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Spinal Cord Injury Alberta


Address

#305, 11010 - 101 Street
Edmonton, AB T5H 4B9 Canada

Phone

780 424-6312

Fax

780 424-6313

800 Number

1-888-654-5444

Email Address

edmonton@sci-ab.ca

Description

Spinal Cord Injury Alberta (formerly the Canadian Paraplegic Association) is a national, non-profit federation of provincial organizations dedicated to helping individuals with spinal cord injuries or other mobility impairments achieve independence, self-reliance, and full community participation. Spinal Cord Injury Alberta was founded in 1945 by a group of World War II veterans affected by paralysis. It currently has 10 provincial divisions and 47 regional offices, and provides services to a membership of more than 30,000 Canadians affected by spinal cord injuries or other mobility impairments. Spinal Cord Injury Alberta's provincial offices provide a variety of programs and services including personal and family counseling; educational and vocational counseling; and employment counseling. Additional services include offering assistance with locating and adapting suitable housing, obtaining equipment and supplies necessary to support independent living, and planning for immediate and future financial needs. The association also implements community advocacy programs that assist in identifying, reducing, and eliminating barriers to affected individuals' participation in the community. In addition, Spinal Cord Injury Alberta offers a variety of educational resources.

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