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Contact Information
Office Phone Switchboard: 416-813-1500; Patient Inquiry: 416-813-6621
Website www.sickkids.ca
Primary Contact Dr Ronald Cohn, President and Chief Executive Officer
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Pediatric acute care hospital
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth birth-17 years
Application Not applicable
Languages English; Other - Interpretive services
Fees Most services covered by Ontario Health Insurance
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
555 University Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada M5G 1X8
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Emergency / Crisis ; Health Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Child Mental Health ; Child Mental Health Resources ; Children with Disabilities ; Hospitals ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Resources for Youth with Disabilities ; Sexual / Domestic Assault Treatment Centres ; Sexual Assault Support ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services ; Youth with Disabilities
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; Child Abuse Counselling ; Child Abuse Medical Evaluations ; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ; Children's Hospitals ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Abused Children ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Sexually Abused Children ; General Dentistry ~ Youth ; Human Trafficking Counselling ~ Youth ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Abused Children ; International Development Programs ~ Pediatric Patients ; Pediatrics ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Child Abuse Issues ; Special Education Classes/Centres ~ Epilepsy ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Child Abuse Issues

Agency Overview


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