Health Services in French

The Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN is home to 32,330 Franco-Ontarians (this is 2.4% of the population). The health needs of diverse groups, including the French-speaking community, are a key priority for the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Guided by legislation (French Language Services Act and Local Health System Integration Act), the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN works with its partners to improve access to and availability of high-quality health services provided in French.

Find Health Services Provided in French

In the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN there are two agencies designated under the French Language Services Act that are able to provide all services in


Visit the French Health Service Providers page to view the list of identified organizations that can provide some services in French.

In addition, there are many community agencies in our LHIN that provide programs and services in French. Find a complete listing here - Community Services and Supports Available in French

Local French Health Planning

Entité² Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN's French Health Planning Entity

The role of Entité² (French Health Planning Entity) is to collaborate and provide advice to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant and Waterloo Wellington LHINs to respond to the health needs of the French-speaking population.

Resources for Health Professionals

  • Guide to Requirements and Obligations Relating to French Language Health Services

    • Demographic Profile - The demographic profile presents the portrait and regional characteristics of the Francophone communities of the Waterloo, Wellington, Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand and Brant regions.






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        Additional Resources

        Government Agencies and Networks

        The Office of Francophone Affairs

        French Language Services Commissioner

        Provincial French Language Planning Entities

        Guide to French Language Health Services

        Collaboration Resources   

        Contact the HNHB LHIN

        To find a French Health Service Provider in your area please call 1-800-810-0000.

        For more information regarding French Language Health Services contact Linda Hunter, Director of Strategic Priorities