Sault Ste. Marie offers quality and diverse healthcare services.
Finding a doctor
Finding a family doctor is an important part of moving to a new city. For a list of local doctors in Sault Ste. Marie, click here.
Hospitals & Walk-in Clinics
Sault Area Hospital
The Sault Area Hospital provides primary, secondary and select tertiary services to residents in Sault Ste. Marie and the District of Algoma. In addition to providing core services in Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine; Surgery; Obstetrics, Maternity and Pediatrics; Mental Health and Addictions; Complex Continuing Care; and Rehabilitation, SAH is also home to the Algoma Regional Renal Program and the Algoma District Cancer Program including radiation therapy services.
Group Health Centre
As Ontario's largest and longest established alternatively funded health-care organization, the Group Health Centre serves more than 60,000 Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District residents. The centre is a progressive, multi-specialty, ambulatory care health organization.
Algoma Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic
The Algoma Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic is a non-profit agency that provides primary care to residents of Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding area who are currently unattached to a primary care provider (Nurse Practitioner/ Physician). This is not a walk-in clinic. Members of the clinic will be registered to a nurse practitioner and will have access to the clinic’s multidisciplinary team, which includes a registered nurse, registered practical nurses, social worker, pharmacist and administrative staff.
Superior Family Health Team
A Family Health Team (FHT) is an approach to primary health care that brings together different health care providers to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for you - the patient. Designed to give doctors support from other complementary professionals, most Family Health Teams will consist of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who work collaboratively, each utilizing their experience and skills so that you receive the very best care, when you need it, as close to home as possible. Superior FHT's affiliated physician group is the Sault Family Health Organization.
Westend Walk-in Clinic
The Weestend Walk-in Clinic provides patients with a timely alternative to treat their non-urgent medical issues. This clinic operates 3 days/week and appointments are not necessary.
Station Mall Clinic
The Station Mall Clinic provides patients with a timely alternative to treat their non-urgent medical issues. Hours are Monday – Friday 9:30am – 5:00pm, Saturday 9:30am – 2:00pm and is closed on Sunday.
Family Medicine and Drop In Clinic
The Family Medicine and Drop In Clinic provides patients with a timely alternative to treat their non-urgent medical issues. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday 9:00am – 4:00pm, Thursday 12noon – 8:00pm and Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm.
Algoma Regional Charity Hospice (ARCH)
ARCH Hospice provides quality, compassionate care through end-of-life to Algoma District families at no cost.
Long Term Care
Retirement & Nursing Homes:
There are a number of high quality retirement home communities and nursing homes to choose from in Sault Ste. Marie:
- Chartwell Collegiate Heights Retirement Residence
- Great Northern Retirement Home
- Light Haven Christian Home Inc.
- Ontario Finnish Resthome Association
- Pathways Retirement Residence
Various licensed child care and early learning and care options exist that will work for you and your family.
For a list of child care providers, click here.
To view availability, click here.