Refugee Health Clinic of the Capitale-Nationale 

The Refugee Health Clinic of the Capitale-Nationale assures that refugees have access to health care and services. By providing a foothold in the health system, the clinic helps these persons get a good start in their new life.

Following the guidelines of the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux  (MSSS), the Refugee Health Clinic was specially designed to provide health services adapted to this particularly vulnerable population.

Services provided

The following services are provided by appointment only:

  • Assessment of physical health
  • Assessment of psychosocial well-being
  • Occasional treatment 
  • References to other services in the health network when required: family doctors and specialists, vaccination, psychosocial counselling, etc.

Clients

All refugees, either newly-arrived or already settled in the Capitale-Nationale region.

How to access services

The Refugee Health Clinic is available by referral mainly from Quebec's Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion.

Did you know that ...

  • Based on its humanitarian tradition, Canada  grants protection to about 24,000 refugees every year.
  • Of these, the province of Quebec receives more than 2000 per year.  Of that, about 500 are welcomed to the Capitale-Nationale (Quebec City) region. Moreover, Quebec City is the premier destination for government-assisted refugees.
  • The MSSS has made the health of refugees a priority. Its guidelines on service planning and organization in this regard are defined in a document called, Une passerelle vers un avenir en santé.

How to reach us

In the fall of 2016, the Refugee Health Clinque of the Capitale-Nationale moved to the outpatient clinic of the Jeffery Hale Hospital, 1250, chemin Sainte-Foy, Québec, G1S 2M6. For more information, please call the reception of the Jeffery Hale, 418 684-JEFF (5333), extension 0, or use the Contact Us form.