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7th Street Health Access Centre

Hours of Operation:

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Seven days/week

(closed on statutory holidays)

Address:

20 - 7th Street 

Brandon, MB 

R7A 6M8

Phone:  204-578-4800

Fax:  204-578-4950 

                                                     

 

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Services Available 

Nurse Practitioner

  • Available for those who do not have a family physician/primary care provider.
  • Diagnoses and manages acute and chronic health conditions.
  • Orders and manages tests (blood work, X-rays, ultrasounds, Pap tests, swabs, etc.)
  • Performs minor invasive and surgical procedures (skin biopsy, suturing, etc.)
  • Prescribes needed medications.
  • Connects clients to other staff and services as needed

Service Navigator

  • Usually the first service provider you meet when you first come to the Centre for help.
  • Assesses physical, social and emotional needs of clients.
  • Helps problem solve, identify options and connect individuals with the right provider or resource.

Community Health Nurse (CHN)

  • Helps people of all ages with their health needs.
  • Talks to people about their health and ways to stay healthier for life.
  • Refers people to others on the health care team to ensure the best care.
  • Provides home/clinic/community resource visits.

Community Mental Health Worker (Adult)

  • Helps people who are dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, schizophrenia, etc.
  • Provides assessment, treatment planning, counselling and referrals.
  • Clients must be an adult and be requesting help.
  • Clients can self-refer or be referred by someone else, however potential clients must agree to the referral.

Housing Resource Worker

  • Helps clients to find decent, low-cost housing and find options to get household supplies.
  • Works with other agencies to ensure supports are in place to help individuals to be successful tenants.
  • Advocates for improvements in rental units.
  • Is a liaison between tenants and landlords.

Addictions Services (AFM)

  • In partnership with Prairie Mountain Health, AFM provides help and support for adults and their families who are dealing with an addiction to alcohol, drugs and/or gambling. One-on-one or group sessions are offered.

Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM)

  • Clinics for adults (ages 18+) looking to get help with high-risk substance use and addiction. This includes people who want to try medical assistance to reduce or stop their substance use.  Find hours of operation and more information here.

Community Social Worker

  • Works with individuals and families with many needs to ensure everyone is working together towards best care.
  • Encourages communication and cooperation.
  • Provides short and long term counselling as needed.
  • Provides support, problem solving skills and goal setting.
  • Available to anyone in the community needing social work services who are not already connected to a case manager.
  • Facilitates Triple P and Stress Management group sessions.

Cultural Facilitators

  • Within health care, provides language support interpretation for individuals who speak Mandarin or Spanish language.
  • Organizes informational and cultural education opportunities.
  • Offers Cultural Awareness information to service providers.

Consumer Peer Support Facilitator

  • Offers peer support to anyone receiving mental health services.
  • Provides education to promote positive mental health and build self-esteem.
  • Conducts workshops for individuals and groups.
  • Provides One-to-one peer support.
  • Co-facilitates the Bipolar Support Group

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) - March - September

Taxes prepared by a volunteer and filed electronically to Revenue Canada. This service is free for families with an income less than $35,000.

  • From March - April clients are able to meet with a CVITP volunteer to have their taxes completed. Clients are also able to use our “drop off” service and leave their tax information at the centre for a CVITP volunteer to complete.
  • From May - September clients are able to use the “drop off” service.

 

Other Available Services on a First Come First Serve Basis:

  • Shower - For those who don’t have access to a shower or those needing an accessible shower. Clients needing help to shower are asked to bring a helper with them or have their homecare worker meet them here.
  • Washer and Dryer - For those that need to wash a few loads and don’t have access to this service. Laundry soap available.
  • Community Phone - Free phone service for outgoing calls and private voice mail boxes available.
  • Computers - With internet access.
  • Faxing and Photocopying - Assistance as needed. Limited to 10 pages per day.
  • Meeting Rooms - Free use of our meeting room for organizations in need of meeting space. Pre-book by calling 204-578-4800.

 

 

Click here for a printable brochure about our services