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Organization: London InterCommunity Health Centre  
Phone Numbers: 519-660-0874
Fax: 519-642-1532
Email: mail@lihc.on.ca
Website: www.lihc.on.ca
Address:
659 Dundas St E
London, ON
N5W 2Z1
Intersection: Adelaide St N and Dundas St E
Location: East London
Accessibility:     Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Wheelchair accessible at Marshall St entrance (rear of building)
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Clinical Services: Mon, Fri 9am-5pm * Tue, Wed 9am-9pm * Thu 10:30am-5pm * closed every fourth Thu of the month 10:30am-12noon
Executives: Michelle Hurtubise - Executive Director
mhurtubise@lihc.on.ca
Contacts: Megan Cornwell - Communications Manager
mcornwell@lihc.on.ca
Service Description: Health centre focused on family and community health * health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses * referrals to other local health services and personal development groups

Community-led health teams develop programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health

Supports for older immigrant adults

Chronic Disease Self-Management - Sessions to learn ongoing self-care * includes information about coping, health guidelines, medication usage, working with health professionals, and informed treatment decisions

Diabetes Education -
Information about living with diabetes * includes monitoring, blood sugar levels, food choices, exercise, medications, and lifestyle choices (open to everyone)

Mental Health Counselling - One-on-one, couple, family, and group counselling for registered clients of the Health Centre * psychology and psychiatry services for primary health care clients registered with a doctor or nurse practitioner * mental health screening and assessments * short-term and long-term counselling * confidential
 
Anonymous HIV Testing - Options Clinic - HIV information and testing * outreach services and education * referral to community services * pre-test counselling on how people get HIV and what a positive or negative test result might mean * post-test counselling to discuss the results
 
Caregiver Support - Training/educational material for caregivers * 100-page handbook for family caregivers
 
Education Programs - Education, awareness programs and resources for the general public to promote, support or improve the health and well-being of children, youth and families
 
Ethno-Racial Youth Mentoring Project - Program that fosters relationships among Northeast London's ethno-racial youth with caring adults and fosters relationships between mothers of participating youth with caring and supportive mother mentors
 
Health Outreach For People Who Are Homeless - Health and social services to people who are homeless as well as those at risk of homelessness
 
Primary Care Services - Primary health care is provided for registered clients by an interdisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, and dietitians
 
Program for Immigrant Seniors - Intervention and supports for people facing homelessness, critical life changes, abuse, or isolation * referrals to other community support services as necessary * French immigrant older adults services
 
Women of the World - Service for immigrant and newcomer women who are isolated and need support in adjusting to life in Canada

Services and Programs:
Fees: Most medical services covered by OHIP * some fees for other programs
Application: Call or visit * appointments required for some programs * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies per program
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French programs and publications offered * French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served: London
See Also: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills for Aboriginal Peoples
Anger Management
Community Health Centres
Community Support Services
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for Seniors
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Life Skills for Women
Mental Health Promotion
Street Outreach

This information was last completely updated on 11/27/2013

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