GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Children's Insulin Pump Program
Insulin pumps and supplies for children with difficult-to-manage diabetes.
Eye exams are free of charge, once in a twelve-month period, for children under the age of 18. Just book an appointment with your local optometrist or call for further information.
Family Health Benefits Program
Benefits for lower income working families. Most eligible families will already be receiving a monthly child allowance under the federal National Child Benefit Supplement or funding through the Saskatchewan Employment Supplement.
Children are covered for most dental services, basic eyeglasses, emergency ambulance, basic medical supplies (some items require prior approval), chiropractic services, prescription drugs
A free, confidential 24-hour advise line staffed by registered nurses who provide immediate, professional health advise and direct you to the most appropriate source of care. Translation to other languages is available, including French, Cree and Dene.
Reliable health information, day and night
Vaccines for infant, pre-school and school children
Problem Gambling Program
Help Line 1-800-306-6789
Access to and information on prevention and treatment.
Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL)
Helps people with permanent physical disabilities remain as independant as possible. There are several SAIL programs that help children.
Saskatchewan Poison Centre
Emergency treatment advise for all kinds of poisons.
A full range of substance abuse recovery services, including inpatient services; outpatient services; long-term residential services; detoxification services; youth drug detoxification and tabilization
Visit www.healthysask.ca for a variety of resources, including drug and alcohol fact sheets and parenting booklets.