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Community Airways Clinics

These clinics provide respiratory assessment, education and management for adults with lung conditions. They offer spirometry, which is a simple breathing test that measures the speed and amount of air you are able to blow out of your lungs.  This test can be used to diagnose different types of lung diseases such as asthma and COPD.  The clinics are funded by the WWLHIN and are offered through a partnership with the 4 Community Health Centres in our region and St. Mary’s General Hospital.  Clinics are offered at the following sites:

  • Langs Community Health Centre
  • Woolwich Community Health Centre
  • Guelph Community Health Centre
  • Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre

You will need a referral to this program from your physician or nurse practitioner. Click Here for the referral form. For a simple lung test, click here


Living with Stroke

The Heart & Stroke Living with Stroke program is a community based support and educational program designed for stroke survivors and their care givers. This program focuses on helping both survivors and caregivers gain confidence in managing the challenges of living with stroke. This is a free 6 week program! The sessions are 2 hours and are led by a healthcare professional.


Some topis that will be covered:

  • Understanding stroke
  • Physical challenges and changes
  • Emotions and depression
  • Activities and relationships

YMCA of Three Rivers

The YMCA of Three Rivers is committed to making our diverse communities healthier and more vibrant. With dignity and respect, our programs and services have been created to inspire individuals to reach their full potential. For more information about their programming, click here

Arthritis Self-Management Pain Program

Increase your understanding and learn new ways to cope with arthritis.

This program helps participants:

  • Better understand arthritis
  • Learn ways to cope with chronic pain
  • Take a more active role in managing their arthritis

For more information, click here


Osteoporosis Canada

Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly, quietly weakens bones, often going undiagnosed – even when it breaks them. For more information, click here


Know Your Risk -- Complete the Know Your Risk quiz to find out what your risks are, and make an appointment to talk to your doctor about your bone health and risk of breaking a bone today. Click Here to complete the Know Your Risk quiz!


SMART Program (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)

The SMART program is a national, evidence based gentle exercise and falls prevention program to assist older adults in maintaining or improving their functional fitness and independence. Functional fitness is about strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. To find  programs available in your community, click here


Togetherall is an online community where members can support eachother. An online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programs,creative outlets and a community that cares. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can simply find support by loggin on. For more information on services, click here

BounceBack Ontario®

BounceBack Ontario® a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. To learn more about BounceBack Ontario® services, click here.

Diabetes: Back to Basics

Introductory education to pre and type 2 diabetes. Click Here to view webinars



Resources and skill training to help with the giving of care, inspiration to practice self care, knowledge of preparation and planning, comfort and understanding, and connection with others going through similar journeys. To learn more Click Here.

Stonehenge Therapeutic Community

The Specialized Addition Support Coordination (ASC) Program strives to imprice the health and well- being of individuals  who  are members of a specialized population living with complex issues, and to enhance the heath care system's capacity to respond effectively to their unique needs. For more information, click here.


Ontario Caregiver Organization

If you support someone in need and feel anxious and overwhelmed with your caregiving responsibilities, you’re not alone. The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) exists to support Ontario’s 4 million caregivers; ordinary people who provide physical and emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbour. 


Marcel Doré MD- Transition Coach Canada

Offering services that will help you enhance your journey to better health and quality of life, primarily positive lifestyle changes through movement and exercise.He has personally experienced transformative changes in his own health (sciatica, diabetes, hypertension, obesity) as well as been a part of helping others transform their own health through positive lifestyle changes, movement and exercise. For more information click here



Berevement Families of Ontario

Bereaved Families of Ontario can assist you to be helpful for a friend, relative or co-worker who has experienced the death of a loved one.

The Coping Centre

The Coping Centre offers a peaceful place for support, understanding, compassion and encouragement in the uniqueness of one’s grief journey. Coping is a non-profit, charitable organization. Coping offers support programs, retreats and educational seminars by professionals and volunteers who have all experienced grief in their own lives.

Connect My Health Portal

ConnectMyHealth is a digital health solution that provides you with an online, single access channel to view your health records from participating hospitals in Ontario Health West Region (Southwestern Ontario).




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