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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
Office Phone416-422-5644 x 211
Toll Free Phone1-877-422-1112
Fax416-422-5943
Organization Emailinfo@sciontario.org
Websitewww.sciontario.org
Social MediaLinkedIn 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
Web Email Formwww.sciontario.org/contact
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionDedicated to assisting persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation. 
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1945
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
Service 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
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionBayview Ave and Eglinton Ave E
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesDisability Associations ~ Paraplegia