Parkdale Queen West CHC works with Telus and University Health Network (UHN) to Launch Health for Good Mobile Clinic

TELUS announced the expansion of the  company’s innovative Health for Good program with Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (CHC) and University Health Network’s (UHN) Social Medicine Program. The Parkdale Queen West Mobile Health Clinic powered by TELUS Health, a specially-equipped clinic on wheels, will provide essential primary health and harm reduction services directly to …

Virtual Mindful Meditation, An Introduction

Virtual Mindful Meditation, An Introduction is planned to start Tuesday January 26. This 8 week introductory program, will provide information, discussion and mindfulness and meditation practice. This virtual program has proven to be helpful for clients reporting increased calm, focus, ability to rest and relax and feeling less isolation. The program begins with understanding the mind …

Encampment Letter of Support

Dear Mayor John Tory, Prior to the COVID-19 crisis, the affordable housing crisis in Toronto was untenable. With the pandemic, the lack of affordable housing and inadequacy of the shelter system in Toronto has been glaring. Folks without access to safe, stable, and affordable housing have not found safety and comfort in a shelter. Encampments …

16 Days of Activism

For the last 15 days, we’ve been celebrating initiatives that advocate on behalf of the rights of women around the world. Our 16 Days of Activism ends tomorrow, December 10 with International Human Rights Day. To learn more about the different recognition days that we celebrate as a part of these 16 days, take a …

Holiday Adjusted Hours – 2020

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre will have some closures over the holiday season. Please see below for our adjusted holiday schedule.

World AIDS Day and Indigenous Awareness Week

December 1st is World AIDS Day which launches the beginning of Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week. This day provides global opportunities to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support and celebrate people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from AIDS-related illnesses. Globally, there are an estimated 38 million people living …