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Growing Healthy Clinic, Center for Exercise & Nutrition (CENC)

The Growing Healthy Weight Management Program  provides clinical services for infants, children, youth, and their families who are overweight or obese. Services include assistance with the development of a healthy lifestyle and the evaluation and management of obesity-related health problems including prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian disease, and dyslipidemia.

The Next Step Clinic provides clinical services for children, youth, and families who have graduated from the Growing Healthy Weight Management Program, and require ongoing monitoring or management of their cardiometabolic health.

For more information, visit the Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre page for patients and families.

Patients/Conditions To Refer

To make a referral please contact the Clinic Scheduling Coordinator at (905) 521-7967 or fax the pertinent information to (905) 385-5033.

In general, children with any exercise and nutrition-related disorder, disease or complaint may be referred to us. Referrals are accepted from family physicians, pediatricians and other health-care professionals.

Urgent Referrals: The clinics are not for emergencies. If your child needs to be seen on an urgent basis, please contact your family doctor or go to your local emergency department.

Referral & Contact Information


Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 76990

Download referral form and fax to (905) 385-5033.

Assessment Options

  • In-person visits
  • Virtual consultations