Hearing Services in Saskatchewan
Children’s hearing tests are available in the Saskatchewan Health Authority through clinics in Regina and Saskatoon. These clinics also have children’s hearing aids available for purchase. Hearing tests and hearing aids for children may also be accessed in private clinics where available.
To access hearing tests and hearing aids for children through the Saskatchewan Health Authority, please contact:
- Saskatoon and area at: 306-655-4170
(located at the Sturdy Stone Building in Saskatoon); or
Hearing tests and hearing aids for adults are available only through private clinics.
- Regina and area at: 306-766-5625
(located at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre in Regina).
For more information, please read the Hearing Services Q&A.
Public Coverage for Hearing Tests and Hearing Aids
There is a charge for hearing tests and hearing aids whether purchased through the health authority or private clinics. Hearing tests and hearing aids are a benefit for individuals with coverage under the Supplementary Health Benefits (children and adults) and Family Health Benefits (children). For more information about hearing services covered through these programs, contact Supplementary Health at: 306-787-3124 or 1-800-266-0695 or visit the Supplementary Health page.
Specialized Audiology Services in Saskatchewan
The Saskatchewan Health Authority provides auditory brainstem response testing and support services for cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing devices. These services are available for adults and children. For more information, please read the Hearing Services Q&A.
Licensing Private Hearing Aid Dealers
Private sector hearing aid businesses are licensed under The Hearing Aid Sales and Services Act and Regulations in order to operate in Saskatchewan. Only those with licensed audiologists may provide services to children.
The business is required to post the annually-issued licence in a prominent location on the premises.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for issuing the licence, monitoring compliance to the legislation, and investigating complaints. If you have concerns about the hearing aid services you received in the private sector and wish to make a complaint, please complete the Complaint Reporting Form or contact the Ministry of Health:
Community Care Branch
1st Floor, T.C. Douglas Building
3475 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4S 6X6