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Description & Services
Description (Service) Community-based diabetes education centre offering supports for people living with pre-diabetes or diabetes 
  • Offers public presentations regarding type 2 diabetes prevention 
  • Offers outreach clinics located in Emo and Rainy River 
  • Provides services through individual education sessions and health promotion activities
Health promotion activities may include: 
  • Community screening 
  • Cooking classes 
  • Exercise programs 
  • Foot care workshops 
  • Grocery tours 
  • Health fairs
Health promotion activities provided:  
  • Media events 
  • Presentations to health care providers 
  • Presentations to the public 
  • School Programs/Visits 
  • Student placement
Hours Mon-Wed, Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Outreach Clinic: Thu 8 am-4 pm 
Drop In (Fort Frances): Wed 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Emo ; Fort Frances ; Rainy River
  • Individuals with any type of diabetes including gestational diabetes, type 1 / type 2 pregnancy, impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting glucose 
  • Individuals who are at high risk
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-4828
Fax 807-274-4838
Primary Contact Twyla Howarth, Registered Nurse; Phone: 807-274-3266 ext 4192; Email:
Site Location Community Health Services Building
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 206 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7
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Intersection Victoria Ave and Sinclair St
Mailing Address c/o Valley Diabetes Education Centre 
110 Victoria Ave 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)