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Health Services

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Get help dealing with mental health issues and addictions. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phone: 1 800 463 6273


College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Find family doctors, specialists and surgeons.


Eat Right Ontario
Speak to a registered dietitian.
Phone: 1 877 510 5102


Health Gateway
Find health information and support services for people living with chronic illnesses.


Health Ontario
Find health information in English and French.
Phone: 1 877 234 4343


Ministry of Health INFOline
Find general information about:

  • Ministry of Health programs
  • OHIP
  • Ontario Drug Benefit Plan
  • Trillium Drug Plan

Phone: 416 314 5518 (Toronto)
Phone: 1 800 268 1154 (toll-free)


Telehealth Ontario
Find health information and get referrals. They can help you make informed choices. Get access to interpreters. Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phone: 1 866 797 0000
Phone: 1 866 797 0007


Toronto Health Connection
Find information, counselling and referrals. Ask for specific languages.
Phone: 416 338 7600

Social Services

Learn about more than 20,000 community, social, health and government services.
Phone: 211


Distress Lines Toronto
Get emotional support from the safety and security of your closest telephone. Speak with a confidential interpreter, serving 151 languages.
Phone: 416 408 HELP (4357)


Housing Connections
Apply for social housing.
Phone: 416 981 6111


Local Immigration Partnership Toronto South
Find health care and social programs in Toronto’s south region.


Ontario Disability Support Program
Find out about income and employment services for people with disabilities.
Phone: 416 314 6514 (income support)
Phone: 416 325 0693 (employment support)
Phone: 1 888 789 4199 (toll-free)


Service Ontario
Apply for provincial services such as:

  • OHIP card
  • marriage certificate
  • statement of live birth
  • birth certificate
  • driver’s license

Phone: 416 326 1234 (Toronto)
Phone: 1 800 267 8097 (toll-free)
Find services to help you get settled in Ontario, such as:

  • English as a second language classes
  • employment agencies
  • social programs
  • daycare