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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

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

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

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 - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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). 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 - Wainfleet Community Response Unit and Community Paramedic Program


Wainfleet, ON

Niagara EMS provides a Community Response Unit (CRU) in the Township of Wainfleet. The CRU has two purposes:

  1. To respond to all emergency medical 9-1-1 calls as a first response unit while an ambulance is on the way
  2. To provide an additional health resource to the Township of Wainfleet. This is called the Community Paramedic Program.
An advanced care paramedic, also referred to as a community paramedic, is available to provide home visits and complete general wellness assessments to any resident in the Township of Wainfleet who has health concerns.

https://www.wainfleet.ca/en/living-here/emergency-medical-services.aspx

Office: 905-984-5050

Community Paramedics Mon-Sun 8 am-8 pm

Niagara Falls X-Ray and Ultrasound

6453 Morrison St
Ste 1 Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 7H1

Diagnostic Imaging Clinic

  • Radiography
  • General Ultrasound
  • Bone Mineral DXA

https://www.valencemedicalimaging.com

niagarafalls@valencemedicalimaging.com

Office: 905-374-1686

Fax: 905-374-4950

Mon-Thu 8 am-6 pm, Fri-Sat 8 am-4 pm

Niagara Health - Hospital, Fort Erie Site

230 Bertie St
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 1Z2

Services include:

This is not a full list of services. Please contact Niagara Health (NH) for more information.

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca

Office: 905-378-4647

Mon-Sun 24 hours * Program hours vary, call for information

Niagara Health - Hospital, Niagara Falls Site

5546 Portage Rd
Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 1J4

Services include:

This is not a full list of services. Please contact Niagara Health for more information.

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca

Office: 905-378-4647

Mon-Sun 24 hours * Program hours vary, call for information

Niagara Health - Hospital, Port Colborne Site

260 Sugarloaf St
Port Colborne, ON
L3K 2N7

Services include:

This is not a full list of services. Please contact Niagara Health for more information.

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca

Office: 905-378-4647

Mon-Sun 24 hours * Program hours vary, call for information

Niagara Health - Hospital, St Catharines Site

St Catharines Site, 1200 Fourth Ave
St Catharines, ON
L2S 0A9

Services include:

This is not a full list of services. Please contact Niagara Health (NH) for more information.

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca

Office: 905-378-4647

Mon-Sun 24 hours * Program hours vary, call for information

Niagara Health - Hospital, Welland Site

63 Third St
Welland, ON
L3B 4W6

Services include:

This is not a full list of services. Please contact the Niagara Health System (NHS) for more information.

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca

Office: 905-378-4647

Mon-Sun 24 hours * Program hours vary, call for information

Niagara Health - Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Treatment Program

St Catharines Site, 1200 Fourth Ave
St Catharines, ON
L2S 0A9

Serves anyone reporting to an emergency department in the Niagara Region.

Provides 24 hour emergency medical care and crisis intervention to all individuals (male and female) who have been sexually assaulted or victims of domestic violence within the last 12 days. Services are provided through a specialized team sensitive to the needs of survivors. Options of care include emotional support, prophylactic treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV post exposure prophylaxis, pregnancy prevention, and the collection of forensic evidence to assist in the legal process. Victims of domestic violence have options of medical treatment, documentation of injuries, safety planning and police involvement.

For emergency treatment, go to any emergency department in the Niagara Region. The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Program nurse will be paged.

Counselling Program: Offers short-term trauma counselling to recent victims (within 2 years of the assault/abuse) of sexual violence or intimate partner violence to individuals 16 years of age and older. A social worker is available to answer questions and/or determine eligibility for counselling services every Wednesday morning between 9 am-12 noon. Call for information.

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca/site/sexual-assault-domestic-violence-treatment-program

Office: 905-378-4647 ext 45300

Emergency Medical Service Mon-Sun 24 hours * Counselling Intake Wed 9 am-12 noon

Niagara Regional Native Centre - Health Outreach Worker

382 Airport Rd
Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

Addresses the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of individuals. Provides individual support and advocacy services to those who are experiencing barriers to accessing the health care system. Offers active living programs (ie walking program) and workshops and other awareness events around various health issues. Provides assistance with:

  • OHIP
  • status card renewal
  • limited medical transportation
  • non-insured health benefits program of Health Canada
  • information regarding Medical Services Branch (Indian Affairs) medical coverage

https://www.nrnc.ca

how@nrnc.ca

Office: 905-688-6484

Fax: 905-688-4033

Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm

Niagara Sexual Assault Centre

Landmark Building; 43 Church St
Suite 503 St Catharines, ON
L2R 7E1

Provides support, individual and group counselling to women, men, victims/survivors of human trafficking and others who have experienced rape, sexual assault, incest and childhood sexual abuse * 24 hour crisis support line - offering support/information for recent or past rape, sexual assault and abuse

Individual/group counselling and theme-based workshops for survivors * Support also available for family and friends * Outreach counselling available at several locations throughout Niagara region including Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Port Colborne, Welland and West Lincoln

Hospital Response Workers provide accompaniment, emotional support and advocacy for victims attending the St Catharines hospital for medical care and/or Sexual Assault Evidence Kit collection (up to 7 day post assault) * Information, accompaniment and referrals to other agencies also available during police investigation and court proceedings

Volunteer Program: Contact office for more information

Public speakers available for community groups and high schools on various topics including: Sexual assault awareness and prevention * Date rape * Sexual harassment * Childhood sexual abuse prevention * Self defence

Ongoing education program: * Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Program for grades 1-6 * Youth Issues Prevention Program for grades 7-8 * Film, handouts and interactive discussions

Workshops available for professionals who come into contact with survivors of sexual assault and/or their families

Member agency of Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario (west region)

https://www.niagarasexualassaultcentre.com

carsa@sexualassaultniagara.org

Office: 905-682-7258

Crisis: 905-682-4584

Crisis: 905-329-4011

Fax: 905-682-2114

Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Crisis Support Line and Sex Trafficking Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours

Niagara Walk-In Clinic

7481 Oakwood Dr
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 6S5

Offer medical care and services including treatment of common colds, minor injuries, prescriptions, medical assessment, driver's physicals, WSIB services, immunization, medical travel advice, specialist referral, blood pressure testing and flu shots .

Office: 289-477-6011

Fax: 289-477-6022

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-2 pm

Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Palliative Care Service

1882 Niagara Stone Rd
Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

Focuses on caring support and quality of life for seriously ill people residing in the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and their families/caregivers. Offers services at home and at the three long term care facilities through trained visiting volunteers and operates bereavement support walking group.

  • provides compassionate, emotional support, companionship and caregiver relief
  • lends a wide variety of equipment which includes wheelchairs, walkers, recliner/lift chairs
  • has an extensive lending library of books, CDs and DVDs
  • provides phone and one on one bereavement support as well as bereavement programs

https://www.notlpc.com

notlpc@bellnet.ca

Office: 905-468-4433

Fax: 905-468-7149

Mon-Sun 24 hours

One Vascular Imaging - Niagara - One Vascular Imaging - Niagara

4256 Portage Rd
Suite 101 Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 6A4

Diagnostic Imaging Clinic

  • Vascular consultations
  • Carotid duplex examinations
  • Arterial evaluations
  • Venous doppler evaluations
  • Venous reflux examinations
  • Echocardiography

https://www.onevascular.com

info@onevascular.com

Office: 905-356-3500

Fax: 905-356-3502

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

Ontario. Ministry of Health - Health Care Connect


Toronto, ON

Referral service to link Ontario residents without a regular family health care provider with doctors and nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients

Residents register with the program and are asked questions about their health needs * once registered, a Care Connector from the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) will work with the patient to help find a health care provider * priority is given to individuals with greater health needs as decided based on an established clinical process * note that this service does not guarantee a doctor

https://www.ontario.ca/page/find-family-doctor-or-nurse-practitioner

Office: 1-800-445-1822

Fax: 416-327-8497

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Ontario. Ministry of Health - Telehealth Ontario


Toronto, ON

Free, confidential access to registered nurses trained to help people decide about appropriate options for care * provides health advice or general health information on topics including:

  • breastfeeding
  • medications and drug interactions
  • depression, suicide and other mental health concerns
  • teen health and issues
  • food and healthy living
  • illnesses and injuries that need medical care or are consistent

Does not provide a diagnosis or provide medication nor does it replace the need for regular medical check-ups

Specialized support for dementia caregivers: Nurses will connect family caregivers of people with dementia to support, advice, and referral, particularly when other services are closed

Dietitian Services: Call to speak with a dietitian for advice and information on nutrition and healthy eating * available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Smoking Cessation Services: Trained Care Coaches providing free, evidence-based coaching and information to assist with cessation and harm reduction behaviour change goals * community resources and service referrals to local supports are offered * service is available daily 24 hours

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

Office: 1-866-797-0000

Crisis: Call 911 in emergencies

TTY: 1-866-797-0007

Mon-Sun 24 hours

Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General, Court Services - Victim / Witness Assistance Program, St Catharines

Robert S K Welch Courthouse, 59 Church St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 7N8

Provides information and assistance to support participation in and understanding of the criminal court process

  • services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over
  • Information about victims' rights, the criminal justice process and their specific case (e.g., court dates)
  • needs assessment and referrals to community agencies
  • crisis intervention, emotional support, victim advocacy
  • facilitates victim's input and liaises with Crown Attorneys, police, regarding bail, safety, resolution of charges, release conditions, publication bans, testimonial aids, trial preparation and court orientation
  • information and support on Victim Impact Statements, Statement on Restitution
  • facilitates access to court orders, such as bail conditions, probation orders, peace bonds
  • debriefing and follow-up support

Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund -- financial and court-based supports to enable victims of crime and families of homicide victims to attend court
  • travel arrangements and expenses
  • language interpretation
  • real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities

www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp

Office: 905-685-2671

Fax: 905-685-2673

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General, Court Services - Victim / Witness Assistance Program, Welland

Welland Courthouse, 102 East Main St
Welland, ON
L3B 3W6

Provides information and assistance to support participation in and understanding of the criminal court process

  • services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over
  • Information about victims' rights, the criminal justice process and their specific case (e.g., court dates)
  • needs assessment and referrals to community agencies
  • crisis intervention, emotional support, victim advocacy
  • facilitates victim's input and liaises with Crown Attorneys, police, regarding bail, safety, resolution of charges, release conditions, publication bans, testimonial aids, trial preparation and court orientation
  • information and support on Victim Impact Statements, Statement on Restitution
  • facilitates access to court orders, such as bail conditions, probation orders, peace bonds
  • debriefing and follow-up support

Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund
-- financial and court-based supports to enable victims of crime and families of homicide victims to attend court
  • travel arrangements and expenses
  • language interpretation
  • real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities

https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp

Office: 905-735-4326

Office: 905-685-2671

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

Primary Care Niagara

660 Garrison Rd
Unit 11 Fort Erie, ON
L2A 6E2

Walk-in family practice and urgent care clinic. Medical staff assess and treat minor illnesses and injuries.

Fast Web Check-in allows patients to check in on a computer, tablet, or smart phone.

Office: 905-371-1881

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Real Health Family Medicine and Walk in Clinic

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

A family medicine and walk in clinic providing assessment and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries.

https://www.real-health.ca

Office: 905-732-4451

Fax: 905-984-8384

Mon-Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm * Thu 9 am-8 pm

St Catharines (City of) - Find a Family Doctor

City Hall, 50 Church St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 7C2

The City maintains listings of family physicians accepting new patients on their website: www.stcatharines.ca/en/livein/FindAFamilyDoctor.asp.

https://www.stcatharines.ca

Office: 905-688-5600

TTY: 905-688-4889

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

West Niagara Palliative Care Services - Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers

4289 Hixon St
Beamsville, ON
L0R 1B0

A registered charity providing home hospice support services to those facing life-limiting and progressive conditions in the West Niagara region. Volunteers build relationships with their clients and caregivers, providing the support that they crave. All volunteers complete the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) education program and a vulnerable sector police check.

All programs are offered free of charge and include: Visiting Volunteer Program, Caregiver Program, Tele-visit Program, A Hand Along the Way Bereavement Program, Care Package Delivery Program, and Legacy Program.

http://www.rosecottagevolunteers.com

info.rcvv@gmail.com

Office: 289-566-9588

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm