June 6, 2017

“My name is Alyre M., I am 66 years old. I am a paraplegic (with no balance) due to an accident in October 2004.

After several months of rehab, I came home with the support of my wife and Personal Support Workers. The staff were good to me, but there was no consistency...

June 6, 2017

"My wife and I live in our own home, on the outskirts of North Bay, Ontario. I am retired, aged 67 and I have been an active quadriplegic since 1979. Recently, I had to give up driving due to partial vision loss.

When we first heard of the Direct Funding Program that i...

January 16, 2017


“Direct Funding has given me access to more choices in my life”

When Meenu Sikand wakes up in the morning, she doesn’t have to think or worry about who will help her get out of bed and get ready for work. A paraplegic since 19...

January 10, 2017

Review of Canada’s Accession to the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


American Sign Language video of the Overview and Consultations sections

Canada is a party to the United Nations Convention on the Rig...

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70 Isabella Street, Unit 116

Parry Sound, ON P2A 1M6

Phone: 705-746-6996

Toll Free: 1-800-634-6828

Fax: 705-746-2323


Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed


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