Frequently Asked Questions

A – No, we do not accept walk-ins. Doctors and nurse practitioners only see clients who are enrolled with Seaway Valley Community Health Centre.  Visit here for more information on how to become a client.

For information on other clinics in Cornwall, call 2-1-1 or visit

A – At this time, the Cornwall location is not accepting new clients for primary care (doctor or nurse practitioner).   Those interested in having their names added to the waitlist may fill out a registration form here.

Please note that you do not have to be registered with a Doctor or Nurse Practitioner to participate in our Programs

A – Seaway Valley Community Health Centre offers primary care services (doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses) for its community members as well as community programs for those who need it most.

While the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (public health) focuses on the overall health of the whole population which includes a wide range of areas including infection control, chronic disease prevention, healthy babies and children, environment, food and water safety, and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

A – At this time, we are only accepting those on the waitlist who do not have a family doctor.

A – Unfortunately you cannot request a specific health care provider.

A – Yes! Programs are open to everyone from the community.  For more information on specific programs check out our programs page


A – Most of our community programs are offered to its community members without a cost. 

A Seaway Valley Community Health Centre offers free parking for clients seeing a practitioner or participating in a community program onsite (just south of the entrance). If you encounter issues with parking and/or transportation in general, please be sure to let our staff know.

A – The language of work is English at the Seaway Valley Community Health Centre. Our sister organization, Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie offers services in French to our community members. We do have translation services available for all clients who need it.

A – Our catchment area is SD&G and Akwesasne. Seaway Valley Community Health Centre offers services to Cornwall & area including a satellite office in Winchester.

A – In partnership with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) is offered onsite for qualifying children 17 years and under. Please contact the Eastern Ontario Health Unit for more information.