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Welcome to IWHC Toronto; we are a SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC located at 489 College St., Suite 200 (1 block west of College and Bathurst on the south side) in Toronto. For easy reference, our building has the “Snakes & Lattes” cafe on the ground floor.

Announcements as of Dec 13, 2017

  • Wednesday, Dec 13 – we will have a short clinic from 1:00pm – 5:00pm only; and
  • Wednesday, Dec 13 – IWHC Toronto will close at 5:00pm
  • For the month of December, 2017, we have no Tuesday afternoon clinics; please plan your visit for another day and time.

IWHC Toronto will be closed:

  • Thursday, Dec 14th, 2017 (Physicians Meeting) – the Clinic reopens on Monday, Dec 18th, 2017
  • Monday, Dec 25th – Jan 1st, 2018 – for end-of-year holidays – the Clinic reopens on Tuesday, Jan 2nd, 2018

Changes to Services

  • Due to the high volume of clients, there is a limit of services per visit. Please prioritize your healthcare concerns when speaking with your counsellor; additional services are available at the next visit.
  • Our same-day IUD policy has changed as of December 13, 2017. Please see details below.

Hours of Operation (OFFICE ONLY): Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

General Clinic Info:

  • WE ARE A SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC ONLY – WE DO NOT PROVIDE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE OR PREGNANCY CARE.
  • ALL OF OUR CLINICS ARE WALK-IN ONLY; NO APPOINTMENTS
  • All clients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis
  • We do not accept clients right up until the end of clinic hours
    • There are a limited number of spots per clinic and they fill up quickly; if you come at the end of a clinic, you may not be seen
    • Please come as early as possible and expect a typical medical office wait
  • Please bring your OHIP Card or IFH Papers; if you are uninsured, you can still be seen

Days of Service & Timings:

  • CHANGE OF SERVICE TO MONDAY CLINICS:
  • TIMING: Monday: 9:30am – 12:00pm (Doors open at 9:00am)
    • As of Monday, January 8th, 2018 - 9:30am – 12:00pm is a quick consult clinic;
      We provide the following services ONLY during this clinic:
    • URINE STI Testing
    • RESCRIPT FOR BIRTH CONTROL (You must have a previous prescription from our clinic)
    • HEP B or HPV Vaccine
    • HIV/Syphilis Screen
    • Hepatitis A/B/C Screen
    • Plan B Sale
  • TIMING: Monday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
    • 12:00pm – 5:00pm clinic is for ALL services
  • TIMING: Tuesday: 10:00am – 2:00pm (Doors open at 9:00am); afternoon clinic from 2:00pm – 6:00pm resumes Jan 2nd, 2018
  • TIMING: Wednesday: 1:00pm – 8:00pm (Doors open at 12:00pm & there are 2 physicians for this clinic)
  • TIMING: Thursday: 10:00am – 3:00pm (Doors open at 9:00am)
  • Friday: THERE IS NO DOCTOR AND NO CLINIC
    However, IWHC Toronto is open for information, counselling, birth control sales, pregnancy tests and abortion referrals. (Doors open at 9:00am)

Same-day IUD Insertion Policy (As of December 13, 2017):

  • Same Day IUD Insertions spots are now limited per clinic and are on a first-come, first-served basis
    • When you arrive, please ask the front desk if there are any spots available for the procedure
    • Sorry, we cannot reserve a spot for you; you can call before coming to ask about availability, but we cannot hold a spot before you arrive.
  • In order to get a same day IUD/IUS insertion:
      • For IUS (Hormonal Device): You must not have had unprotected sex for 2 weeks prior to your visit; we do not carry IUS on-site; once you receive a prescription from the physician, you will have to purchase it from the pharmacy and return to the Centre for the insertion (can be done same day)
      • For IUD (Copper Device): You must not have had unprotected sex for 2 weeks prior to your visit OR you may come within 5 days of your last unprotected sex to get a post-coital IUD insertion
      • Insertion is not guaranteed if any concerns arise during physician assessment
      • A urine pregnancy test must be done prior to any IUS/IUD insertion
  • TIMINGS: Monday: 2 IUD insertion spots available – one between 12:00pm and 1:00pm and one during the afternoon clinic
  • TIMINGS: Tuesday: 1 IUD insertion spots available – one during the morning and one during the afternoon
  • TIMINGS: Wednesday: 4 IUD insertion spots available – two per doctor during the entire clinic
  • TIMINGS: Thursday: 1 IUD insertion spot available – anytime during the clinic
  • TIMINGS: Friday: THERE IS NO DOCTOR, NO CLINIC AND NO IUD INSERTIONS

IWHC TORONTO offers FREE sexual health clinical services, information and outreach for a wide range of sexual health issues with a multilingual, all-female staff; our services are provided in a culturally sensitive environment.

We only provide sexual health clinical services. Please contact your family doctor, walk-in clinic or local Community Health Centre for any other services. We are not an emergency clinic; if you are experiencing an emergency, please visit the Emergency area of your local hospital or a walk-in clinic close to you.

CLINIC Services:

  • STI counselling, testing and treatment
  • Urinary and Vaginal infection counselling, testing and treatment
  • HIV counselling and testing (nominal testing only)
  • Hepatitis B counselling, testing, treatment and vaccines (free)
  • HPV counselling, testing and wart treatment
  • Pap tests
  • Birth Control prescriptions and low-cost sales
  • IUD Services: Pre-IUD counselling and testing; IUD insertion, follow-up and removal
  • Same-day IUD insertions – as listed above

WALK-IN/COUNSELLING Services:

  • Birth Control counselling and information
  • Birth Control Sales (You must have a valid prescription from our clinic to buy contraception here)
  • Free Condoms; Free Urine Pregnancy Tests
  • Pregnancy Counselling & Referral
  • Abortion Counselling & Referral
  • STI counselling
  • Emergency Contraception (Plan B) counselling and sales

Birth Control Options:

    The following methods of birth control are sold at the clinic at a low cost, for your convenience. Below are the products and costs that we have available.

      Contraceptive Price
      Alesse $8.00
      Evra Patch $11.00
      Lolo $11.00
      Marvelon 28 $19.00
      Minovral $8.00
      NuvaRing $15.00
      Tri-Cyclen Lo $8.00
      Mona Lisa 3 or 5 year IUD $60.00
      Mona Lisa 10 year IUD $70.00
      Plan B $12.00

WALK-IN/COUNSELLING Services:

    Please note, we accept cash only and we do not provide refunds or exchange on any medications sold.

      Group Services are also offered in collaboration with partner agencies, organizations and women’s groups:

    • Workshops
    • Displays
    • Educationals

    Who we serve:

    IWHC Toronto serves clients – women and men -  from all communities and can provide translation, if needed, in the following languages:

    Mandarin Cantonese
    Italian Portuguese
    Spanish Vietnamese
    Hindi/Urdu Tagalog

Company Information


The Immigrant Women's Health Centre is a sexual health clinic serving immigrant, refugee and marginalized women across the City of Toronto at a site clinic in downtown Toronto and also with our Mobile Health Clinic Program. We offer FREE clinic services, information and outreach for a wide range of women's sexual health issues with a multilingual, all-female staff; our services are provided in a culturally sensitive environment.

Contact us


489 College Street, Suite 200
phone: 416.323.9986
fax: 416.323.0447
email: info@immigranthealth.info
hours of operation:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday