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You are on the Social Assistance Program and you’d like to buy glasses? We got you covered. You can get glasses for as little as $10. Here’s how it works:

Aide sociale


eye exam

Your monthly medical slip indicates if the eye exam is covered (usually, after one year of benefits). By presenting your slip and health insurance card to the optometrist, the consultation is free. After the exam, request a copy of your prescription. It’s very important!


the glasses form

Call 1-877-767-8773 and request the glasses formUsually, you are eligible for it after 6 months of benefits and once every two years. There’s an exception if you break or lost your glasses. If it happens, give us a call, we’ll find a solution.



Check out our schedule and pick your preferred service point. Read carefully, a lot of service points are appointment-only. Dont forget to bring:

  • Your prescription
  • Your form


Make your
your selection

If you stick to basic options, the price for adults is $10 more than the amount reimbursed with the form. We ask you to bring the form or the $10 when you visit us.


Pick up
your selection

As soon as they are ready, we contact you so you can come and pick them up. We’ll make small adjustments if needed for your visual comfort.

That’s it. You can now enjoy your glasses!

*At the request of l’Ordre des opticiens d’ordonnances du Québec, we have to add this:with stock lenses (ar et rae en 1.5, 1.56 et 1.6. And simple surface lenses simple vision in cr39, focals rd 22 in cr 39et and st-28 in cr39.) Does not include progressive lenses, which will cost $30 more than the amount reimbursed by the government.