The Hospital for Sick Children

Record #: CDR0053
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2020
Last Full Update: 22 Dec 2020

Description & Services

Alternate Name SickKids
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 
1-800-268-9017; 416-813-5900  
http://www.ontariopoisoncentre.ca/ 
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 
416-813-5819 
Mon-Fri 10 am-3:30 pm 
www.aboutkidshealth.ca 
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 
www.sickkids.ca/scan 
Offers care, support and assessment to children and adolescents who may have been abused. 
 
* International Patient Office 
416-813-6619 
www.sickkids.ca/ipp 
A single point of contact for all out of country families seeking to arrange treatment for their child. 
 
* Herbie Fund  
416-813-7234 
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
Dates All year
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under
Application Appointments by referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services

Contact Information

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
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone *General Inquiries 416-813-1500  
*Patient information/Locating 416-813-6621
E-Mail public.affairs@sickkids.ca
Website www.sickkids.ca
Primary Executive Dr Ronald Cohn MD, FACMG

Other Details

Established 1875
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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