Northwest Territories

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This is a living document and we want to add to it as we grow. Please use these resources and links as a starting point and if you discover additional programs, tips or tricks, contact us.

Note: Many of the Yukon, Northwest, and Nunavut medical programs are funded by the Government of Canada that may help to cover services and travel to other provinces.  This division of coverage is constantly changing. Talk to your local office for information about financial support when travelling for out of Territory assessments and treatments.

NWT Disability Framework:

http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/health/62320E.pdf

NWT disabilities council provides information for people with disabilities: http://www.nwtdc.net

Income Assistance:

NWT Income Assistance: http://www.ece.gov.nt.ca/income-security/income-assistance-ia

Health Travel Policy:

http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/sites/default/files/ministerial-policy-medical-travel-benefits.pdf

Access to medical travel benefits:

http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/health/nwt-health-care-plan/medical-travel

Medication Plans:

For Specified Disease Conditions: http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/health/nwt-health-care-plan/extended-health-benefits-specified-disease-conditions

For Seniors: http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/health/nwt-health-care-plan/extended-health-benefits-seniors-program

Metis Health Benefits: http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/health/nwt-health-care-plan/metis-health-benefits

For First Nations and Inuit, medications are covered by Health Canada’s Non-insured Health Benefits.

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/nihb-ssna/index-eng.php

Charitable Organizations:

Canadian Cancer Society: See Alberta/Northwest Territories

http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/financial-help-ab/?region=ab

 

 

If you know of other resources or have tips, tricks about the resources described here, contact us.