Algoma Sub-Region

Every year the NE LHIN provides $257 million to 29 health service providers who deliver programs and services to 102,000 people living in the Algoma Sub-Region. In addition to LHIN-funded providers, the NE LHIN works with health care and community partners to increase access to care.

Sub-Region Demographic Highlights

  • Similar proportion of seniors living alone (28.1%) compared to the LHIN (28.4%).
  • Slightly higher proportion of lone parent families (17.5%) compared to the LHIN (16.2%).
  • Significantly lower proportion of Francophones (7.1%) compared to the LHIN (23.4%).
  • Higher proportion of seniors 65 and older (21%) compared to the LHIN (19.8%).
  • Slightly lower proportion of youth under 25 (26.2%) compared to the LHIN (26.7%).
  • Similar proportion of people identifying as Indigenous (11.5%) compared to the LHIN (11.0%).
  • Slightly higher proportion of population having low income (14.2%) compared to the LHIN (13.9%).
  • Similar proportion of population having higher education (50.1%) compared to the LHIN (50.4%).

Sub-Region Health Service Provider Overview

  • 4 hospitals, 323 beds (including mental health beds)
  • 17 home and community care providers (5 regional), 2,000+ receiving personal support services
  • 77 primary care practitioners, 4 FHTs, 2 NPLC, 1 AHAC, 1 GHC, 3 nursing stations

  • 9 mental health and addictions providers, plus 2 hospitals providing services

  • 7 long-term care homes, 1,048 beds 

  • 1 public health unit – Algoma Public Health