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Canadian Hemophilia Society - Hemophilia Ontario

Site: Toronto and Central Ontario Region - Toronto

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Record #: OAK0047 Last Full Update: 06 May 2014
Agency and Service Names
Legal NameHemophilia Ontario
Alternate NameTCOR
Contact Information
Office Phone416-972-0641
Toll Free Phone1-888-838-8846
Fax1-888-958-0307
Organization Emailinfo@hemophilia.on.ca
Websitewww.hemophilia.ca/en/provincial-chapters/ontario/
Social MediaFacebook Facebook
Primary ContactSusan Turner, Executive Assistant / Bookkeeper; Email: sturner@hemophilia.on.ca
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life of people with bleeding disorders, and to find a cure.  
* regional office of Hemophilia Ontario
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1956
Primary ExecutiveTerri-Lee Higgins, Executive Director; Phone: 416-972-0641 ext 17; Email: thiggins@hemophilia.on.ca
FundingFundraising ; Donations
ElectionsAGM April
Service Information
Service DescriptionMajor services:  
* provides peer counselling, referrals, patient advocacy and information search  
* financial assistance for safety helmets and orthotic devices, emergency travel assistance to and from hemophilia medical clinics 
* provincial newsletter and educational seminars 
 
YMCA Camp Wanakita: 
* provides medically supported program specific to youth with bleeding disorders as part of mainstream camp program 
 
AIDS Support Services Program: 
* provides support, prevention, advocacy, counseling and education 
 
Financial Assistance Fund: 
* provides financial assistance for medical, travel, orthotics, dental, medic alert  
 
FIT Program (Families in Touch): 
* brings families living with a bleeding disorder together to exchange information and offer mutual support through activities geared to family participation 
 
Hunter Bishop Comfort Fund: 
* provides financial assistance for assistive devices (i.e. orthotics), hospital comfort (i.e. TVs, phones) and other items associated with living with a bleeding disorder 
 
NEW Program (Now Experience Wellness): 
* helps promote healthy lifestyle through physical and cultural activities for children and youth with bleeding disorders 
* awards bursaries to children and youth who begin taking instruction on physical activities, music or art lessons
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas ServedOntario
Eligibilityanyone affected by a blood disorder * Summer Camps: youth age 7-16 years
Applicationmembership form required
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityToronto
Address & Map
65 Wellesley St E, Ste 501
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionChurch St and Wellesley St
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAssistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Hemophilia ; Medical Appointments Transportation ; Peer Counselling ~ Hemophilia ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Youth ~ Hemophilia ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Hemophilia ; Student Financial Aid
Other Details
Resources Availablepublications, videos