Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

Site: Toronto - Head Office

Service: Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

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Record #: OAK0051 Last Full Update: 28 Jul 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameSCI Ontario
Former NameCanadian Paraplegic Association Ontario (2013)
Contact Information
Email Formwww.sciontario.org/contact
Office Phone416-422-5644 x 211
Toll Free Phone1-877-422-1112
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactNancy Xia, Information Resources Coordinator; Phone: 416-422-5644 ext 213
Alternate ContactCharlie Warriner, Peer Support Coordinator; Phone: 416-422-5644 ext 242
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionDedicated to assisting persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation. 
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveWilliam Adair, Executive Director; Phone: 416-422-5644 ext 225
Alternate ExecutiveJoanne Beaton, Director of Finance and Administration; Phone: 416-422-5644 ext 217
FundingProvincial ; Federal ; Fundraising - Wheelchair Relay * Barbara Turnbull Open Golf Tournament * Ski Day ; Donations ; Fees
Agency Sites
Agency Services
Service Information
DescriptionServices include: 
Peer Support Programs 
* link individuals and families with SCI Ontario's Peer Support volunteers for mutual support 
Outreach Attendant Services Program  
* a community based non-medical service which is available to contribute to the independence of adults with a physical disability 
Regional Services Coordinators 
* personal and family counselling and coordinating services to help with locating and adapting housing 
* provide financial counselling 
* give information on products and services, and to provide support 
Membership services 
* provides benefits including discounts and newsletter subscriptions  
Employment services 
* provides employment support to persons with disabilities as well as employers 
Information services 
* an information officer will answer questions on a wide range of topics pertaining to physical disabilities: travel, sexuality, health and fitness, recreation, sports, home modifications, vehicle modifications 
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; 
SCC Resource Centre Mon, Tue, Wed, 9 am-5 pm * Tue, Thu 9 am-7 pm * Fri 2 pm-5 pm*
Areas ServedOntario
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up
Applicationreferral by self, doctor, or any other professional
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; interpreters available for other languages 
FeesMembership - annual fee
Site Information
Located In CommunityToronto
Address & Map
Ontario Head Office
520 Sutherland Dr
Toronto, ON M4G 3V9
IntersectionBayview Ave and Eglinton Ave E
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesDisability Associations ~ Paraplegia