Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program

War Amps, The

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Description
Provides child amputees with financial assistance for artificial limbs and peer support.

Service offers:

  • funding for standard and specialized artificial limbs and devices, as well as ongoing adjustments and repairs
  • financial assistance towards the cost of travel to and from prosthetic centres
  • connecting child amputees and their families with others who understand the experience of living with amputation
  • older members of the CHAMP Program (Junior Counsellors) who provide peer support and guidance to younger amputees and their families
  • funding for assistive devices for children with multiple amputations to help with independence
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • children younger than 18 years old
  • children born missing a limb(s)
  • children who lost a limb due to an accident or medical causes
  • families of child amputees
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service visit website for details.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
1-800-267-4023
Telephone
1-800-250-3030 (customer service)
Telephone
613-731-3821
Web Site
http://www.waramps.ca
Email
champ@waramps.ca
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 19, 2023
Address
2827 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1V 0C4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM