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Chai Lifeline Canada

Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 647-430-5933
Fax 416-628-1597
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Primary Contact Mordechai (Max) Rothman, Executive Director; Phone: 647-430-5933 ext 1801; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides social, emotional and financial support to children with life-threatening or lifelong illnesses and to their families

Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19
  • direct family services temporarily suspended, including hospital visits, Big Sibling visits and in-home cooked meals
  • services available: case management support through texts, calls, and video conferencing; virtual after-school programs and family support groups; errands/meal delivery for home and hospital bound families; toy and craft deliveries
  • call or email for details, or visit CLC website

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Programs and Services
  • hospital and home-based case management and advocacy
  • Aaron's Apple -- financial assistance for uninsured medical costs for children 18 years and younger
  • Penina's Helping Hand -- support services for young children of a seriously ill parent
  • food support
  • transportation services
  • hospital visits and friendship support
  • overnight and vacation respite
  • counselling, crisis intervention and bereavement services
  • afterschool program and tutoring
  • social and recreation opportunitiesĀ 
  • specialized campsĀ 
  • toy drive
  • hair donation program
  • volunteer opportunities
Some programs in partnership with other community organizations
Hours COVID19 hours vary; office -- Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility Children with life threatening or chronic illness; also children who have a parent with life threatening or chronic illness

Residency Requirements: Canada
Application Call, email or visit website
Languages French - Montreal office, 514-667-7041
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location East of Bathurst
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
300A Wilson Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada M3H 1S8
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Intersection Bathurst St and Wilson Ave
Physical Access Unknown
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Health Care ; Income Programs ; Older Adults ; Palliative Care / Grief
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Assistive Devices ; Bereavement / Grief Support ; Camps ; Child Care ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Bereavement Counselling ~ Terminal Illness ; Caregiver Consultation and Support ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Caregiver Consultation and Support ~ Terminal Illness ; Case/Care Management ~ Children ; Children's Medical Day Care ; Children's Out of Home Respite Care ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ Terminal Illness ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Terminal Illness Counselling ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Terminal Illness ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Terminal Illness ; Natural Hair/Wig Donation Programs ; Personal Health Care Advocate Services ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Personal Health Care Advocate Services ~ Terminal Illness ; Subject Tutoring ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Subject Tutoring ~ Terminal Illness ; Terminal Illness Counselling ; Therapeutic Camps ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Terminal Illness ; Toy Giveaway Programs ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Toy Giveaway Programs ~ Terminal Illness ; Transportation Expense Assistance ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Transportation Expense Assistance ~ Terminal Illness ; Volunteer Opportunities

Agency Overview

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