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Living In Sarnia-Lambton

Finding a Home

In Sarnia-Lambton, the average house sale price in 2019 was $337,084 while the average monthly rental price for a two-bedroom apartment was $910.00.

Sarnia-Lambton offers a wide range of waterfront, urban and rural housing options. Construction projects are ongoing across Sarnia-Lambton, including, single family homes, a number of high-end waterfront condominiums, and apartments.

Housing in Sarnia-Lambton appeals to people of all ages, from seniors to first time home buyers or renters.

For all you need to know about finding your dream home in Sarnia-Lambton, visit the links below.

Child Care

Sarnia-Lambton offers many different childcare options to suit your family’s needs. These services range from home-based childcare, school age programs, and authorized recreation programs in Lambton County.

To apply for a childcare space at a licensed childcare provider, please visit


Sarnia-Lambton offers many useful transportation resources online. Here is a selection of some of the available resources:

Sarnia Transit – City of Sarnia

Passenger Rail Service

Bus Service


Health and Wellness

The Sarnia-Lambton area boasts a premier network of healthcare services that will meet every need that you and your family may have; from family physicians to specialists to naturopaths, your health will be well taken care of in Sarnia-Lambton.

Finding a Doctor

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care offers a program called Health Care Connect. Health Care Connect helps Ontarian’s who are without a family health care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) to find one by connecting you with a doctor who is accepting new patients in Sarnia-Lambton. You can register with Health Care Connect by telephone or online.

The Physician Recruitment Taskforce of Sarnia-Lambton also keeps an up-to-date list of family physicians currently accepting new patients. Visit their website at

Hospitals & Emergencies

Bluewater Health is a 326-bed community hospital that cares for the residents of Sarnia-Lambton from 2 sites located in Sarnia and Petrolia.

Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital (CEEH) of Bluewater Health is located in the town of Petrolia and serves the needs of rural Lambton through a mix of acute care (including emergency, inpatient and ambulatory care) and continuing care services.

In Sarnia, Bluewater Health provides continuing care, palliative, rehabilitation, obstetrics, and surgery along with key support services such as human resources and facilities management.

Community Health Centres

Community Health Centres (CHCs) provide health care services (both primary care and health promotion programs) for registered clients. A team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, dietitians and other health care professionals provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment and referral to other services when required. Community Health Centres are not walk-in clinics. To access services at a CHC, there is an application process.

There are two CHCs in Lambton County:

North Lambton Community Health Centre is located in Forest with satellite sites in Sarnia and Watford.

Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre is located in Grand Bend with a satellite office in Thedford.

Mental Health Services

There are a number of resources in Sarnia-Lambton if you have questions about mental health or are looking for services.

Community Mental Health Association offers help to those 16 years or older coping with a mental illness. CMHA runs a confidential crisis line that you can call 24 hours a day for help and information. There is no cost to access these services.

For a full list of mental health services in Lambton County, visit the Mental Health Helpline.