The Hospital for Sick Children

Office Phone *General Inquiries 416-813-1500  
*Patient information/Locating 416-813-6621
Address/Location Info
Address 555 University Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
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Located In Community Toronto Central
Intersection University Ave. between Dundas St. and College St.
Transit Information Subway: 2 blocks S of Queen's Park station: 2 blocks N of St Patrick station 24-hour TTC line 416-393-4636 *
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Description/Eligibility/Service Details
Description The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country. 
* Ontario Poison Centre 
1-800-268-9017; 416-813-5900 
Provides expert poison advice to all of Ontario 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Specialized staff provide phone consultations in the event of a real or potential poisoning, offer support to health-care professionals, educate the public in poison prevention and research best practice for the treatment of poisoning.  
* About Kids Health Family Resource Centre 
Mon-Fri 10 am-3:30 pm 
A resource centre for patients and families with reliable information on topics influencing child health and family quality of life. 
* Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (SCAN) 
Main office 416-813-6275 
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Emergency: Mon-Sun 24 hours 416-813-7500 & ask for the SCAN team member on-call 
Offers care, support and assessment to children and adolescents who may have been abused. 
* International Patient Office 
A single point of contact for all out of country families seeking to arrange treatment for their child. 
* Herbie Fund  
Assists children (birth-18yrs) from all over the world who require specialized treatment that is not available in their own country.
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Dates All year
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under
Application Appointments by referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Contact Information
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Primary Executive Dr Ronald Cohn MD, FACMG
Other Info
Alternate Name SickKids
Established 1875
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Addictions ; Alcoholism ; Children ; Drug addiction ; Funding ; Health education ; Health service facilities ; Health services ; Hospitals ; Medical research ; Poison control ; Pregnancy ; Youth
Service Categories Child Abuse Counselling ; Children's Hospitals ; Emergency Room Care ; General Acute Care Hospitals ; Medical Information Services ~ Children ; Poison Control ; Prenatal Evaluation ; Teratogenic Counselling

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