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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-997-2823
Crisis Phone 1-866-797-0000 (Telehealth Ontario)
Fax 519-945-7864
Primary Contact Cheryl Zaffino, Director Clinical Practice, Windsor Essex Community Health Centre; Phone: (Business) 519-997-2823 ext 300
Alternate Contact Rita Taillefer, Executive Director, WECHC; Phone: (Business) 519-253-8481 ext 253
Volunteer Coordinator Dodie Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator, WECHC; Phone: (Business) 519-253-8481 ext 226
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Individual counselling and group classes with Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians.  
For Adults with Type 1, Type 2, or pre-diabetes 
* Diabetes education (easy to understand) 
* Insulin Starts and Medication adjustment with doctor orders 
* Individualized meal plans 
* Ongoing support to improve self-management and reduce complications 
* Monthly support groups in city and county available for additional support 
* Services offered throughout Windsor and Essex County with morning, afternoon and evening times available (call for details) 
Other events available  
Diabetes and Exercise Workshops
Hours Mon, Fri: 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue, Wed, 8:30 am-8 pm * Thu, 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults 18 yrs and older with Type 1, Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, adults on insulin pump
Application * Accept walk-ins 
* self, and physician referrals 
* Registration required for all services
Languages English
Fees Service - All services are funded through OHIP ; None
Agency Information
Established 2009
Primary Executive Rita Taillefer, Executive Director, WECHC; Phone: (Business) 519-253-8481 ext 253; Fax: 519-253-4362; Email:
Alternate Executive Lynn Thomson, Executive Assistant & Privacy Officer, WECHC; Phone: (Business) 519-253-8481 ext 246; Fax: 519-253-4362; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
2885 Lauzon Pkwy, Unit 106
Windsor, ON N8T 3H5
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Intersection Lauzon Parkway and Cantelon Dr
Mailing Address c/o Windsor Essex Community Health Centre 
101-1361 Ouellette Ave 
Windsor, ON N8X 1J6
Bus Routes Transway 1C Express ; Ottawa 4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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