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mona67
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Posted On: 5/3/2021
mona67
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Good morning,

This is my situation; my dad is in Ontario with me since Dec 2012 After my mom passed away and being the only child alive, I brought my dad here on visitor visa. For the first 5 years I paid health insurance and after that I couldn't afford the payment and at that time I was not eligible for sponsorship. I applied on Humanitarian and Compassionate ground and I was declined. On 2019 I became eligible to sponsor my dad and I applied. The application is still in process. Unfortunately, 4 days ago, my dad fell and broke his hip. He had the surgery and he is still recuperating in the hospital. I believe the cost will be very high. Do you know with who I can talk to or who can help me ? I forgot to mention that my dad is 90 years old.
Thank you kindly,

Monica
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Posted On: 5/26/2021
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Hi there Monica,

Thank you for sharing your question and situation with us.

You may be interested in looking for financial assistance that your father is eligible for. We have a few articles on financial assistance, low-cost healthcare options, and private health insurance but the eligibility requirements may vary between programs. We suggest that you reach out to a local settlement agency near you for assistance on finding programs he is eligible for. A number of settlement services are providing intake appointments online and over the phone in this time of need. You may want to connect with a settlement agency using our Services Near Me section.

It may help to connect with a community resource navigator at 211 to narrow your search.

211 Ontario is a free, confidential service. Their phone service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Here is a link to their live chat if you prefer to communicate online. Their live chat service is available Monday to Friday from 7am-9pm ET.


We hope this information is helpful.


Sincerely,


Your Settlement.Org team
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