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Welcome to IWHC Toronto; we are a sexual health clinic located at 489 College St., Suite 200, Toronto (1 block west of College & Bathurst on the south side, the next building after Shoppers Drug Mart.)

Announcements as of April 23, 2018:

  • Please remember we only take clients until the clinic is full; not to the ‘end time’ of the clinic

Our Regular Office Hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Before you come to our clinic, please note:

  • We provide sexual health services only (see our list of services below); we are not a family practice or an emergency clinic and we do not do any pregnancy care
  • We are not an abortion clinic but we do provide referrals and links to local abortion clinics
  • 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. For IUD insertions, please see our policy below
  • All clients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis – please come early to ensure you are seen
  • We do not accept clients right up until the end of clinic hours; we only take clients until the clinic is full
  • Please bring your OHIP Card or IFH Papers; if you are uninsured, you can still be seen

Clinic Timings:

Mondays – 9:30am – 5:00pm
Doors open at 9:00am

9:30am to 12:00pm – Quick Consult Clinic (see below) and 12:00pm  to 5:00pm – Regular Clinic
1 IUD insertion spot available from 12:00pm – 1:30pm
1 IUD insertion spot available from 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesdays – 10:00am – 6:00pm
Doors open at 9:00am

10:00am – 2:00pm – Regular Clinic; 1 IUD insertion spot available
2:00pm  to 6:00pm – Regular Clinic; 1 IUD insertion spot available

Wednesdays – 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Doors open at 12:00pm

1:00pm – 8:00pm – Regular Clinic (2 doctors); 4 IUD insertion spot available

Thursdays – 10:00am – 3:00pm
Doors open at 9:00am

10:00am – 3:00pm – Regular Clinic; 1 IUD insertion spot available

Doors open at 9:00am

THERE IS NO DOCTOR ON FRIDAYS; we are open for counselling, pill sales, information
pregnancy tests and abortion referrals only

IWHC TORONTO Clinic Services

We offer 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.

Clinical Services:

    • STI counselling, testing and treatment
    • Urinary and Vaginal infection counselling, testing and treatment
    • HIV counselling and testing (no rapid or anonymous testing; nominal testing only)
    • Hepatitis B counselling, testing, treatment and vaccines (free based on eligibility)
    • 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 (see below)

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

Quick Consult Clinic (See above for timings):

Our quick consult clinics give priority to existing clients for 1 service items that are listed below; if you are a new client to IWHC Toronto or a returning client who wishes to have more than one service, you may be asked to wait until the regular clinic begins at noon depending on the availability of the doctor.

  • 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

Same-day IUD Insertion Policy:

  • Same Day IUD Insertions spots are limited per clinic (as above) 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
  • 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

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
TriCyclen Lo $8.00
Mona Lisa 3 or 5 year IUDxxxx $60.00
Mona Lisa 10 year IUD $70.00
Plan B $12.00

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

Outreach Services

Outreach services are available for groups and are offered in collaboration with partner agencies, organizations and women’s groups:

You may contact Anna Cioffi, Mobile Clinic and Outreach Coordinator for more details at acioffi@iwhctoronto.com.

Media Requests

You may contact Ayesha Adhami-Magueta, Administrative Coordinator for more details at aadhami@iwhctoronto.com.

Language Support

IWHC Toronto serves clients – women and men -  from all communities, backgrounds and orientations. We provide translation as needed, in the following languages:

Mandarin Cantonese
Italian Portuguese
Spanish Vietnamese
Hindi/Urdu Tagalog

IWHC Toronto

Formerly Immigrant Women's Health Centre, IWHC Toronto is a sexual health clinic serving immigrant, refugee and marginalized clients across the City of Toronto. Our free clinical services are available at our site clinic in downtown Toronto and also through our Mobile Health Clinic Program 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@iwhctoronto.com
hours of operation:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday