Partners and Other Links



Tel: 1-866-885-6772

Midwife plan members wishing to inquire about disability claims should first contact the AOM Benefits Trust at 1.866.418.3773, or via email To learn more about SSQ, visit the website above or call the toll-free number. SSQ office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST Monday to Friday.

Equitable Life

Tel: 1-800-265.4556
Fax: 1-888-505-4373
Claims website:

To submit or inquire about Health and Dental claims, visit the claims website above or call the toll-free number. Equitable Life office hours are 8:15am – 6:30pm EST Monday – Thursday, 8:15am – 5:00pm EST Friday. Claim forms can be downloaded, submitted online or via smartphone app by activating your account at


Tel: 1-800-968-3587
Fax: 1-877-350-8555

Midwife plan members can access the Desjardins plan member website to review and make changes to your Group Retirement Savings Plan (GRSP), set and track retirement goals, access planning tools and view educational videos. You’ll need your group number and your participant number (found on your Enrolment Certificate) to create a user name and password. Call centre hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 8:00pm EST.

The Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) has the latest news and information on midwifery in Ontario. AOM members can log in to access reference documents, updates on government and hospital relations, practice protocols, policies, news, meetings and events.

Independent, unbiased and easy-to-understand education to help you make smart financial decisions

LifeWorks is a confidential resource program that provides 24 hour telephone support to offer support, practical information and referrals. Their website offers podcasts, videos, blogs, articles, audio recordings and other resources to help plan members and their families manage a myriad of personal issues, from managing stress to finding a pet sitter.

Other Links

The online version of the popular magazine provides the latest Canadian news on benefits and pensions.

CARP is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization providing resources and information for aging and/or retired Canadians.

Financial Planning Standards Council

The Financial Planning Standards Council is the certifying body for Financial Planners in Canada. Their website provides resources for finding a certified financial planner in your area.