Prince Edward Island Ostomy Supply Coverage

PEI Cancer  is a program providing supplies for cancer patients in PEI. Unfortunately, there is no other for in PEI.


To be eligible for this program, you have to meet the following requirements:

  • resident of PEI
  • diagnosed with cancer
  • total is <$25 000 for one person; <$30 000 for two people; <$30 000 +$2000/dependent for larger households.

Applications are processed by the office of the Canadian . You must send in the completed application, certification signed by your physician, and the most recent tax return for all members of your household. You must re-apply each year.


This program covers a variety of travel, drug, and medical supply costs for PEI cancer patients. A detailed list of covered costs is available online.

Coverage of Ostomy Supplies

For the first two years after surgery, ostomy bags, flanges and are provided. This benefit only lasts for 2 years after surgery. All supplies are distributed from the PEI Division office in Charlottetown.

Contact Information

Holly Smith

1 Rochford St, Suite 1

Charlottetown, PEI

C1A 9L2

(902) 566 4007 in Charlottetown

1 866 566 4007 toll-free in PEI

Fax: (902) 628 8281

Email: [email protected]

Forms and Links

Costs covered by PEI Cancer Emergency Assistance

Application Form (PDF file)


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