About Sickkids
About SickKids

Contact us

The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1X8

Important contacts:

General inquiries: 416-813-1500
Patient information/locating: 416-813-6621
Ontario Poison Centre: 416-813-5900
Telehealth Ontario info line: 1-866-797-0000


e-mails that are sent to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) are treated as confidential. However, your message may be forwarded to a number of SickKids staff members in an attempt to respond to your request. Internet e-mail is not a secure means of communication, so we cannot guarantee the privacy of your message before it reaches SickKids.

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Coming to SickKids:

Making a difference:

To request:

Working at SickKids:

Patient inquiries

If you cannot find the information that you are looking for please call the main information line at 416-813-1500.

Great gift ideas

See ShopSickKids.com

Visitor information

See Visiting to SickKids

Request a tour

See Tour SickKids

Donations of gifts in kind, fundraising, and patient entertainment

donate money or for information about fundraising, visit the SickKids Foundation or by email at donor.inquiries@sickkidsfoundation.com

For all other donations (i.e. toys, books) or if you would like to run an event involving patients and/or their families, see Entertainment and Donations.

To volunteer

Visit Volunteer Resources or contact volunteer.here@sickkids.ca

Or visit the Women’s Auxiliary

Medical appointments, advice, and referrals

Please note that we do not provide medical advice via e-mail. We strongly recommend that you discuss concerns about a child’s medical problem with a qualified health care provider or physician. If your child is sick, you may call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. If you live outside of Canada, please contact our International Patient department (see below).

To make a medical appointment at SickKids, you must obtain a referral for medical or surgical consultation from you physician. To review our referral guidelines, visit Referring Patients to SickKids.

To change or cancel a medical appointment, please call your child’s clinic or unit directly or call our main line 416-813-1500 and ask to be connected to your clinic/unit.

To obtain health records

See Health Records department or contact debi.senger@sickkids.ca

Programs for International Patients

Visit the International Patient Program or contact cindy.fiore@sickkids.ca

To provide feedback about your child’s care

Contact Child and Family Relations at cfr.experience@sickkids.ca

Questions about child safety

See Safe Kids Canada

General health information resources

See the AboutKidsHealth Family Resource Centre or contact sarah.mcbain@sickkids.ca

Please note that the AboutKidsHealth Family Resource Centre does not provide medical advice.

Employment opportunities

See Career Opportunities or contact hr.recruiter@sickkids.ca

Undergraduate medical student (clerkship) training programs

See Undergraduate Medical Education or contact mary.antonopoulos@sickkids.ca

Postgraduate medical training (Residents, Fellows)

See Postgraduate Medical Education or contact susan.jenkins@sickkids.ca

News releases and SickKids news

See the Newsroom or contact nelson.paiva@sickkids.ca

Drug formulary

See Pharmacy or contact antoinette.deluca@sickkids.ca


See Hospital Library and Archives or contact elizabeth.uleryk@sickkids.ca