Carea Community Health Centre

Site: Ajax

Service: Health and Wellness

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Ajax 905-428-1212 * Oshawa 905-723-0036
Toll Free Phone 1-877-227-3217 * HEP C 1-855-808-6242
Located In Community Ajax
Address & Map
360 Bayly St W, Unit 5
Ajax, ON L1S 1P1
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Intersection Westney Rd and Bayly St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Francis Garwe, CEO; Phone: 905-723-0036 ext 1368; Email:
Alternate Contact Paula Carter, Resource Development & Communications Manager; Phone: 905-723-0036 ext 1229; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Jeff Dart, Health Promotion and Community Development Services Manager; Phone: ext 1202; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Carea Community Health Centre 
Conant Complex 
115 Grassmere Ave 
Oshawa, ON L1H 3X7
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 - seeing clients by appointment only * offering services virtually and by telephone * virtual programming available, click here for information

Full service health care facility providing family centred primary care, health promotion and health education * team of professionals include doctors, nurse practitioners, social workers/therapists, and health promoters * family medicine and counselling * youth programs * Diabetes Education, Hepatitis C support services * GAIN (Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network) * Indigenous child and family programs, Indigenous youth programs * community development programs * early years programming * locations in Ajax, Whitby, Pickering, and Oshawa

Community Health Health Promotion and Community Development Services Team * supporting a healthy community through programs, individual appointments, community development strategies, presentations and working with community partners * addressing sexual and reproductive health, chronic disease prevention and management, community and youth engagement

Counselling services Individual and group counselling, early intervention program for youth facing symptoms of depression and anxiety

Dietitian services One on one appointments or group support to focus on every aspect of healthy eating and weight management, with a Registered Dietitian

Indigenous Programs Run by Carea's Indigenous Team

LGBTQ programs and support

Medical services Weekday appointments, some evening hours provided by Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Physicians, on-call assistance available round the clock for registered clients * Hepatitis C Team, Diabetes Education Team and Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Team and smoking cessation.

Parent Support Educational workshops for parents, individual appointments to help with parenting issues, respite care (Oshawa site)

Young Parent Support Support for young parents and their children * individual support from a Registered Dietitian, Registered Nurse, and Health Promoter for all of parenting, pregnancy, nutrition and breastfeeding needs * groups include Food 4 Thought, Babysteps, Precious Connections and 4 Real

Youth Outreach services Reaching out to under-serviced youth in the community, mobile, connecting clients with the services and supports they need

Sup. Description Will consider uninsured clients
Hours COVID19 - Closed Mon August 3 * Appointment hours Mon, Tue, Thu 11 am-4 pm, Wed, Fri 9 am-2 pm * Office hours 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ajax ; Durham Region - Diabetes Education, GAIN, Hepatitis C, Aborginal ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Whitby ; Please call if outside these areas
Eligibility Must have valid Health Card * if no health card, call for information * must not have a primary care provider if seeking health care
Application Seeing Clients By Appointment Only * Call for an appointment or to register for programs
Languages English - Interpretation, Available with advance notice ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation, Available with advanced notice
Fees None ; Fee for VIK Summer Camp
Other Details
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Elections June
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Anger Management ~ Adolescents ; Anger Management ~ Young Adults ; Birth Control Counselling ~ Adolescents ; Birth Control Counselling ~ Young Adults ; Community Health Centres ~ Adolescents ; Community Health Centres ~ Young Adults ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Adolescents ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Young Adults ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Contraception ~ Adolescents ; Contraception ~ Young Adults ; Dating Violence Prevention ; General Health Education Programs ~ Adolescents ; General Health Education Programs ~ Young Adults ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ~ Adolescents ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ~ Young Adults ; HIV Testing ~ Adolescents ; HIV Testing ~ Young Adults ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Postpartum Care ~ Adolescents ; Postpartum Care ~ Young Adults ; Pregnancy Testing ~ Adolescents ; Pregnancy Testing ~ Young Adults ; Prenatal Care ~ Adolescents ; Prenatal Care ~ Young Adults ; Self Esteem Workshops ~ Adolescents ; Self Esteem Workshops ~ Young Adults ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening ~ Adolescents ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening ~ Young Adults ; Special Libraries ~ Youth Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Youth Issues ; Weight Management ~ Adolescents ; Weight Management ~ Young Adults

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