Trillium Health Partners

Site: Credit Valley Hospital

Service: Genetics Program

Record #: MHH0490
Last Full Update: 31 Jul 2023

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Public Comments

As of August 1, 2021 Clinical Genetics will only be providing genetic consultation for pregnant individuals with a positive prenatal screen result who meet certain criteria.

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-813-4104
Toll Free Phone 1-877-292-4284 (1-877-292-4CVH)
Crisis Phone Call 911 in emergencies
Fax 905-813-4347
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Acute care hospital with three main sites: Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding Donations * Ontario Health (Central)

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Provides consultation services including prenatal genetics, cancer genetics, and general genetics * also provides education to the community and medical professionals * genetics team comprised of geneticists, genetic counsellors and support staff

Prenatal Genetics

  • includes genetic counselling and testing for a variety of conditions which can be found for a developing baby during a pregnancy * this can include inherited and non-inherited conditions
  • Enhanced First Trimester Screening (eFTS)
  • Enhanced First Trimester Screening for Twin Pregancies (eFTS-Twins)
  • As of August 1, 2021, Clinical Genetics will only be providing genetic consultation for pregnant individuals with a positive prenatal screen result who meet certain criteria

General Genetics Clinic

  • sees people of all ages to assess any medical condition that has an underlying genetic cause
  • help educate people about genetic conditions in themselves or in their families
  • genetic testing will be offered when appropriate

Cancer Genetics

  • conduct a formal assessment of cancer risk, counselling and offer genetic testing if appropriate
  • cancer is caused by genetic changes that lead to uncontrolled cell growth
  • the most common inherited cancers include breast, ovarian and colon cancer, although there are other less common cancers that are linked to a genetic predisposition

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton and Peel Regions and surrounding communities
Eligibility No restrictions

Referral from physician or other health care provider is required 
* Self-referral not accepted  
* Requisitions and forms can be found on website

Languages English ; French
Fees Genetic counseling and testing is covered by OHIP

Site Information

Site Location Mississauga (Central Erin Mills)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
2200 Eglinton Ave W, Room 1A100
Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1
Intersection Erin Mills Pkwy and Eglinton Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Diagnostic Services ; Perinatal / Pregnancy / Postnatal ; Postnatal / Pregnancy
Service Categories Genetic Counselling ~ Genetic Disorders ; Genetic Testing and Screening ~ Cancer ; Prenatal Evaluation


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