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Organizations that deal with disabled people are in this category. This includes various age groups such as children or seniors, and usually involves assisting with a degree of independence for the disabled person.



Powell River Therapeutic Riding Association

Ronald McDonald House Atlantic Canada
1133 Tower Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Our House is dedicated to helping seriously ill or disabled children by providing them and their families a caring and supportive "home away from home" and by extending this care to the hospital setting in Maritime communities through our Ronald McDonald Family Roomr program.

Keywords: Health · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Ronald McDonald House Atlantic Canada


Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta

Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta
111 West Campus Place NW, Calgary, Alberta

Ronald McDonald Houser Southern Alberta provides a home away from home and support for sick children and their families.

Keywords: Health · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta


SARI Therapeutic Riding

SARI Therapeutic Riding
12659 Medway Road, R.R.#1, Arva, Ontario

SARI Therapeutic Riding is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to helping children and adults with special needs grow physically and socially through specialized horseback riding lessons and programs.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled · Animals

Volunteer Profile of SARI Therapeutic Riding


SARI Therapeutic Riding

Sarnia & District Association for Community Living
551 Exmouth St, Suite 202, Sarnia, Ontario

Community Living Sarnia-Lambton is a not-for-profit, charitable corporation, registered in Ontario. Our operating budget for 2005 2006 was in excess of $6.3 million and we provided services to over 300 families. We have approximately 210 employees (full-time and part-time) and over 100 volunteers. The Association is financed mainly by government funding, with about 60% of the total coming from Ontario's Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS).

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Sarnia & District Association for Community Living


SARI Therapeutic Riding

Saskatchewan Abilities Council Inc.
2310 Louise Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Abilities Council is a registered charity and operates under the authority of The Non-Profit Corporations Act, 1995, of Saskatchewan. It is dedicated to providing programs and services to people with disabilities in Saskatchewan.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Saskatchewan Abilities Council Inc.


SARI Therapeutic Riding

Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres
111 Cardinal Crescent, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Established in 1968, the Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres (SARC) is a non-profit association representing community-based organizations that provide residential, developmental, and employment supports/services to thousands of individuals with disabilities. SARC Members are located in every corner of this province and employ more than 2,000 people.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres


Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities
2660 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough, Ontario

SCHC is dedicated to addressing the holistic health needs of the communities of Scarborough by addressing many aspects of health including physical, mental, social, financial, and environmental.

Keywords: Seniors · Hunger · Hospice and Palliative Care · Homeless and Housing · Health · Family Support · Disabled · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities


Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
1917 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon takes over 6500 runners from UBC to Stanley Park, helping these runners raise money for over 70 local charities.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Health and Medicine · Environment · Disorders · Disabled · Children and Youth · Cancer · Animals · Alzheimer · AIDS

Volunteer Profile of Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon


Shekinah Homes Society

Shekinah Homes Society
2024 Belmont Ave., Victoria, British Columbia

Shekinah Homes Society was formerly a L'Arche community and is located in beautiful Victoria, BC. We have been providing support to our core members (adults with developmental and often physical disabilities) for over 35 years.

Keywords: Disabled · Advocacy and Human Rights

Volunteer Profile of Shekinah Homes Society


Shekinah Homes Society

Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion
170 Water St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia

SASI is an organization that is committed to providing quality, person-centered programs to benefit individuals with disabilities and mental health difficulties. Or Mission statement is "working with persons with disabilities to improve the quality of their lives by providing hands on training and learning opportunities".

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion


Shekinah Homes Society

Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports
8045 Aspen Rd, Vernon, British Columbia

SSASS teaches and assists persons with disabilities to ski and snowboard at Silver Star Mountain Resort near Vernon, British Columbia. SSASS is entirely volunteer-run and offers a variety of programs for local and regional students, school students, visitors from around the world and students who are interested in advanced snowsport and racing techniques.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports


Shekinah Homes Society

Society for Manitobans With Disabilities Foundation, Inc.
825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

SMD Foundation is the fundraising member of the SMD family, working to raise two equally important things: funds and awareness. As the official provincial affiliate for Easter SealsT Canada, SMD Foundation also conducts activities under the Easter SealsT Manitoba banner.

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Society for Manitobans With Disabilities Foundation, Inc.


Society of Sharing Inner City Volunteers

Society of Sharing Inner City Volunteers
10 St. Mary Street, Suite 607, Toronto, Ontario

The Society of Sharing: Inner-City Volunteers is an incorporated, charitable, non-profit organization that provides services to isolated, lonely and frail seniors and adults with physical disabilities.

Keywords: Seniors · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Society of Sharing Inner City Volunteers


Society of Sharing Inner City Volunteers

Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation
4419 George Street, Box 43, Sydenham, Ontario

We offer services to seniors, physically disabled adults and low income households.

Most of our services include the areas of rural Kingston and South Frontenac Township (Districts of Storrington, Loughborough and Portland). The Mission of Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation is to be a community leader in the provision of health support services and social support programs.

Keywords: Seniors · Disabled · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation


Society of Sharing Inner City Volunteers

Southlands Therapeutic Riding Society
6767 Balaclava Street (at 51st Avenue), Vancouver, British Columbia

STaRS began as a dream in the early 2000's, and through the dedicated efforts of a core group of volunteers, became a reality. It began as a grassroots operation, and today, is a Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CANTRA) certified facility and a registered non-profit society.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Southlands Therapeutic Riding Society


Society of Sharing Inner City Volunteers

Sparc BC Society
4445 Norfolk Street, Burnaby, British Columbia

SPARC BC knows that communities are just and healthy when people have equitable access to places, knowledge, services, adequate incomes, and community decision-making processes. That is why SPARC BC is passionate about working with people on income security, accessibility, and community development; and on the connections between them.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Sparc BC Society


Special Olympics BC

Special Olympics BC
3701 East Hastings, Suite 210, Burnaby, British Columbia

Special Olympics BC is dedicated to providing individuals with intellectual disabilities opportunities to enrich their lives and celebrate personal achievement through positive sport experiences.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Special Olympics BC


Special Olympics BC

Special Olympics Canada
21 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 600, Toronto, Ontario

For decades, Special Olympics Canada has optimized the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle through sport to improve the wellbeing of individuals with an intellectual disability. To this day, we continue to use this as our main focus.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Special Olympics Canada


Special Olympics BC

Special Olympics Manitoba, Inc
200 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enriching the lives of Manitobans with an intellectual disability through active participation in sport.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Special Olympics Manitoba, Inc


Special Olympics BC

Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador
50 Pippy Place, Suite 16B, St. John's, Newfoundland

Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador is a nonprofit organization serving the over 600 people with intellectual disabilities, with a presence across the province.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador


Special Olympics Ontario

Special Olympics Ontario
65 Overlea Boulevard, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario

Special Olympics promotes opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and develop skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Special Olympics Ontario


Special Olympics Ontario

Special Olympics Saskatchewan Inc
353 Broad St, Regina, Saskatchewan

The mission of Special Olympics Saskatchewan is to provide individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential through training andcompetitive sport experiences.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Special Olympics Saskatchewan Inc


Special Olympics Ontario

Spectrum Society for Community Living
3231 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia

Spectrum Society for Community Living is a Vancouver registered non-pro?t society and charitable organization, established in 1987 to develop community-based services for people with disabilities. Our services have expanded over the years. We travel British Columbia to deliver community living workshops through Spectrum Learning and publish community living books and DVDs through Spectrum Press.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Spectrum Society for Community Living


Special Olympics Ontario

Spinal Cord Injury BC
780 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia

Formerly known as the BC Paraplegic Association, Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people with spinal cord injuries, and related disabilities, adjust, adapt and thrive.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Spinal Cord Injury BC


Special Olympics Ontario

Sport By Ability Niagara Inc
8 Napier St., St. Catharines, Ontario

We are a non-profit organization formed in 1986 to benefit the physically disabled of our community and the Niagara Region, through Sports & Recreation.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Sport By Ability Niagara Inc


SportAbility

SportAbility
6235C 136 Street, Surrey, British Columbia

SportAbility is a non-profit, volunteer driven association whose goal is to provice sporting oppertunities for athletes with a wide range of disabilities.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of SportAbility


SportAbility

Strathmore Handi-Bus Association
680 Westchester Road, Strathmore, Alberta

The Strathmore Handi-bus provides safe, courteous, timely and cost-effective transportation service to the elderly and/or physically handicapped residents of the Town of Strathmore and Wheatland County. The Strathmore Handi-bus enables clients to continue to reside at home while attending vital medical appointments and participating in their active communities.

Keywords: Seniors · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Strathmore Handi-Bus Association


SportAbility

Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre
6920 Concession 1, Puslinch, Ontario

Since 1982, Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre has provided a program of therapy, recreation, sport and life skills training for children and adults with special needs. The program focuses on individual ability by providing an environment of challenge, enjoyment and achievement.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre


SportAbility

Sunrise Youth Group for Developmentally Handicapped Oshawa
1621 Mcewen Dr, Unit 6, Whitby, Ontario

The individuals who join in to become friends with our members are truly what sets Sunrise apart from all other organizations and certainly what makes Sunrise such a truly enjoyable experience! Volunteers fuel SYG programs with their energy, enthusiasm and new ideas, and are encouraged to take as much responsibility as they would like.

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Sunrise Youth Group for Developmentally Handicapped Oshawa


SportAbility

Surrey Place Centre
2 Surrey Place, Surrey Place Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Surrey Place Centre provides specialized clinical services that are responsive to individual's needs and promote health and well-being in the Toronto region.

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Surrey Place Centre


SportAbility

Thames Valley Children's Centre
779 Baseline Rd E, London, Ontario

Thames Valley Children's Centre is a regional rehabilitation centre for children and young adults with physical disabilities, communication disorders, developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders, living primarily in Southwestern Ontario.

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Thames Valley Children's Centre


The Abilities Centre

The Abilities Centre
500 Victoria Street West, Whitby, Ontario

The Abilities will enhance the quality of life for persons of all ages and abilities through an inclusive environment.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Abilities Centre


The Abilities Centre

The Bow Corridor Society for Community Living
709 Main Street, Suite 209, Canmore, Alberta

The Bow Corridor Society for Community Living (BCSCL) is a non-profit registered charity that has been offering support for individuals with disabilities since 1999.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Bow Corridor Society for Community Living


The Abilities Centre

The Calgary Between Friends Club-Fun and Fellowship for Disabled Youth
8989 Macleod Trail SW, Suite 205, Calgary, Alberta

Between Friends has been offering social and recreational programs in Calgary and the surrounding area for over 30 years. Through our programs, we endeavour to benefit all people and increase the community's awareness, positive attitudes, and sensitivity towards their fellow citizens with disabilities.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Calgary Between Friends Club-Fun and Fellowship for Disabled Youth


The Abilities Centre

The Canadian Foundation for Animal Assisted Support Services
1010 Polytek St., Unit 14, Ottawa, Ontario

Our vision is to be the philanthropic leader that sustains the innovation, coordination, and integration of Animal-Assisted Support Services within Canada's health-care, social service, and justice sectors in order to improve the quality of life of people with physical, emotional, and social challenges.

Keywords: Mental Health · Disabled · Animals

Volunteer Profile of The Canadian Foundation for Animal Assisted Support Services


The Abilities Centre

The Canlearn Society of Persons With Learning Difficulties
3930-20th Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta

At CanLearn Society, we have many services to help children, teens and adults with ADHD and learning disabilities. Our team helps positive change happen!

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of The Canlearn Society of Persons With Learning Difficulties


The Abilities Centre

The Cascadia Society for Social Working
351 19th St W, North Vancouver, British Columbia

The Cascadia Society for Social Working contributes to society by creating opportunities for people of all abilities to fulfill their potential through living, learning and working in community.

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of The Cascadia Society for Social Working


The Abilities Centre

The Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society
Courtenay, British Columbia

The mission of CVTRS is to provide a therapeutic riding program for physically, mentally and emotionally challenged children and adults, as well as hearing and visually impaired. It is a direct service to people and has significant long term benefits. Therapeutic riding is educational, therapeutic and research oriented.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Disabled · Animals

Volunteer Profile of The Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society


The Abilities Centre

The Concerned Kids Charity of Toronto
111 Peter St. S., Suite 505, Toronto, Ontario

We are non-profit organization, incorporated in 1989, that educates and empowers children and youth (ages 6-12) through educational and interactive puppet presentations.

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of The Concerned Kids Charity of Toronto


The Abilities Centre

The Garth Homer Society
813 Darwin Ave, Victoria, British Columbia

Since the inception of The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in 2002, Garth Homer Society has had four successful terms of accreditation from the commission (2003, 2006, 2009 and 2012). CARF is a private, non-profit organization that grew out of a need to promote quality programs for people with disabilities. Every three years, CARF surveyors visit us to see if we meet the standards for the employment and community services we provide. We will be surveyed again for accreditation in 2015.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Garth Homer Society


The Abilities Centre

The Good Samaritan Society
8861 75 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

The Good Samaritan Society is a not-for-profit charity that has over 65 years of experience in providing complex/continuing care, assisted/supportive living and other specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments. Our mission is to extend Christian Hospitality through a continuum of care to those in need or at risk, regardless of race or religious belief.

Keywords: Seniors · Family Services · Disabled · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of The Good Samaritan Society


The Abilities Centre

The Kamloops & District Society for People in Motion
182B Tranquille Rd, Kamloops, British Columbia

Our mandate is to provide support and assistance, to the best of our ability, to any person with a disability, however we do have a special interest and expertise in those with physical disability. We are committed to working in partnership with other service providers to meet the needs of all.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Kamloops & District Society for People in Motion


The Abilities Centre

The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District
121 Willowdale Ave, Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario

The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District (LDATD) is a chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) serving the amalgamated City of Toronto. We are a Not for Profit Charity.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District


The Abilities Centre

The Lethbridge Association for Community Living
527 - 6 St South, Lethbridge, Alberta

In 1957, parents of children with developmental disabilities in the Lethbridge area came together with a shared dream. This dream was of a meaningful and inclusive life in the community for their children. Fifty years later this dream lives at the heart of Lethbridge Association for Community Living.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Lethbridge Association for Community Living


The Abilities Centre

The National Broadcast Reading Service Inc
1090 Don Mills Rd, Suite 303, Toronto, Ontario

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-tl in French, AMI's mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians.

Keywords: Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The National Broadcast Reading Service Inc


The Abilities Centre

The Olde Forge Community Resource Centre
2730 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario

The Olde Forge Community Resource Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization run by a handful of staff and a dedicated corps of volunteers.

Located at the junction of Carling Avenue and Richmond Road in a heritage log building, the Olde Forge provides an information and referral service to the community at large and a community support program to seniors and adults with physical disabilities living in the west end of Ottawa.

Keywords: Seniors · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Olde Forge Community Resource Centre


The Abilities Centre

The Open Access Resource Centre Inc.
120 Maryland St, Unit 3, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Open Access Resource Centre (OARC) is dedicated to enriching the lives of Manitobans with speech impairments through the use of communications devices. The Centre provides information on the types and functions of various devices, and operates an extensive equipment loan program.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Open Access Resource Centre Inc.


The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

The Sunshine Foundation of Canada
100-300 Wellington Street, London, Ontario

The Sunshine Foundation of Canada is a national charity serving children with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses. Founded in London, ON over 25 years ago, we raise the funds needed to fulfill a child's individual Dream and also to operate DreamLifts to Disney theme parks. Sunshine has fulfilled over 7,000 dreams and 57 DreamLifts across Canada. By fulfilling the dreams of children with several physical disabilities, we help Sunshine kids realize that nothing can stand in the way of a Dream.

Keywords: Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of The Sunshine Foundation of Canada


The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

The Victoria Foundation
109 - 645 Fort Street, Victoria, British Columbia

The Victoria Foundation is a community foundation and a registered charity accredited by Imagine Canada. By connecting visionary donors with causes that truly matter, we're able to invest in people, projects and non-profit organizations that make our communities stronger - now and for the long-term. We've been doing so since 1936.

Keywords: Health and Medicine · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Environment · Education and Literacy · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of The Victoria Foundation


The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

Total Communication Environment
203 Colonnade Rd S, Unit 5, Nepean, Ontario

Total Communication Environment (TCE) is a non-profit charitable organization providing residential, day services and outreach to long term care homes for adults with multiple disabilities and special communication needs. We provide support to over ninety (90) people in many different residential settings including group homes, apartments and townhouses, and outreach at a number of long term care homes in the Ottawa area.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Total Communication Environment




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