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Napanee Area Community Health Centre

Napanee Area Community Health Centre serves about 60,000 residents of the Rural Frontenac Lennox and Addington region, spread out over a very large and rural district. All services are free unless otherwise stated.

For more information on all programs, please call 613.354.8937 x7111.

Primary Health Care services are available to community members who live within NACHC’s catchment area. As a reminder, we are not a walk-in clinic, and some services are available only to rostered patients or clients (noted below). 

Primary Health Care

Our Team

Doctor, Nurse Practitioners, RPN

  • One-on-one medical care for rostered clients.

Indigenous Nurse Practitioner

  • Culturally relevant care for Indigenous populations who are rostered clients.

Indigenous Community Development Worker

  • Facilitates culturally relevant community development programs, open to the public.

Social Worker 

  • For individual, couple and family counseling, and group programming, open to the public. In addition, a variety of groups are offered to both men and women on an ongoing basis which encourage and promote skill development in the areas of self-care, wellness, and the management of powerful emotions. Clients may self-refer for these services. Call 613.354.8937 x7111 for more information.

Youth Services

  • Lennox & Addington Youth Services is based out of the Napanee Area Community Health Centre. We offer programs  and services to youth 10 – 25 and their families. We provide both virtual and in person group programs that are recreational, psychoeducational and focused on youth engagement. One-on-one services include system navigation, referrals and other information around supports and services for youth and their families.
  • Lennox & Addington Youth Services have social media pages that we encourage folks to follow in order to keep up with programs and opportunities happening on a regular basis. We can be found on both Instagram and Facebook @LAYouthHub
  • For other information and services please contact Victoria Cadue by phone 613.354.8937 x7210 or email at [email protected]

Community Outreach Worker – Housing and Practical Assistance

  • Provides one-on-one and group programming to assist individuals and families who are precariously housed. Call 613.354.8937 x7230 or email [email protected]

Registered Nurse/ Diabetes Registered Dietitian

  • Our Diabetes Education Program offers education and support for residents over the age of 18, who are living with diabetes or at risk of diabetes. We offer individual counselling and education on a variety of topics, such as:
  • Nutrition and lifestyle management
  • Diabetes medications
  • Foot screening
  • Insulin start
  • Group education
  • Grocery store tours (COVID-permitting)
  • Cooking classes (COVID-permitting)
  • For more information, contact Melissa Smith at 613.354.8937 x7115 or [email protected]; or Desiree Mathias at 613.354.8937 x7154 or [email protected]

Diabetic and Advanced Foot Care Nurse 

  • Treatment for prevention care, education and testing for diabetic and pre-diabetic individuals
  • Treatment of hypertrophic and hard to treat nails, and for those with mobility issues
  • Ongoing supportive care by Specialized Nurse to assess and treat in a collaborative health care setting, for a variety of advanced foot care needs.

To make an appointment for assessment., call 613.354.8937 x7111.

Smoking Cessation

The Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients (STOP) program is offered at all three of our primary sites, and offers counselling support and Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) at no cost to patients wishing to quit smoking cigarettes. It is funded by the Government of Ontario as part of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy.

You have four times greater chance of quitting using NRT than trying to quit cold turkey. Using NRT decreases withdrawal symptoms like irritability and cravings for nicotine. Nicotine patches, gum, inhaler, lozenges, and mouth spray are available as needed for 26 weeks at no cost to you.

KCHC offers one-on-one support with a staff member trained in helping people quit smoking cigarettes. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you can make an appointment as well. If you join the program, you will discuss your quit plan with a staff member and get started with NRT. You will meet for appointments every two to four weeks to talk about what is working and what is not working for you. All information is private and confidential.

You do not need a referral: if you are eligible, you can book an appointment yourself. To be eligible, you must have an OHIP card and live in Ontario, and you must be a current smoker or have quit smoking cigarettes within the last month. If you are under 16, we will need a parent or guardian’s consent. If you are part of a Family Health Team (FHT) that offers STOP, you should access this program via your FHT. If you have participated in the STOP program in the past, it must have been at least one year since you were last enrolled.

Give us a call to see if you are eligible to participate by calling 613.542.2949 x4 (Weller), 613.549.1440 (Barrack), or 613.354.8937 (Napanee).

Groups, programs and services

Most of our regular groups are on hold due to COVID as of fall 2021. We will update this page as groups re-start.

ACEs program

This online program is designed to support all families and caregivers in learning how to address and prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Research has linked adverse childhood experiences to physical and mental health issues later in life. The content and structure of the program helps to minimize children’s and families’ exposure to ACEs through understanding attachment, healthy communication and relationships, child development, infant mental health, managing emotions and stress specific to children and families. More information can be found on our flyer.

CPAP Clinic Days

Available at Napanee site, call 613.546.5529 to make an appointment.

Contact

26 Dundas St. W., Napanee
Phone: 613.354.8937
Fax: 613.354.8940

Hours

Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. for lunch)
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. for lunch)
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. for lunch and from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for supper)
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. for lunch)
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. for lunch)