March of Dimes Canada

Since 1951, March of Dimes Canada has been dedicated to helping Canadians with disabilities lead more independent and empowered lives. Their widely varied services are outlined below. Click on the name of each for more information.

AccessAbility® Advantage

Consulting services to help businesses and organizations comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Acquired Brain Injury Services

Focused rehabilitation services to maximize functional abilities in the home and in the community for people with brain injuries and their caregivers.

Aphasia Centre (in York-Durham)

Improves communication and community life for adults living with aphasia or other communication disorders due to stroke, brain injury or brain illness.

Assistive Devices Program

Funding for assistive devices such as wheelchairs, bath aids, canes or more.

Attendant Services

Non-medical assistance with activities of daily living in the home, school and workplace.

BeFriending® Program

Volunteers socialize and help with integration.

Conductive Education® Program

Physical, neuromotor and social rehabilitation that helps children and adults with physical disabilities gain mobility and self-sufficiency.

DesignAbility® Program

Matches technically skilled volunteers with consumers facing barriers in order to create or modify devices to increase independence.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility™

Free accessibility software to make the March of Dimes website more accessible

Employment Services

Assistance to prepare for work, overcome barriers and find meaningful employment. Clients may be funded by Ontario Disability Supports Program, Veterans Affairs Canada, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario Works, Service Canada or other referral sources.

Home & Vehicle Modification® Program

Funding for modifications to help people remain in their homes or have accessible transportation.

Information Services & Advocacy

Provides information on issues concerning people with disabilities and caregivers. Develops policy papers and consults with government


Donate or buy recycled assistive devices such as wheelchairs, walkers, bath aids and more.

Northern Medical Clinics

Medical specialists volunteer to travel to remote northern Ontario communities

Post-Polio Canada

Information and peer support groups for polio survivors, their families and caregivers. Toll free Warmline® 1-800-540-6666.

Recreation & Integration Services

Accessible holidays, day trips, camping, life skills and transition services for youth. Group and individual travel with attendant care and other support.

Stroke Recovery Canada®

Information and peer support groups for stroke survivors, their families and caregivers. Toll free Warmline® 1-888-540-6666.