The Hospital for Sick Children
|Record #: CDR0053||Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019||Last Full Update: 23 Aug 2019|
|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.
* Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (SCAN)
Main office 416-813-6275
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. and College St.|
|Transit Information||Subway: 2 blocks S of Queen's Park station: 2 blocks N of St Patrick station 24-hour TTC line 416-393-4636 * www.ttc.ca|
|Office Phone||*General Inquiries 416-813-1500
*Patient information/Locating 416-813-6621
|Primary Executive||Dr Ronald Cohn MD, FACMG|
|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|