#3-Advocate for affordable health care. (Optometrist, Dentist, Medical supplies, etc.)
Themes and strategies identified through public engagement. Existing Initiative Agency Link to Program
Create an advocacy campaign and lobby different levels of government for services such as free eye and dental care.
SVCHC has dental suites which hosts the EOHU Healthy Smiles program. SVCHC https://www.seawayvalleychc.ca
New dental program for seniors from Public Health. Dental program available for children (link1) Free eye exams for 0-19 through OHIP. Free eye glasses for JK students (Link 2)
EOHU
https://www.ontario.ca
/page/get-dental-care
https://www.optom.on.ca
/OAO/ESEL/Eye_See…Eye_Learn.aspx
Work with existing services to provide the necessary medical supplies for low income families at no cost.
CAS provides Greenshield services for clients. CAS www.cassdg.ca/en
SVCHC is opened on Tuesday and Thursday evenings to increase accessibility for appointments and programs. Our catchment area is SD&G. SVCHC also has free parking and provides bus tickets to our clients as needed. SVCHC https://www.seawayvalleychc.ca