Contact Information
Office Phone MSP: 1.800.663.7100 
Ministry of Social Innovation: 1.866.866.0800
Website https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/policies-for-government/bcea-policy-and-procedure-manual/health-supplements-and-programs/healthy-kids
Additional Info www.eia.gov.bc.ca/publicat/pdf/HealthyKids.pdf
Description & Services
Service Details - Helps low income families with the costs of basic dental care and prescription eyewear for their children 
- Dependent children under 19 years of age, in families approved for premium assistance by the Medical Services Plan (MSP) through the Ministry of Health, are automatically registered with the Healthy Kids Program
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and under 
 
- Before any dental or optical services begin, families need to show their child's BC government issued identification with their personal health number on it to their dentist or eye specialist who will confirm the child's eligibility under the Healthy Kids Program 
- The Province pays dental and optical professionals directly for the services children receive 
- Additional charges over and above what the Healthy Kids Program will cover are the responsibility of the family
How to Apply For information on how to apply for MSP, contact the Ministry of Health at:  
- Phone: 1.800.663.7100 
- Website: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/health-drug-coverage/msp
Cost None
Location
Located In Community British Columbia
Other Details
Languages English ; Interpretive Services ; Translation Service available upon request
Former Name MEIA ; Ministry of Employment & Income Assistance ; Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation