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March of Dimes Canada

Site: Head Office

Service: March of Dimes Canada, Head Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-425-3463, 416-425-DIME
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3463
Fax 416-425-1920
E-Mail info@marchofdimes.ca
Website www.marchofdimes.ca
Alternate Contact Leonard Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- LIFE sessions and After Stroke programs are being offered virtually


Community-based rehabilitation and advocacy; affordable supportive housing for people with physical disabilities

Attendant Care Services -- non-medical assistance with activities of daily living

MODC Non-Profit Housing -- supportive care in 6 unit house, capacity 8, in Meynell House with additional houses around Ontario

Assistive Devices Program, 1-866-765-7237 -- financial assistance for adults to purchase or repair devices that increase their mobility and functional independence; may also assist with information or resources to assist in locating additional funding sources

Pop can tabs collection program -- proceeds support Assistive Devices Program

Home and Vehicle Modification Program, 1-877-369-4867 or 1-877-369-HVMP -- financial assistance (up to $15,000) for basic home and vehicle modifications for permanent Ontario residents with a substantial impairment expected to last one year or more

Acquired Brain Injury Services -- life skills, communication, community integration, emotional and behavioural support, vocational support, recreation

Conductive Education -- for people with neurological motor disorders; physical rehabilitation and education to train the brain and the body

DesignAbility, 1-800-263-3463, ext 7211 
  • volunteers work with persons with mobility challenges to craft creative, custom-built solutions to overcome barriers to work, play, personal hygiene and other daily activities
  • no charge, except for building materials
LIFE (Learning Independence for Future Empowerment) -- skill-building transition sessions to provide support to young adults with a disability

Post-Polio Canada, polio@marchofdimes.ca, www.marchofdimes.ca/en-ca/programs/postpolio -- in-person and virtual support services, resources and information for polio survivors

After Stroke, afterstroke@marchofdimes.ca, afterstroke.ca -- person-to-person support, educational opportunities and community-based programs designed to provide connection to other people, hope and life after stroke

Business and training services for other non-profit agencies
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Children and adults with physical disabilities
Application Call for information or visit website for program details
Languages English; French
Fees Fees for some programs; financial assistance may be available
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
10 Overlea Blvd
Toronto, ON
Canada M4H 1A4
Mailing Address 10 Overlea Blvd 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M4H 1A4
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms; designated parking
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Housing / Shelter ; Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Advocacy for People with Disabilities ; Assistance Programs ; Assistive Devices ; Health & Developmental Disabilities ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Developmental Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities ; Home Repairs & Modifications ; Supportive Housing
Service Categories Assistive Technology Equipment Custom Design/Fabrication ; Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Physical Disabilities ; Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ~ Physical Disabilities ; Automobile/Van Adaptations ; Centres for Independent Living ~ Physical Disabilities ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Brain Injuries ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Neurological Impairments ; Fundraising Campaigns ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Poliomyelitis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke ; Home Barrier Removal Grants ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Brain Injuries ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Physical Disabilities ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ Physical Disabilities

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