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Organization: ALS Canada  
Phone Numbers: 416-497-2267
Toll-Free: 1-800-267-4257
Fax: 416-497-8545
Website: www.als.ca
Address:
393 University Ave, Suite 1701
Toronto, ON
M5G 1E6
Intersection: University Ave and Dundas St W
Location: Toronto (Old Toronto)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Executives: Tammy Moore - Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Droppo - Vice President, Client Services
Service Description: Information and support to those with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and their families

Support Services - Registered clients and their families are eligible to receive the following support services:
  • general information and educational materials about ALS and support for patients and families, health care providers and students
  • home visits by a Regional Manager who can assist in navigating the ALS journey and help connect patients with other health care providers and community support services
  • equipment and assistive devices available through the loan program or through funding assistance
  • the opportunity to be part of an ALS Canada support group (where available)

Regional Managers
  • Kim Barry, Central East Ontario
  • Nicole Deschamps, Thunder Bay and Region
  • Lianne Johnston, South East Ontario and Champlain
  • Brigitte Labby, North East Ontario
  • Laurie Laxer, Mississauga, Halton and Hamilton
  • Sarah McGuire, Simcoe County, York Region and Muskoka
  • Joanna Oachis, Central West Ontario and Waterloo Wellington
  • Sarah Reedman, Toronto
  • Charlene Spector, South West Ontario and Grey-Bruce
  • Melissa van Tuyl, Hamilton, Niagara and Haldimand Brant

    Meeting: Support groups
    Application: Call * no referral required
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Persons with ALS and their families * general public
    Languages: English ; French
    Language Note: French publications and website
    Area(s) Served:
    Canada  
    See Also: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

    This information was last completely updated on June 12, 2017

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    About Us
    Founded in 1977. With our Provincial Partners, we support Canadians living with ALS and invest in research for the future. Responsible for ALS Canada Research Program, funding peer-reviewed research grants and fostering collaboration, helping nurture new ideas and build capacity. We provide services and support in Ontario and fill gaps between the healthcare system and needs of people living with ALS. We advocate federally, provincially and locally for better government support and access.