Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

Site: Mailing Address Only

Service: Ortho Connect Peer Support Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-3639
Located In Community Toronto
Address Toronto, ON
Contact Information
Primary Contact Donna Weiss, Operations Manager; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Alternate Contact Patti Watkins, Administrative Coordinator; Phone: ext 221; Email:
Primary Executive Donna Weiss, Operations Manager; Phone: ext 224
Mailing Address PO Box 1036 
Toronto, ON M5K 1P2
Description & Services
Description (Service) A free, telephone-based peer support program for people newly referred for bone and joint surgery that are matched with trained volunteers who have already undergone similar surgical treatment * Enables patients to learn, understand, and become comfortable with their upcoming surgery, supported by a person who knows what they’re going through 
Check website for additional educational information to help orthopaedic patients through their surgical journey
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Telephone Service: Mon-Sun 8 am-9 pm * Call times arranged between client and volunteer at time of application
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call office to sign up or visit the website for program information or to compete application form online
Languages English ; French - Website, Programs, Publications
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Not Applicable