Women with toddlers having a peer nutrition session

Programs for Newcomers

At SRCHC, we offer a broad scope of programs and variety of services aimed at improving the health and well-being of Newcomers.

At SRCHC, we offer a broad scope of programs and variety of services aimed at improving the health and well-being of Newcomers.

These programs are delivered through our inter-professional teams, enabling newcomers to receive quality care and social support that they need.

We partner with hospitals, private clinic s, settlement and employment services to address the immediate health and social needs of newcomers across the continuum of care as their needs evolve over time.

Our inter-professional teams mobilize a range of resources and local partnerships as they scale-up and adapt responses to emerging newcomer needs. This ensures that newcomers have the necessary resources they need to feel settled, integrated and healthy.

Programs Include:
  • Food Security (includes Gardening in schools and communities, Good Food Markets, and health eating and shopping on the budget sessions for all, especially low income families)
  • Healthy Environments – includes campaigns and education sessions to improve indoor air quality, environmental health surveys and
  • Seniors Health and wellness programs
  • Children and Families (Jumpstart programs (0-2yrs) and Peer Nutrition (3-6yrs)
  • Women’s Health (includes Postpartum Adjustment support, Women’s Health Screening, Breast Feeding)
  • Men’s health
  • Parenting program
  • Refugee Healthcare
  • Gardening
  • Bicycle Clinics

School and Community Gardens

Through partnerships, SRCHC also supports community gardens at Dundas and First Nations schools, Blake Elementary School and Easy York Community Centre.