Take Charge! Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-521-2100
Toll Free Phone 1-855-333-2376
Fax 905-521-2629
E-Mail TakeCharge@hhsc.ca
Website www.takecontroltakecharge.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A free six-week workshop that assists participants in living with on-going health conditions. Areas of focus include stress management, making healthier choices, meeting other people living with similar challenges, and building success with manageable goals. A textbook is provided. 
Administered by Hamilton Health Sciences in collaboration with other area health care organizations. Workshops are delivered in community spaces throughout Local Health Integration Network (Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant). Each 2.5 hours session in the six-week series is led by two trained presenters.
Hours Hours vary * contact for details
Areas Served Brantford ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; The area served is mainly the same area covered by the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB-LHIN)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
People living with ongoing health conditions, and their caregivers and family members
Application Advance registration is required, contact to register
Languages English ; French - some workshops ; Mandarin - some workshops
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location *workshops are delivered off-site in various locations throughout the region
Located In Community Hamilton Mountain Central
Address & Map
Juravinski Cancer Centre
711 Concession St
Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3
Intersection Upper Wentworth St and Concession St
Mailing Address c/o Stella Muia, Self Management Project Assistant 
McMaster Univeristy Medical Center 
1200 Main St W, Rm 4Z9 
Hamilton, ON L8S 2A5
Physical Access Partially Accessible - varies by location of workshop ; Effort is made to offer workshops at community locations that are safe, comfortable, wheelchair accessible, on a bus route, and near free or low-cost parking.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Health/Disability Related Support Groups ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Health Issues

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