United Way of St Catharines & District

Site: St Catharines - Church St

Service: Brushed Aside - Dental Care Access Program

Contact Details
Website www.unitedwaysc.ca
Primary Contact Email: brushedaside@stcatharines.unitedway.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Fort Erie ; Grimsby ; Lincoln ; Niagara Falls ; Niagara-on-the-Lake ; Port Colborne ; St Catharines ; Thorold ; Welland ; West Lincoln
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
63 Church St, Suite LC1
St Catharines, ON L2R 3C4
 
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Intersection Church St and James St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides access to dental care for adults in need of dental treatment for pain/infection or dentures. Through a partnership with United Way, local agencies provide loans to pay for treatment for clients in need of dental care, with repayment plans tailored to ability to pay. Partner agencies help participants develop a monthly repayment plan which works for their situation. 
 
Applications are accepted through the following agencies: 
Community Care of St Catharines and Thorold - Contact John at 905-685-1349 ext 228 
YWCA Niagara Region - Contact Advocate at St Catharines Office 905-988-3528 
Bethlehem Housing and Support Services (St Catharines) - Intake Worker 905-684-1660 ext 27 
The Hope Centre (Welland) - 905-788-0744 ext 224 
Bridges Community Health Centre (Fort Erie) - 905-871-7621 ext 2246 
Bridges Community Health Centre (Port Colborne) - 289-479-5017 ext.2446 
Project SHARE (Niagara Falls)- Contact Reception at 905-357-5121 ext 29 
Community Care of West Niagara (Beamsville) - Contact Bev at 905-563-5822 ext 222
Hours Hours not specified
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
* For those in need of dental work for dental problems causing pain or infection, or dentures 
* Must work with one of the above listed partner agencies to complete application. United Way does not accept applications directly 
* Client must demonstrate financial need 
* Program does NOT cover cosmetic dental work
Application Client must contact partner agency he or she is registered with, or will become registered with. Client will need: 
* Quote from dentist or denturist for work needed 
* If client receives OW or ODSP, they need paperwork to show how much of the cost will be covered through social assistance 
* Other documents may be required 
 
Note: There is a wait list for this program.
Languages English
Fees None ; This program is a loan program to allow clients at partner agencies to access needed dental care and pay the loan back on an agreed upon schedule with the agency.
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Medical Expense Assistance ~ Dental Problems ; Personal Loans ~ Oral Health Issues

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