A telephone line answered by Public Health Nurses to provide information and assistance for expectant parents and families with children up to 6 years of age, on various health topics including:
Offers confidential services to support sexual health.
A Health Settlement Counseller offers this session to support marginalized individuals from the Sudanese community who are unable to attend community-led physical activities and heart health programs due to religious and cultural barriers.
A free, confidential service which provides health advice and general health information from a registered nurse, as well as assistance finding health care providers, symptom assessment tool, and medical library.
A monthly clinic where certified workers provide foot care services, such as assessing foot health, and cutting and filing nails.
Street Outreach Services that engage individuals who are experiencing mental illnesses and are homeless or living in shelters. City of Hamilton Mental Health and Street Outreach staff work in the community at many locations.
Harm reduction and managed alcohol program for women and men experiencing homelessness, addiction, and serious health problems. Up-front discharge planning for effective transition to the community.
Steps to Health: A health and lifestyle program aimed at preventing chronic disease and enhancing the quality of life for those living with mental illness.
Offers primary health care services to people living in Hamilton who face barriers to traditional health programs.
Doctors and nurses assess and treat minor illnesses and injuries.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Canada is a training program designed to enable people to recognize symptoms and provide support in mental health emergencies until professional help can step-in. No mental health experience is necessary.