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|Organization / Program Name(s)||Office Phone||Description (Service)||Areas Served|
|Ace Cabs, Collingwood, Accessible Shuttle Service||705-445-3300, follow prompts||Accessible Shuttle Service providing:
* on demand accessible transportation within the Town of Collingwood and Wasaga Beach for wheelchairs, and other accessible mobility transports
* metered payment system similar to a taxi service
* shuttle will go to Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach and Clearview Township
|Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach|
|Assisted Adult Living, Mailing Address, Transportation Services||Transportation provided for older adults in Simcoe County * will travel anywhere within Ontario if schedule permits, for transit needs including:
* medical appointments - will provide full accompaniment as well as documentation
* airport transfers
* family/friend visiting
* shopping and errands
* leisure and social activities
Provides a wheelchair transfer chair for assistance in getting to and from vehicle or for long errands if required.
Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check, upon request * First Aid/CPR with level HCP Certificate * Defensive Driving Certificate * Health & Safety Certification * 18 years transportation operator, with clean Driver's Abstract, references upon request * Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training * continual courses with the Alzheimer's Society and continual workshops and seminars relating to health care throughout the North Muskoka and Simcoe regions
|Ontario - transportation provided from Simcoe County to anywhere required within the Province|
|Barrie. Municipal Office, Barrie - 24 Maple Ave, Specialized Transit||Booking Line and Information: 705-792-5033, press 1
Self Serve Line (use once registered to confirm bookings and make cancellations): 705-737-6949
|Shared public transportation service for persons with disabilities unable to use Barrie Transit's conventional fixed route system, operating 7 days a week * application process required * parallel service hours and fares apply||Barrie|
|Bath Fitter, Barrie||705-733-8827||Customized bathroom renovation products for homes, apartments and commercial properties.
* wheel chair accessible/barrier free showers
* low profile showers for people with mobility issues
* safety grab bars and seats for shower installations
* replacement tubs and showers
* tub liners
* tub to shower conversions
Free in home visits * approved vendor for Veterans Affairs and Easter Seals
|Aurora ; Dufferin County ; Georgina ; Greater Sudbury ; Grey County ; Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Newmarket ; North Bay ; Orangeville ; Sault Ste. Marie - and surrounding area ; Simcoe County ; York Region|
|Central Taxi - Midland, Central Taxi, Wheelchair Van||705-526-2626||Provides wheelchair accessible taxi services locally, to Toronto Airport and other long distance destinations * accommodates one wheel chair and up to two other passengers.||Simcoe North|
|CHATS - Community & Home Assistance to Seniors, Bradford West Gwillimbury||Head Office Aurora: 905-713-6596||Home and community supports and experiences available to older adults and caregivers to assist older adults in living independently, safely and well in their own home.
Programs & Services Include:
* Adult Day Programs
* Assisted Living
* Personal care - bathing, toileting, dressing
* Caregiver Support & Education
* CHATS Phillips Lifeline
* Home Adaptation & Maintenance
* Home at Last
* Homemaking, Personal Care, & Respite
* Meals on Wheels
* Wellness & Diversity Outreach Programs
* Telephone Reassurance
* Tenancy Risk Reduction Service for Seniors
Provides frail seniors, and adults over the age of 18 with a physical or cognitive condition needing a non-medical escort local and long distance drives to medical appointments, central LHIN funded ADP’s, grocery shopping, personal errands and social outings. Priority is given to clients requiring drives to chemotherapy and dialysis appointments etc. and other medical appointments before errands, shopping and outings. Clients are encouraged to call as far in advance as possible to arrange transportation.
|Alliston ; Beeton ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Holland Landing ; Keswick ; Mount Albert ; Pefferlaw ; Sharon ; Sutton ; Tottenham ; Udora (York Region)|
|D-TEK-TION Security Systems, Mobile Service||705-737-4949||Offers a full range of security and safety wireless and/or wired systems for residential, industrial, and commercial applications * provides individuals with their own personal call button or pendant that can be activated in the event of a medical, fire and/or smoke emergency and/or a possible intruder concern, inside or outside of the home
Mobile personal alarm now available * no phone line required with sensitive fall detection signal
|Hammond Transportation, Bracebridge||705-645-5431||Passenger services include motorcoaches, activity buses, minicoaches, adult vans, school and wheelchair buses, limousines and classic vehicles, sedan and chauffeur services, as well as convention and meeting services and group tour planning.
* regular grocery shopping trips for in town seniors
* weekly trips from outlying small communities into Bracebridge and Huntsville
* local bus service to grocery stores
* services to Algonquin Park, Kee to Bala, Casino Rama and Pearson airport
Wheelchair accessible buses are available to charter and to take individuals to appointments. Call for availability and bookings * 3 wheelchair buses, 12 wheelchair spaces, spaces for 30 ambulatory individuals * lift for ambulatory individuals with wheelchairs or walker
|Barrie ; Bracebridge ; Gravenhurst ; Huntsville ; Midland ; Ontario ; Orillia ; Rama|
|Hammond Transportation, Bracebridge, Corridor 11 Bus||705-645-2583 * 705-645-5431 ext 33||Corridor 11 Bus provides daily weekday bus service from Huntsville to Barrie, making stops along the way in Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Washago and Orillia * Seats can be booked by calling ahead or tickets can be purchased directly from driver
Corridor11 Schedule for 2018
|Barrie ; Bracebridge ; Gravenhurst ; Huntsville ; Orillia ; Port Sydney ; Washago|
|Happy at Home Support Services, Barrie, Transportation||705-722-6044||Transportation services to include long distance rides with a driver who stays with you - No wheelchair accessible vehicles
Accompaniment to funerals and weddings for those with cognitive impairment can be arranged. Airport pick-up for seniors
|Barrie ; Collingwood ; Innisfil ; Midland ; Oro-Medonte|
|Happy at Home Support Services, Gravenhurst, Transportation||705-703-9980||Transportation services to include long distance rides with a driver who stays with you - accessible transportation can be arranged
Accompanied transportation to social events ie- weddings * funerals * airport can be arranged for those with cognitive impairment
|Muskoka District ; Rama ; Ramara ; Severn ; Bracebridge * Gravenhurst * Severn Bridge * Washago|
|Happy at Home Support Services, Orillia, Transportation||705-326-9355||Transportation services to include long distance rides with a driver who stays with you - accessible transportation can be arranged.
Accompaniment to weddings and funerals for those with cognitive impairment and airport pick-up can be arranged.
|Orillia and area ; Simcoe North|
|Huntsville. Municipal Office, Huntsville - Mailing Address, Huntsville Transit Service||Customer Service 705-789-1751 * Accessible Transit Bus 705-788-6365 * Specialized Transit Bus 705-788-8118||Huntsville Transit operates on a fixed-schedule * wheelchair accessible bus with seating for 18 passengers, a wheelchair lift and space for one occupied wheelchair at a time * specialized transit bus with seating for 14 people and space for a wheelchair * 24 hour advanced booking required for wheelchair trips. Some flexibility is available for pick-up and drop off points to accommodate service needs.
Schedules and Fares
|Huronia Alarm and Fire Security, Midland Office||705-526-9311 * Monitoring Station 705-527-9311||Services include:
* 24/7 ULC listed monitoring station
* sales and service for: security, fire safety, medical and life safety products
* sells fire extinguishers and suppression systems, including recharging, refilling, and hydrostatic tests for residential, businesses, boats and vehicles, industries and institutions
* audio/video sales, design and installations
* lock, key and safe sales, service and installation with 24/7 emergency call-out assistance available.
|Muskoka District ; Simcoe County|
|Huronia Alarm and Fire Security, Collingwood Office||705-445-4444||24/7 ULC listed monitoring station. Offering residential and commercial sales and service for: security, fire safety, medical alerts and personal emergency alarms, audio/video sales, design and installations. Lock, key and safe sales, service and installation with 24/7 emergency call-out assistance available.||Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Grey County ; Midland ; Wasaga Beach ; Collingwood, Town of Blue Mountains, Stayner|
|Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team (HSVCT), Villa Care Centre, Wheels 4 Wheels||705-526-5566||Volunteers provide a wheelchair accessible transportation service * can accommodate scooters or other assistive devices depending on size||Simcoe North|
|Independent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area, Accessibility Resource Centre||705-737-3263||Accessibility Resource Centre offers information and guidance to Seniors on:
* Vehicle Modifications such as lifts and controls to allow a person with a disability to enter and/or drive
* Accessible Home Renovations including items such as ramps, stair lifts, widening doorways, accessible bathroom facilities
* Assistive Devices such as wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, commodes, hospital beds, lift chairs, grab bars, etc
* Assistance in identifying available funding resources
* Assistive Device Exchange website created to encourage the reuse of assistive devices * people can list equipment they no longer need either for sale or giveaway * people who need equipment can find them at a reduced cost or for free www.assistivedeviceexchange.ca
Independent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
|Muskoka District ; Simcoe County|
|Lifemark Seniors Wellness, Mobile Seating and Mobility Clinics||These clinics are intended to provide walker and manual wheelchair equipment prescriptions to seniors living in the North Simcoe Muskoka (NSM) Local Health Integration Network (LIHN) catchment area * they are open to seniors requiring assessment for a walker/wheelchair and/or wheelchair seating * clinics are held at senior's centers, retirement homes and care facilities across the catchment area * clinics do not include information or service related to power or tilt wheelchairs, custom fabricated seating or scooters||Barrie ; Collingwood ; Huntsville ; Midland ; Orillia|
|March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto||416-425-3463||The Ontario March of Dimes provides programs which assist people with disabilities to lead meaningful and dignified lives, with as much independence as possible, including:
The Conductive Education Program helps people with motor difficulties through a program that blends education and rehabilitation, to improve function, problem solving and self-esteem.
Accessibility Services provide specialized services which enhance personal mobility and provide better community access. The Assistive Devices Program provides some funding for devices such as wheelchairs and walkers. The Home and Vehicle Modification Program map provides financial assistance for modifications to a vehicle and/or a disabled persons home. The individual may need to pay for a portion of the modification, dependent on their income.
The Post-Polio Services offer emotional assistance and support, as well as information and public awareness.
The Stroke Recovery Program assists with reintegration into community and work for stroke survivors, as well as support for the family and caregiver.
Employment Services offer services to help people with disabilities prepare for employment or to return to work.
Recreation and Integration Services provides recreation and leisure, and social activities for people with disabilities.
Attendant Care Services - help with daily activities personal grooming, transferring, dressing, bathing, meals, ventilator and tracheotomy services and more.
For existing consumers, palliative support can be offered when appropriate.
Where funding and resources are available and in conjunction with personal care, help may be available for daily activities such as household management or accompany consumers to medical appointments and special events.
The Branch offices of the organization may only provide a limited number of these services, but the services may still be available through other offices. Phone the Toronto office if specific services are not available through a Branch.
Assistive Devices Program, Intake Centre: email@example.com; Home and Vehicle Modification Program: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aphasia Centre in York/Durham Region for adults with communication disorders due to stroke, brain injury or illness.
Acquired brain injury services, providing support and reactivation programs for those with brain injuries.
Northern Medical Clinics with the medical specialists (see more details on website)
Befriending program for persons with disabilities, volunteers from the community are matched and provide integration and socialization.
Design-ability, matches technically skilled volunteers with individuals who require a special or modified devices for independence.
Through a variety of avenues, Ontario March of Dimes provides vital information to people with disabilities and their caregivers and advocates on issues at all levels of Government. Also provides educational bursaries for Canadian students enrolled in a degree granting conductive education program, the Jonas Salk Award for leading Canadian scientists and the Paul Martin Senior research fellowship.
|March of Dimes Canada, Head Office||416-425-3463 ; 416-425-DIME||Community-based rehabilitation and advocacy * affordable supportive housing for people with physical disabilities
Attendant Care Services -- non-medical assistance with activities of daily living in the home
Assistive Devices Program, 1-866-765-7237 -- financial assistance for adults to purchase or repair devices that increase their mobility and functional independence
Pop can tabs collection program -- proceeds support Assistive Devices Program
Home and Vehicle Modification Program, 1-877-369-4867 or 1-877-369-HVMP -- financial assistance (up to $15,000) for basic home and vehicle modifications for permanent Ontario residents with a substantial impairment expected to last one year or more
Acquired Brain Injury Services -- life skills, communication, community integration, emotional and behavioural support, vocational support, recreation
Rehabilitation -- physical rehabilitation for children and adults with neurological motor disorders or who have had a stroke or brain injury
LIFE (Learning Independence for Future Empowerment) -- life skills workshops, transit training, social and recreational outings for youth
DesignAbility -- skilled volunteers develop assistive aids not available in the marketplace
Recreation and Integration -- accessible group outings, day trips, international travel, residential summer holiday * BeFriending program matches adults with disabilities to volunteers in their area
MODMobility -- group transportation for recreational outings
Post-Polio Canada, 1-800-480-5903 -- peer support groups * information and resources
Stroke Recovery Canada, 1-888-540-6666 -- peer support groups * information and resources
|Midland, Town of., Community Reach, Accessible Transit Service||705-526-4321||Provides an accessible transit service||Midland|
|Northern Communications Helpline, Sudbury, Personal Emergency Response System||705-523-7000||24 hour Personal Medical Alarm which allows seniors and individuals requiring medical assistance or additional security to call for assistance using a help button.
Offers an emergency response button that can be worn on the wrist or neck; also waterproof so it can be worn in the bath or shower. Fall Detection also available.
Provides contact with staff when button is activated.
Assesses whether individual needs professional help, friends or family and sends the appropriate help. Offers a hands-free two-way voice module that can be worn a variety of ways.
Installation may be completed by a technician who comes to the home, sets up the system and demonstrates its use. Simple to self-install and test yourself.
Bilingual dispatchers are available at all times.
Veterans Affairs approved vendor.
|Muskoka District ; Northeastern Ontario ; Parry Sound District|
|Ontario Wheelchair Access & Mobility Equipment||705-327-1261||150,000 products including:
* manual and power wheelchair sales and parts
* bathroom equipment and alterations
* hospital beds and home health care supplies
* In home product assessments
* delivery and provides installation of railings
* grab bars and other mobility aids
* rental equipment available
|Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Orillia and area ; Simcoe County|
|Orillia, City of, Orillia Wheelchair Limousine Service||Schedules/Appointments/Complaints: 705-327-0411 * Admin: 705-325-3975||For those who need the assistance of a wheelchair-accessible vehicle * the O.W.L.S. bus travels within city limits and to Orillia Square Mall * the bus is unable to pull into private driveways * if personal care or assistance required, please arrange for an attendant or companion - attendants do not have to pay a fare * children under 13 who ride without an attendant must be met by an adult at their destination * each O.W.L.S. member is entitled to four round trips, or eight one-way trips per month||Orillia|
|Right at Home Canada, Barrie||705-252-8200||Private home health care, specializing in medical and non-medical supports for seniors and disabled adults needing additional assistance where ever home is for them. Services include but not limited to:
* light housekeeping
* Personal Support Worker (PSW) services
* RPN, RN services
* respite services
* physio and occupational therapists
* meal preparation
* Motor Vehicle Accident Program
* Registered Veterans Provider
|Barrie ; Craighurst ; Innisfil ; Orillia ; Washago ; and surrounding areas|
|Right At Home Canada, Georgian Triangle||705-293-5500||Private home healthcare, specializing in medical and non medical for seniors and disabled adults needing additional assistance where ever home is for them.
Services include but not limited to:
* light housekeeping
* personal support service
* RPN and RN services
* physio and occupational therapists
* meal preparation
* adult respite
* RightConnect365 providing guidance around personal health services and concerns
Approved VAC care provider
|Bala ; Blue Mountains ; Bracebridge ; Georgian Bay Township ; Gravenhurst ; Grey Highlands ; Meaford ; Muskoka Lakes Township ; North West Simcoe ; Northern Bruce Peninsula ; Owen Sound ; Port Severn ; Rosseau ; Simcoe North ; South Bruce Peninsula|
|Secure At Ease (North), Collingwood - First St||705-444-1262||Offers ADT Security * fire alarm systems * sales and service * camera surveillance commercial & residential * security card access * medical alert personal alarm system for senior citizens * 24 hour ULC Listed monitoring||Grey County ; Muskoka District ; Simcoe County|
|SUPERIOR Home Health Care Barrie||705-722-3376||Sales, service, and rental of home health care and mobility products such as manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, rollators, lift chairs, bathtub lifts and grab bars, adjustable beds, hospital beds, bathroom safety products, canes, crutches, van lifts, wheelchair cushions, incontinence supplies and other assistive devices
Provides vehicle modifications
Provide full service home modifications * home modifications include, but are not limited to, supply and installation of stairlifts, porchlifts, elevators, ramps, barrier-free bathrooms, railings, etc
Authorized vendors for Department of Veteran Affairs, Assistive Devices Program (Mobility - Ambulation Aids, Mobility - Seating, Mobility - Wheelchairs), WSIB, OMOD, ODSP and Insurance Companies
SUPERIOR Home Health Care Barrie is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Regularly do presentations and speaking engagements on a wide range of Healthcare Topics
Other Falls Prevention services include:
* information on government funding programs and guiding clients through the healthcare system
* fitness therapy products including dumbbells, pulleys, ankle and wrist weights, exercise bands and tubes, exercise balls and resistance chairs
* in-home falls prevention assessments available
* a variety of products for clients with conditions such as Alzheimer’s or dementia
* medication timers, alarms, reminder devices and professional pillboxes to help clients use medications safely
|Muskoka District ; Simcoe County|
|Top Motion and Mobility||Provide service and products to people who use or require wheelchairs and other mobility devices * ensure that individuals have the most appropriate equipment and provide required maintenance and modifications * over 30 years of experience in engineering, design, rehabilitation, pressure wounds management, education, customer service and other related services including:
* assessments and consultations with free demonstration provided
* pressure mapping diagnostic service for best offloading seating and positioning options
* driving lessons for power wheelchairs and scooters
* mobility safety checks and maintenance plans
* mobility product repairs
* custom adaptations and modifications to seat cushion backs and position supporting accessories
* sale of products including: power and manual custom or standard wheelchairs for adults and children, wheelchair cushions, backs and accessories, electric scooters, walkers, commodes and stair lifts
* pressure wounds prevention service - also offers free educational presentations for pressure ulcers (bed sores) and hands-on information on Pressure Wound Prevention, call or email for details
* provide services by appointment at office or in client's homes