OFCP Thanks Federated Health Charities for Their Support
The OFCP is proud to be a member of The Federated Health Charities. The Federated Health Charities is a workplace charitable campaign that allows members of the Ontario Public Service (OPS) across Ontario to support up to 16 health charities through payroll deductions, donations and special events. Over the past 28 years, members of the OPS have donated $34.5 million through the Federated Health Charities Campaign, with $2.45-million of this being raised last year! For more information, please visit http://www.federatedhealth.ca
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act - AODA
OFCP's AODA Customer Service Standards Policy
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) became law on June 13, 2005. One of the key areas of focus is customer service. The Customer Service Standard came into force in 2008, with compliance required by January 1, 2012. To obtain a copy of the OFCP's AODA Customer Service Standard Policy please contact us.
As we strive to improve accessibility for our clients with disabilities, we welcome your feedback. Please call the toll free number at 1-877-244-9686 or local number at 416-244-9686. Or you can click here to fill out a form or just send us an email.
Activity Funding Program
The funds for this year's Activity funding program have now been allocated. Please check back mid August for new 2013 - 2014 activity funding application forms.
OFCP - Member of Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC)
To view the NHCC's latest issue of Brain Matters, a newsletter to keep Canadians touched by brain conditions informed about the National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions, please click here.
Dental services at Holland Bloorview
Dental services at Holland Bloorview provide a full range of modern dental services, including, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, oral maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontic, and oral radiology.
The primary role of Holland Bloorview dental services is to provide dental care for children and adolescents, with special needs, under 22 years of age whose treatment is best managed in a multidisciplinary environment. For more information, please visit the Holland Bloorview dental services website.
Holland Bloorview Seeking Volunteers - Updated November 2012
The CIHR Team in Optimal Environments for Severely Disabled Youth at the Bloorview Research Institute (Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital) is looking for youth to volunteer for a research study. The youth should be at least 12 years old. The youth should have Cerebral Palsy and should be capable of walking using a hand-held mobility device OR should use wheeled mobility in all or most places.
The CIHR Team would like to hear how youth experience and are affected by different activity settings.
Our researchers will meet the youth at their home or in their community. Youth will receive a small gift for participating in our study.
If you want to learn more please contact the project coordinator:
Tel: (416) 425-6220 Ext. 3516
Toll Free: 1-800-363-2440 Ext. 3516
Participants Needed for a Study at The U of Western Ontario
Researchers at The University of Western Ontario are conducting a study involving individuals with cerebral palsy aged 14 to 30 years and are looking for participants. A survey package would be mailed out to participants with the questionnaire covering topics such as fatigue, physical activity, pain, level of optimism and mobility. The questionnaire can also be completed online. If you have questions, would like to participate, or know of someone who might like to take part in their study, please contact Laura Brunton at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.