Counselling, Support Groups, Support Services
|Record #: CWL0253||Last Modified: 16 Aug 2018||Last Full Update: 16 Aug 2018|
|Social Media|| Twitter: twitter.com/Rexdalechc
|Description & Services|
|Description||Rexdale Community Health Centre through its Community Programs offers a variety of Support and Drop-In services listed below:
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
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.
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.
Client Support Services:
Intake for clinical services, short term counselling, assessment and referral, form filing for clients, advocacy and coordination of client services
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
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
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|
|Languages||English ; Arabic ; Hindi ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Somali ; Spanish|
|Address & Map||
8 Taber Road
Etobicoke, ON M9W 3A4
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|Intersection||Kipling Ave and Rexdale Blvd|
|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|
|Funding||City / Town ; Provincial|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Subjects||Advocacy ; Assessments ; Counselling ; Diabetes ; Drop-in centres ; Form filling ; Immigration ; Impaired hearing ; Parent and child programs ; Refugees ; Special events ; Support groups ; Womens clubs|