Health-related Telephone Lines
Health Gateway has put together a list of health and healthcare-related telephone numbers that you may find helpful to meet some of your information needs. Use these information and referral numbers to find out about a variety of supports, programs and services available in your community.
Community Care Access Centres
Call 310-CCAC (310-2222)
For in-home community-based health care services in your area:
The Community Navigation and Access Program (CNAP) is a network of over
30 not-for-profit organizations, working together to serve seniors in
communities across Toronto
Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment
The Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART) is a program of
ConnexOntario Health Services Information and is funded by the Ontario
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
The Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART) is:
Health Care Connect
a toll-free, province-wide, treatment information and referral service located in Ontario, Canada
available to professional and public callers
designed to link callers with suitable treatment options tailored to their individual needs
Registration telephone line for finding Family Doctors or Nurse Practitioners in Ontario. A program of Service Ontario
Long-Term Care ACTION Line
7 days a week, 8:30AM-7:00PM
If you want more information, have a concern or want to register a complaint about a long-term care home, Call this toll-free number.
Lung Health Information Line
The Lung Health Information Line provides information on a range of lung
health topics including smoking cessation, healthy air, chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and allergies. The
telephone service also provides information about programs offered by
the Ontario Lung Association.
Mental Health Helpline
Mental Health Service Information Ontario (MHSIO) provides information
about mental health services and supports in communities across Ontario.
The information line is free, confidential, and anonymous. Or search
the MHSIO database online.
Ontario’s Senior Safety Line
The Senior Safety Line provides information, referrals, and support 24
hours a day, seven days a week, in over 150 languages. The hotline is a
toll-free, confidential resource for seniors suffering abuse, including
financial, physical, sexual and mental abuse and neglect.
Toll-free: 1-888-910-1999 (Ontario only)
Local calls: 416-314-7511
TTY: 1-888-387-5559 (Ontario only)
[or direct TTY number at 1-866-797-0007 for people with a hearing impairment or speech difficulty]
Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential telephone service you can call to get health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse. The service provides round-the-clock access, to a qualified health professional. It can help you decide whether to care for yourself, make an appointment with your doctor, go to a clinic, contact a community service or go to a hospital emergency room.