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ALS Canada

Site: Champlain Region

Service: ALS Canada

Alternate Name ALS / SLA ; ALS Society ; ALS Society of Canada ; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society ; Lou Gehrig's disease ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Champlain
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 and 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 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
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
Contact Information
Office Phone 1-800-267-4257 ext 223
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Lianne Johnston, Regional Manager, Champlain Region
Other Details
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 131820938 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Manual for patients of ALS * Newsletter
Resources Website, resource library including books, videos and some French literature
Accreditation No

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