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Apply for OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan)

 

What it is:

    When someone becomes a refugee, s/he has the right to apply to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan.

What you need for the application:

  • Rental/Lease Agreement (for the proof of your address) or an Ontario Driver’s License with address written on it
  • Social Insurance Number (proof of signature)
  • Refugee ID (brown ID: IMM 1442), IRB letter acceptance as convention refugee).

Where to go:

    Scarborough 
    2063 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto M1R 2Z4 (at Warden)s 
    Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00am – 7:00pm, Fri 8:00am – 6:30pm
     
    Toronto 
    47 Sheppard Ave. East 4th Floor, Toronto M2N 7E7  
    Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm, Wed 8:30am – 6:30pm

 

Social Assistance

 

Client Services 
East Toronto Social Assistance Office
416-392-2956  
416-392-3200 or  
1-888-465-4478
Community Access to Social Services 

    Client Services and Info. Unit  
    55 John St. Metro Hall, Toronto M5V 3C6  
     
    For information in:  

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      TDD Line
416-397-7314
 
 
 
 
  
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416-392-2594
 

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