November 25, 2015

Medical Services-Resources

Please note that The Fields Institute is not in a position to recommend medical services and assumes no liability for the services of the medical centres listed.

Emergency Medical Services -For serious emergencies, dial 911.

For general health information, call the Telehealth Ontario Info Line - 1-866-797-0000

24-Hour Medical Help

The Hospital for Sick Children (For critically sick children)
555 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario
Main number - (416) 813-1500
Paediatric Emergency Medicine: (416) 813-5807; Location: Main floor, Atrium
Poison Information Line - (416) 813-5900; Location: Room 2426, Black Wing

List of Toronto Hospitals (Critical - Emergency Rooms)
Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street
Women's College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street
Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue
St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond St. (one block east of Yonge and Queen)

Dental Emergency

Dental Emergency Service
8 am to 12 am, 7 days a week
1650 Yonge St. (2 blocks north of St. Clair)
Phone: (416) 485-7121
Dental Service is not covered by OHIP. This service is strictly for emergencies and appointments are booked on the same day. Payment must be made in full by cash, VISA, Mastercard or Interac.

Pharmacies Open Late in or near Downtown Toronto

Shoppers Drug Mart (24hrs)
465 Yonge Street (at College)
Phone: 416-408-4000

Shoppers Drug Mart (Until Midnight)
523 St Clair Ave W
Phone: 416-538-1155

Children's Emergency and Walk-in Clinics

The Hospital for Sick Children (For critically sick children)
555 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
Main number - (416) 813-1500
Poison Information Line - (416) 813-5900 -- 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Children's After Hours Clinics:

Children's After Hours
235 Danforth Ave Toronto (1 1/2 blocks east of Broadview)
Hours: M-F 6:00am-9:00pm
Weekend and Holiday Hours:10:00am-6:00pm
Phone: (416) 461-3000
This clinic is for non-critically sick children.

The Doctor's Office\MCI Medical Clinics Inc
345 Bloor Street East, Suite 1B, Toronto, ON M4W 3J6
Hours: Mon - Thurs 9am - 8pm, Fri 9am - 4pm
Weekends & Holidays 10pm - 4pm
Phone: (416) 515-0590
This clinic is for non-critically sick children

University Health Network - Toronto Western Site
Child Health Unit 3 West
399 Bathurst St. (North side of Dundas & Bathurst)
Phone: (416) 603-5800
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Weekend and Holiday Hours: 12:00pm- 3:00pm
Fees without OHIP: $25 - $50 for most examinations, additional fees could be charged for complicated situations.

Walk-in Clinics -General

The Doctors Office
595 Bay Street
Phone: (416) 598-1703
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Weekend and Holiday Hours: Saturdays 10:00am - 6:00pm, Sundays 11:00am - 5:00pm

Bay-Wellesley Med. Services
#100 - 984 Bay St.

Bay-College Medical Centre
#216C - 777 Bay St.

College-Care Walk-in Clinic
351 College St @ Spadina

Health Service Clinic (University of Toronto)
214 College Street - Second Floor
Click here for a map.
Phone: (416) 978-8030
Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m; Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (lab closed at 5:00 p.m.); Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (closed Saturdays until further notice)
This clinic is funded through U of T student fees and is therefore only available to registered U of T students. They will, however assist visitors with identifying physicians and other health resources.

Hassle Free Clinic
66 Gerrard Street East (2nd Floor)
The Hassle Free Clinic covers only sexual and reproductive health issues. There is no charge for their services and they do not require either OHIP or UHIP coverage. Appointments are required for STD testing, and are not required for emergency contraception.
Women's clinic (416) 922-0566
Men's clinic (416) 922-0603

Queen-Spadina Medical Center
Family Practice Clinic
455 Queen St. West (at Spadina)
Phone: 416-869-3627 or 416-869-1091
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 8pm
Weekend Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10 am - 3pm

Women's Services

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: 416-597-8808 (24 hours)

Assaulted Women’s Helpline: 416-863-0511; Toll Free: 1-866-863-0511 (24 hours)

The New Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville St. at Bay St. ( north of College off Bay St.)
Phone:(416) 323-6400
Hours: Non-trauma emergency service, 24 hours/ 7 days
Services Include:

  • High and low risk obstetrics care.
  • The Sexual Assault Care Centre -- Scarborough
    The Scarborough Hospital, Grace Division
    3030 Birchmount Road
    Scarborough, Ontario

This service is for both men and women requiring emergency treatment and follow-up care.
Phone: (416) 495-2555
Bay Centre for Birth Control
790 Bay St., 8th Floor (at College St.)
Phone: (416) 351-3700
Hours: Mon and Fri 9:00am- 5:00pm;
Tue -Thu 9:00am- 7:30pm;
Sat 9:00am-12:30pm
Clients receive confidential information, counselling, referrals, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, abortion referral, Hepatitis B vaccine, anonymous HIV antibody testing, as well birth control products at reduced prices.

Women's Health Resources Online

Related Information

"Find a Doctor" Online Service
The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario
80 College Street
Toll Free:1-800-268-7096 ext. 306

Direct Physician Housecall Referrals Inc
Phone: (905)278-1172

Other 24 hour shops and services: NOW 24Hour Toronto provides current information about the Greater Toronto Area. The site has information about entertainment, business, local government, and community activities and resources. You will also find links to detailed maps of their locations.

Google Maps
Just type in the address you need to find and it will provide a detailed map of the location and surrounding area.