Can a Basic Income Guarantee Eliminate Poverty?
Come out to a free event to here from the experts and be part of the conversation on Wednesday September 28, 2016 from 6:30-8:30PM at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St., Guelph.
For details about this free event click HERE
If you would like to attend click: REGISTER HERE
Primary Care INCLUDES Trans Health
Guelph Community Health Centre is hosting in partnership with Trans Health Connection, Guelph Family Health Team and HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health (ARCH) a series of training sessions:
- Providing Primary Care to Gender-Diverse Clients: Hormones and Preventative Care (Sept 29, 2016 or Jan 26, 2017)
- Counselling, Advocacy, and Mental Health Support For Trans and Gender-Diverse People (Nov 29, 2016)
For more information and registration click: HERE
We welcome Syrian Refugees
For more information about how the Guelph CHC will be providing care and support to the Syrian Refugess please visit Welcoming Syrian Refugees.
Syrian Intake Form
Complete this form to apply for Ongoing Health Care at the Guelph CHC or the Guelph FHT. This process may take some time as we ensure we first see those with immediate health concerns. If you have an immediate health concern, you will be able to be seen at a clinic this week. You do not need to join the practice first nor complete the form. Just contact us today for an appointment.
Print a flyer with information about how to access our health care clinics
Immigrant Services and the Guelph CHC are partnering in a new initiative which welcomes Immigrant Services Settlement Counsellors into our Shelldale clinic. Settlement Counsellors will be at Shelldale Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm providing services to help clients:
Get to know Guelph and its resources
Complete referrals to community services
Fill out government forms and applications
Search for a job through employment counselling and job search skills
Enroll in school and training programsWith short-term, non-therapeutic counsellingWith advocacy
To understand their rights, entitlements, and responsibilities.
For more information or to book an appointment call Immigrant Services at 519-836-2222 ext 225.
Act now - stay healthy!
Take Charge is a FREE 6 week program to assist you with ongoing health concerns including chronic pain, diabetes, heart disease, depression, arthritis and low energy. The program will help you manage stress, get more exercise and make healthy meal choices.
Our next session runs on Mondays
from January 18 – February 29, 2016
(No class Family Day February 15)
9:00 – 12:30 pm
New Life Church
400 Victoria Rd North, Guelph
For more information or to register call:
1 866 337 3318
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
It's Flu Season - Come in for your shot!
Flu shots will be available on a drop-in basis at our downtown office beginning November 2nd
Drop in – no appointment necessary
Monday to Friday: 11 to 12:30 and 2:30 to 4:00
No appointment necessary but please be prepared to wait for the next available time. You can also make an appointment at our downtown and Shelldale clinics to get your shot.
We're proud to be accredited!
We are pleased to announce that Guelph Community Health Centre has been fully accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). This is the fifth time that Guelph CHC has been successfully accredited through a third-party review based on accepted and leading organizational practices that promote ongoing quality improvement and responsive, effective community services.To receive accreditation, organizations must meet at least 80% of the leading practice standards. We are proud to report that we also met all 32 leading practice standards.
We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and thank the board and staff at the Guelph Community Health Centre for their dedication and hard work in helping to ensure this successful outcome.The outstanding results of this accreditation review clearly demonstrates the expertise, passion and commitment that staff bring when delivering responsive, welcoming, innovative services to our clients each and every day.
To learn more about the process, please read our announcement letter.
Click here to find Ontario Early Years closures and cancellations.
Healthy Living Program Guides:
For a printable version of the August 2016 guide click here.
Early Years Program Guides:
For a printable guide of programming September through December click here.
Our Quarterly Newsletter Guides:
Our quarterly newsletter is available here.
You can read our Annual General Report here
Cold Weather Emergency Shelter and Food info
Check our guide for local shelters and food providers here or call Torchlight Emergency Shelter Resource line at 519-767-6594. Toll free at 1-888-821-3760
Mental Health and Wellness Crisis Support Resources
Here's a list of Mental Health Crisis supports available in the community
We are committed to ...
working with our community to provide access to health programs and services and create opportunities for people to improve their well-being
We believe that...
Health is a resource for life and that many things - education, housing, social status, gender, access to health services, our sense of being included or excluded from society, employment and others - impact on our health. Health isn’t just about not being sick it is about being able to make choices and live with them. It’s about having a voice in our community, it’s about being able to hope and help your kids hope.
The Guelph Community Health Centre welcomes the Syrian Refugees to Guelph. We are currently accepting clients from our priority populations, including refugees and newcomers to Canada. If you are a part of this group and interested in becoming a client please fill out our Syrian Refugee Intake Form.