Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy

Due to COVID-19 this organization is experiencing closures, with curbside pick-ups suspended until further notice. Contact or visit website before visiting in person.

A non-profit charitable organization dedicated to supporting people with cerebral palsy in Ontario.

OFCP Membershipentitles you to apply to the OFCP for various types of funding, receive OFCP mailouts and newsletters, and vote at General Meetings

Life Enriching Activity Fund (LEAF) provides financial assistance to enrich, enhance, or augment an activity the member currently participates in or is interested in. Guidelines

Assistive Devices Funding provides financial assistance for equipement for individual members of the OFCP. Categories of equipment include: communication and writing/reading aids, orthoric devices, wheelcharis, positioning and ambulation aids, home accessibility aids, bathroom and washroo aids, modifications to electronic aids for daily living

Research Funding provides financial support to applicants conducting research in areas relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment and/or understanding of cerebral palsy. Accepts applications from the fields of biomedicine, health services, and systems research, population studies and clinical research.

Children and Family Services provides support to children with cerebral palsy and their families. This includes referrals for physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, financial resources, and government programs.

System Navigation Support works with individuals to help them find funding for equipment, research, appropriate housing, and attendant care options. Provides connections to social groups and employment supports.

clothing donations OFCP is partnered with Value Village Thrift Stores to raise money for OFCP programs. Clothing can be donated at any Value Village location, in any OFCP donation bin, or you can arrange a pick up at your home.

OFCP Head Office
1630 Lawrence Ave W Suite 104
Toronto, ON
M6L 1C5
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Phone: 519-620-0918
Toll Free: 1-888-238-6327 (Cambridge, Hamilton, and London)

Eligibility

People with cerebral palsy of all ages, their families, caregivers, friends and interested others System Navigation Support is for individuals age 18 and older

Application

No referral required * contact for additional information membershipapplication form LEAFapplication form Assistive Devices Program contact for details Research funding contact to request a guidelines brochure System Navigation Support complete the online request form

Fees

Membership - Minimal fees for membership;

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English;

Primary Contact Person

Cindy DeGraaff, Program Manager

Areas Served

Ontario;

Agency Type

Non Profit