Nonetheless, I hope some of the information here is useful to you.
Montréal & Québec-based Assistance
- ALS Society Québec
http://www.sla-quebec.ca/en/als_society_of_quebec/mission.phpthere are various forms of financial and material assistance available to you via the ALS Society.
- Montréal Neuro
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital3801 University Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4 Canada
General inquiries: http://www.mni.mcgill.ca/frontpage/
- Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau2275, avenue Laurier Est
Montréal (Québec) H2H 2N8
Téléphone : 514 527-4527
Courriel : firstname.lastname@example.org
- Office des personnes
handicapées du Québec (OPHQ)
500, boul René-Lévesque O, bureau 15.700
( 514 873-3905 ou 1 888 873-3905 )
- Residential Adaptation Assistance Program
Designed to help people with disabilities to perform their everyday activities and remain in their homes for longer. It offers financial assistance to homeowners, covering admissible work carried out to meet the needs of a disabled person.
Financial assistance may be as much as $16,000 per eligible person. In certain specific cases determined by the Société d’habitation du Québec, an additional amount of up to $7,000 may be paid.
General Information & Useful Links
- Disability Tax Credits from the Canadian Revenue Agency
do not forget to apply for your tax credits, this can be a substantial sum of money. Some of these forms will require a doctor's assistance.
- T2201 Disability Tax Credit Certificate
- Patients Like Me http://www.patientslikeme.com/
this is a very useful website for tracking your progress over time, what medications and treatments you are receiving. Also the members in the forum are extremely helpful and friendly.
- Cool Taxi http://www.cooltaxiquebec.ca/en/
A prepaid taxi coupon option. Potentially very useful to help you avoid having to fumble for cash
- Medicum Patient Assistance Program http://www.medicum.ca/eng-main.htm
is to assist Canadian patients in navigating provincial formulary or private insurance barriers so as to fully access needed medications, medical devices or treatments, focusing on the individual patient and acting as a hands-on support resource for patients and their families