RISE: Resource Centre for Independent Living

Description (Service) RISE offers research, information, support, and empowerment to people with disabilities in the Districts of Parry Sound and Muskoka. 
Programs include: 
* Direct Funding - Self-Managed Attendant Services Program: Allows people with permanent physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendant services 
* Referrals for individuals to community programs, workshops and other community agencies 
* Group support; a comfortable atmosphere for learning new skills 
* Information for areas such as education, employment, housing, recreation and leisure 
* Creating, producing and distributing the Coffee Break Newsletter (1000 copies) biweekly to over 40 local business in the Parry Sound area 
* Button making for all occasions such as family reunions, elections, events, etc. 
* Community Canvas Paint Night held twice a month  
* Sit & Get Fit Yoga: FREE adaptive/all inclusive yoga class held monthly
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Community Canvas Paint Night: 7 pm - 9 pm * call or check Facebook for scheduled dates 
Sit & Get Fit Yoga: last Thu of every month 1:30 pm-2:30 pm.
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with any disabilities and their families
Application Call or email for more information * Directing Funding application is available on website: www.dfontario.ca
Languages English
Fees None ; Community Canvas Paint Night: $15 for members * $25 non members
Address and Location
Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
70 Isabella St, Unit 117
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1M6
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Isabella St and Beatty Street
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-6996
Toll Free Phone 1-800-634-6828
Fax 705-746-2323
E-Mail tlgould@risercil.ca
Website www.risercil.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/RISE-Resource-Centre-for-Independent-Living-81627102792/?ref=bookmarks
Primary Contact Tammy Gould, Executive Director and Direct Funding Program Coordinator; Phone: ext 101
Alternate Contact Tabitha Stapleton, Bookeeper / Admin; Phone: ext 103; Email: admin@risercil.ca