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Organization: Lions Foundation of Canada - Dog Guides  
Phone Numbers: 905-842-2891
Toll-Free: 1-800-768-3030
Teletype: 905-842-1585
Fax: 905-842-3373
152 Wilson St
Oakville, ON
L6K 0G6
Intersection: Wilson St and Rebecca St
Location: Oakville
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Executives: Sandy Turney - Executive Director
905-842-2891 ext 224 *
Contacts: Alex Ivic - Manager, Dog Guide Operations
905-842-2891 ext 243 *
Service Description: Trains guide dogs to assist Canadians with a medical or physical disability

Programs include:
Canine Vision - for people aged 12 and older who are blind or visually impaired
Hearing Ear - for people aged 10 and older who are deaf or hard of hearing
Autism Assistance - for children ages 3-18 and their families living with autism spectrum disorder
Service Program - for people aged 10 or older with a medical or physical disability
Seizure Response -  for people aged 6 or older with epilepsy
Diabetic Alert - assists people aged 10 or older who have type 1 diabetes with hypoglycemic unawareness

Fees: Free
Application: Application form and assessment * must meet eligibility criteria
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who are blind, hearing impaired, physically and/or medically challenged who require specially trained dogs to meet individual needs (e.g. wheelchair trained dogs)
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: Services, information, resources and website are available in French
Area(s) Served: Canada
See Also: Blindness and Impaired Vision
Deafness and Impaired Hearing

This information was last completely updated on 7/13/2015

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