The Red Book of Hamilton

Compass Community Health

Feet First: Steps for Health

Areas Served Hamilton (City of); Burlington; Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Brant County; Norfolk County
HoursHealth Centre Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-4pm
LanguageEnglish; Spanish; Interpretive Services; Albanian
AccessibilityFully Accessible
FeesNone
Agency Type Non Profit
Established 2009
 
905-523-6611 x2000 * Feet First 905-523-0090
Toll Free:
1-844-223-3338
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Address
438 Hughson St N
Hamilton ON L8L 4N5
On bus routes
(4) BAYFRONT
(20) A-LINE

Provides assessments, consultation and treatment to people with diabetes. Services are provided by Registered Chiropodists (licensed foot and ankle specialists) and Registered Practical Nurses. Satellite clinics are located in Stoney Creek (New Village Retirement Home), Burlington (Joseph Brant Community Health Centre), Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant, and Niagara (under the Feet First Niagara program).

Eligibility

People with diabetes who have risk factors such as peripheral neuropathy, decreased sensation, foot deformities, evidence of peripheral vascular disease, boney prominences, plantar callus, absent pedal pulses, (no open wounds) and/or barriers to using existing services (e.g. income, language)

Application

Physician referral required