July 1, 2016

Walk-In Clinic

Welcome to NIWIC

The NIWIC is a walk-in clinic that offers confidential health care services on a first come, first serve basis at no charge. Midwives are available to see pregnant women.

General services:

  • Episodic Care – attention to a specific medical problem
  • Telephone interpretation
  • Referrals to other health care providers and specialists if required.

When visiting the NIWIC please bring a list of your medications and any medical records.

Regular hours are:

Mondays:    4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Midwife services are available on Thursdays. NIWIC is closed on statutory holidays.

No appointment is necessary.  If you are uncertain about your eligibility, please call ahead at 416-760-2810.

Who can use the NIWIC?

You can use the NIWIC if you:

  • Live in the City of Toronto,
  • Do not have a family doctor
  • Do not have healthcare insurance, for reasons including:
    • I am in the 3-month wait period for OHIP
    • I do not have legal immigration status (non-status)
    • I am in the refugee claim process and my IFH is expired or my refugee claim was rejected/suspended/ineligible
    • I moved to Toronto from another country for temporary work, make minimum wage (or less), and I cannot afford private health insurance

The NIWIC does not see patients who…

  • Have a family doctor/nurse practitioner
  • Have current coverage under the Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP), Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP), or Ontario Temporary Health Program (OTHP)
  • Have private health insurance
  • Are a visitor or a student


NIWIC fact sheet for service providers


NIWIC is a partnership between – Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services, Blackcreek Community Health Centre, Davenport-Perth Neighbouthood Community Health Centre, LAMP Community Health Centre, Rexdale Community Health Centre, Stonegate Community Health Centre and Unison Health and Community Services.

Additional community support provided by Toronto Public Health and Mid-wives from various practices in the City of Toronto.

Click here to download the NIWIC Annual Report.