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Resources to help promote health and wellness within our community

The Aboriginal Health Outreach program provides 1:1 peer counseling and supports to meet the health needs to the community and individuals by way of health promotion, education, and linkages within the Indigenous and mainstream resources.

Learn More: Barrie Native Friendship Centre

Offered through the Barrie Community Health Centre, The My Best Weight program is a physician-supervised medical program focused on providing individualized, evidence-based, non-judgmental care.

Eligible clients are adults (18+) living with:

  • Obesity (BMI over 30) OR
  • Overweight (BMI 27-30) and have weight-related health issues (i.e. diabetes or a fatty liver).

To be accepted into the program, you must be referred by a medical practitioner such as your family doctor, Nurse Practitioner or a specialist.

Learn More: My Best Weight

Working alongside culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people of all ages, their families, and the community throughout the region.

Learn More: Deaf Access Simcoe Muskoka

The Family Support Program offers Family-Centered case management support to families who have children under the age of 18 living at home with a diagnosed intellectual disability. Family Support Workers assist families to access community resources and provide both direct and indirect support to families through home visits, collaborative community visits, resource and referral supports. 

Learn More: Empower Simcoe

Offering families/care providers with children, prenatal through 6 years, a range of core services which can assist them in their parenting or caregiving role as well as provide a safe environment where children can experience a variety of learning activities and practice new found skills.

Learn More: EarlyON

Fully coordinated rehabilitation clinic specializing in back and neck pain as well as treatment for other injuries.

Personalized services focused on reducing pain and gaining mobility and strength so you can recover from injuries and return to the activities that are important to you.

Learn More: CBI Health

The Closing the Gap Healthcare OHIP-eligible physiotherapy clinic is focused on providing patient centred care and supporting rehabilitation needs through safe and reliable care, for ages 19 or younger, 65 or older or any age after overnight hospitalization for a condition that requires physiotherapy. Other eligible patients would be recipients of Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program.

Closing the Gap services clients with varying degrees of health conditions, evaluating the physical needs and abilities of each individual and implementing a treatment plan to help relieve pain and improve mobility and function.

Learn More: Closing the Gap

The Simcoe Muskoka Cancer Screening Hotline is a free service that can help you get up-to-date with your colorectal, cervical and breast cancer screening. Anyone can call! 1-866-608-6910.

Learn More: Cancer Care Ontario

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