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: 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 1:30 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
Download and print one of our information flyers
- Uninsured Walk In Clinic (English), PDF 999 KB
- Uninsured Walk In Clinic (Spanish), PDF 237 KB
- Pregnancy Services, PDF 234 KB
- Free Walk In Clinics in the Greater Toronto Area, PDF 349 KB
Resources for service providers and community members
- Searchable database of walk in clinics in Ontario that accept all patients, including non insured
- Plain language guides for health care providers and patients about health care coverage and walk-in clinics for uninsured clients in Toronto during COVID-19 in multiple languages
- Practical answers to questions about the law and COVID-19
- Know Your Rights (A Guide to Immigration Arrests, Detention and Deportation)
- Information about refugee rights in Ontario
- Helping parents without immigration status get their children into school
- Ministry of Health memos related to public health insurance coverage for patients during COVID-19.
OHIP INFOBulletin: Funding for physician and hospital services for patients who do not have provincial health insurance during COVID-19 (May 5, 2020)
Memo from Assistant Deputy Minister (March 30, 2020)
NIWIC is a partnership between Access Alliance and the following community health centres:
Additional community support is provided by volunteer registered midwives.