Helpful Links

 

Aging  |  Cancer  |  Cardiovascular |  Children's Health |  Diabetes  |  General Health  |  Grief Councelling/Support Groups  | Immunization LGBTQ+  |  Mental Health  |  Nutrition  |  Smoking Cessation  

 

 

For a searchable list of healthcare services in your area, visit:

 

 

For a searchable list of a wide range of other support services in your area, visit:

 

 

For a searchable list of Huron County programs and services, visit:

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For information specific to Children's Services, visit:

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General Health

 

 

Huron Perth Public Health 

 

211 Ontario : A helpline and online database of Ontario’s community and social services

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

Choosing Wisely Canada : When it comes to your health, sometimes less is more

The South West Health Line 

Health Care Connect : Find or change a family doctor or nurse practitioner through Health Care Connect

Healthy Ontario

Medic Alert Foundation Canada

OHIP

Telehealth Advisory Service : Fast, free medical advice

World Health Organization

Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories

 

 

Aging

 

Alzheimer’s Society of Huron County : 519-482-1482

  • “The Alzheimer Society of Huron County is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their families and their caregivers.”

 

Arthritis Society

 

Community Support Services :1-844-482-7800

  • Offers information, resources and caregiver support during the covid-19 pandemic

 

National Institute for the Care of the Elderly


OneCare Support Services : 1-877-502-8277

  • “ONE CARE provides a range of supportive care services that enable seniors and people with disabilities to enjoy better quality of life as they age at home.”

 

Seniors Safey Line : 1-866-299-1011

  • Free and confidential support 24 hours a day


Parkinson Society of Canada

Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

The Ontario Caregiver Organization 1-833-416-2273 (24/7 Helpline)

  • Online information, resources and support.

 

 

Cancer

 

Asbestos.com : Mesothelioma Centre

Cancer Care Ontario

Canadian Cancer Society

Prostate Cancer and the PSA Test : No Two Men are the Same

Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test : Questions and Answers



 

Cardiovascular

 

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario 

Healthy Hearts (Huron) : Cardiac rehabilitation program

 

Children's Health
 

Rourke Baby Record : Evidence-based infant/child health maintenance guide

 

SexandU.ca : an initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, Canada’s leading authority on sexual and reproductive health.

 

Diabetes

 

Canadia National Institute for the Blind

 

Cart2Table - Rediscovering the Joy of Food

 

Diabetes Canada 

 

Hypertension Canada

The Kindney Foundation of Canada

Ontario Association of Optometrists

Ontario Podiatric Medical Association

 

Freestyle Libre Glucose Monitoring Device

 

Dexcom Glucose Monitoring Device

 

 

Grief Counselling/Support Groups
 

Huron Hospice : (519) 482-3440 Ext. 6301

  • Huron Hospice offers various Bereavement Support, including groups and resources.

 

Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) : 519-235-2510

  • VON offers both group and 1:1 professional bereavement support services to individuals and families who have experienced the death of a loved one.

 

 

Bereaved Families of Ontario (BFO)

  • BFO provides online resources, one-on-one and group peer support to those who have lost loved ones.

E-mail: info@bereavedfamilies.net

 




 

Immunization

 

Ontario's Routine Immunization Schedule
 


LGBTQ+

 

 

Pflag Canada :1-888-530-6777 

  • “Canada’s only national organization that offers peer-to-peer support striving to help all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. We support, educate and provide resources to anyone with questions or concerns. We promise to offer local, practical, and emotional peer-to-peer family support for individuals and their loved ones challenged by gender/sexual identity.”

 

 

The Gab LGBTQ2S+ Virtual Meetings (ALL AGES) 

  • The Gab is a safe, inclusive and fun way to interact and share ideas virtually with people that identify with LGBTQ2S+ groups”.  

Email: Bonnie to pre-register and receive - Zoom meeting link.| bbaynham@hpph.ca | 

 

 

LGBT Youthline

  • Confidential and non-judgemental peer support. Text, or message online. Services operate 4:00PM-9:30PM Sunday-Friday.

Text: 647-694-4375 

 

 

 

Trans Lifeline : 1-877-330-6366

  • Mission: “Trans Lifeline connects trans people to the community support and resources we need to survive and thrive.”

 

 

Connect Youth Perth-Huron  

  • Local LGBTQ+ resources in Huron Perth

 

 

ARCH 

  • Transgender Health Care and Online Peer Support (ages 16+) 

 

 

Mental Health

 

Canadian Mental Health Association    ConnexOntario 1-866-531-2600

  • Services include: assistance with employment, housing, early intervention for youth, peer support, recreation services for people with mental illness, stress reduction workshops, public education campaigns for the community.


Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Brain Injury Association of London & Region


Healthy Place (mood journal under 'Tools')

 

Bounce Back Program     1-866-345-0224

  • Free skill-buliding program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety and learn skills to help combat unhelpful thinking, and become more active and assertive. Guided self-help program. No referral to access video but required for CBT program. 

 

Huron Perth Center     519-482-3931

  • Provides assessment and treatment services for a wide range of mental health concerns for children and youth up to age 18. 

 

Huron Perth Helpline and Crisis Response     1-888-829-7484

  • 24-hour crisis phone services. Face to face support, brief crisis therapy, and crisis education available in all eight emergency departments in Huron - Perth. Mobile crisis response available with local police services, in schools and Physician's offices. 

 

Kids Help Phone     1-800-668-6868

  • Kids help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, we're here to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7. 

 

Community Psychiatric Services      519-524-8316 OR 519-482-3961

  • Mental health outpatient program committed to providing evidence - based care to those individuals with serious mental illness who are 16 years of age and older. Provides consultations and assessments, individual and group therapy, and psychosocial rehabilitation. 

 

Anxiety Canada

  • Online, self-help, and evidence - based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders. Promotes understanding through general information sessions, professional seminars and workshops, promotes MindShift App

 

Phone Apps (click to open list)

 

 

Nutrition

 

Canada's Food Guide

 

Nutritionist - Leslie Beck

 

Dietitians of Canada

 

Smoking Cessation

 

 

  • Telehealth Ontario
    • 24/7 smoking cessation support over the phone
    • 1-866-797-0000, Press 3 for Smoking Cessation

 

  • Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation Community Program
    • Eligible participants receive a consultation, follow-up support, and NRT vouchers to redeem 6 weeks’ worth of NRT. Counselling support from a Nicotine Addiction Specialist is available if patient indicates they need additional support.
    • Patients can self-refer or providers can make a referral on behalf of the patient by calling: 1-888-645-5405

 

 

 

  • My Change Plan (phone app) | developed by CAMH

 

  • Break it Off (phone app), for youth and young adults