Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre

Site: Sudbury - 161 Applegrove St

Service: Child Life Program & Child and Youth Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides programs and services to support children, youth and their families  
  • Offers referrals to external agencies as required
 
Child and Youth Program 
  • Works one on one with children and youth to address specific issues that are affecting them such as obesity, bullying or school struggles 
  • Runs a pre-school check-up clinic during the summer for children who will be starting Kindergarten that September; includes general health and development assessment, immunization update, and dental, vision and FASD screening 
  • Provides accompaniment for children and their family during medical visits if desired
 
Child Life Program 
Provides access to a Child Life Specialist who works specifically in health care settings and can provide:  
  • Accompaniment to regular clinic appointments  
  • Preparation for medical procedures  
  • Explanation and support of health diagnoses 
  • Grief and bereavement support 
  • Coordination of play time and therapy through art projects
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Greater Sudbury ; Henvey Inlet First Nation ; Magnetawan First Nation ; Wahnapitae First Nation
Eligibility People of First Nations, M├ętis and/or Inuit descent
Application
  • Call to make arrangements for Child Life Specialist (CLS) consultations and services  
  • Children and youth encouraged to drop-in with concerns, work on art or homework or to play a game
Languages English ; Ojibway
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-675-1596
Fax 705-675-8040
Website www.skhc.ca/
Primary Executive Tracy Joly, Clinical Manager; Phone: 705-675-1596 ext 221
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 161 Applegrove St
Sudbury, ON P3C 1N2
 
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Intersection Applegrove St and Lorne St
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)