Health Services in Ontario

These resources will help you manage your chronic condition. 

Telehealth Ontario: Telephone health advisory service

  • Telehealth Ontario is a phone service that operates 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. It is a free, confidential telephone service you can call to get health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse.

Health Care Connect: Find a family doctor

  • Health Care Connect helps Ontarians without a family health care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) to find one in their community.

Locate Ontario health resources: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

  • Access tools and information to learn about health care options in your community.

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Caregiver Services

These resources will help lead you to supports and resources as you provide care to your family or friends. 

COPD Caregivers Community

  • This site provides a platform where caregivers can share their feelings and concerns in a supportive atmosphere of mutual understanding.

Heart Failure Caregivers Community

  • This site provides specific resources for caregivers for patients with heart failure.

VON Canada: Caregiver-connect.ca

  • Caregiver-connect.ca is for caregivers everywhere who provide hands-on care, assistance and emotional support to family members or friends who need them, and offers information to support you in this vital caregiver role.  Find information on practical caregiver skills and caregiver tools to support you in organizing your caregiving activities.

Going Home - A Family Caregiver's Guide to Transitioning from Hospital to Home 

  • Canada's Home Care and Family Caregiving Resource

Service Canada: Being a Caregiver

  • As a caregiver, you may be eligible for various forms of assistance from the Government of Canada.  These resources will help you find answers or even know the questions about relevant taxation issues and funding opportunities, provincially and nationally.