Providence Healthcare
Providence Healthcare

Facts & Figures

Providence Healthcare is a leader in providing rehabilitation, palliative care, long-term care and community programs in Toronto.

Providence Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient programs with a focus on rehabilitation for stroke and neurological conditions, hip fractures, lower limb amputations, and geriatric conditions associated with aging. Our Hospital also offers palliative care, helping people approaching the end of life by providing state-of-the-art care in a supportive environment. Our community programs include the Adult Day Program for people with moderate to severe dementia, as well as family and caregiver support through the Scotiabank Learning Centre. Our Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence provides quality long-term care in a warm and welcoming environment.

Providence Healthcare’s Catholic legacy of compassion and innovation dates back to 1857 when the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto founded the original House of Providence as a refuge for the sick, the poor, the elderly and homeless.

General Facts

  • Providence Hospital has 245 beds and admitted 3,489 inpatients in 2016/17.
  • Over 5,000 people are served annually through our Hospital’s inpatient and outpatient programs.
  • Our long-term care program is home to 288 residents (360 individuals annually) with an average age of 83 years. Over 75% of residents are Catholic; all faiths are welcomed and respected.
  • Providence Healthcare’s operating budget is $94 million.
  • Providence is one of East Toronto’s largest employers, with over 1,400 employees, physicians and volunteers.
  • The facility is over 600,000 square feet, located on 8.52 hectares (approx. 21 acres)
  • Providence Healthcare’s legacy of care spans over 159 years.
  • Josie Walsh is the President and CEO.
  • Virginia West is the Chair of the Board of Directors.