Government of Alberta

Ministry of Health - Alberta Child Health Benefit


Description
Covers health benefits for children in low-income households.

Service offers:

  • health benefit coverage for children in low-income households

Provides coverage for:

  • dental care
  • eye glasses
  • prescription drugs
  • emergency ambulance services 
  • essential diabetic supplies
  • essential over-the-counter medications
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals who:
  • live in Alberta
  • are 17 years or younger (those 18 or 19 years of age also qualify if living at home and attending high school)
  • are Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status in Canada
  • are not receiving health benefits from other government programs
  • and meet the program income criteria 
Additional eligibility criteria may apply.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • visit website for more information or application form
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-469-5437
Telephone
780-427-6848
Fax
1-855-415-8386 (Toll Free)
Fax
780-415-8386
Web Site
https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-child-health-benefit.aspx
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
January 22, 2019
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM