Contact Information
Office Phone 519-660-0874
Fax 519-642-1532
E-Mail mail@lihc.on.ca
Website www.lihc.on.ca
Primary Contact Erin Williams, Project and Communications Coordinator; Phone: 519-660-0874 ext 334; Email: ewilliams@lihc.on.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Health centre focused on individual, family and community health * health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses * community development, health promotion and prevention services * referrals to other local and social health services * services aimed at people living with a low income, newcomers, individuals and families with chronic and complex illness

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

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 free, confidential and anonymous rapid testing * outreach services and education across the City of London * rapid testing available to individuals at higher risk of contracting HIV (Black/African/Carribean Canadians, people of an Aboriginal background, individuals who use IV drugs, high risk women and men who have sex with men) * results for rapid testing are available in minutes * for all others, test results are ready in one week

Caregiver Support - Training/educational material for caregivers * 100-page handbook for family caregivers

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program - Education on managing the day-to-day challenges of living with a chronic condition * based on Stanford University’s model for self-management

Diabetes Self-Management Program - Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes, or at-risk * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * team includes certified diabetes educators, registered dietitians, foot care specialists and registered nurses

Health Outreach For People Who Are Homeless - Health and social services to people who are homeless as well as those at risk of homelessness

Hepatitis C Care Program - Partnership between London InterCommunity Health Centre and Regional HIV/AIDS Connection * program designed for persons at high risk for Hepatitis C infection due to drug use and those who are Hepatitis C positive who have complex addiction and/or social issues * outreach worker, peer support worker, nurses and social worker support all aspects of clients life - physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual * referrals to other community agencies * screening, prevention, care and treatment of Hepatitis C

Primary Care Services - Primary health care is provided for registered clients by an interdisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, foot care providers, registered practical nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, and dietitians

Seniors Home Visiting Program - Regular volunteer visits to older immigrant adults who find it difficult to leave the house and experience feelings of isolation

Seniors' Drop In - Companionship and information sessions on health and social issues

Tai Chi Classes for Seniors - Tai Chi classes for seniors for stress reduction and improved flexibility, strength and stability

Women of the World - Service for immigrant and newcomer women who are isolated and need support in adjusting to life in Canada

WrapAround for Immigrant and Francophone Seniors - Supports for older immigrant adults and francophone people (age 55+) who are living in private homes but have few community or social supports * personal advocacy

Youth Outreach Workers - Team supports youth to find opportunities, solutions and resources to address social, behavioural, emotional, educational and employment needs

Services and Programs:
  • Huron St Site
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 9am-12noon
Areas Served London
Boundaries London and area
Eligibility Varies per program
Application Call and ask to speak to a Systems Navigator * appointments required for some programs * no referral required
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Polish ; Spanish
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1989
Primary Executive Scott Courtice, Executive Director; Phone: 519-660-0874 ext 245; Email: scourtice@lihc.on.ca
Alternate Executive Susan Hocking, Director, Client Services; Phone: 519-660-0874 ext 298; Email: shocking@lihc.on.ca
Funding Municipal - London ; Provincial - MHLTC ; Provincial - SWLHIN ; United Way ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location London (East)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
659 Dundas St
London, ON N5W 2Z1
Intersection Adelaide St N and Dundas St E
Accessibility Partially Accessible

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