Programs

 

All groups are cancelled until further notice at Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre.

 

ID Clinic

The clinic provides assistance to obtain health ID including: OHIP card, birth certificate or Record of Landing. For individuals experiencing homelessness, KDCHC can register individuals for OHIP without address information. ID Clinic services are available at Mary’s Place and St. John’s Kitchen, or by appointment.

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Breastfeeding Buddies

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Breastfeeding Buddies provide breastfeeding support and information to new mothers in Waterloo Region through many free services such as the Me Breastfeed Workshop (a prenatal class for moms and their partners/support person), the Baby & Me Breastfeeding Drop In program at the 3 Ontario Early Years Centres and One to One telephone breastfeeding support. ‘Buddies’ are trained peer volunteers with personal breastfeeding experience who help connect breastfeeding mothers to community resources, current breastfeeding information and other breastfeeding moms. For more information please call 519 772-1016 or email mbuckner@kdchc.org

Diabetes Program

The Diabetes Program offers diabetes education and support via one-on-one sessions and group workshops. Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians are both available to provide the support for a healthy lifestyle.

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Outreach Services

Clinical team and/or community health workers work with partner community agencies to offer support for people who may find it difficult to access programs and services at the health centre and in the community. The team may offer a range of services including foot care, general health care and I.D.application and replacement.