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Organization: War Amps of Canada  
Phone Numbers: 613-731-3821
Toll-Free: National Headquarters: 1-800-465-2677
Key tag program: 1-800-250-3030
National Amputee Centre: 1-877-622-2472
Safety Programs: 1-800-267-7487
Fax: 613-731-3234
2827 Riverside Dr
Ottawa, ON
K1V 0C4
Intersection: Riverside Dr and Brookfield Rd
Location: Ottawa
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Executives: Dave Saunders - Chief Operating Officer
Danita Chisholm - Executive Director of Communication
Service Description: Assists, protects, and binds together Canadian war amputees, as well as adult and child amputees through financial assistance, emotional support, and information

Amputees and Prosthetics
  • National Amputee Centre - Up-to-date information to educate amputees and their families about all aspects of amputation, including practical advice * information posted on the website
  • Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program - Financial assistance to child amputees, birth to 18 years, and their families for artificial limbs, recreational devices, travel to prosthetic facilities and support of amputee youth over 18 years to seek a higher education * child and parent peer counselling programs
  • JUMPStart - Provision of computer equipment and training to children with multiple amputations
  • Adult Prosthetics Program - Financial assistance towards the purchase of artificial limbs

Operation Legacy - Champs pass on the NEVER AGAIN! message from war amputee veterans to the younger generation * videos available

The following programs operate from the Toronto office:
1 Maybrook Dr
Scarborough, ON M1V 5K9

Safety Programs
  • PLAYSAFE - Child safety promotion and education
  • DRIVESAFE - Promotes safe driving to prevent injuries due to accidents
  • Key Tag and Address Label Service

Fees: None * donations accepted
Application: Self referral by telephone
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Amputees of any age
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French publications and website
Area(s) Served: Canada
See Also: Amputees
Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on 11/18/2015

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