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Organization: RISE: Resource Centre for Independent Living  
Phone Numbers: 705-746-6996
Toll-Free: 1-800-634-6828
Fax: 705-746-2323
70 Isabella St, Unit 117
Parry Sound, ON
P2A 1M6
Intersection: Isabella St and Beatty Street
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Public Contacts: Tammy Gould - Executive Director and Direct Funding Program Coordinator
ext 101
Tabitha Stapleton - Bookeeper / Admin
ext 103 *
Service Description: RISE offers research, information, support, and empowerment to people with disabilities in the Districts of Parry Sound, Muskoka and Nipissing.

Programs include:
  • Direct Funding - Self-Managed Attendant Services Program: Allows people with permanent physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendant services
  • Referrals for individuals to community programs, workshops and other community agencies
  • Group support; a comfortable atmosphere for learning new skills
  • Information for areas such as education, employment, housing, recreation and leisure
  • Produce and distribute Coffee Break Newsletter biweekly to over 30 business in the Parry Sound area

Fees: None
Application: Call or email for more information * Directing Funding application is available on website:
Eligibility / Target Population: Individuals with any disabilities * will help families with younger children if possible
Languages: English
Area Served:
Parry Sound District ; Muskoka District  
See Also: Independent Living Support
Life Skills for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on March 13, 2018

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