Community Health Centres of Northumberland

Record #: SHA0057
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 23 May 2023

Description

Description (Service) COVID19 Response
Clients and visitors are asked to wear masks in the centre.

Regular Service
Provides primary health care, health promotion and community development services. Practitioners include physicians, nurse practitioners, diabetes educators, community dietitian, dentist, dental hygienist, health promoter, counsellor and community outreach worker.
  • Primary Care Outreach - Physicians and Nurse Practitioners assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses
  • Geriatric Assessment Intervention Network (GAIN) - A network of coordinated healthcare services and partners working together to strengthen the supports and capacity of frail older adults.
  • Memory Clinic (MINT) - team approach for the early diagnosis, treatment and support of problems associated with memory loss.
  • Diabetes Education Programs - One-on-one education and supports, and groups for people living with diabetes
  • Counselling Services - Mental Health and Addiction counsellors offer individual therapy and group sessions
  • Dental Services - subsidized basic dental services for uninsured persons - incudes teeth cleaning, check-ups, tooth removal and fillings
Community Programs Include:
  • Nutrition and Healthy Eating - individual counselling
  • Food Security program
  • Cooking classes
  • Arthritis Clinic
  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Women's Book Club
  • Mindfulness Groups
  • Exercise Programs
  • Smoking Cessation Treatment

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Food Cupboard (on main floor): Thu 9:30 am-12:30 pm - Drop-in. No pre-booking required. Please bring your own grocery bags/boxes.
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility
  • Primary care clients: those without a family physician. Priority is frail elderly, people struggling with mental health issues and/or addictions, those unable to have basic housing and food, the lonely and youth at risk.
  • Dental Services - uninsured persons
Application Diabetes Education Programs - Physician referral or self-referral.
Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) - Physician, nurse, health provider, family or self-referral
Counselling Services - For CHCN Clients - Internal referral. External referrals limited.
Call or visit website for more information
Languages English
Fees None - for primary health services ;
A limited number of programs charge a small fee to cover unfunded costs such as food for cooking classes, yoga instructors course manuals etc., however, these can be subsidized or waived based on ability to pay.
There is a co-payment fee for Basic dental care service - potential for additional financial assistance.

Address and Location

Located In Community Port Hope (Municipality of)
Address & Map
99 Toronto Rd, Suite 101
Port Hope, ON
Canada L1A 3S4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-885-2626
Toll Free Phone 1-866-768-2626
Fax 905-885-2089
E-Mail info@porthopechc.ca
Website www.chcnorthumberland.ca
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chcnorthumberland/ 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chcnorthumberland/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/chcnorthumbrlnd
Primary Contact Doug Dixon, Director of Corporate Services; Phone: ext 202; Email: ddixon@porthopechc.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Amanda (Mandy) McConkey, Community Health Promoter; Phone: ext 240; Email: amcconkey@porthopechc.ca
Mailing Address 99 Toronto Rd, Suite 101 
Port Hope, ON 
Canada L1A 3S4

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