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War Amps (The)

Service: National Headquarters

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-731-3821; Media: 1-877-606-3342
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-2677
Fax 613-731-3234
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Organization that offers help to amputees
Established 1919
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Organization that offers help to amputees of all ages, through its programs: 
  • Key Tag and Address Label Service
  • Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program: services to child amputees and their families
  • National Amputee Centre (NAC): Educates amputees and their families about all aspects of amputation
  • Advocacy
  • PLAYSAFE / DRIVESAFE Programs: Kids-to-kids approach to safety awareness 
  • Adult Amputee Program: Provides adult amputees with financial assistance
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
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2827 Riverside Dr
Ottawa, ON K1V 0C4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Computer and Internet Access ; Disability Associations ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Amputations ; Computer Distribution Programs ~ Amputations ; Disability Associations ~ Amputations ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Amputations ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Amputations ; Lost and Found ; Peer Role Model Programs ~ Amputations ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Amputations ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Safety Issues ; Traffic Safety Education/Inspections

Agency Overview

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