March of Dimes Canada - Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay Office

Service: March of Dimes Assistive Devices Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Assists individuals to buy, repair and maintain a wide variety of mobility or assistive equipment (including wheelchairs) 
  • Provides contact information or resources to help individuals find alternate funding sources, if available 
  • Assist with obtaining funding from local service groups through partnerships with other organizations
Funding is provided for devices that: 
  • Help adults live safely and independently in their homes 
  • Allow for discharge from a hospital or rehabilitation centre 
  • Help avoid job loss 
  • Support opportunities for participation in educational, developmental and community activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
  • Must have an ongoing physical limitation that requires the use of an assistive device 
  • Must meet the income requirements
Devices not eligible for funding 
  • Hearing aids/vision aids 
  • Urinary/ostomy/colostomy supplies 
  • Prosthetic devices 
  • Computers, except as part of Augmentative Communications Aid for face-to-face 
    communication devices for non-verbal adults or environmental controls 
  • Devices for exercise purposes 
  • Devices for treatment or prevention purposes (e.g. bath lift/lift chairs for the sole purpose 
    of relieving swelling or managing pain) 
  • Foot Orthotics other than part of an ankle foot orthosis, knee ankle foot orthosis or custom 
    molded footwear for individuals with severe foot deformities (eg. club foot or claw foot) 
  • Home renovations 
  • Special recreation and leisure devices 
  • Hospital beds and mattresses 
  • Ramps (except suitcase or threshold ramps) 
  • Lift chairs
Application Mail completed application with documentation to: 
March of Dimes 
Assistive Devices Program 
291 King Street, 3rd Floor 
London, Ontario N6B 1R8 
Or fax it to: 519-432-4923, Attention:ADP
Note: There is someone available in the Thunder Bay office to assist with filling out the forms
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-6595
Toll Free Phone 1-800-335-0715
Fax 807-345-7086
Primary Executive Todd Kennedy, Regional Development Manager; Phone: 807-345-6595 ext 105; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 237 Camelot St
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4B2
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Intersection Camelot St and Court St
Mailing Address c/o March of Dimes - Assistive Devices Program 
291 King, 3rd Fl 
London, ON N6B 1R8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Funding Donations ; United Way