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Organization: Take Charge! Chronic Disease Self-Management Program  
Phone Numbers: 905-521-2100
Toll-Free: 1-855-333-2376
Fax: 905-521-2629
c/o Stella Muia, Self Management Project Assistant
McMaster Univeristy Medical Center
1200 Main St W, Rm 4Z9
Hamilton, ON
L8S 2A5
Juravinski Cancer Centre
711 Concession St
Intersection: Upper Wentworth St and Concession St
Location: *workshops are delivered off-site in various locations throughout the region
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Workshop locations vary in accessibility. Every effort is made to choose locations that are safe, comfortable, are wheelchair accessible, on a bus route and have lowest possible parking fees.
Hours: Hours vary
Contacts: Stella Muia - Self-Management - Project Assistant
Self Management Take Charge
ext 77153 *
Service Description: 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.

Meeting: Workshops are run once a week for six consecutive weeks. Each session is 2.5 hours in duration.
Fees: None
Application: Advance registration is required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Age 18 years and older; People living with ongoing health conditions, and their caregivers and family members
Languages: English ; French ; Mandarin
Language Note: Some workshops available in French and Mandarin. Please call for details.
Area(s) Served:
Brantford ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County The area served is mainly the same area covered by the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)  
See Also: 18 - Pain
25 - Preventive Health Care Measures
Self-Management Support Programs

This information was last completely updated on May 9, 2016

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