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
- Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre Centre
- Imagine Health Clinic (run by University of Toronto Professional Health Care students)
- FCJ Refugee Centre
- The Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant HealthCare – Community Volunteer Clinic
- The Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant HealthCare – Swan Program for Women’s Health
- Muslim Welfare Canada
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.