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The ministry is resuming regular operations and supporting health sector stabilization.

Publicly Funded Drug Programs

Trillium Drug Program

Important Notice:

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario Drug Benefit Program has implemented the following processes:

Trillium Drug Program (TDP) Application

To submit a Trillium Drug Program application or supporting documentation, you can either:

NOTE: If faxing or emailing, you will be required to submit the original signed form to the TDP by Canada Post when the outbreak is over.  Please write in bold letters “Resubmit Originals” on the application form when mailing in the original application.

The Trillium Drug Program (TDP) is intended for Ontario residents who have high prescription drug costs in relation to their net household income. The TDP provides coverage for prescription drug products (in the same manner as the Ontario Drug Benefit program) that are listed on the Formulary:

Please note that deductibles and co-payments will apply to this income-based program. Patients can register in the Trillium Drug Program if they :

  • Comply with all requirements set out in the regulations under the ODBA
  • Do not have private insurance coverage or their private insurance does not cover 100% of their prescription drug costs;
  • Have valid Ontario Health Insurance (OHIP) and are a resident of Ontario;
  • Are not eligible for drug coverage as another category of recipient under the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program (i.e., not a senior over 65 years of age, not a social assistance recipient, not receiving professional Home Care services, or not a resident of a Long-Term Care Home or Homes for Special Care).

Trillium Drug Program Application Forms and Guides are available at local pharmacies, online, or by calling 416-642-3038 or 1-800-575-5386 (toll free).

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For More Information

Call ServiceOntario, Infoline at:
1–866–532–3161 (Toll–free)
In Toronto, (416) 314–5518
TTY 1–800–387–5559.
In Toronto, TTY (416)327–4282
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