Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

Site: Telephone Service

Service: Ortho Connect Peer Support Program

Record Details
Office Phone 416-410-2341
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-3639
Fax 416-352-5078
E-Mail orthoconnect@canorth.org
Website www.whenithurtstomove.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OrthopaedicFoundation?fref=nf
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/canorthofound/
Primary Contact Donna Weiss, Operations Manager; Phone: 416-410-2341 ext 224 * 1-800-461-3639 ext 224; Email: orthoconnect@canorth.org
Established 1965
Primary Executive Isla Horvath, Executive Director; Phone: 416-410-2341 ext 225 * Toll free 1-800-461-3639 ext 225; Email: isla@canorth.org
Alternate Executive Donna Weiss, Operations Manager; Phone: 416-410-2341 ext 224 * Toll free 1-800-461-3639 ext 224; Email: donna@canorth.org
Funding Donations - Public Donations ; Private - Corporate Sponsorship ; Foundation - Private Foundations
Description (Service) Peer Support program for people newly referred for bone and joint surgery * Free, telephone-based * individuals are matched with trained volunteers who have already undergone similar surgical treatment * enables patients to learn, understand, and become comfortable with their upcoming surgery, supported by a person who knows what they’re going through * website provides educational information to help orthopaedic patients through their surgical journey
Hours Call for information
Areas Served York Region
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Contact organization in order to arrange for a volunteer to call
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Located In Community York Region
Mailing Address PO Box 1036 
Toronto, ON M5K 1P2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Service Categories Internet Information Resources ~ Orthopedic Disabilities
Print Material Hip & Knee Replacement: Pre-Surgery & Post-Surgery 
Hip Fracture Surgery 
Foot & Ankle Surgery 
Clubfoot (Ponseti Method) for Parents

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