ASSISTIVE DEVICES PROGRAM
Through the Assistive Devices Program (ADP), we help people with long-term physical disabilities pay for customized equipment, like wheelchairs and hearing aids.
The ADP also helps cover the cost of specialized supplies, such as those used with ostomies.
We will extinguish arthritis.
To fight the fire of arthritis with research, advocacy, innovation, information and support.
Values: IntegrityPassionate commitmentSpirited teamworkBold innovationCourageous leadership
SPINAL CORD INJURY ONTARIO
Our essential goals have been intact since 1945, when our founders, having sustained spinal cord injury, returned to Ontario from the Second World War and rejected institutionalization as their lot in life. That spirit of moving boldly forward, of living the life you choose in spite of overwhelming challenges, characterizes our charity today, thanks to our active, caring community.
Community Living Ontario is a non-profit provincial association that has been advocating for people who have an intellectual disability and their families for over 65years. We proudly work alongside over 100 local agencies and advocate on behalf of more than 80,000 people across Ontario. We are an active member of the Canadian Association for Community Livingandregularly communicate withequivalent provincial and territorial associations. We alsohaveinfluence at the global level thanks to our affiliationwith Inclusion International.
Easter Seals provides programs and services that help kids with physical disabilities develop greater independence so they can break out into the world and carve their own paths. For 100 years, we have been unwavering in our commitment to raising the voices of the children and youth who we serve. But we do not work alone. We partner with individuals and organizations who believe in the breakthrough potential of kids with physical disabilities.
MARCH OF DIMES CANADA
March of Dimes Canada is a leading national charity committed to championing equity, empowering ability, and creating real change that will help the more than six million people living with disabilities across the country unlock the richness of their lives.We serve, connect, and empower people living with disabilities to participate fully in life — on their own terms. Our work is grounded in the voices of the people we serve, built on a foundation of service, and backed by a 70-year history of success.
NEIGHBOURS WHO CARE
On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and consumers of Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario and our partner Xperience Home Health Care we would like to invite you to the media launch of our new Neighbours Who Care – a medical equipment support program launch.
The program is a collaboration between ALSO and Xperience Home Health Care. Through first hand experiences, these organizations have seen first-hand how many people in our community need basic home healthcare and medical equipment.Nearly new equipment will be cleaned and recycled and utilized in Windsor/Essex County and will help someone in need. Our organization kindly accepts monetary donations to this program as well.
ONTARIO DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) provides financial assistance, health care benefits and employment supports to eligible Ontario residents who:
-have a disability as defined by theOntario Disability Support Program Act, or are a member of a prescribed class that is exempt from the disability adjudication process
-are 18 years older (those under 18 can start the application process up to six months before their 18th birthday)
-are in financial need