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Accessibility at the Porcupine Health Unit

The Porcupine Health Unit is committed to providing excellent service to the public, including people with disabilities.

Our policy has been developed in accordance with the required Accessibility Standards for Customer Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07 under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

The Porcupine Health Unit will use reasonable efforts to ensure that policies, practices and procedures are consistent with the following principles:

  • Programs or services will be provided in a manner that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities;
  • The provision of programs or services to persons with disabilities will be integrated, unless an alternate measure is necessary, to enable a person with a disability to obtain, use or benefit from our programs or services;
  • Persons with disabilities will be given an opportunity equal to that given to others to obtain, use and benefit from our programs or services;
  • Persons with disabilities may use assistive devices and/or support persons in the access of programs and services;
  • When communicating with a person with a disability, Porcupine Health Unit employees shall do so in a manner that takes into account the person’s disability.

If you would like to review the accessibility policies, they are available in a variety of formats. Please contact the Human Resources Officer at 1-800-461-1818 or 705-267-1181 or email [email protected].

To review the Porcupine Health Unit Multi-Year Accessibility Plan (2014-2018), see our Accessibility Plan page.

Your feedback about how we provide our services for persons with disabilities is welcome.


We have an online version of our Client Feedback Form.

Complete online form

Other Options

A paper copy of our Client Feedback Form can be picked up at any of our offices. You can leave it with reception or send it to us:

  1. Mail: Human Resources Officer, Porcupine Health Unit, Postal Bag 2012, Timmins ON P4N 7E2
  2. Fax: 705-264-3980
  3. Email: [email protected]
  4. Telephone: 705-267-1181 or 1-800-461-1818 and ask for the Human Resources Officer