Rexdale Community Health Centre - Community Programs

Counselling, Support Groups, Support Services

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Description & Services
Description Rexdale Community Health Centre through its Community Programs offers a variety of Support and Drop-In services listed below: 
 
Hearing Impairment: 
Drop-In social program for those experiencing loss of hearing, helps reduce social isolation and builds community connections between family and community, activities include social and health education 
Ext 2231 
 
Jamestown Women's Group: 
Designed for women who are isolated, frustrated and have difficulty coping with stress and is planned to exchange and share life experiences, to provide a place where women can meet and socialize and also build self-esteem through activities. 
 
Parent/Child Drop-In: 
For children age 0-6 years who have difficulty in speaking and communicating with their parents or caregivers, also gives an excellent opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, to develop new parenting skills and learn about other cultures. 
The group runs every Thursday from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. 
Ext 2231 
 
Client Support Services: 
Intake for clinical services, short term counselling, assessment and referral, form filing for clients, advocacy and coordination of client services 
Ext 2223 
 
Diabetes Support Group: 
Monthly group meeting providing inforation to assist individuals to manage diabetes and avoid development of other health issues such as heart and liver disease. Guest speakers and staff provide information on a variety of topics. 
Meetings held first Wednesday (each month) from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm 
Ext 2223 
 
Hypertension Monthly Workshop  
Discussions on how to manage hypertension * information provided on best foods to eat, what your blood pressure reading numbers mean, exercises that can help protect your heart and ways to relieve stress * meet and learn from other individuals experiencing similar issues 
Workshop held on second Wednesday of the month 6pm-8pm  
Ext.2223 
 
Special Events 
A number of special events organized to celebrate the diversity and health of the community. Events include: African History Month, International Women's Day, Inernational Day for the Elimination of Racism, South Asian Month Celebration, Community Health Day.
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Wed 9am - 8pm * Thu & Fri 9am - 5pm * Sat 9am - 2pm
Areas Served Etobicoke ; Toronto
Eligibility Service is available to residents within the geographic boundaries - W to Highway 427, N to Steeles Avenue, E to Humber River, S to Dixon Road
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Hindi ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Somali ; Spanish
Contact Information
Address & Map
8 Taber Road
Etobicoke, ON M9W 3A4
 
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Intersection Kipling Ave and Rexdale Blvd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 416-744-6312
Fax 416-744-1881
E-Mail reception@rexdalechc.com
Website www.rexdalechc.com
Primary Contact Althea Martin-Risden, Program Director; Phone: 416-744-6312 ext 2222
Primary Executive Safia Ahmed, Executive Director; Phone: 416-744-6312 ext 2225
Other Details
Established 1993
Funding City / Town ; Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Subjects Advocacy ; Assessments ; Counselling ; Diabetes ; Drop-in centres ; Form filling ; Immigration ; Impaired hearing ; Parent and child programs ; Refugees ; Special events ; Support groups ; Womens clubs

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