Our vision is to develop a national outreach program for delivering sustainable high-quality eye care to all Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) children across Canada.

Children examined
Prescription eyeglasses dispensed
Children assessed by telemedicine
400, 000
Indigenous children potentially impacted

Pillars of ICEE

On-Site Clinics

Eye care professionals provide comprehensive eye examinations for children in equity deserving remote communities.

All children requiring vision correction are provided eyeglasses at no cost.

Children requiring tertiary eye care are brought to McMaster University Children’s Hospital.

Telemedicine Clinics

ICEE eye care professionals connect remotely with trained local nurses at the community health centres to conduct telemedicine clinics.

Train local community youth

Developed custom-made online training modules.

Hands-on training as eye technicians provided at McMaster Children’s Hospital, Ontario.

The ICEE project is funded and supported by Jordan’s Principle through Indigenous Services Canada and the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.

ISCHamilton Health Sciences Foundation

The ICEE head office recognizes and acknowledges that it is located on the traditional territories of the Mississauga and Haudenosaunee nations, and within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.