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Canadian Hemophilia Society

Hemophilia Ontario, Toronto and Central Ontario Region

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Record #: OAK0047 Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2013
Record Details
Legal NameHemophilia Ontario
Alternate NameTCOR
Contact Numbers
Office Phone416-972-0641
Toll Free Phone1-888-838-8846
Contact Information
Address & Map
65 Wellesley St E, Ste 501
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7
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Located In CommunityToronto
Nearest Main IntersectionChurch St and Wellesley St
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
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Primary ContactSusan Turner, Executive Assistant / Bookkeeper; Email:
Primary ExecutiveTerri-Lee Higgins, Executive Director; Phone: 416-972-0641 ext 17; Email:
Service Details
Areas ServedOntario
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 
Major 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
Eligibilityanyone affected by a blood disorder * Summer Camps: youth age 7-16 years
Applicationmembership form required
Resources Availablepublications, videos
ElectionsAGM April
FundingFundraising ; Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
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