Ontario. Ministry of Health And Long Term Care - Northern Ontario

Site: Trillium Drug Program - No Physical Address

Service: Trillium Drug Program

Add Record Add Record | Suggest Update | Print Version (New Window)
Description & Services
Public Comments The Trillium Drug Program (TDP) is an annual provincial government program for residents of Ontario who have a valid Ontario health Card and spend a large part of their income on prescription medications. The TDP provides benefits for certain prescription drugs when drug costs for a household are higher than approximately four per cent of the household income or total net household income. 
Not all medications are covered under the plan. If a medication is not covered, coverage may be available under the Exceptional Access Program. Individuals must speak with the prescribing medical professional who must apply on their behalf.
Description (Service)
  • Assists Ontario individuals and families who spend an unmanageable portion of their incomes on prescription drugs 
  • Provides coverage for prescription drug products listed on the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary 
  • Application can be found at this site 
  • Guideline can be found at this site
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Dates Program runs from Aug-Jul of the following year
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Individuals can register in the Trillium Drug Program if: 
  • They have a valid Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP) card 
  • They are an Ontario resident 
  • They don't have private insurance coverage or if their private insurance does not cover 100% of their prescription drug costs 
  • They are not eligible for drug coverage as another category of recipient under the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program (i.e., they are not a senior over 65 years of age, they are not a social assistance recipient, they are not receiving professional Home Care services, or if they are not a resident of a long term care facility or home for special care
Application Application forms can be obtained the following ways: 
  • On the website 
  • Calling the toll-free number 
  • At a pharmacy
Completed application forms must be sent by mail only to: 
Trillium Drug Program 
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 
PO Box 337 
Station D 
Etobicoke, ON 
M9A 4X3 
Note: If applying for the first time, the deadline to submit the application form is September 30
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - for deductible amount
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-575-5386
TTY Phone Toll free 1-800-387-5559
Fax 416-642-3034
E-Mail trillium@ontariodrugbenefit.ca
Website www.health.gov.on.ca
Site Location North York
Located In Community Northern Ontario
Address Northern Ontario
View Google Map
Mailing Address PO Box 337 
Station D 
Etobicoke, ON M9A 4X3
Physical Access Not Applicable - No public access
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1995
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care