Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-842-2891
Toll Free Phone 1-800-768-3030
TTY Phone 905-842-1585
Fax 905-842-3373
E-Mail info@dogguides.com
Website www.dogguides.com
Primary Contact Sandy Turney, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2891 ext 224; Email: sandyturney@dogguides.com
Alternate Contact Maria Galindo, Communications Manager; Phone: 905-842-2891 ext 298; Email: mgalindo@dogguides.com
Description & Services
Description of service(s) Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides (LFCDG) is a national charity. Its mission is to provide service to Canadians with a medical or physical disability in the areas of mobility, safety and independence. 
 
Since 1983, Lions Foundation of Canada has operated Dog Guides Canada to provide specially trained Dog Guides to more than 1,700 men, women and children from coast to coast. In addition to training Dog Guides for people who are blind or visually impaired, LFCDG also trains Dog Guides to meet the needs of Canadians with hearing and other medical or physical disabilities. 
 
All Dog Guides and required training, including transportation and accommodation, are provided at no cost to qualified applicants. Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides does not receive any government support and relies on the support of fundraising events and donations from service clubs, corporations, foundations and individuals across the country.
Hours Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Program is Offered All Year
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Canadians with physical and medical disabilities. No ages restriction.
Application Available on our website: www.dogguides.com
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Location information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
152 Wilson St
Oakville, ON L6K 0G6
 
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Intersection Kerr St and Rebecca St
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (30) Provincial Government ; (50) Non Profit
Print Material Brochures (both French and English)
Subjects
Service Categories Service Animal Purchase Assistance

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