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Health and Social Services

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CKOHT Patient Navigation Initiative

It can be difficult to find the health and social services that are available in your community. We are working towards a system that will allow you to access health and social service support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Listed below are the services currently available in the Chatham-Kent region.

Click here for more information on Chatham-Kent Programs and Resources! 


Connects you to non-emergency community and social services and government supports in your area in many languages 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

Online search available 24/7:


Connects you to a qualified health professional who can provide health advice and information 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

Online search available 24/7:


Dial 911 in an emergency when you need immediate help from police, fire or ambulance services 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.


Dial or text 988 to access mental health and suicide prevention support. Bilingual, trauma-informed, and culturally appropriate supports are available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

Urgent Care Ontario

Chatham-Kent residents can access urgent care without 
leaving home.
Online urgent care is available for residents 
in Southwestern Ontario. Appointment costs are fully 
covered with an Ontario health card.

Virtual care

Additional Resources


24/7 access to information for mental health & addictions services.
Call 1-866-531-2600


Online health service directory that makes navigating the health care system easier.


If you’re caring for someone and you need support or have care questions, call the 24/7 Ontario Caregiver Helpline: 1-833-416-2273