|Record #: NIA2090
||Last Modified: 04 Oct 2012
||Last Full Update: 24 Sep 2012
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara Falls|
|Description||Community Health Centres (CHCs) are non-profit, community-governed organizations that provide primary health care, health promotion and community development services. This is accomplished by using multi-disciplinary teams of health providers consisting of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Counsellors, a Dietitian, a Health Promoter and Outreach Workers. CHC staff, including the doctors, are salaried employees. |
NFCHC priority population has been defined as:
- Individuals/families without a healthcare provider
- People with mental health and/or addiction issues
- Low income families
- Isolated seniors
- At risk children and youth
- Street involved/non-insured persons
- Newcomers to Canada
- People with physical disabilities
- Primary Health Care Services
- Health Promotion Programs
- Chiropody Services in Partnership
- Smoking Cessation Support - individual and group support.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Please call or check out our website for our new extended hours.|
|Eligibility||Resident of Niagara Falls|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Events||Take Charge! (Chronic Disease Self-Management) |
Come join our group, meet some people and learn some tips and tricks that will empower you to take your health into your own hands. Snacks and food vouchers provided. Call Charlene for details.
Lost your ID?
We can help with Birth Certificates and the SIN/Health card process. Subsidy available for Birth certificates.
Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 p.m. Niagara Falls Community Health Centre.
Walk n' Talk Group
Tue 9:30 am-10:30 am The Gale Centre - Fourth Ave. Join us for a walk around arena 1 (second level - elevator access available) and a FREE snack!
Any resident of Niagara Falls is welcome. Call Laura for details.
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Niagara Falls|
|Intersection||Queen St and St Clair Ave|
|Mailing Address||c/o Niagara Falls Community Health Centre |
PO Box 123
4481 Queen St
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6S8
|Primary Contact||Laura Blundell, Health Promoter; Email: LBlundell@nfchc.ca|
|Primary Executive||Henri-Louis St Martin, Executive Director|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) filtered through and monitered by the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN)|
|Subjects||Community health centres ; Foot care ; Smoking|
|Broader Terms||Health ; Health clinics ; Health hazards ; Health service facilities ; Health services ; Treatments|