Medication Affordability Initiative

Community Resources

Fair PharmaCare

Please visit (Google Fair PharmaCare Registration) or call and register over the phone: 604-683-7151 (Lower Mainland) or 1-800-663-7100 (elsewhere in BC).

Medical Services Plan

You must be signed up for MSP to get PharmaCare coverage (premiums were eliminated January 2020).

To enroll, please visit or for support call 604-683-7151 (Lower Mainland) or 1-800-663-7100 (elsewhere in BC).

 Registered but still having medication affordability issues?

Apply for an income review at    

Taxes not up to date?

Reach out to free tax clinics in your community by visiting    

*You can claim medication costs on your taxes (out-of-pocket costs not covered by PharmaCare)

Need help getting ID?

There is no fee to get a BC Services Card from an ICBC Driver Licencing Office.

  • You need two pieces of ID, but if you don’t have that or you need help, please call 604 683 7151.

Need income assistance?

Call the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 1-866-866-0800 or use  

  • They will help you with your taxes
  • They will help you get ID