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Non-Governmental Organizations

Canadian Paraplegic Association

The Canadian Paraplegic Association was founded in 1945, and today has a membership of more than 30,000 Canadians with spinal cord injuries and other mobility impairments. The Association aims to provide peer counseling and support, rehabilitation counseling, and employment services and advice. It also undertakes advocacy in communities through local offices, and provides information services for clients, employers and community members.

The CPA Web site has contact information for all local offices across Canada. It also offers a message board, a chat feature, and a classified area for mobility aids.

Canadian Paraplegic Association
1101 Prince of Wales Drive, Suite 203
Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 3W7
Toll Free: 1 (800) 720-4933
Tel: (613) 723-1033
Fax: (613) 723-1060
Email: info@canparaplegic.org
Web site: www.canparaplegic.org