Programs

For a description of our programs: Health & Wellness Programs description

Mental Health Week

An interactive workshop for Mental Health Week: Five Simple Ways to Mental Wellbeing.

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Art Class

Learn to paint with water colors, charcoal, colored chalk pastels and acrylics as we create beautiful landscapes.  All supplies are provided.

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Yoga

Limited space is available, register early!

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Gardening Program

Participants can choose to attend monthly gardening workshops, or  join in group gardening activities at the KDCHC demonstration garden, or do both. We provide gloves & tools to participate

To register and for more information please see the flyer.

May 7 Planting a Vegetable Garden

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May 14 Container Gardening

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May 21 Planting a Flower Garden

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Check out our full 2019 gardening schedule below:

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Stretch, Walk & Talk Group

Walk for your health, for fun and to connect with new people. Join our Stretch, Walk & Talk Group. We meet at KDCHC every Thursday at 10am, rain or shine. No registration required. Everybody is welcome.

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Eat Well Spend Less 

This program is for individuals living on a low income, who may experience emotional and social isolation, who would like to increase their knowledge about how to make healthy food and nutrition choices on a budget. Community members lead the groups offering provide support to the group through training and life experiences.  This program will resume in September.

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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Preparing for 65

Join us for a 6 week group to learn about resources and issues that are important to seniors with lower incomes.

To add your name to the wait list please contact Nicole at 519-5745-4404 x 234

 

Gender Journey

A 10 week group offering support in exploring the social, emotional and physical changes related to gender transition.  Anyone from across the gender spectrum can attend. 

To inquire about or register for the next session please contact Allissa Scott at inclusive.cct@gmail.com


Breastfeeding Buddies

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.

Click for more information: http://kdchc.org/?page_id=833

 

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.