Vaughan Community Health Centre

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Description & Services
Description Provides clinical and social services to the residents of the City of Vaughan * youth, seniors and people with mental health and addiction issues * services provided in different languages * serving those facing barriers accessing health care as a result of socio-economic status, geographic isolation, cultural or linguistic barriers * support groups * after-school teen and youth groups * health education * collaborations with community-based health and social service organizations  
 
Diabetes Education Program Supports for people living with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * certified diabetes educators: Nurse and dietitian on staff * clients are also able to connect with diabetes educator for one-on-one counseling using their laptop or cellular device via OTN solutions * chiropody services available with referral from your physician or diabetes educator * insulin starts * glucose screening clinics 
 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and COPD Clinic - supports people at risk or living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) * clients will have access to a registered Respiratory therapist, Registered kinesiologist and registered dietitian * services include breathing test, one-on-one counseling (including self management education, healthy eating, physical activity), smoking cessation program, individual and group exercise, 12 week pulmonary rehabilitation program, COPD support group
Dates Year round
Hours Monday, Friday 8 am-5 pm * Tuesday-Thursday 8 am-8 pm * Saturday 8 am-12 noon
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English ; French ; Hebrew ; Hindi ; Italian ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services ; Other languages spoken: Vietnamese, Malayalam
Fees None
Eligibility Youth, seniors, and people with mental health and addiction issues
Location, Telephone & Internet
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/vaughan.vchc
Location Vaughan
Areas Served Concord ; Maple ; Thornhill ; Woodbridge
Address & Map
9401 Jane St, Ste 206
Vaughan, ON L6A 4H7
 
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Major Intersection Jane St / Rutherford Rd
Office Phone 905-303-8490
Fax Admin/Clinical Fax: 905-832-0093 
Chronic Disease Program Fax: 905-303-0320
E-Mail info@vaughanchc.com
Website www.vaughanhealthcarechc.com
Contact Information
Primary Contact Isabel Araya, Executive Director; Email: iaraya@vaughanchc.com
Search Category
Settlement Headings Health ; Language
Subjects Addictions ; Chronic care ; Community health centres ; Counselling ; Diabetes ; Diets ; Diseases ; Health education ; Health service facilities ; Medical information ; Mental health ; Public health ; Seniors ; Smoking ; Youth
Other Details
Alternate Name COPD ; VCHC
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

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