Just in time for Pride Month, Canadian medical professionals who serve 2SLGBTQ communities can add a valuable new tool to their bookshelf. Caring for LGBTQ2S People: A Clinical Guide Second Edition, published by University of Toronto Press, is edited by one of Sherbourne Health’s physicians, Dr. Amy Bourns, as well as Dr. Edward Kuchaski, a […]
To our valued service users and community members,
Sherbourne Health strongly encourages everyone who is eligible and can receive a COVID-19 vaccine to get one as soon as possible. Please continue to follow public health measures to protect yourself and those around you.
As a healthcare organization, we want to assure you that the health and safety of our service users and staff are always our top priority. We have taken important measures that impact our programming and services as part of our response to containing the spread of COVID-19.
Toronto, Ontario, May 10, 2022 | Sherbourne Health today announced it will open a new year-round, community-based market offering fresh, affordable produce to community members living on low incomes. Sherbourne Health is one of 15 organizations across the country receiving a grant from Community Food Centres Canada to offer Market Greens over the next two […]
Picture this: Your family has recently arrived in Canada, settling in the Toronto neighborhood of St. James Town. You’re having trouble getting a work permit. Your kids are due for their annual check-ups. Your mom wants medical advice for her diabetes. Affording food is a daily struggle. And on top of all that, everyone needs […]
Since March 2021, Sherbourne Health has been operating a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Wellesley Community Centre in close partnership with Unity Health. After a year of operations and 46,000 doses administered, we closed our doors on March 26, 2022. “The clinic at Wellesley Community Centre was an opportunity to make vaccinations as accessible as […]
Choosing between going hungry or paying rent. Parents skipping meals so children can eat. Grocery budgets stretched thin on a regular basis. These harsh realities became more common in recent years, as the COVID-19 pandemic gave rise to unprecedented levels of food insecurity in Toronto. Missing out on affordable, nutritious food takes a toll on […]
Sherbourne Health, alongside Inner City Family Health Team and St. Michael’s Hospital Academic Family Health Team, have been recognized by the Association of Family Health Teams Ontario (AFHTO) with a Bright Lights Award in the category of Community Response to COVID-19. Hazelle Palmer, President and CEO of Sherbourne Health says, “We are honoured to receive […]
At Sherbourne Health, we are committed to not just talking the talk when it comes to embedding anti-racism in our organization. From the board to the front lines, we are working to find new ways to honour our commitments to both our service users and our teams. That’s why we’ve taken a step to ensure […]
At the end of March, Sherbourne Health ran our first COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Dixon Hall as part of a pilot project for primary care providers to offer COVID-19 vaccines. In just three days, we administered 205 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to Sherbourne Health clients and St. James Town community members who were 60 […]
At Sherbourne Health one of our values is BOLD. We challenge oppression and discrimination. We forge new paths and create new ways to serve our communities. We create change by asking thoughtful questions, finding answers, then taking action. We chose this value to demonstrate who we are and to highlight our responsibility to act. At this […]
At Sherbourne, we’re working hard to ensure you safely receive the care you need to help manage through the current pandemic. As we continue to adapt our programs and services to remain accessible and responsive to our communities, the below information helps address some questions our service users may have, including: what services are available, how […]
Happy Pride Everyone! This year, we continue our commitment to recognize Pride Month, a significant event for the vibrant communities around our city. In light of the circumstances surrounding the current COVID-19 pandemic, we will be offering virtual festivities to mark this special occasion, and celebrate with our clients, service users and Sherbourne communities. In […]