Wawa Family Health Team

Service: Family Health Team

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Family Health Teams allow physicians and other allied health providers to work as a team to focus on keeping patients healthy. The vision calls for physicians, nurse practitioners and other members of the team to practice together in a positive working environment, sharing and benefiting from the complementary knowledge and skills of their colleagues
Description (Service)
  • Provides health care to the community through its interdisciplinary team of health care providers including local Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Worker, Pharmacist and Registered Dietitian 
  • Provides group sessions that assist with disease management, health promotion and prevention 
  • Operates a sexual health clinic that provides contraceptive information and sexual health care to both male and female patients of all ages
Specialty Services and Clinics available include: 
  • Breast screening 
  • Cardiac Rehab Program 
  • Cervical Screening 
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) program 
  • Colorectal cancer screening 
  • Diabetes clinic 
  • Geriatric Program 
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure) clinics 
  • Immunizations 
  • Lifestyles Program 
  • Mental health and social work programs 
  • Pacemaker clinics 
  • Smoking cessation programs 
  • Stand Up Falls Prevention Program 
  • Warfarin therapy management
Programs offered include: 
  • Craving Change 
  • Indoor Walking Program (Oct - May) 
  • Minds In Motion (Alzheimer Support)  
  • Munch n Move (Jul and Aug only) 
  • Obstetrics Shared Care  
  • Soup 2 Tomatoes (Chair based exercise)  
  • Transgender Care  
  • Weight loss Surgery Support Group 
  • Women's Health
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wawa ; And surrounding area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-856-1313
Fax 705-856-9550
E-Mail info@wawafamilyhealthteam.com
Website www.wawafamilyhealthteam.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Silvana Dereski, Executive Director; Email: sdereski@wawafht.com
Alternate Contact Ruth Davidson, Administrative Coordinator; Email: rdavidson@wawafht.com
Located In Community Wawa
Address 17 Government Rd
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
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Intersection Government Rd and Helen Mine Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 1218 
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)