War Amps (The)

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Names
Alternate Name The War Amps ; The War Amputation of Canada
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2827 Riverside Dr
Ottawa, ON K1V 0C4
 
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Intersection Riverside Dr and Hog's Back Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Organization that offers help to amputees of all ages, through its programs 
 
Main programs and services: 
* Key Tag and Address Label Service: Key tags and Address Labels are mailed to Canadians once a year but are available for order at any time. The sheltered workshop where the key tags are made also provides employment for Canadian amputees and people with disabilities.  
* Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program: Offers comprehensive services to child amputees and their families, including financial assistance, regional seminars and peer support. 
** National Amputee Centre (NAC): Educates amputees and their families about all aspects of amputation, as well as works closely with prosthetic and orthotic centres, manufacturers and the prosthetic industry in general to keep apprised of the latest developments in amputee care. 
* Advocacy: Educates amputees on their rights and helps them access important financial and health-care benefits 
* PLAYSAFE / DRIVESAFE Programs: Kids-to-kids approach to safety awareness where, through parades, public service messages and videos, CHAMP youngsters become Safety Ambassadors 
* Adult Amputee Program: Provides adult amputees with financial assistance towards the cost of artificial limbs and a wealth of information about life as an amputee.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Amputees
Application Call to access programs or services and to obtain forms
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Amputations ; Computer Distribution Programs ~ Amputations ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Disability Associations ~ Amputations ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Amputations ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Amputations ; Lost and Found ; Peer Role Model Programs ~ Amputations ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Amputations ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Prosthetics/Orthotics/Seating ~ Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Safety Issues ; Traffic Safety Education/Inspections
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-731-3821
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-2677 
CHAMP Program 1-800-267-4023 
Key Tags 1-800-250-3030 
Media 1-877-606-3342 
National Amputee Centre 1-877-612-2472 
PLAYSAFE / DRIVESAFE Programs 1-800-267-7487
Fax 613-731-3234
E-Mail communications@waramps.ca
Website www.waramps.ca
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Primary Executive Dave Saundeers, Chief Operating Officer; Phone: 416-412-0600; Fax: 1-800-219-8988; Email: customerservice@waramps.ca
Alternate Executive Danita Chisholm, Executive Director of Communications\CHAMP; Phone: 613-731-3821; Email: communications@waramps.ca
Other Details
Established 1919
Funding Fundraising - Key Tag Service ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 131969628 RR0001
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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