Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Clinical Health Services ; Public Health
Contact Information
Office Phone Halton Region Health Department Dial 3-1-1;
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5688 (1-866-4HALTON)
TDD Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-2247
Social Media Facebook Facebook, RSS RSS, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Paula Burghgraef, Manager, Oral Health and Immunization
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Established 1998
Primary Executive Dr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Alternate Executive Dr Matt Ruf, Interm Director, Clinical Health Services
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 **
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
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 North Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Region Administration Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Intersection Bronte Rd and QEW
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Health Department
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Oral Health Education/Information ; Oral Health Education/Information ~ Older Adults

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