War Amps (The)

Service: National Headquarters

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-731-3821
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-2677 
CHAMP Program 1-800-267-4023 
Key Tags 1-800-250-3030 
Media 1-877-606-3342 
National Amputee Centre 1-877-612-2472 
PLAYSAFE / DRIVESAFE Programs 1-800-267-7487
Fax 613-731-3234
E-Mail communications@waramps.ca
Website www.waramps.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheWarAmps
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/TheWarAmps
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/warampsofcanada
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2827 Riverside Dr
Ottawa, ON K1V 0C4
 
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Intersection Riverside Dr and Hog's Back Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name The War Amps ; The War Amputation of Canada
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1919
Primary Executive Dave Saundeers, Chief Operating Officer; Phone: 416-412-0600 * 1-800-250-3030; Fax: 1-800-219-8988; Email: customerservice@waramps.ca
Alternate Executive Danita Chisholm, Executive Director of Communications\CHAMP; Phone: 613-731-3821 * 1-800-465-2677; Fax: 613-731-3234; Email: communications@waramps.ca
Funding Fundraising - Key Tag Service ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 131969628 RR0001
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Organization that offers help to amputees of all ages, through its programs 
 
Main programs and services: 
* Key Tag and Address Label Service: A sheltered workshop where war amputees could not only work for competitive wages * Address Label Service provides year-round employment for the disabled staff at the Key Tag Service 
* Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program: Financial assistance for artificial limbs, regional seminars and peer support 
* CHAMP Seminars: Regional seminars every year to bring together child amputees and their parents 
* National Amputee Centre (NAC): Educates amputees and their families about all aspects of amputation * information from all over the world is shared with amputees and the prosthetic industry in Canada 
* Advocacy: Educates amputees on their rights and helps them access important financial and health-care benefits 
* PLAYSAFE / DRIVESAFE Programs: Kids-to-kids approach to safety awareness where, through parades, public service messages and videos, CHAMP youngsters become Safety Ambassadors
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Amputees
Application Call to access programs or services and to obtain forms
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Computer Distribution Programs ~ Amputations ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions ; Disability Associations ~ Amputations ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Amputations ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Amputations ; Lost and Found ; Peer Role Model Programs ~ Amputations ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Amputations ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions ; Prosthetics/Orthotics/Seating ~ Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Safety Issues ; Traffic Safety Education/Inspections

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