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, Muskoka and Nipissing. 
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 
* Produce and distribute Coffee Break Newsletter biweekly to over 30 business in the Parry Sound area
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Nipissing District ; Parry Sound District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with any disabilities * will help families with younger children if possible
Application Call or email for more information * Directing Funding application is available on website: www.dfontario.ca
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
70 Isabella St, Unit 117
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1M6
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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 riseed@cogeco.net
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: riseadmin@cogeco.net