Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division

Record Details
Office Phone 416-979-7228
Toll Free Phone 1-800-321-1433
Fax 416-979-8366
Funding Donations ; Private ; Provinical - MHLTC
Description (Service) Funds and promotes arthritis education, research-based solutions and community-based support

Education, programs and support to people living with arthritis

Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program: Community-based rehabilitation program * physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers available * individual consultation and group education sessions * topics may include:
  • dealing with pain
  • arthritis medications
  • exercises to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness
  • new ways to be active and minimize stress on joints
  • coping with the emotional impact of arthritis
  • self-management strategies

Support and Self Management Programs:

Chronic Pain Management Workshops - 2 hour course on pain management * participants learn new information and skills, discuss ideas and share experiences with others that have chronic pain or care about people who live with chronic pain

Online self-management courses - E-learning programs, including "Mental Health and Well Being" and "Overcoming Fatigue"

Support for Childhood Arthritis - Resources to help families live better with childhood arthritis * includes: Childhood Arthritis Backpack Program, Arthritis Camps, Family Day (Project THRIVE), MediKidz Online, other resources

Flourish - Online health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories aimed to help you move through life with arthritis
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * services by appointment
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility People of all ages with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families/parents
Application Self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis * see referral form or call office
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Site Location Toronto (Old Toronto)
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
393 University Ave, Suite 1700
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
Intersection University Ave and Dundas St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Arthritis ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Arthritis ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Arthritis ; Internet Information Resources ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ; School Supplies ~ Arthritis ; Special Events ~ Arthritis ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Arthritis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Arthritis
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