Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy

Record #: ONT00049
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2023
Last Full Update: 06 Feb 2023


Description (Service) Support and services to people in Ontario with cerebral palsy * assists member groups in the development and provision of services and programs including accommodation * advocates and promotes awareness, understanding and acceptance of persons with cerebral palsy * encourages and supports research, education and programs related to cerebral palsy * newsletter - contact info@ofcp.ca for more information

Planning Services Program - Program offers support and assistance to adults with cerebral palsy with system navigation, advocacy, and info and referral re housing, community programs, employment, education, AAC services, attendant care and other community support services * contact cindy@ofcp.ca for further information

Membership Services - Individual membership is open to all people with cerebral palsy, their parents/family members as well as professionals who have an interest in the welfare of persons with cerebral palsy * group members are non-profit organizations who provide services to people with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities in their communities * contact lynn@ofcp.ca for further information

The Children and Families Program - Supports and responds to requests from families of parents with children with cerebral palsy by offering information and resources that will assist in caring for their child * also responds to inquiries from professionals, organizations and students regarding cerebral palsy * contact cathy@ofcp.ca for further information

Assistive Devices Funding Program - Financial assistance program for the purchase of equipment for persons with cerebral palsy * categories of equipment include: communication and writing aids; orthotic devices; wheelchairs, positioning and ambulation aids; home accessibility aids; bathing and washroom aids and electronic aids for daily living * see website for further information or contact adfp@ofcp.ca

Life Enriching Activity Funding Program (LEAF) - Provides opportunities to people with cerebral palsy who are a member of OFCP to participate in a Life Enriching Activity of their choice * examples include horseback riding, summer camp, swimming, art lessons, computer classes, or a community-based day program * see web site for further information * contact: leaf@ofcp.com

To support these initiatives, visit the CP4CP website at http://www.ofcp.ca/donate/collection to donate used clothing and household goods, benefitting people with cerebral palsy throughout the province of Ontario

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility People with cerebral palsy of all ages, their families, caregivers, friends and interested others
Must be resident of Ontario
Application No referral required - call, email or visit
Languages English
Fees Minimal fees for membership

Address and Location

Site Location Toronto (St Andrew—Windfields)
Located In Community North York Central
Address & Map
4211 Yonge St, Suite 316
Toronto, ON M2P 2A9
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Intersection Yonge St and York Mills Rd
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-244-9686
Clothing Pick up for Cerebral Palsy (GTA): 416-244-0899
Toll Free Phone 1-877-244-9686 (Ontario only)
Fax 416-244-6543
E-Mail info@ofcp.ca
Website www.ofcp.ca
Primary Executive Gordana Skrba, Executive Director; Email: gordana@ofcp.ca