Cochrane Sub-Region

Every year the NE LHIN provides $208 million to 37 health service providers who deliver programs and services to 80,300 people living in the Cochrane 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

  • Higher proportion of seniors living alone (30.9%) compared to the LHIN (28.4%).
  • Lower proportion of lone parent families (14.3%) compared to the LHIN (16.2%).
  • Significantly higher proportion of Francophones (46.4%) compared to the LHIN (23.4%).
  • Lower proportion of seniors 65 and older (17.3%) compared to the LHIN (19.8%).
  • Slightly higher proportion of youth under 25 (28.1%) compared to the LHIN (26.7%).
  • Slightly higher proportion of people identifying as Indigenous (12.7%) compared to the LHIN (11.0%).
  • Similar proportion of population having low income (13.2%) compared to the LHIN (13.9%).
  • Slightly lower proportion of population having higher education (46.9%) compared to the LHIN (50.4%).

Sub-Region Health Service Provider Overview

  • 8 hospitals, 417 beds (including mental health beds)
  • 18 home and community care providers (5 regional), 980+ receiving personal support services
  • 77 primary care practitioners, 6 FHTs, 2 CHCs, 3 nursing stations

  • 9 mental health and addictions providers, plus 3 hospitals providing services

  • 7 long-term care homes, 704 beds 

  • 2 public health units – Porcupine Health Unit, Sudbury & District Health Unit