Provincial Organizations

Association française des municipalités de l’Ontario 

The Association’s mission is to provide French-speaking elected municipal officers and directors with a public forum and relevant services in French, and act as representative and advisor to ministries and organizations related to municipal affairs in Ontario.

Association of Ontario Health Centres

Ontario’s voice for community-governed primary health care.

French Health Service Planning Entities

Entité de planification des services de santé en français Érié St-Clair / Sud-Ouest

7515, prom. Forest Glade Windsor (Ontario) N8T 3P5
920, Huron road,  suite 183
London (Ontario) N5Y 4K4
phone : 519-948-1515
fax : 519-948-5590

Entité de planification pour les services en français dans les régions de Waterloo, Wellington, Hamilton, Niagara

810, East Main road
Welland (Ontario) L3B 3Y4
1145, Concession road, suite 2
Cambridge (Ontario) N3H 4L5

Entité de planification des services de santé en français #4 Centre Sud-Ouest

14 845, Yonge street, unit 310
Aurora (Ontario) L4G 6H8
phone : 905-726-8882
Toll Free : 1-855-726-8882
Fax  : 905 841-9698

Réseau des services de santé en français de l’Est de l’Ontario

1173, Cyrville road, unit 300 Ottawa (Ontario) K1J 7S6
phone : 613-747-7431
Toll Free: 1-877-528-7565
Fax: 613-747-2907

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Ministry of the Attorney General – French Language Services
This web site aims to inform the Francophone population of its rights to French language services in Ontario’s justice sector.

Ministry of Education – French-Language Education

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care – French Language Health Services Office

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health Website

We aim to improve health equity in Canada – narrowing the gap between the healthiest and least healthy individuals and communities.

Office of Francophone Affairs
The Office is committed to ensuring that Francophones have access to provincial government services in French and that they participate in the social, economic and political life of the province, while maintaining their linguistic and cultural heritage.

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages is responsible for protecting language rights and promoting English and French in Canadian society.

Office of the French Language Services Commissioner

The FLS Commissioner’s primary mandate is to ensure compliance with the French Language Services Act in the delivery of government services.

Ontario’s Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs)

In 2006, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care divided the province into 14 regions or Local Health Integration Networks (more succinctly known as LHINs) because, it was thought, people living locally were better able to plan, fund and integrate health services in their own communities.

Public Health Ontario

Regroupement des intervenantes et intervenants francophones en santé et en services sociaux de l’Ontario (Rifssso)

Rifssso is a not-for-profit umbrella organization of French-speaking professionals working in the fields of health and social services.

Réseau de recherche appliquée sur la santé  des francophones de l`Ontario

Site: (French only)
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) endeavours to ensure that applied research produces results and provides policy planning support. The Ministry has established two major applied research networks, SIIReN and PHIRN, and recognizes that the study of the determinants of health for the Francophone community must be a cross-cutting theme.

Ontario’s French Language Health Networks

Réseau des services de santé en français de l’Est de l’Ontario
The Network (the “Réseau”) is a French language organization that engages the health-care community and the Francophone community in all its diversity to improve the offer and the quality of French Language Health Services in Eastern and South-Eastern Ontario.

Réseau francophone de santé du Nord de l’Ontario

Designation is the legal recognition by the Ontario government of an agency’s capacity to provide French language services. The Réseau advises the LHINs on issues related to designation.

Réseau franco-santé du Sud de l’Ontario

The Réseau franco-santé du Sud de l’Ontario [Franco Health Network of Southern Ontario] brings together key stakeholders from the health care sector and the Francophone community to improve access to French language health services in Southern Ontario.

Société Santé en français

Site: (French only)
The Société Santé en français and the French language health networks actively contribute to the healthy development of Canada’s Francophone and Acadian communities living in a minority situation, within an equitable health system that respects their cultural, social and linguistic values.