Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance: The Joysanne Sidimus Fund

*IMPORTANT: New submission contact information below

UPCOMING 2019 DEADLINES: MAY 23rd at 5:00 PM; JUNE 20th at 5:00 PM


The Joysanne Sidimus Fund is a financial assistance program which helps eligible professional artists, full-time students in, and teachers at, recognized post-secondary arts institutions (as determined by the Eligibility Checklist on the Application form) to pay for the fee-for-service treatments offered at The Al and Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre by covering 75% of the cost, up to a maximum of $760 for each successful application.

This fund has been named in honour of Joysanne Sidimus, whose vision and passion were instrumental in the creation of The Al and Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre.

Please note that this program is funded entirely through generous private donations and funding is subject to availability of funds. This financial assistance is only available as short term support and is not to be relied on for ongoing medical care and treatment.

Application forms are available below for download.

Please read through the application form carefully before applying and call the ARTISTS’ HEALTH CENTRE at 416-603-5263 or email MATT ELDRIDGE, Clinic Coordinator:  if you have any questions.

To Apply:

Step 1:
Before applying OR re-applying for financial assistance you must have had an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner at The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre.
Applications will not be accepted until an assessment has been complete.
This appointment is free of charge and can be made by calling The Al and Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre at 416-603-5263.

Step 2:
Download and fill out the correct application form. If you are not sure which form to fill out, please call the ARTISTS’ HEALTH CENTRE  416-603-5263 or email

If you are applying for Subsidy for the first time, or re-applying in a new tax year, please use this form:
Application Form

If you are re-applying for subsidy within the same tax year, please use this form:
Re-Application Form

Step 3: *NEW*
Send your completed application and supporting documents (as outlined in the application form) to The Al and Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre:

• By fax: 416-603-5821 … Please indicate “Attention: Matt Eldridge, The Al and Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre” on all faxes. Please put your name on each page. 
• By mail or in person:

Matt Eldridge
The Al and Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre
Toronto Western Hospital, 3rd Floor West Wing, Room 428
399 Bathurst Street; Toronto, Ontario
M5T 2S8

Applications are reviewed once a month. Applications received after each month’s deadline will be reviewed the following month.

Have a Question?

For more information, read our Frequently Asked Questions.

If you are still unsure about anything, contact ARTISTS’ HEALTH CENTRE (416) 603-5263 or email 



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