Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Ontario Drug Benefit Program

Program covers most of the cost of the more than 4,400 prescribed medications and can provide payment assistance for: allergy shots and EpiPenĀ®, some products used in monitoring and testing for diabetes, some drugs used in treatment of HIV/AIDS, some nutrition products, and some prescribed over-the-counter medications.

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (Exceptional Access Program)
5700 Yonge St 3rd Flr
Toronto, ON
M2M 4K5
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Phone: 416-314-5518
Toll Free: Service Ontario: 1-866-532-3161 Telehealth: 1-866-797-0000
TTY: 1-800-387-5559


Age 65 years and older; OR living in a long-term care home or a home for special care, or enrolled in one of these programs: Home care, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Trillium Drug Program, OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare


* seniors are automatically enrolled in the Ontario Drug Benefit program * low income seniors may fill in a co-payment form


None - ODB eligible recipients may be asked to pay some portion of their eligible prescription drug product cost;


Fully Accessible


English; French

Areas Served


Agency Type

Provincial Government