Service Description

Provides medical services and information for people transitioning from male to female or female to male. Medical services may include: Hormone therapy * Gender confirming surgery/surgeries

Note: See website for specific types of surgery covered by PEI medicare as well as other information helpful for people who live in PEI and want to transition.

Information

Eligibility:
Valid PEI Health Card * Age 18 years or older
Fees:
Yes * Pharmacare may require client to pay partial costs of hormone therapy medications
How to Access:
Talk to your family physician or nurse practitioner OR contact your local Community Mental Health office or the Patient Navigator for help with your transition
Documents Required:
Applicants for surgical procedures must have their family physician or nurse practitioner complete and submit a Gender Confirming Surgery Prior Approval Request Form and supporting documentation to Health PEI's Out-of-Province Coordinator
Program Phone Numbers:
  • Toll-Free Number
    Within PEI - for information about services
    1-844-882-3141
Language:
English
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

Service Locations & Contact Info