Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: No physical address

Service: Refugee HealthLine

Record #: ONT0187
Last Full Update: 30 May 2024

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone Call 811 or 1-866-286-4770
TTY Phone 1-866-797-0007
Crisis Phone Call 911 in emergencies
Website health811.ontario.ca/static/guest/related-articles/connect-to-supports-through-the-refugee-healthLine-247

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 2000
Funding Ministry of Health, OHIP, Interim Federal Health Program

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Refugees can connect with health care providers who deliver transitional health care and services, including primary care, specialist care and mental health supports * transitional care includes initial assessments, care and referrals to other health services * service is not for emergencies

Health care providers can participate in offering services by calling the service
Hours Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Refugees - newly arriving refugees and people arriving through other exceptional humanitarian authorizations * Resettlement Assistance Programs, sponsors, and settlement agencies
Application Call or chat online
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 ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Finding a Doctor ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Newcomer Settlement Services ; Physician Referrals ~ Refugees

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service