Health Services

Assiniboia provides a full range of health services. Dedicated professionals are available year round and have established practices within the town. The hospital is fully staffed and houses 16 beds offering in-patient acute care and sub acute care with 24 hour emergency physician on call service and full laboratory services. Assiniboia also offers a personal care home offering Level 1 - 2 care as well as long term care offering Level 3 - 4 care.


Assiniboia Union Hospital
Assiniboia Union Hospital (AUH)
Assiniboia Union Hospital - Expansion
AUH - Expansion
Assiniboia Union Hospital - Expansion
AUH - Expansion
Medical Centre
Medical Centre
Ross-Payant Centennial Home
Ross-Payant Centennial Home
Prairie Villa Inc.
Prairie Villa Inc.


ServiceNumber of ProvidersName
Chiropractor 1 Dr. Dwight Vallee
Dentists 2 Dr. Michel Taillon
Dr. Wes Thompson
Optometrist 2 Dr. Hogan (Tuesday)
Dr. Kelly (Thursday)
Physicians 5
Dr. Victor Carulei
Dr. D. Glaeske
Dr. W. Guirguis
Dr. Malek
Dr. Khalil
Denturist 1 Mr. B. Moynes

Massage Therapists



  • David Munro
    Tara Munro
    Julianne Heagy
  • Stephanie Vandesype

Assiniboia Union Hospital

Integrated Facility :

12 Acute Beds and 4 Transition Beds  

3 Close Observation Beds

and 22 Long Term Care Beds

Prairie Villa Inc. (Level 1 - 2): 45 Residents  
Ross-Payant Nursing Home
(Level 3 - 4):

26 Long-Term Care Beds

and Dementia Unit - 12 Beds


Hutch Ambulance


Other Services

  • Addictions Counselor: Alcohol, Drug, and Gambling Questions. Call: 306-691-6464
  • Adult Day Services
  • Ambulance Services
  • Dental Health Educator: Visual oral screening of preschool children by the Dental Health Educator is available upon request from parents, public health nurses, public health nutritionists or other service providers. For counseling, dental health resources or information. Call: 642-9422.
  • Diagnostic Services (Ultra sound, x-ray)
  • Dietician: Provides individual counseling for prenatal nutrition, gestational diabetes and for infants/children with special diet concerns. You may ask your Doctor for a referral or you can set up an appointment. Call 642-9405.
  • Family Outreach Worker Program: Works with families who have complex needs and helps find solutions to meeting those needs. The Student and Family Support Counsellor will work with you for issues in the area of depression, disability, abuse, financial, trauma, divorce, and many others. Call: 642-5956.
  • Five Hills Access Centre: Home Care Nursing and support for individuals recuperating from illness or injury, frail seniors needing Home Care and individuals at end of life. Call: 1-866-211-5696
  • Five Hills Health Region Information & Inquiry Line: Additional information on Five Hills Health Region health services, and inquiries about quality of care. Call: 1-888-425-1111
  • Five Hills Health Region Spiritual Care Service: Call: 306-694-0214 or Email:
  • Health Promotion & Education
  • Healthline: A free confidential 24-hour health advice telephone line, staffed by registered nurses to help people deal with their health concerns by recommending the most appropriate course of action. Call 811 or visit:
  • Help Lines: Poison Control Centre - 1-866-454-1212, Child Find Sask. Inc. - 1-800-513-3463, Kids Help Phone (24 hours) - 1-800-668-6868.
  • Home Care 
    (306) 642-9444 
  • Laundry Services
  • Life Line (Personal alert system)
  • Long Term Care Services
  • Mental Health: Call: 306-691-6464
    Emotional and Mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, grief, and relationship problems
  • Nurse Practitioner: Registered Nurse who has advanced education and clinical training. The Nurse Practitioner is able to manage some health problems like ear infections, chronic conditions, some prescriptions and routine health care assessments and counceling in co-operation with physicians.
  • Outreach
  • Patient Education: Call: 694-0230
    Counselling for healthy eating or managing diabetes and heart disease.
  • Pharmacists: Call: 642-4766 or 642-7370
    Filling prescriptions, medication reviews & counselling, supplying of special aids like support stockings, canes, ostomy supplies.
  • Physiotherapy
  • Placement Services (Night or day respite)
  • Podiatry
  • Public Health Services: Call: 642-2200
    Public Health nursing, Public Health inspections, hearing assessments, childhood speech, behaviour and nutrition counselling.
  • Social Worker
  • Therapies: Call: 642-9421
    Back, joint & muscle pain and therapy for physical disabilities & injuries.
  • Wellness Centers (Willow Bunch, Rockglen, Mossbank)

For more in-depth information on the Assiniboia and District's Health Services, visit the Five Hills Health Region web site at

South Country Health Care Foundation - South Country Cares - People Helping People.

The South Country Health Care Foundation is an organization dedicated to raising funds required for the purchase of new equipment for the region. There are government dollars for regular operations but there are no dollars set aside for capital purchases.

The South Country District Health Care Foundation was established in 1999 and is an independent, charitable organization dedicated to ensuring that the highest quality of health care is available for residents in out region. Some of the fundraising events are the annual "Festival of Trees" and the "Buy a Bed" campaign.

Family Programs & Services Directory

Program & Service Directory for the South Section of Five Hills Health Region

Local Health Care Providers

Dentist: 642-4435 (Assiniboia)



 642-3364 (Assiniboia)


648-3387 (Gravelbourg)

472-5444 (Lafleche)


642-4454 (Assiniboia)


648-4505 (Gravelbourg)

264-3233 (Kincaid)


648-4505 (Gravelbourg)

264-3233 (Kincaid)


642-4632 (Assiniboia)


Poison Control Center (SK): 1-866-454-1212

Child Find Sask. Inc: 1-800-513-3463

  • Healthline: 811
  • Free, confidential health advice from registered nurses, 24 hrs/day.

  • HealthLine Online:
  • Reliable website health information to help you better understand abd manage your health and the health of your family.

  • Kids Help Phone (24 hrs):
  • For more information contact the Town Office or call Kids First as 642-3374.

  • The Saskatchewan Family Network:
    An organization for families who have a member with a disability and would like to connect with other families to receive and provide support, ideas and information. For more information call (306) 955-3344.

Saskatchewan Health Line: A free confidential 24-hour health advice telephone line, staffed by registered nurses to help people deal with their health concerns by recommending the most appropriate course of action. The number to call is 1-877-800-0002.

The Saskatchewan Building Independence Program: Building Independence works by addressing the issues that low income families and people with disabilities face. The Employment Supplement & Rental Housing Supplement, Training Opportunities, Family Health Benefits and the Child Benefit are all part of the program. For more information you can call 1-888-488-5385.

Saskatchewan Childcare Subsidy Office: Provides a direct month subsidy to the child care facility in order to help families meet the cost of LICENSED childcare. For more information call (306) - 694-364 or 1-800-677-7155 or visit the web site

Licensed Childcare Services: To find licensed child care in your area go to www. click on Early Learning & Child Care, then click on home. Under the heading child care is a listing of Licensed Day Care Home / Centers. For more information call (306) 694-3644.

Programs and Services for Families

Active Parenting Classes: A 6 session parenting course that can be arranged upon request. For more information call 648-1400 or 642-3374.

Addiction Services: Counseling and treatment for individuals of any age dealing with their own addiction or family members. Information is kept strictly confidential. There are individual and group sessions available. For mare information on these services call 642-3337.

Car Seat Inspection: To have your car seat inspected for proper installation call 648-1400.

Dental Health Inspection: Visual oral screening of preschool children by the dental health education is available upon request from parents, public health nurses, public health nutritionists or other service providers. For counseling, health resources or information call 642-9422.

Dietician: Will do individual counseling for prenatal nutrition, gestational diabetes or children and infants with special diet concerns. You can ask you doctor for a referral or you can call to set up an appointment in Gravelbourg 648-4505. Or Assiniboia 642-9405.

Early Childhood Intervention Program: This is a home based program for children from birth to age 5 who are developmentally delayed or are at risk of becoming developmentally delayed. This program offers practical skill building with parents. Support and information are offered to parents/family members to assist them in the care and development of their child. They also offer a toy and resource lending library. For more information call 692-2616.

Family Outreach Worker Program: Works with families who have complex needs and helps find solutions to meeting these needs. All plans are driven by the family. The family support worker will work with you if you have issues in the areas of depression, disability, abuse, financial issues, trauma, divorce, and many others. Families may call themselves to meet with the worker. For more information call 642-5956.

Food Bank: Is located in the Assiniboia Salvation Army and it can be accessed each month or just as needed. Baby food and formula are kept in stock. Information is kept strictly confidential. Call 642-3833. There is also a food bank located in Gravelbourg, call 648-2585.

Healthy Parenting Home study Program: This is a free program for parents and caregivers of children from infancy to age 5 that deals with growth, development, physical/emotional needs and positive discipline strategies. It can be done through a workbook or by computer. For more information or to register for the program contact the Saskatchewan Preventions Institute @ (306) 655-2512 or go to

Kidsfirst: Provides program planning, home visiting and resource development for families with children age 0-5. Will assist families in accessing services, programs and supports. If you would like to see particular activities or services in your community or if you are looking for information on child development call 642-3374.

Mental Health: Assistance for families/couples/individuals dealing with any difficult life issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, childhood issues and parenting issues. No individual is turned away and all inquiries are kept confidential! To make an appointment call 642-9426 or 691-6464.

Parent Chat Groups: Moms and/or dads can meet to discuss parenting concerns/issues and get to know other parents in the community. To find out if there is one in your community of if you would like to start one call 642-3374.

Parent Mentoring Program (Previously Mentoring of Mothers): A support program to assist pre or post natal parents or parents of preschoolers. Parents can be of any age with any number of children. The mentor provides friendship, social support. Parenting and practical assistance. Parent and mentor meet weekly along with monthly activities. For more information on having a mentor or becoming a mentor call 694-9426.

Playschool/Preschool: To find out if there is one in your community or to get one started call 694-3374.

Public Health Nutritionists: Can help answer your specific and general questions about feeding children, from picky eaters to special diet concerns. For any questions call 691-1536.

Public Health Nursing: Public health nurses provide child health clinics for preschool age children (immunizations, general health, growth and development). They are a reliable resource for any questions for the overall health and development for your child. For more information call: Assiniboia 642-2200 or Gravelbourg 648-1400.

Saskatchewan Community Resources: If a family needs support or assistance in areas of child welfare, housing, parenting programs, income security and support for people with developmental disabilities they can call 694-8647.