Syrian Refugee Resettlement

Toronto Central LHIN is closely involved with both the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the City of Toronto, and a variety of other groups (including Lifeline Syria, the Red Cross, the Salvation Army) to prepare our catchment area for a successful integration of refugees into the health system.

Provincial Response

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care released its Action Plan for meeting the health care needs of the refugees resettling in this province. 

More information on what the Ontario Government is doing to ensure seamless, co-ordinated and appropriate support for the refugees who will arrive in this province may be found here.

Local Response

Information on primary care clinics in the GTA providing services focused on incoming refugees, and being coordinated by Women’s College Hospital in partnership with a number of health service providers may be found here or by calling 416-323-6400 ext. 5905 and leaving a message.

Details on the City of Toronto’s Refugee Resettlement Program, including elements of health care, may be found here.

We would also like to acknowledge the participation of the following organizations to date: