About Us

Our Mission is to meet the needs of those in Waterloo Region and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph living with or at risk for Hepatitis C through the provision of education, outreach, support, and comprehensive, expert medical care.

Our Vision

Our vision is to have Sanguen Health Centre be an effective Hepatitis C Service Organization that not only incorporates expert, compassionate medical care for those with Hepatitis C, but also provides innovative programs to meet the many other important needs of our patients.

Through education and outreach, Sanguen Health Centre will endeavour to increase awareness of the importance of Hepatitis C among persons at risk, the health care community, and the public. We will work to minimize its potential impact in the future.


At Sanguen we believe that people living in at-risk communities deserve compassionate support and accurate information to assist them to make informed choices about their lives

  • Mobile Community Health Van

  • Naloxone training

  • Hepatitis C dedicated nurses

  • Support services & case management

  • Regional Hepatitis C Coordinator

  • Outreach Services

  • Education & Information

  • Primary Care for Priority Populations

  • Laboratory Services

  • Pharmacy Services

  • Vaccinations

  • Hepatitis Testing

  • Peer Support Groups And Peer Programming

  • Individual and Group Counseling

  • Community Program Counseling

The History of Sanguen Health Centre

Sanguen was started in response to a community need. Through his work at Grand River Hospital, Dr. Chris Steingart, an infectious disease physician, recognized that there were many people living with Hepatitis C in Waterloo Region, and in Guelph-Wellington, who could benefit from medical treatment and support.

Sanguen continues to provide Hepatitis C testing, treatment, support, outreach, and education in both Waterloo Region and Guelph-Wellington. Our team partners with other agencies and groups, whenever possible, to enhance our ability to work with patients and clients who have, or who are at-risk of, Hepatitis C.