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Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: No physical address

Service: Health Care Connect

Record #: ONT00056
Last Full Update: 01 Apr 2022

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-800-445-1822
TTY Phone 1-866-797-0007
Crisis Phone Call 911 in emergencies

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 2009
Funding Provincial - MHLTC

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Referral service to link Ontario residents without a regular family health care provider with doctors and nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients

Residents register with the program and are asked questions about their health needs * once registered, a Care Connector from the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) will work with the patient to help find a health care provider * priority is given to individuals with greater health needs as decided based on an established clinical process * note that this service does not guarantee a doctor
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Ontario residents who do not have a family health care provider * OHIP Card required
Application Call or register online * personal health information collected during application process
Languages English ; French
Fees Free

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Physical Access Not Applicable

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Finding a Doctor
Service Categories Physician Referrals

Agency Overview

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