March of Dimes Canada

Site: Head Office

Location, Telephone & Internet
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
Located In Community East York
Address 10 Overlea Blvd
Toronto, ON M4H 1A4
 
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Intersection Millwood Rd and Overlea Blvd
Contact Information
Primary Executive Leonard Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Jerry Lucas, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Description & Services
Description (Service) Community-based rehabilitation and advocacy * affordable supportive housing for people with physical disabilities

Attendant Care Services -- non-medical assistance with activities of daily living in the home * 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

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 -- skilled volunteers develop assistive aids not available in the marketplace

Recreation and Integration -- accessible group outings, day trips, international travel, residential summer holiday * BeFriending program matches adults with disabilities to volunteers in their area * LIFE (Learning Independence for Future Empowerment) -- life skills workshops, transit training, social and recreational outings for youth

Post-Polio Canada, 1-800-480-5903 -- peer support groups * information and resources

After Stroke, 1-888-540-6666, afterstroke.marchofdimes.ca -- peer support groups * information and resources for caregivers, survivors and health care providers

Back office services -- business and training services for other non-profit agencies * MODMobility -- group transportation, bus rental, for recreational outings
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
Other Details
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * designated parking

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