FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR ASSISTIVE DEVICES
*Funding is available through the following.
March of Dimes
Contact March of Dimes for
assistance applying for assistive
device funding for applicants with an ongoing physical disability that requires the use of an assistive
Ontario Ministry of Health
Visit the MOH website for assistive
device funding applications.
Available to applicants with a
valid Ontario health card and a
disability requiring the equipment
or supplies for six months or
MOBILITY AID SERVICE PROVIDERS
Offers rentals of walkers and a full complement of medical supplies and equipment for sale. Referral required.
Offers complete solutions to
make life accessible including
wheelchairs, stairlifts and ramps,
walkers and canes, to commodes and transfer/lift systems.
Locally owned and operated
medical equipment sales and
service provider serving Sault Ste.
Marie and the Algoma district
from Elliot Lake to Wawa.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
CNIB programs are free and available to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, as well as their families, friends and caregivers.
FIND HEARING DEVICES NEAR YOU
Algoma Hearing Centre
Evaluates hearing loss and related disorders, provides assistive hearing technology sales and service.
Armstrong Audiology and
Hearing Aid Clinic
Provides free hearing evaluations
for all ages by a licensed and
certified audiologist. Offers
hearing aid selection and advice
to meet an individuals needs. No
Canadian Hearing Services
Offers communication devices for
purchase and a range of services
that includes initial consultation,
sales, installation, and training.
No referral required.
Offers diagnostic testing for hearing and sells hearing aids. No referral is required.
Provides hearing screening and
testing, tests for Central Auditory
Processing Disorder (CAPD),
sells hearing aids, accessories,
hearing/listening devices and
tinnitus masking devices, and
offers pre-employment and work
FIND EMERGENCY SUPPORT SYSTEMS NEAR YOU
Assisting Seniors Awareness Program (Project ASAP)
Offers seniors living in their own
home the opportunity to have a
Public Education Officer visit to
educate on fire safety, and check
and test fire safety equipment.
Offers a personal response
system to promote safe and
independent living that allows
emergency services to be called
with the push of a button.
LifeCall Medical Alarm
Telus offers a variety of Medical Alert Systems.
North Shore Health Network
Offers a personal emergency
Call: 705-356-2265 Ext 2450
Vulnerable Persons Registry
Provides a free, voluntary and
confidential service aimed at
improving the safety of vulnerable
citizens during emergencies.
Registration can be completed
through the website.
Call: 705-942-7927 Ext 3041