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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.  
 
Also provides an opportunity for patients and caregivers to socialize and help each other by sharing ideas and experiences.
Hours Office 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 are automatically members
Application Registration with the Society is normally done at the time of diagnosis
Languages English
Fees None - for support group
Service Categories Assistive Technology Equipment Loan ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Contact Information
Office Phone 1-800-267-4257 ext 223
E-Mail lj@als.ca
Website www.als.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Lianne Johnston, Regional Manager, Eastern Ontario
Names
Alternate Name ALS / SLA ; ALS Society ; ALS Society of Canada ; Lou Gehrig's disease
Former Name ALS Society of Ontario (2013)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
 
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Mailing Address 393 University Ave, Ste 1701 
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 131820938 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Manual for patients of ALS * Newsletter
Resources Website, resource library including books, videos and some French literature
Accreditation No

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