Seniors who are living in Huron and Perth County can enroll through Huron Perth Public Health, where drop-in applications days will be held over the next two months.
PERTH COUNTY - The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program is a publicly funded dental care program to help eligible low income seniors access dental care.
They provide free, routine dental services to seniors aged 65 years and over who meet the required income conditions and do not have access to dental benefits.
Eligible seniors in Huron and Perth County can enroll through Huron Perth Public Health. They are holding drop-in applications days at the following times and locations:
- Blyth, Blyth Library: Thursday, March 5, 1 to 3 p.m.
- Wingham, Alice Munro Library: Friday, March 6, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Howick, Howick Library: Friday, March 6, 1 to 3 p.m.
- St. Marys, St. Marys Library: Monday, March 9, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
- Mitchell, West Perth Library: Monday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Milverton, Knollcrest Lodge: Wednesday, March 18, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- Stratford, HPPH West Gore Site (653 West Gore): Friday, March 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- Zurich, Bluewater Area Family Health Team: Thursday, April 16, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
To qualify for the program, seniors must be 65 years of age or older, Ontario residents, and have no existing dental benefits. Single applicants must have an annual income of $19,300 or less, while a couple must have a combined income of $32,300 or less.
You must have your Social Insurance Number (SIN) to apply and must have filed your taxes for the previous year. If you plan to attend an application clinic.
Please bring your Ontario Health Card and SIN, and if applicable, your spouse’s SIN. Please note that if a couple qualifies, they must both fill out a separate application.