National Health Services

National Health Services

Whether it’s your physical or mental health, when living with disabilities, injuries, illness and chronic conditions, it’s essential to have access to health care facilities and resources in your area. Share Lawyers has compiled a directory of National Health Services available in Canada.

Health Services Across Canada

Ambulance, Police, and Fire ………. 9-1-1

You can also learn more about 9-1-1 services, tips on making calls, and what new features may be added in the future at the CRTC website.  

Alzheimer’s Society Canada 1-800-616-8816

This resource provides information for those living with, and caring for those affected by Alzheimer’s society and other forms of dementia. For more information, resources, research, and more visit the Alzheimer’s Society Canada website or email info@alzheimer.ca.

CIHI ………. 613-241-5543

CIHI is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides essential information on Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians. You can find out more information on the CIHI website, or email: help@cihi.ca.

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line ………. 1-855-242-3310.

If you’re experiencing emotional distress and want to talk, call the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310. It’s toll-free and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more long term care, contact a First Nations and Inuit Health Regional Office.

Health Canada ………. 1-866-225-0709

For general inquiries about Health Canada, you can call the number above. You can also visit

Health Canada website for more information with specific topic related issues listed on the website.

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Assistance Service ………. 1-800-268-7708

This toll free counselling and referral service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is a free, confidential service for Veterans, their families and caregivers. To find out more about the services offered, visit the VAC website.

Ministries of Health By Province

Alberta Health ………. (780) 427-7164 (for toll-free access within Alberta, first dial 310-0000)

British Columbia Ministry of Health Services

Victoria ………. (250) 387-6121

Vancouver ………. (604) 660-2421

Elsewhere in B.C ………. 1-800 663-7867

Outside B.C. ………. (604) 660-2421

Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD):

Vancouver ………. (604) 775-0303

Elsewhere in B.C. ……….1-800 661-8773

Manitoba Health ………. (204) 945-3744 or 1-866-626-4862

New Brunswick Department of Health ………. (506) 457-4800

Newfoundland and Labrador Health and Community Services ………. (709) 729–4984

Northwest Territories Department of Health and Social Services ………. (867) 873-7224

Nova Scotia Department of Health ………. 902-424-5818

………. 1-800-387-6665 (toll-free in Nova Scotia)

……….  1-800-670-8888 (TTY/TDD)

Nunavut Department of Health and Social Services

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ………. 1-866-532-3161

Prince Edward Island Department of Health ……….  (902) 368-6130

Québec Santé et Services Sociaux

Québec region ……….  (418) 644-4545

Montréal region ……….  (514) 644-4545

Elsewhere in Québec ………. 1 877 644-4545 (toll-free)

Persons with a hearing or speech impairment  (TTY) ………. 1 800 361-9596 (toll-free)

Saskatchewan Health ………. 1-800-667-7766

Yukon Department of Health and Social Service ………. (867) 667-5811


At Share Lawyers we know having the essential health resources all the difference when it comes to your health and well being.


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