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FUNDING

RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan)
Available from:
Scotiabank
RBC
BMO
CIBC

http://www.rhdcc-hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/disability/savings/grants_bonds.shtml

EASTER SEALS

Easter Seals New Brunswick offers assistance in assistive devices, transportation, and entertainment.

(www.easterseals.nb.ca)

 

IRVING OIL FUEL THE CARE

Irving Oil’s Fuel the Care program helps families across Atlantic Canada with the cost of travel between home and hospital.

(http://irvingoil.com/in_the_community/our_community_programs/fuel_the_care/)
PLAN – a Canadian, family-run organization dedicated to helping you plan for your disabled child’s future. www.plan.ca

 

PRESIDENT’S CHOICE CHILDREN’S CHARITY

Helping children with a physical or developmental disability by funding mobility equipment, environmental modifications, assist in the funding of wheelchair vans, therapy and more.

(http://www.presidentschoice.ca/en_CA/community/pccc.html)

 

MOBILITY EQUIPMENT

 EASTER SEALS (New Brunswick Division)

Easter Seals New Brunswick offers assistance in refurbished equipment, equipment funding, wheelchair funding and repair funding

(www.easterseals.nb.ca)

HARDING MEDICAL

Located in Sydney, NS, providing assisted living products & home medical equipment.

(www.hardingmedical.com)

KV OLD BOYS

Retired group of men who raise funds and construct ramps for wheelchair access in the greater Saint John area for those in need.

(www.kvoldboys.com)

LAWTON’S HOME HEALTH CARE

They offer private services in their stores or in the convenience of your own home. For a full list of the many options they have or to book an appointment with one of their consultants visit their website.

(https://www.lawtons.ca/home-healthcare)

MALLEY INDUSTRIES

High Tech driving aids & wheelchair lift installation

(www.malleyindustries.com)

MEDICHAIR

Wheelchairs, stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, lift chairs, mobility scooters, walkers and other home medical equipment.

(www.medichair.com)

NEW BRUNSWICK VEHICLE RETROFIT PROGRAM

Provides financial assistance towards the cost of supplying and installing accessibility features for vehicles (to a maximum $8,000)

(http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.7715.Vehicle_Retrofit_Program_%28Persons_with_Disabilities%29.html)

Home Modification Program

Provides financial assistance for:
– Low income homeowners occupying existing substandard housing to repair, rehabilitate or improve their dwellings to a minimum level of health and safety.
– Modifications to low income homeowner and rental units to improve the accessibility of the dwelling for disabled occupants
– Adaptations for low income seniors who have difficulty with daily living activities in the home.

http://app.infoaa.7700.gnb.ca/gnb/Pub/EServices/ListServiceDetails.asp?ServiceID1=8735&ReportType1=All

THERAPY SERVICES

 CANADIAN PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION

Professional counseling services to assist in coming to terms and adjusting to the challenges of living with a spinal cord injury through a telephone counseling service

(www.thespine.ca)

CanTRA (Canadian Therapeutic Riding Assocation)

Canadian Therapeutic Riding Assocation promotes challenge, achievement and empowerment for children and adults with disabilities through the use of a horse. View their member centres to find a location closest to you. Locations in Fredricton, Rothesay, Miramichi and Moncton

(www.cantra.ca)

STAN CASSIDY CENTRE

The largest rehabilitation centre east of Quebec for spinal injury, and neuromuscular disorders such as TM in Fredricton, NB. They have inpatient and outpatient services as well as specialty clinics. There is also funding options through the Stan Cassidy Foundation for equipment, travel, and more.

(www.stancassidy.ca and www.stancassidyfoundation.ca)

tOTal ABLITY

The largest private practive occupational therapy in NB with bilingual, mobile occupational therapy for children, youth, adults and seniors at home, school or work in and around Saint John, Fredricton and Moncton.

(www.totalability.ca)

 

 TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION

ABILITY TRANSIT

Provides transportation through wheelchair accessible buses in the Moncton and surrounding area.

(506) 853-3055

CALLOW WHEELCHAIR BUS

Callow Wheelchair Bus provides group recreational transportation and tours with persons with disabilities, ranging from small, medium and large buses.

(http://www.waltercallow.ca/)

 CANADIAN PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION (Swap & Shop)

Database of new and used equipment that is for sale

(www.thespine.ca/resources/swap-shop)

 EASTER SEALS

Assistance offered through the Disability Travel Card Program, with discounts and in-person support for travel through their participating partners; Via Rail, Greyhound & Coach Canada.

(www.easterseals.nb.ca)

 HOPE AIR

Hope Air arranges free flights to get financially disadvantaged Canadians to get the healthcare that they need.

(www.hopeair.org)

IRVING OIL FUEL THE CARE

Irving Oil’s Fuel the Care program helps families across Atlantic Canada with the cost of travel between home and hospital.

(http://irvingoil.com/in_the_community/our_community_programs/fuel_the_care/)

LIBERTY MOTORS

Manufacturer of wheelchair accessible minivans

(www.libertymotorco.com)

 

MIRAMICHI ACCESSIBLE TRANSIT

Providing accessible transit for those in and around Miramichi.

(http://www.inmgroup.net/mat/)

POINT PLEASANT LODGE

Non profit hotel, providing guest rooms exclusively for people traveling to the Halifax area for medical treatment.

(www.pointpleasantlodge.com)

WHEELS ON WHEELS

Offers the tri area (Riverview, Dieppe and Moncton) with accessible transportation

 

THE WHEELCHAIR GUY

Providing wheelchair accessible taxis in the Moncton and surrounding areas

(506) 384-4640

 

RECREATION

NB WHEELCHAIR SPORTS ASSOCIATION

Organizes competitive and recreational sports events for persons with physical disabilities. Providing training for coaches, officials, volunteers and athletes to enable everyone to participate effectively at their optimum desired level.

(www.wsnb.ca)

CAMP ROTARY

A camp experience for children with disabilities with a variety of programs ranging from photography, environmental education, archery, swimming (at a pool and an accessible beach), canoeing, sports and games, creative programs with an emphasis on team-work and cooperation located in Fredricton

(www.camprotary.ca)

CanTRA (Canadian Therapeutic Riding Assocation)

Canadian Therapeutic Riding Assocation promotes challenge, achievement and empowerment for children and adults with disabilities through the use of a horse. View their member centres to find a location closest to you. Locations in Fredricton, Rothesay, Miramichi and Moncton

(www.cantra.ca)

ELM CITY WHEELCHAIR SPORTS

A non-profit that offers wheelchair basketball for those living with and without disability in the greater Fredricton area.

(https://www.facebook.com/ECWSC/)

 FLAGHOUSE

Providing resources and supplies for adaptive recreational at home sports, fitness and special needs.

(www.flaghouse.ca)

NB SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Offers both summer and winter sports competitively and recreationally for anyone between the ages of 2-88.

(www.specialolympicsnb.ca)

PARA NEW BRUNSWICK

Leads the development and coordination of a system that engages New Brunswick residents with physical disabilities in para sport, recreation and active living with the option of equipment loans.

(www.paranb.ca)

QPLEX

Zero entry pool for easy access in Quispamsis.

(www.qplex.quispamsis.ca)

RECREATION NB ACCESS FUND

Funding offered by Recreation New Brunswick for programs, equipment needs, and transportation expenses for all those living with a permanent disability.

(www.recreationnb.ca)

Support Group Leaders

Alva
Alva Bent
Support Group Leader
Maritimes

alvacheryl “at” hotmail.com

If you would like to volunteer for the rewarding experience of becoming a Regional Support Group Member, please contact us at info@mytm.ca.

 

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