If you need a family doctor in Ontario, Health Care Connect can help.
A program developed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Health Care Connect is a publicly-accessible website and phone service that helps people through the process of finding a family doctor or nurse practitioner who is accepting new patients.
To access the service, you must be currently without a primary care provider, and you must have a valid Ontario Health Card. The Health Care Connect website outlines their simple registration process, or you can call 800 445 1822 for more information.
We play an integral role in Health Care Connect. After you have joined Health Care Connect, a nurse, called a Care Connector, will help you find a health-care provider in your area. Your Care Connector will be your main point of contact and will provide you with more information by mail after your registration is complete.
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