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Organization: Kingston Community Health Centres  
Phone Numbers: 613-542-2949
Fax: 613-542-4937
Email: info@kchc.ca
Website: www.kchc.ca
Address:
263 Weller Ave
Kingston, ON
K7K 2V4
Intersection: Weller Ave and Compton St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon, Thu, Fri 8am-4:30pm * Tue, Wed 8am-8pm
Executives: Michael Bell - Chief Executive Office
613-542-2949 ext 1145 * mikeb@kchc.ca
Service Description: Health centre focused on family and community health * health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses * referrals to other local health services and personal development groups

Community-led health teams develop programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health

Volunteer Program - Promotion of involvement of volunteers at all Kingston Community Health Centre sites

Prenatal and Obstetrical Care - For registered clients of the centre * people who are not a registered client of the centre, may receive obstetrical services through the sexual clinic that is also offered
 
Clinical Dietitian - Nutritional information and education * one-on-one, couple, or family sessions for people with food and health-related concerns
 
Community Health - Community health team works with community members on well-being initiatives * initiatives include food security, intergenerational programming, active living, community beautification, and dental care access * Community development team includes practical assistance worker, community development workers, Friendship Blooms facilitator, older adults facilitator, and volunteer facilitator
 
Counselling and Therapy Services - One-on-one, couple, and family counselling to people living in north Kingston who are also patients
 
Dental Health - Provides accessible dental health care for children and families in financial need
 
Fitness Programs - Fitness and recreation programs for community members * programs offered vary throughout the year, call to find out what programs are currently running
 
Foot Care - Chiropody (foot care) clinic that specializes in the assessment and treatment of common foot problems
 
Friendship Blooms Intergenerational Program - Community outreach to older adults' residences and older adults' organizations to coordinate intergenerational programs such as events, school reading program, cooking and knitting, and crafts * older adults lead the programs to share skills and provide friendships with children and youth
 
Keep Well - Encourages physical activity among North Kingston residents who are over 55 years of age and who experience barriers in achieving a physically active lifestyle
 
North End Penguins - Social group that brings residents of north Kingston together to have fun, meet friends, share talents and learn new crafts * provides opportunity for social interaction
 
Nutrition and Food Programs - Nutrition programs through Community Health
 
Occupational Therapy - Offers onsite occupational therapy education, practical information, and skill training * assists in self-management of chronic disease, disability, illness, or the effects of aging * assists to find ways to maintain independence * one-on-one, family, or group appointments * visits can be made at Kingston Community Health Centre, at home, or at the work site
 
Primary Health Care - Family and community health care team* coordinate patient care * team includes family doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers, occupational therapist, diabetes educator, and foot care nurse * after hours care available
 
Resource Assistance - Connects people and families with resources within the community meant to provide assistance in regard to both crisis and non crisis situations
 
Self-Management Program of Southeastern Ontario - Living Well Programs - Coordinates self-management workshops for people living with a chronic condition and/or chronic pain, their caregivers and those at-risk for developing a chronic condition.* Coordinates Choices and Changes and Brief Action Planning Workshops for health care providers * Offers other one-time workshops that support self-management skills. Builds regional capacity to continually offer the workshops by training workshop facilitators * Is creating and facilitating a regional Communities of Practice for self-management programming
 
Sexual Health Clinic - Nurse practitioners provide confidential, non judgmental, sensitive to sexual orientation, health clinic services * free pregnancy tests as well as discussion about options related to pregnancy * screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections * Pap screening clinic at least once a year

Fees: Most medical services covered by OHIP * some fees for other programs
Application: Call or visit * appointments required for some programs * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies per program
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Kingston and area  

This information was last completely updated on May 30, 2017

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