March of Dimes Canada

Site: Head Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-425-3463 ; 416-425-DIME
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3463
Fax 416-425-1920
E-Mail info@marchofdimes.ca
Website www.marchofdimes.ca
Site Information
Located In Community East York
Address & Map
10 Overlea Blvd
Toronto, ON M4H 1A4
 
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Intersection Millwood Rd and Overlea Blvd
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * designated parking
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Assistive Devices Program ; Design Ability ; DesignAbility ; Home and Vehicle Modification Program ; March of Dimes ; OMOD ; Pop can tabs ; Post Polio Canada ; Post-Polio Canada ; Stroke Recovery Canada
Former Name Ontario March of Dimes (2011) ; Rehabilitation Foundation for the Disabled (1973)
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Andria Spindel, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Jerry Lucas, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Funding United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community-based rehabilitation and advocacy * affordable supportive housing for people with physical disabilities

Attendant Care Services – non-medical assistance with activities of daily living in the home

Assistive Devices Program, 1-866-765-7237 -- financial assistance for adults to purchase or repair devices that increase their mobility and functional independence

Pop can tabs collection program -- proceeds support Assistive Devices Program

Home and Vehicle Modification Program, 1-877-369-4867 or 1-877-369-HVMP -- financial assistance (up to $15,000) for basic home and vehicle modifications for permanent Ontario residents with a substantial impairment expected to last one year or more

Acquired Brain Injury Services – life skills, communication, community integration, emotional and behavioural support, vocational support, recreation

Rehabilitation – life skills, transit training and recreation for young people with physical disabilities * physical rehabilitation for children and adults with neurological motor disorders or who have had a stroke or brain injury

DesignAbility -- skilled volunteers develop assistive aids not available in the marketplace

Recreation and Integration – accessible group outings, day trips, international travel, residential summer holiday * BeFriending program matches adults with disabilities to volunteers in their area

MODMobility -- group transportation for recreational outings

Post-Polio Canada, 1-800-480-5903 – peer support groups * information and resources

Stroke Recovery Canada, 1-888-540-6666 – peer support groups * information and resources
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Children and adults with physical disabilities
Languages English ; French
Fees Fees for some programs * financial assistance may be available
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Assistive Technology Equipment Custom Design/Fabrication ; Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Physical Disabilities ; Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ; Automobile/Van Adaptations ; Buddy Programs ~ Physical Disabilities ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Brain Injuries ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Neurological Impairments ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Stroke ; Disability Associations ~ Physical Disabilities ; Disability Related Transportation ~ Physical Disabilities ; Fundraising Campaigns ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Physical Disabilities ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Poliomyelitis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke ; Home Barrier Removal Grants ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Youth ; Semi-Independent Living Residences for Adults with Disabilities ~ Physical Disabilities ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Physical Disabilities

Agency Overview


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