Central Community Health Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-633-7989
Fax 519-633-8467
E-Mail info@centralchc.com
Website www.centralchc.com
Primary Contact Jackie Harris, Director, Primary Care; Phone: 519-633-7989 ext 437; Email: jharris@centralchc.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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

Primary Health Care Services - offered to rostered patients by a health care team of doctors, nurse practitioners, registered practical nurses, dietitian, social worker, chiropodist, and systems navigator including:
  • Foot Care - Chiropodist (foot care specialist) assesses and treats common foot problems * includes basic foot care and foot care for clients with diabetes
  • Mental Health Counselling and Social Work services
  • Quit Smoking Group - Group or one-one counselling sessions
  • Mobile Unit - foot care visits and primary care visits to Aylmer 3x per month (Thursdays) for Mennonite clients
  • Transportation to specialist appointments at no cost * by referral only
  • Identification Clinic - Assistance with form-filling to replace lost or damaged identification cards such as birth certificates, Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) and health cards *for rostered clients

Health Promotion, Wellness and Community Programs - many programs offered to community members who do not need to be rostered patients of the Health Centre to receive services

Services and Programs:
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs
  • Clinical Dietitian Services
  • Community Food Programs and Hospitality Meals
  • Mental Health Supports
  • Needle Syringe Program
  • TRUE YOUth Group
Hours Mon, Thu 8:30am-7pm * Tue, Fri 8:30am-5pm * Wed 2pm-7pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries St Thomas, Central Elgin and Southwold Township
Eligibility Varies per program * primary care services for rostered patients * health promotion programs open to the community
Application Call or visit * no referral required * appointments required for some programs or primary care visits
Languages English
Fees some fees for other programs
Agency Information
Established 2008
Primary Executive Judith Wiley, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 519-633-7989 ext 403; Email: jwiley@centralchc.com
Alternate Executive Therese Kwapis, Director, Finance and Administration; Phone: 519-633-7989 ext 404; Email: tkwapis@centralchc.com
Funding Provincial - OHIP ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
359 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1B7
Intersection Talbot St and Elgin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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