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Multiple Births Canada

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Record #: MIL1022 Last Full Update: 30 Jun 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameMBC
Former NameHigher Order Multiples Support Network (June 2013)
Contact Information
Office Phone613-834-8946 (TWIN) 
Toll Free Phone1-866-228-8824
Organization Emailoffice@multiplebirthscanada.org
Websitewww.multiplebirthscanada.org
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary ContactKimberley Weatherall, Executive Director; Email: kimberley.weatherall@multiplebirthscanada.org
Alternate ContactEmail: office@multiplebirthscanada.org
Coordinator of VolunteersEmail: volunteers@multiplebirthscanada.org
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionStrives to improve the quality of life for multiple birth individuals and their families in Canada by providing support, education, research, and advocacy both nationally and internationally to individuals, families, Chapters, and organizations that have a personal or professional interest in multiple birth issues.
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1978
Primary ExecutiveShirley Combden, Board Chair, Multiple Births Canada; Email: shirley.combden@multiplebirthscanada.org
FundingDonations ; Fees - membership
ElectionsAGM September
Service Information
Service DescriptionActivities include:  
* working to improve the support networks and services available to multiple birth individuals and their families  
* promoting stronger relations between parents of multiples and professionals who are interested in multiple-birth issues (doctors, nurses, doulas, educators, researchers) 
* representing the Canadian multiple-birth community on national committees (i.e. Multiple Birth Patient Committee and Healthy Singleton Birth Committee with Health Canada)  
* networking with other national and international organizations to promote multiple birth issues  
 
HoursMon-Fri (mostly afternoons - hours vary)
Areas ServedCanada
LanguagesEnglish ; French-speaking volunteers
FeesMembership ; visit the website for information on how to become a member
Site Information
Located In CommunityOrleans
Mailing Addressc/o Multiple Births Canada 
PO Box 51003 
375 Des Epinettes Ave 
Orleans, ON K1E 3W4
Wheelchair AccessibilityUnknown - varies by meeting location
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesIssue Advocacy ~ Multiple Birth Children ; Parent Support Groups ~ Multiple Birth Parents
Other Details
Resources Availablequarterly e-magazine Multiple Moments * quarterly e-newsletter Report From National  
* booklets, pamphlets, and fact sheets