Patient referrals and admissions

Delivering highly specialized care to all Canadians

The Homewood Health Centre delivers highly specialized care not only to our local community but also to all Canadians. We accept referrals from throughout the country and around the world. The admission process is similar for all patients. Costs and payments vary depending on the type of accommodation and length of stay.


The Homewood Health Centre is unique in Canada as a treatment facility. There are different avenues for funding your treatment stay with us.

For more information about program costs and payment details, please contact Intake Services, or call 866.932.0037 or 1.866.839.2594 ext 32551.

Our Intake Services Department will work closely with you to help you understand the options that are available to you, and if appropriate, may call your insurance provider to inquire about your coverage.

Options available may include:

  • Employer Benefits
  • Extended Health Benefits or Insurance
  • Coverage from your provincial Ministry of Health. To contact your provincial Ministry of Health about coverage that might be available to you visit
  • Other Third Party Payor (e.g. employer, disability/case manager…)
  • Self-pay options

Note: Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) health identification cards accepted.

Three steps to admission

Admission to Homewood's specialized elective programs begins with a referral from a family physician or other clinician. If you do not have a family physician, or if your family physician is not currently seeing patients, call 519.824.1010, extension 32551 to reach our admitting department to discuss.

1. Complete the forms

Both the completed Referral Form and Patient Information Form must be received by Admitting to begin the admission process.

2. You will be contacted

When the necessary information is received, Admitting will call you to answer any questions and discuss arrangements for your stay or program admission.

3. Further contact

Upon referral approval, the Admitting Department will contact you or your referring doctor or healthcare professional to provide admission details.

Referral Form

To be admitted to a Health Centre program, this form must be completed by your doctor or a supervising healthcare professional

Referral Form

Patient Information Form

If you have been referred for admission to Homewood Health Centre and to prepare for your arrival, we require some information from you

Patient Information Form

Referrals to Homewood's Eating Disorders Program

If you are seeking referral to this program, we require the attached forms to be completed and sent to our Admitting team

Eating Disorders Program Referral Package

Consent Form

If you would like us to communicate your Homewood Health status with someone other than your doctor or supervising healthcare professional, please complete this consent to allow us to do so.

Consent form

As of September 6, 2016, the Homewood Health Centre has become a completely smoke-free and tobacco-free campus.

Find out more about smoking cessation
and the benefits to you.

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Please note the following:

  • If Homewood’s programs are unable to meet a patient’s needs, the Admitting Department will contact the patient’s referring doctor or healthcare professional
  • Admission days are determined by the specific program
  • Appointment times for admissions are provided by the Admitting Department and they occur between 8:00am and 9:30am Monday through Friday
  • Admitting forms may be faxed or mailed to the referring doctor or healthcare professional

Out of Province Admissions

Most provinces and territories in Canada provide funding for patients referred to Homewood Health Centre. Your referring physician should contact the Ministry of Health in your province for authorization, and be prepared to provide information about why you require treatment in another province. 

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Want to Learn More?

We are here to answer your questions or concerns. If you have questions about your referral, please call 519.824.1010, extension 32551 or fax us at 519.767.3533.

E-mail the Admitting Department


The clinical information presented here is not intended as a diagnosis. It is for information purposes only and Homewood Health Centre does not warrant its accuracy. Should specific concerns arise with respect to your health or the health of a family member, please see your family physician or visit the local emergency department. This is a Canadian website. Its content is intended only
for residents of Canada.