NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Hospital for Sick Children

COVID19 -- Call main hospital switchboard or visit website to find updates to current screening and visiting policies

Pediatric acute care hospital
  • dental clinic
  • classroom for children with epilepsy in elementary school struggling with school or who learn differently from peers
  • psychiatry
International Patient Office-- 416-813-7654 ext. 428917
  • for out of country families seeking to arrange treatment for their child
  • Herbie Fund -- provides financial support for children from around the world requiring treatment not available in their own countries to receive surgical care at SickKids in Toronto
SCAN (Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect) Program-- 416-813-6275, Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm 416-813-7500 after hours - ask to be put through to the SCAN Team
  • assessment of child abuse and neglect
  • care and support for children and teenagers who may have been mistreated
  • referrals for parents/guardians
  • consultation for medical professionals and community workers regarding child abuse and neglect
Lotus Health -- Call or text 437-226-3579, responses within one business day; for urgent concerns call 416-813-7500 and request that SCAN be paged
  • health and advocacy program for children and youth under the age of 18 years who have experienced, are currently experiencing, or may be at risk of experiencing commercial sexual exploitation or trafficking
  • coordinated approach to care
Ontario Poison Centre -- see separate entry

SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (formerly Hincks-Dellcrest Centre) -- see separate entries
Children and youth birth-17 years
Application Process
Not applicable
Patient Inquiry
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English, English, Other - Interpretive services
Most services covered by Ontario Health Insurance
Documents Required
Bring Ontario Health Card or other health insurance coverage information if possible
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
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Last Updated On
August 3, 2021
555 University Ave
Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8
Intersection: University Ave and Gerrard St W
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 24 hours
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