Central Community Health Centre

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: All programs are suspended until further notice but centre remains open for essential services. Not accepting new patients at this time. See Central CHC news for more information.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-633-7989
Fax 519-633-8467
E-Mail info@centralchc.com
Website www.centralchc.com
Primary Contact Jackie Harris, Director, Primary Care; Phone: 519-633-7989 ext 437; Email: jharris@centralchc.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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

Primary Health Care Services - offered to rostered patients by a health care team of doctors, nurse practitioners, registered practical nurses, dietitian, social worker, chiropodist, helath promoter, physiotherapist and systems navigator including:
  • Foot Care - Chiropodist (foot care specialist) assesses and treats common foot problems * includes basic foot care and foot care for clients with diabetes
  • Mental Health Counselling and Social Work services
  • Quit Smoking - One-one counselling sessions
  • Mobile Unit - foot care visits and primary care visits to Aylmer 3x per month (Thursdays) for Mennonite clients
  • Transportation to specialist appointments at no cost * by referral only
  • Identification Clinic - Assistance with form-filling to replace lost or damaged identification cards such as birth certificates, Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) and health cards *for rostered clients

Health Promotion, Wellness and Community Programs - many programs offered to community members who do not need to be rostered patients of the Health Centre to receive services

Services and Programs:
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs
  • Clinical Dietitian Services
  • Community Food Programs and Hospitality Meals
  • Mental Health Supports
  • Needle Syringe Program
  • TRUE YOUth Group
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries St Thomas, Central Elgin and Southwold Township
Eligibility Varies per program * primary care services for rostered patients * health promotion programs open to the community
Application Call or visit * no referral required * appointments required for some programs or primary care visits
Languages English
Fees some fees for other programs
Agency Information
Established 2008
Primary Executive Judith Wiley, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 519-633-7989 ext 403; Email: jwiley@centralchc.com
Alternate Executive Therese Kwapis, Director, Finance and Administration; Phone: 519-633-7989 ext 404; Email: tkwapis@centralchc.com
Funding Provincial - OHIP ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
359 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1B7
Intersection Talbot St and Elgin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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