ALS Canada

Site: Champlain

Service: ALS Canada, Champlain Region

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Contact Information
Office Phone 1-800-267-4257 ext 223
E-Mail ljohnston@als.ca
Website www.als.ca
Primary Contact Lianne Johnston, Regional Manager, Champlain Region
Address & Map
Champlain, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o ALS Canada 
393 University Ave, Ste 1701 
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description & Services
Description (Service) Services and activities include for those affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Information and referral * educational program for health professionals * public education * medical equipment loans program * support group meetings for patients and their caregivers * guest speakers provide insight and information on various topics of interest * accepts donations of gently used medical equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, hospital beds, lift chairs, and hoyer lifts; pick-ups can be arranged and tax receipts are provided 
 
Opportunities for patients and caregivers to socialize and help each other by sharing ideas and experiences.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility ALS and Lou Gehrig's disease, patients must register with the society
Application Registration with the Society is normally done at the time of diagnosis * to donate medical equipment, call toll-free at 1-800-267-4257 extension 222 or send an email to equipment@als.ca with the following information: equipment type (description, including manufacturer, model); approximate age of equipment (in years), first and last name, email address and telephone number
Languages English
Fees None - for support group
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ALSCanada
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/alscanada
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 131820938 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Manual for patients of ALS * Newsletter
Date Updated 02 Mar 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Caregiver Consultation and Support ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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