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Emergency Department

7th Street Health Access Centre

20 – 7th Street, Brandon | 204-578-4800 | 204-578-4950

Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

The following is a list of health care services located in this community.


  • Addictions Services (formerly AFM)
    • Prairie Mountain Health 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 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.
  • Community Nurse (CN)
    • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Manitoba HIV Program Clinic
    • Provides specialized care as part of the Manitoba HIV Program including ongoing care, treatment, support and information to clients living with HIV
    • Team based care approach including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social worker and pharmacist
    • Available to clients for both primary care and specialized HIV care, or for only specialized HIV care for clients who already have a current family provider
    • Accepting newly diagnosed patients and transfer of care from within Manitoba as well as other provinces/countries
  • 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.
  • Financial Facilitator
    • Works with and supports individuals where financial limitations impact health and wellness
    • Connects individuals with existing income security and financial services, resources and programs
    • Builds Provider capacity to effectively address financial vulnerability as a key component of managing chronic disease

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.
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