The Hospital for Sick Children
|Record #: CDR0053||Last Modified: 07 Jan 2015||Last Full Update: 07 Jan 2015|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/sickkidsfoundation
|Description & Services|
|Description||The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country.
* ONTARIO POISON CENTRE
Provides expert poison advice to all of Ontario 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Specialized staff provide phone consultations in the event of a real or potential poisoning, offer support to health-care professionals, educate the public in poison prevention and research best practice for the treatment of poisoning.
* ABOUT KIDS HEALTH FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE
Mon-Fri 10 am-3:30 pm
A resource centre for patients and families with reliable information on topics influencing child health and family quality of life.
* MOTHERISK PROGRAM
Motherisk's Home Line 416-813-6780
Alcohol & Substance Use Helpline 1-877-327-4636
Nausea & Vomiting Pregnancy Helpline 1-800-436-8477
HIV & HIV Treatment in Pregnancy 1-888-246-5840
All phone lines are open Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
A clinical, research and teaching program dedicated to antenatal drug, chemical, and disease risk counselling. Provides evidence-based information and guidance about the safety or risk to the developing fetus or infant, of maternal exposure to drugs, chemicals, diseases, radiation and environmental agents.
* SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT PROGRAM (SCAN)
Main office 416-813-6275; 416-813-6245
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Emergency: Mon-Sun 24 hours 416-813-7500 & ask for the SCAN team member on-call
Offers care, support and assessment to children and adolescents who may have been abused.
* INTERNATIONAL PATIENT OFFICE
A single point of contact for all out of country families seeking to arrange treatment for their child.
* HERBIE FUND
Assists children (birth-18yrs) from all over the world who require specialized treatment that is not available in their own country.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Areas Served||Greater Toronto Area|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and under|
|Application||Appointments by referral|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services|
|Address & Map||
555 University Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
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|Intersection||University Ave between Dundas St & College St|
|Transit Information||Subway: 2 blocks S of Queen's Park station: 2 blocks N of St Patrick station24-hour TTC line 416-393-4636 * www.ttc.ca|
|Office Phone||General Inquiries 416-813-1500; Patient information/Locating 416-813-6621|
|Primary Executive||Mary Jo Haddad, President & CEO|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Subjects||Addictions ; Alcoholism ; Children ; Drug addiction ; Funding ; Health education ; Health service facilities ; Health services ; Hospitals ; Medical research ; Poison control ; Pregnancy ; Youth|