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Lupus Ontario

Site: Ottawa

Alternate Name OCR
Public Comments This support group may continue later in the 2017 year. For the moment, it is not active.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Lupus Ontario - Juanita Butler 
25 Valleywood Dr, Unit 10 
Markham, ON L3R 5L9
Physical Access Not Applicable - online and telephone support
Description and Services
Description (Service) Volunteers are dedicated to helping Lupus patients learn about, and cope with this chronic disease. They provide a means for "Education, Support, Public Awareness and Research". 
Gives support by: Telephone networking and counselling for new patients * Holding support meetings for discussion, learning and sharing 
Educates by: Producing and distributing information via pamphlets newsletters and videos * Holding public meetings and workshops to learn from experts 
Increases awareness by: Having displays in malls and health fairs * Speaking to groups such as service clubs, and community organizations * Having local and national media do stories about lupus 
Encourages research by: Assisting in funding lupus clinics in five rheumatic disease units * Funding a fellowship to enable a rheumatology student an extra year of study with lupus patients * Funding research pilot programs and special equipment (when funds are available) 
Provincial Office: Lupus Ontario, Markham, ON L3R 5G9, Telephone: 905-415-1099; Fax: 905-415-9874; Toll Free: 1-877-240-1099
Hours Hours vary according to services. Please call or send an e-mail for more information.
Meetings No Face to Face Meetings at this time. Online Zoom/Video Meetings offered - visit and click "Need Support" or email for information on how you can join the Zoom meetings.
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 Ages: 18 year(s) - 100 year(s) 
Individuals with lupus and their families
Application Send an email for more information
Languages English
Fees Membership - $25 per year with tax receipt (2018)
Service Categories Disability Associations ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Lupus Erythematosus
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-415-1099
Toll Free Phone 1-877-240-1099
Fax 905-415-9874
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Juanita Butler, Social Services
Other Details
Established 1978
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 883331472 RR0001 ; Fees - Membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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