IMPORTANT NOTE: On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: No physical address

Service: Health Care Connect

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Notice: Health Care Connect is accepting phone calls again. Online registration is also available.
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-445-1822
TTY Phone ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0007
Fax 416-327-8497
Website www.ontario.ca/page/find-family-doctor-or-nurse-practitioner
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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