|Record #: HAM1678
||Last Modified: 06 Jun 2013
||Last Full Update: 04 Jun 2013
|Source Database||© Inform Hamilton: Community Services Database|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Healthy Smiles Ontario is a program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage. If eligible, children get regular dental services at no cost. |
The 36 local Public Health Units across Ontario are leading the program in communities and are working with local partners such as Community Health Centres, primary care providers, dentists, dental hygienists, hospitals, schools and universities to deliver this program.
The initiative is part of Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy to support the development of healthier communities.
|Hours||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 17 year(s) and under |
Eligible children must be:
* residents of Ontario
* members of a household with an Adjusted Family Net Income of $20,000. per year of below
* do not have access to any form of dental coverage (including government funded programs like Ontario Works.)
|Languages||English ; French ; Multilingual Fact Sheets in pdf electronic format are available in English and French as well as: |
Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Cree, Farsi, Italian, Oji-Cree, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.
|Application||All Required Documents: |
* Annual Goods and Services Tax Credit Entitlement Notice OR Annual Canada child Tax Benefit and Ontario Child Benefit Notice (most recent tax year)
* Government-issued identification (valid Ontario Health Card, Passport, Certificate of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Resident Card, Canadian Immigration Identification Card, OR valid Ontario Driver’s License)
* The child's Valid Ontario Health Card
Contact your local public health unit to enroll.
Please see this website for local pubic health unit contact information.
|Located In Community||Ontario|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-532-3161|
|TDD Phone||416-327-4282 (Toronto only) |
|Service Level||(30) Provincial Government|
|Subjects||Children ; Dental services ; Free services ; Low income people ; Youth|
|Broader Terms||Age groups ; Health services ; Reduced cost services ; Treatments|