Lower Income Family Support

Halton Region provides a variety of supports for families and children who may be in financial need.


As of January 1, 2016, dental health financial assistance programs for children/youth 17 years and under will be combined into the new Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) Program. For more information, please visit ontario.ca/healthysmiles.

If you have any questions or your child has an urgent dental need, please dial 311.

  • Healthy Smiles Ontario, 
    A dental program for children/youth 17 years of age and under that offers free dental cleaning, fillings, x-rays and more to families who qualify.
  • Children in Need of Treatment (CINOT) 
    Free urgent dental care treatment for children/youth not covered by dental insurance or can’t afford treatment.

Employment & Financial

Food banks


  • Housing 
    Halton Region provides a number of services and programs to help create a mix of housing types and affordability levels in Halton.

Mental Health

General Community Resources

 For more information on resources available to you in your community please dial 311 or 905-825-6000, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.