Community Resources

Helpful Tools for Your Health

COVID-19

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VACCINE INFORMATION - Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Public Health Unit: Find the latest information on COVID vaccination in our region here. 

COVID-19 Surveillance and Testing - LGL Public Health: Local information on surveillance, isolation guidance, and COVID-19 testing can be found here.

COVID-19 Policy at Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital: Find the latest COVID-related policies for visiting our local hospital (as a patient or family member of a patient)

Ontario COVID-19 Information: Latest Ontario government COVID-related policy, surveillance data, and financial support services can be found here.

Chronic Disease

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Rideau Community Health Services: Local publicly-funded services such as foot care, diabetes education, lung health education, and much more. 

Metabolic Health: Interested in weight loss and/or better diabetic control through dietary change? Created by an Ontario family doctor, this program promotes lower carbohydrate intake and explains how to do it. 100% free.

Alzheimer’s Society of Lanark Leeds Grenville: Provides programming for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and their caregivers locally.

Mental Health

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Lanark County Mental Health: Local community mental health organization offering publicly-funded mental health services.

Lanark County Interval House: Emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence. Counselling and support programs available for victims.

Wellness Together: Free Live Counselling 24/7. Text (SMS) WELLNESS to 741741 (Adults) or 686868 (Youth). 

BounceBack Ontario: FREE Mental Health skill building program delivered over the phone and online, managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) 

Psychology Today: Search engine to find local private counsellors/psychotherapists based on your desired criteria. 

SmartRecovery: Free addictions self-help/mutual support meetings, available locally. In-person and virtual meetings available.

Mind Beacon: (Limited Time Only) FREE Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy course paid for by the Government of Ontario 

Pregnancy and Newborn

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Community breastfeeding supports: Published by our local health unit. 

Infant Feeding Clinic: Do you have any questions about feeding your newborn? Book an appointment with the public health nurse to get your questions answered and get invaluable tips. Supporting all mothers and babies, whether breastfed or bottle-fed. 

Children's Health

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Caring for Kids: An evidence-based resource for parents developed by Canada’s Paediatricians. 

KidsInclusive: Child Development Centre based out of Kingston, Ontario, providing rehabilitation and support services for children and youth in the Lanark, Leeds, and Grenville region. 

On the Ball Pediatric: Pediatric physiotherapy and occupational therapy services based in Ottawa, but also provides in-home services to children in the surrounding regions, including Perth, Smiths Falls, and Carleton Place. Virtual assessments also available, if appropriate.