Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides
|Record #: HDC2953||Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020||Last Full Update: 17 Jul 2020|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-768-3030|
|Primary Contact||Sandy Turney, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2891 ext 224; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Maria Galindo, Communications Manager; Phone: 905-842-2891 ext 298; Email: email@example.com|
|Description & Services|
|Description of service(s)||Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides (LFCDG) is a national charity. Its mission is to provide service to Canadians with a medical or physical disability in the areas of mobility, safety and independence.
Since 1983, Lions Foundation of Canada has operated Dog Guides Canada to provide specially trained Dog Guides to more than 1,700 men, women and children from coast to coast. In addition to training Dog Guides for people who are blind or visually impaired, LFCDG also trains Dog Guides to meet the needs of Canadians with hearing and other medical or physical disabilities.
All Dog Guides and required training, including transportation and accommodation, are provided at no cost to qualified applicants. Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides does not receive any government support and relies on the support of fundraising events and donations from service clubs, corporations, foundations and individuals across the country.
|Hours||Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Dates Program is Offered||All Year|
|Eligibility||Canadians with physical and medical disabilities. No ages restriction.|
|Application||Available on our website: www.dogguides.com|
|Languages||English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL)|
|Located In Community||Oakville|
|Address & Map||
152 Wilson St
Oakville, ON L6K 0G6
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|Intersection||Kerr St and Rebecca St|
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***|
|Service Level||(30) Provincial Government ; (50) Non Profit|
|Print Material||Brochures (both French and English)|
|Service Categories||Service Animal Purchase Assistance|