A friendlier future is a healthier future for all
At TELUS, we believe everyone should have access to healthcare when and where they need it, regardless of their socio-economic status. That’s why our Health for Good™ program connects underserved individuals to the medical and mental health care they need.
TELUS Health for Good provides marginalized individuals with improved access to primary and mental health services, and supports low-income older adults to safely age in place with confidence.
Health for Good initiatives
Reaching and treating the most marginalized among us - including those experiencing homelessness - through our TELUS Mobile Health Clinics, powered by TELUS Health technology.
Providing free TELUS Health MyCare™ counselling sessions for marginalized individuals, helping them take control of their mental well‑being.
Enabling low-income older adults to keep living independently and enjoy peace of mind with subsidized access to LivingWell Companion™ medical alert systems.
TELUS Mobile Health Clinics
12 million dollars
“Every single time I visit the van, I’m in desperate need of help. It’s very good to know that they are always there. Always.”
Where we operate
Health for Good Mobile Clinics operate in 23 Canadian communities, offering an effective community-specific primary care outreach model. Many have been designed in partnership with ékm architecture, based in Montréal, Québec.
“It’s great to have resources for the homeless who can’t afford what they need. I felt worth saving.”Sanguen Health client
“If it wasn’t for COVID-19 testing being offered at the mobile clinic, who knows how many more people would have died. The clinic does its job and so much more.”Kilala Lelum member
Connecting people in need
Mobile Health Clinics in action
Free virtual mental health counselling
TELUS Health for Good, in partnership with YWCA Metro Vancouver, Mamas for Mamas and Dress for Success Vancouver, provides marginalized and low-income women with access to free virtual counselling appointments through TELUS Health MyCare.
TELUS Health MyCare™ Mobile App
This free app offers access to a robust suite of health and wellness services and tools from the convenience of a smartphone. Users can consult with a locally licenced physician and book appointments with professional mental health counsellors and registered dietitians.
Note: TELUS Health MyCare provides mental health services in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec.
"I thought of giving this app a try and I was surprised by the ease of the onboarding experience, process to book an appointment, information exchange and the actual people are so nice (in case you need to call). Love this app."TELUS Health MyCare client
"Gave me the tools and advice I needed."TELUS Health MyCare client
"Having this kind of access to a professional in your province is priceless."TELUS Health MyCare client
Subsidized access to LivingWell Companion
Health for Good provides low-income older adults who have qualified for our Internet for Good® or Mobility for Good® for Seniors programs with access to subsidized LivingWell Companion service.
LivingWell Companion is a medical alert system which provides 24/7 access to live emergency support and offers an optional fall detection feature. It empowers older adults to live independently and enjoy peace of mind.
Who can apply
All individuals who qualify for our Internet for Good for Seniors and Mobility for Good for Seniors programs automatically qualify for discounted LivingWell Companion services as part of Health for Good. For more information, please visit our Connecting for Good for Seniors page.
LivingWell Companion Home (without fall detection)
Feel safe at home knowing you're connected to help at the push of a button with LivingWell Companion Home.
24/7 access to a live emergency operator
Integrated speaker on base station (included)
LivingWell Companion Home (without fall detection) is available to qualifying low-income adults 65 or older for $5 per month (regular price $45 per month).
LivingWell Companion Go
Feel safer on the go, knowing you're connected to help at the push of a button, with LivingWell Companion Go.
24/7 access to a live emergency operator
2-way voice communication on the pendant
Fall detection feature & Canada-wide GPS
LivingWell Companion Go is available to qualifying low-income adults 65 or older for $20 per month (regular price $65 per month).