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Organization: Arthritis Society - South West Regional Office  
Phone Numbers: 519-433-2191
Toll-Free: 1-800-321-1433 * Support and Information Line staffed by volunteers Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Fax: 519-433-7035
Email: info@arthritis.ca
Website: www.arthritis.ca
Address:
400 York St, Ste 204
London, ON
N6B 3N2
Intersection: Colborne St and York St
Location: Central London
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Contacts: Jeanette Wilson - Community Development Coordinator
519-433-2191 ext 1226 * jwilson@arthritis.ca
Service Description: Advocacy and services for people with arthritis

Education programs and therapeutic services * helps people understand the social and economic impact of the disease * advocates for the accessibility of arthritis medications * fundraising activities help fund arthritis research initiatives and service programs

Community-based therapy service: physical therapy, occupational therapy and social work offered to help clients manage their arthritis and maintain functioning in their community * provided in variety of settings (home, clinic, schools, groups and workplaces)

Chronic Pain Management Workshops - 2-hour workshops for adults, as well as children and their parents * provide introduction to the concept of self-management, offer tips and suggestions on techniques to deal with chronic pain, offer practical, age-appropriate information and activities

Fees: Free for most services * Set fee for some workshops
Application: Call or email * confirmed arthritis diagnosis needed for therapy services with patient information from doctor or health care provider preferred * see referral form
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People of any age with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French reception, publications and website * some brochures in other langauges available
Area(s) Served: Bruce, Elgin, Essex, Grey, Huron, Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Oxford, Perth, Waterloo, Wellington
See Also: Arthritis

This information was last completely updated on 12/21/2015

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Searching for the underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis, and promoting the best possible care and treatment for people with arthritis.