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206 Mount Scio Rd, St. John’s, NL, A1B 4L5

Twitter: @EasterSealsNL        Toll Free: 1-888-601-6767              Fax: (709) 754-1398

Email: info@eastersealsnl.ca   Website: www.eastersealsnl.ca Tel: (709) 754-1399

Facebook: @EasterSealsNL

Mandate: To maximize the abilities and enhance the lives of children and youth with physical disabilities through recreational, social and other therapeutic programs, direct assistance, education and advocacy.

Target population: Children and youth with physical disabilities and their families

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Recreational Therapy: Easter Seals kids experience summer camps, sailing, skiing, sledge hockey, sea kayaking, rock climbing and much more. The activities not only help the children build confidence, physical strength and self-esteem, but allow them to just have fun.
  • Direct Assistance: Helps families deal with the financial challenges they face. Wheelchairs, walkers, strollers, ramps, specialized computers, home adaptation devices, bikes, sleds and more … all given to families through the Equipment Exchange, Ramps for Kids and Direct Assistance Programs.
  • Skills Development and Education: Helps children as they get older and make their transition from school to the workforce. Provides lifestyle skills, vocational training, and paid work placements.
  • Advocacy: Easter Seals advocates for children with physical disabilities each year.
  • The Easter Seals Foundation offers a variety of recreational activities and events, such as:
    • Sledge Hockey
    • Wheelchair Basketball
    • Boccia
    • Let’s Get Active
    • Creative Expressions Music Program
    • Swimming
    • Climbing Wall
    • Target Shooting
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