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Canadian Alopecia Areata Foundation

Site: Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 905-833-1619
E-Mail info@canaaf.org
Website www.canaaf.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CANAAF/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/canaaf/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/canaaf/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CANAAF
Primary Contact Sara Teskey, Administrative Assistant; Email: info@canaaf.org
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Supports individuals with alopecia, loss or absence of hair, promotes awareness and education of this auto-immune disease and raises funds for research
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- Events including support meetings and informational sessions are currently being held online

Services
  • supports individuals with alopecia with community events, support groups, yearly conferences and discussion forums including Facebook groups for community support in English and French
  • mentorship program that connects individuals with alopecia one-on-one for support, guidance, and information¬†
  • Saturday Success Sessions held twice a year in Toronto and include support and informative discussion for all ages

Heads Up Fund -- provides financial assistance for people 13 years and over purchasing a hairpiece

Wig Lending Library -- a selection of new or gently used wigs is available for borrowing; also accepts donations of new or gently used wigs
Hours Call for information
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Heads Up Fund for individuals 13 years and older
Application Heads Up Fund application on website; call or visit website for all other inquiries
Languages English; French - Reception, Publications
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community King Township
Address & Map
King, ON
Canada
Mailing Address 227 Burton Grv 
King City, ON 
Canada L7B 1C7
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Alopecia ; Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Alopecia ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alopecia ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Alopecia ; Natural Hair/Wig Donation Programs ; Prosthetics/Orthotics/Seating ~ Alopecia

Agency Overview


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