Non Insured Walk In Clinic

The Non Insured Walk In Clinic (NIWIC) is a walk-in clinic that offers confidential health care services on a first come, first served basis at no charge. Midwives are available to see pregnant women.

Please call ahead for COVID safety instructions  – 416 760-2810.  We encourage you to wear a cloth mask or scarf covering your mouth and nose when you are coming in for your visit. Please bring a list of your medications and any medical records.


Mondays: 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Who can use the NIWIC?

You can use the NIWIC if you:

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

Want to share information about our non-insured walk-in clinic with others? Download a printable flyer here.

Other clinics in Toronto that accept non-insured clients

You can find more information for people without immigration status and other newcomers at our Settlement Resources page.

NIWIC is a partnership between Access Alliance and the following community health centres:

Additional community support is provided by volunteer registered midwives.