Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Public Health
Contact Information
Office Phone Halton Region Health Department Dial 3-1-1;
Toll Free Phone Halton Region Health Department 1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
TDD Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-2247
Social Media Facebook Facebook, RSS RSS, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Gisele Franck, Manager, Oral Health & Older Adults Programs; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 7834; Email:
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name Halton. Halton Region Health Department
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Established 1998
Primary Executive Dr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Alternate Executive Dr Monir Taha, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Regional Municipality of Halton
Funding Regional / Municipal
Service Information
Description (Service) This program works to ensure that older adults and adults with special needs have access to oral care and dental treatment. 
* adults over 65 years of age 
* adults with special needs: adults aged 64 years and younger who have difficulty with the activities of daily living (e.g. dressing, grooming) 
Oral health resources and supports available: 
* oral health printed resources available through Halton Region Health Department 
* online oral health skills videos for caregivers of older adults and adults with special needs available on the website 
Dental Care Counts Fund 
* a program of the Halton Region Health department that provides financial assistance for dental treatment to those who qualify: 
* must be an older adult or an adult with special needs  
* has a dental need 
* lacks the financial resources to pay for treatment 
** call Halton Region Health Department prior to booking an appointment with an oral care provider **
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
Dental Care Counts fund qualification criteria: 
* age 65 or older or age 64 and younger with a special need 
* has a dental need 
* lacks the financial resources to pay for treatment
Application call Halton Region Health Department for more information
Languages English ; other languages upon request
Fees None ; for those who qualify * Fee assistance available.
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville (North)
Address & Map
Halton Region Administration Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
View Google Map
Intersection Bronte Rd and QEW
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Health Department
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Additional Service Sites
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Oral Health Education/Information ; Oral Health Education/Information ~ Older Adults