Muscular Dystrophy Community Services Program

Provided by: Muscular Dystrophy Canada (aka MDC)

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Contact Details

Toll-Free:
1-800-567-2873
Across Canada

Email:
info@muscle.ca

Website:
https://muscle.ca

Service Description

A local fund intended to financially complement the existing regional services program and allow for some flexibility through the local Chapter.

Provides financial assistance for the purchase of medical equipment or to support such needs as medical travel, respite care, adapted recreation programs, and therapies including:

  • Respite services for caregivers
  • Attendant services
  • Fees for formal adapted recreational programs, including summer camp
  • Massage therapy, including insurance co-pay
  • Physiotherapy, including insurance co-pay
  • Life Line services
  • Travel for medical appointments, including participation in clinical trials
  • Home renovations related to accessibility
  • Vehicle modification
  • Payment for road re-testing for PWNMD after vehicle mod takes place
  • Adaptive technologies therapeutic tools (i.e., specialized cutlery)
  • Foot services provided by a podiatrist or nurse
  • Environmental control units
  • Equipment repair and batteries
  • Travel and registration support to attend a conference/symposium that will benefit the quality of life of the individual with a neuromuscular disorder
  • Service fee for vendor to assess equipment installation and/or inspection of equipment

Eligibility

People with muscular dystrophy who are registered clients of Muscular Dystrophy Canada and a member of a community volunteer chapter

Service Info

Service Website:
http://www.muscle.ca/we-can-help/financial-assistance/community-services-fund

Application Process:
Contact for more information

Documents Required:
Completed application

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia * New Brunswick * Prince Edward Island * Newfoundland and Labrador

Locations

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Atlantic Canada Region
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0M7

TollFree:
1-800-567-2873
Across Canada

Website:
https://muscle.ca

Email:
info@muscle.ca

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

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Muscular Dystrophy Canada (aka MDC)

Address:
Atlantic Canada Region
50 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 120
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0M7

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Mailing Address:
Atlantic Canada Region
50 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 120
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0M7

Site Info

Toll-Free:
1-800-567-2873
Across Canada

Email:
info@muscle.ca

Website:
https://muscle.ca

Site Hours:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:

8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia * New Brunswick * Prince Edward Island * Newfoundland and Labrador

Service Info

Service Website:
http://www.muscle.ca/we-can-help/financial-assistance/community-services-fund

Application Process:
Contact for more information

Documents Required:
Completed application

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia * New Brunswick * Prince Edward Island * Newfoundland and Labrador

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