Anti-Asian Racism Video

Melissa Grelo and Elaine Lui, the co-hosts of CTV’s The Social, created a video about Anti-Asian racism during COVID, in support of the work by the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice.  This video, which features many different Asian Canadians from all walks of life (including Yuta Watanabe from the Raptors and Canadian figure …

Client Experience Survey 2021

We’ve launched our client experience survey, and we would like to hear your thoughts! The purpose of the survey is to get feedback from our clients on their overall experience of programs and services. To access the survey, click the link below. It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete: Client Survey

REPORT: Prenatal Breastfeeding Study

In Canada, 91% of all mothers initiate breastfeeding, but 40–50% stop by 6 months and only 34% breastfeed exclusively for 6 months, with lower rates among socially and/or economically vulnerable women. The Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) aims to support breastfeeding among vulnerable women, but there is no formal framework or funding for sites to integrate proactive …

Thank you to WCH and UHN

Thanking the WCH Mobile Vaccination Team and UHN for bringing vaccines to Parkdale Queen West community testing/vaccination and harm reduction workers.  PQW used this as an opportunity for training of our team members, to enable us to move confidently and quickly in transitioning our testing teams into community  immunization teams.  We were all buoyed by …

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 …

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 …

New Virtual Care hours for Naturopathic Clinic

We have new hours for the Naturopathic Clinic Please see below for the information: Parkdale Site Clients: Tuesdays 12pm-6pm Queen West Site Clients: Friday 10am-3pm; Saturday 10:30am-3:30pm For more information contact: Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine via: Email – chcinfo@ccnm.edu Phone – : 416-498-1255 ext 229 Staff will determine if in person visits are required …

Ministry of Health gives Ontario Health Team application stamp of approval

On November 18, the partner organizations of the Mid-West Toronto region have been approved to become an Ontario Health Team, marking a significant milestone for patients, clients, families and caregivers in downtown Toronto’s west-end. Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre is proud to be one of more than 50 health care and community service providers …