having been a Hospice Niagara client.

Education and Consultation: programs and resources to help family caregivers learn different strategies to cope and care for themselves, while they care for others.

https://www.hospiceniagara.ca

info@hospiceniagara.ca

Office: 905-984-8766

Call for information

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre - Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs

541 Glenridge Ave
St Catharines, ON
L2T 4C2

www.hoteldieushaver.org

Office: 905-685-1381

Visiting Hours Mon-Fri 11 am-8 pm

Institute for Advancements in Mental Health - Niagara Region Support Group

St Barnabas Anglican Church; 33 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 2Y8

Provides support, public education, and access to information about psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) to consumers with mental illness, friends, relatives, and caregivers.

Support group meetings for family members / caregivers and for individuals living with psychosis.

https://www.iamentalhealth.ca/

Toll Free: 1-800-449-6367

Fax: 905-546-0055

First Wed of every month at 7 pm (no meetings held Jul-Aug, Jan)

Just Like Family Home Care

365 Vine St
Unit 3 St Catharines , ON
L2M 4T9

Services include:

Personal Care:

  • Alzheimer's and dementia care
  • Palliative care
  • Hospital recovery
  • Cancer care
  • Parkinson's/ALS/MS
  • Respite care
  • Bathing/showering
  • Dressing/grooming
  • Continence management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Transfers/lifting
  • Overnight/live in care
  • Medication/meals reminder calls
In person or virtual companionship:
  • Attending outings and ceremonies; family engagements
  • Read and play games
  • Going on walks
  • Medical appointments and accompaniment
  • Grocery shopping
Home Support:
  • Meal planning/preparation
  • Light housekeeping; laundry; ironing; bed linens; waste disposal
  • Gardening and watering plants

https://justlikefamilyhomecare.net/

southeastontario@justlikefamily.ca

Office: 905-397-4272

Mon-Sun 24 hours

KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres

180 Vine St
Ste 106 St Catharines, ON
L2R 7P3

A medical lab offering:

  • Echo cardiograms
  • Nuclear testing
  • Cardiology consultations by referral only

https://www.kmhlabs.com

info@kmhlabs.com

Office: 1-877-564-5227

Hours vary

Lifemark Physiotherapy Fonthill

209 Hwy 20 E
Unit 6 Pelham, ON
L0S 1E6

Designated OHIP-funded outpatient clinic providing physiotherapy and massage therapy services.

https://www.lifemark.ca/Fonthill

fonthill@lifemark.ca

Office: 1-866-738-4608

Fax: 905-892-4891

Mon-Thu 8 am-7 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm

March of Dimes Canada (GTA) - Post-Polio Canada, Niagara Post Polio Chapter


Niagara, ON

A national, virtual support group for those who have been impacted by Polio as a survivor, relative, caregiver, health care provider, volunteer or friend. Connect with peers, exchange information and resources, learn new skills, build a social network for support.

https://www.marchofdimes.ca

polio@marchofdimes.ca

Office: 416-425-3463

Email coordinator for information

McNally House Hospice

148 Central Ave
Grimsby, ON
L3M 4Z3

A non profit, health care organization providing 24-hour Palliative Care for people living with a terminal illness, as well as those in their life circle. This care will be responsive to the timing and needs of people in the last days of life. Focus is placed on the physical, emotional, spiritual and psychological needs of the resident and their loved ones. McNally House also provides Psycho-Spiritual and Bereavement Support Services

https://www.mcnallyhousehospice.com

info@mcnallyhousehospice.com

Office: 905-309-4013

Service Mon-Sun 24 hours

Mental Health and Addictions Access Line


Niagara, ON

A telephone service available 24/7 for adult (16 years of age and older) residents of Niagara that provides:

  • Exploration of client needs, while providing immediate emotional support
  • Direct connection to the most appropriate mental health and/or addictions service
  • Follow up with agencies to ensure each client is connected to service
Offered through Distress Centre Niagara, utilizing highly trained volunteers and staff, in partnership with mental health and addictions services providers in the Niagara Region, funded by the Local Health Integration Network.

https://accesslineniagara.com

accessline@distresscentreniagara.com

Office: 1-866-550-5205 option 2

Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST): 1-866-550-5205 option 1

Fax: 905-682-7959

Mon-Sun 24 hours

Morrison St Walk-in Clinic - Morrison Walk-in Medical Clinic

6453 Morrison St
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 7H1

Walk-in medical clinic operated by family physicians and emergency physicians to provide alternative care. Does not treat complex problems.

Treatment for:

  • Common colds
  • Minor injuries and sutures
  • Prescriptions
  • Medical assessment
  • Driver's physicals
  • WSIB services
  • Flu shots, Immunizations and medical travel advice
  • Referral to specialists
  • Blood pressure testing
  • Lacerations

https://www.twogreatwalkinclinics.ca/

Office: 905-374-3344

Fax: 905-374-2966

Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm * Fri 9 am-6 pm * Sat-Sun 9 am-3 pm

Narcotics Anonymous


Niagara, ON

An international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts based on peer support.

https://www.niagarana.com

pr@niagarana.com

Office: 1-888-811-3887

Visit website or call for information

Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department - Seniors Services - Seniors Community Programs

1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, ON
L2V 4T7

Offers a variety of social, wellness and outreach services to older adults 60+ who reside in Ontario and have a valid Health Card. Programs are intended to help older adults remain safe and independent at home for as long as possible. The following non-medical programs are offered to support seniors and their families and caregivers. Programs include group sessions, in-home services and online programming.

Programs/services include:

  • Outreach Services
  • Adult Day Program
  • Respite Companion Program
  • South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre
  • Healthy, Safe, Strong Exercise Program
  • Assisted Living
  • Niagara Gatekeepers
  • Niagara Aphasia Program
  • Information and referral

https://www.niagararegion.ca/living/seniors/community-programs.aspx

Office: 905-984-2621

Toll Free: 1-877-212-3922

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department - Seniors Services - Seniors Community Programs: Niagara Gatekeepers Program

1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, ON
L2V 4T7

Phone line that anyone in the community can call to help connect at-risk older adults with programs and services. The Niagara Gatekeeper program works in collaboration with local partner agencies.

Referrals are made to the most appropriate partner agency. Upon consent from the older adult, the partner agency will provide education around local programs and assist in the coordination of referrals to a range of services and supports.

Services are intended to help individuals remain safe and independent at home for as long as possible. The referral line is confidential and callers may remain anonymous..

A senior showing the following signs may need assistance:

  • difficulty communicating, including confusion, memory loss, becoming withdrawn, hostile or angry
  • changes to personal appearance, including poor hygiene, grooming, wearing dirty or inappropriate clothing
  • deteriorating home conditions, including extreme neglect or disrepair, bad odoiurs, excessive clutter, neglected pets, lack of food
  • deteriorating health such as difficulty seeing, speaking or hearing, poor mobility or balance, recent falls, significant weigh loss, injuries or untreated wounds
  • decreased ability to handle money or pay bills
  • unusual transactions
  • inability to cope with the recent loss of a spouse or family member, friend or pet

https://www.niagararegion.ca/living/seniors/gatekeepers.aspx

Office: 905-684-0968

Administration: 905-984-2621

Fax: 905-984-6409

Referral Line Mon-Sun 8:30 am-8:30 pm

Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department - Seniors Services - Seniors Community Programs: Respite Companion Services

1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, ON
L2V 4T7

This service provides a quality in-home respite service to individuals with Alzheimer disease or progressive age-related dementia. Trained respite companions provide meaningful activities tailored the client's needs and interests, in the client's home.

The program aims to provide:

  • Activities that bring enjoyment, purpose and meaning to the client's life
  • Socialization and interaction to maintain function and reduce risk of depression and loneliness
  • Companionship to increase client safety and provide reassurance
  • Respite for caregivers
Respite Companions may provide the individual with:
  • Help with meaningful activities such as walks, maintaining hobbies, socializing or other activities according to his/her ability, need and desire to participate
  • Prompts for medication may be provided according to program policy
  • Interaction that helps maintain functioning and enhances self-esteem which may decrease feelings of depression or loneliness
  • Preparation and serving of snacks, beverages and light meals
Respite Companions are not able to:
  • Provide personal care such as toileting, transferring, feeding or bathing
  • Drive clients in their vehicle, perform banking or other financial transactions
  • Clean the client's home, do laundry or shop unless it's a shared activity with the client

https://www.niagararegion.ca/living/seniors/community-programs.aspx

Office: 905-984-2621

Toll Free: 1-877-212-3922

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Regular weekly scheduled visits are arranged for the same day and time each week based on the client's preference, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week (based on availability). The minimum length of any visit is three hours.

Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department - Seniors Services - Seniors Community Programs: South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre

234 Bunting Rd
St Catharines, ON
L2M 3Y1

A program that helps older adults live active, healthy and independent lives. The South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre is a partnership of community and health care providers offering rehabilitation, wellness education and community resource connections to help older adults become healthier, safer and stronger.

The service provides opportunities for older adults to:

  • Access professional services such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology
  • Build strength, balance and confidence through exercise
  • Socialize with others who are motivated to stay healthy, safe and strong
  • Learn about health and wellness
  • Learn about resources available to support independence and health
  • Interact with students through classroom experiences
The program combines both exercise, wellness and group participation. Sessions are focused on helping older adults achieve optimal mobility, function in their daily activities, communicate effectively, and make them as independent as possible.

The centre is operated through a partnership of community and health care providers:
  • Niagara Region
  • Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre
  • Niagara College
  • March of Dimes Canada
  • Home and Community Care Support Services Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant

https://www.niagararegion.ca/living/seniors/community-programs.aspx

Office: 905-984-2621

Toll Free: 1-877-212-3922

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Client Programming 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm

Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department - Seniors Services - T Roy Adams Regional Centre for Dementia Care

403 Ontario St
St Catharines, ON
L2N 1L5

Specializes in enhancing the lives of older adults living with Dementia and behavioual changes.

The Behavioural Support Transitional Unit provides temporary accommodation in a home like setting for up to 17 clients. Assess the emotional, social, enviromental and physical needs of each client and then develop individualized treatment and care plans that prepare clients for their relocation to the most appropriate care setting.

The centre has a dedicated physician for the programme who works with the team to identify appropriate treatment and goals for each individual.

The purpose of the Centre is to provide care for variable short periods of time in the Regional Centre with the goal of returning the client/resident with appropriate supports to their local community or facility setting.

ACCESS AND CARE - COMPLEX CARE CENTRE: The Complex Care Centre can accommodate residents who are living in Niagara for up to 90 days (with a possible extension of an additional 90 days).

https://www.niagararegion.ca/living/seniors/t-roy-adams-centre.aspx

linhaven@niagararegion.ca

Office: 905-934-3364 ext 4156

Fax: 905-934-0680

Mon-Sun 24 hours

Niagara (Region of). Public Health - Niagara Physician Recruitment and Retention

1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, ON
L2V 4T7

Established to promote family practice opportunities and to attract and retain physicians in Niagara. The program works in collaboration with clinics and all 12 municipalities.

Click here to view a listing of family physicians accepting new patients.

http://www.niagaradocs.ca

Online service

Niagara (Region of). Public Health - Niagara Region Mental Health - Assertive Community Treatment Team


Thorold, ON

Designed to assist individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Individuals served, often have co-existing problems such as homelessness, substance abuse or involvement with the judicial system.

https://www.niagararegion.ca/health

Office: 905-688-2854 ext 7262

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-7 pm, Sat-Sun 8:30 am-4:30 pm