Explore the programs & services available through the HcFHT.
Services

Huron community Family Health Team is dedicated to providing a full range of health services with a focus on prevention of illness and chronic disease management.

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Family Physicians will provide continuous care to individual patients and their family members over the course of their lifetime.

Family Physician
Nurse Practioner

Nurse Practitioners will provide the opportunity to improve the individual’s, family’s and community’s direct access to a broad range of primary healthcare services, with a strong focus on nursing.

Physician Assistant

Physician Assistants are highly skilled healthcare professionals educated in the medical model who work under the supervision of a registered physician in a variety of clinical team structures and settings.

Social & Mental Health
Mental Health Clinicians

Mental Health clinicians will provide direct care through the provision of psycho-social assessments and individual, couple, family, and group counselling. They will collect patient information and communicate findings with other healthcare professionals of the FHT.

*Please note that due to COVID, all mental health appointments are being conducted virtually for the time being.

To book an appointment with one of our Social Workers, please give us a call at:

(519) 600-3736

Interested in our Mental Health Programs?

Registered Dietician

 Registered Dieticians are healthcare professionals who apply their unique body of knowledge and expertise to support people in understanding and applying the principles of healthy eating throughout their entire lifetime. As members of an interdisciplinary team, dieticians can contribute to health promotion and illness prevention strategies, and develop specialized nutrition therapy and rehabilitation/support strategies to address specific nutrition-related illnesses.

To book an appointment with one of our Dieticians, please give us a call at:

(519) 600-3736

Interested in our Nutrition Programs?

 
Programs

To complement our full range of services, Huron community Family Health Team offers a variety of programs to patients of the Family Health Team throughout the year. Some programs are also available without being a patient of HcFHT.

 

For more information on our programs, select a category below:

Please note that due to COVID-19, only  a small number of programs are running. Navigate to your desired category to find out if the program you are interested in is currently being offered.

 
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Education Programs

Education Programs are not running during COVID-19. Please check our social media channels for updates. Registered Dietician appointments are not being offered virtually. Educational materials are still available, please call us for details.

Cholesterol Education Program

Allied Healthcare Professionals discuss the management of cholesterol and how to lower cholesterol. Participation may result in a referral to our Registered Dietitian. Those interested in the program do have to be a patient at HcFHT, but do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you an HcFHT patient?

  • Do you require education regarding hypertension?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-2273

Hypertension Education Program

Allied Healthcare Professionals discuss the management of high blood pressure and how to lower blood pressure. Participation may result in a referral to our Registered Dietitian. Those interested in the program do have to be a patient at HcFHT, but do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you an HcFHT patient?

  • Do you have high blood pressure?

  • Do you require education regarding hypertension?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736

 
Mental Health Programs

Mental Health Programs are not running during COVID-19. Please check our social media channels for updates.

Memory Clinic
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The aim of this clinic is to help patients with memory difficulties in order to maintain independent living and the best quality of life for as long as possible. Testing done by staff at HcFHT is done in partnership with the Alzheimer Association. Those interested in the program do have to be a patient at HcFHT, but do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you an HcFHT patient?

  • Are you having memory difficulties?

  • Do you want to live independently and have the best quality of life for as long as possible?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

 (519) 600-3736

Mind, Body, Medicine
Meditation

This group practices mindfulness using proven techniques to bring about inner peace. These techniques are also effective in reducing symptoms of mood and anxiety problems. Those interested in the program do not have to be a patient at HcFHT and do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Do you have mood or anxiety difficulties?

  • Do you want to reduce the symptoms of mood and anxiety difficulties?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736

New Parent Programs

New Parent Programs continue to run during COVID-19. 

Introduction to Solids

This program will provide recommendations from the World Health Organization about breastfeeding and introduction of complementary foods by our Registered Dietitian and RPNs. The program also discusses what and how to feed your baby when introducing solid foods and food safety. Those interested in the program do not have to be a patient at HcFHT and do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Do you want to learn about how to most safely feed your baby?

  • Are you looking to introduce solids into your babies diet?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736

Newborn Support Program

Allied Healthcare Professionals closely monitor babies growth and progress through weight checks, immunizations, and check-ups in conjunction with your family physician. Those interested in the program do have to be a patient at HcFHT, but do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Is your baby an HcFHT patient?

  • Does your baby require a 'Healthy Baby Check'?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736

 
 
Women's Health Programs

Women's Health Programs are not running during COVID-19. Please check our social media channels for updates.

Core 4 Your Floor

Pre- and post-natal classes by Fitness Instructor and Mommy, Mandi Layton.

 

Pre-natal: Whether you're in your 1st trimester or 3rd, this 6 week, informative and intensive exercise program includes exercises and information that will help you prepare your body for the physical task it is about to endure. Get your body strong and prepped for an easier labour and quicker recovery post-natal.

Post-natal: Valuable information that is essential for every mommy who wants their bodies to look, feel, and function better. post baby.

Those interested in the program do not have to be a patient at HcFHT and do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you a pre- or post-natal mommy?

  • Do you want to look, feel, and function better?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736

Let's Talk Menopause

This groups includes discussion about symptoms, lifestyle, and current treatment options. Bring your questions, bring your friends! Those interested in the program do not have to be a patient at HcFHT and do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Do you have questions about symptoms, lifestyle or treatment options?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736

Pap Clinic

Give us a call to book your next pap test.  Those interested in the program do have to be a patient at HcFHT, but do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you an HcFHT patient?

  • Do you require a pap test?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-2273

 
Addiction Programs

Addiction Programs continue to run during COVID-19. 

Smoking Cessation Program - STOP

HcFHT offers a free-of-charge smoking cessation program. This program includes free nicotine replacement products. Those interested in the program do have to be a patient at HcFHT, but do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you a HcFHT patient?

  • Do you want to quit smoking?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736

My Journey

The HcFHT has partnered with the Tanner Steffler Foundation to offer the My Journey program which assists youth struggling with mental health concerns and/or addiction. Help is provided for both youth and their families through system navigation support throughout the duration of their treatment. Those interested in the program do not have to be a patient at HcFHT, and do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you between the ages of 12 - 24 and are struggling with mental health and/or addiction?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 525-6959

My Journey is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know is in need of immediate support:

  • Call Kid's Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868

  • Text "Connect" to 686868

  • Call Huron Perth Crisis Intervention at 1-888-829-7484

 
Foot Health Programs

Foot Health Programs are not running during COVID-19. Please check our social media channels for updates.

Foot Care Clinic

For a cost of $25.00, a Registered Practical Nurse with foot care certification will care for your feet. Those interested in the program do have to be a patient at HcFHT, but do not require a physician or healthcare provider referral.

Is the program a good fit for me?

  • Are you an HcFHT patient?

  • Do you require foot care?

To register or to find out more information, contact us at:

(519) 600-3736