Living Here
Health and Social Services

Blanche River Health is a fully accredited hospital organization committed to providing quality patient-centered health care services in Northern and Central Timiskaming. Blanche River Health has two hospital sites in Englehart and Kirkland Lake.

District of Timiskaming Social Services focuses on providing Social Assistance, Children’s Services, Housing Services and Emergency Medical Services within our community.

Temiskaming Health Unit (THU) works with our community to promote and protect health and wellness of all members of the community. THU is dedicated to delivering pub health programs, classes, and services in the district that are accessible for everyone. 

Temiskaming Hospital is located in New Liskeard and is fully accredited, community hospital committed to providing primary care as well as a full range of acute care services. They are a leader in rural health care and support service delivery across the Temiskaming communities.

211 Ontario connects people to organizations that can help them with many challenges, such as healthcare services/programs, employment services, food programs, utility and rent assistance, etc. 211 is free confidential and multilingual.

Englehart and District Family Health Team A Family Health Team (FHT) is located in Englehart and is patient-centered with a number of primary health care services from a variety of team-members, including Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and other allied health professionals such as dietician and social workers.


Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Call toll-free: 1-866-797-0000

If you or someone you are with is in danger, needs immediate help or is in a life-threatening situation, call 9-1-1 immediately.