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Food bank for clients only

Organization: Women's Health in Women's Hands Community Health Centre  
Phone Numbers: 416-593-7655
Fax: 416-593-5867
2 Carlton St, Suite 500
Toronto, ON
M5B 1J3
Intersection: Yonge St and Carlton St
Location: Toronto (Church-Yonge Corridor)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Executives: Notisha Massaquoi - Executive Director
Contacts: Lori-Ann Green Walker - Clinical Services Manager
Service Description: Community health centre * information and referral * primary health care * reproductive health care * prenatal and postnatal workshops * pre-abortion and post-abortion counselling * advocacy assistance * individual and group mental health counselling * nutritional counselling * foot care * diabetes prevention and education * HIV/AIDS prevention, education and advocacy * health promotion workshops * healthy living programmes * no Ontario Health Insurance required for primary health care services

Food Bank - Member of Daily Bread Food Bank
Diabetes Education Program - Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, self-management and other lifestyle choices * registered nurse and dietitians on staff
HIV/AIDS Services - HIV prevention, awareness education, anonymous testing, clinical care and health promotion and skills development for HIV Positive women
Mental Health Services - Short-term counseling, group sessions and workshops for women * mental health information and education * brief counseling strategies (CBT, Solution Focused, Mindfulness, Arts Based, Expressive) * advocacy and referrals
Pre/Post Natal Link - Offers interdisciplinary classes to prepare women for the birth of their new children * provides education of healthy birthing, labour and delivery, relaxation, exercise, nutrition, baby care and breast feeding

Fees: None
Application: Call for appointment * food bank for clients only * initial intake assessment discussion, income and address information, and identification for household members, may be requested
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Racialized women, 16 years and older, from African, Black, Caribbean, Latin American, and South Asian communities
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Community Health Centres
Women's Health Care Centres

This information was last completely updated on June 11, 2018

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Updated June 11, 2018
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