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Alternate Name OCR
Legal Name Tetra Society of North America
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Vancouver
Address & Map
The Old BC Electric Building
425 Carrall St, Suite 318
Vancouver, BC V6B 6E3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meter
Description and Services
Description (Service) Recruits skilled technical volunteers to create customized assistive devices for adults and children with disabilities to help overcome accessibility and independence challenges * volunteer opportunities
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Boundaries Canada and the United States
Eligibility To get a device: no restrictions * people living with a disability 
Volunteers: individuals 19 and older * engineering or handyman skills and an aptitude to design and build unique devices
Application To get a device: call the toll free number or or visit the website and complete the Request for Assistance form * to find the closest chapter: call the toll-free number or visit the website * to become a volunteer: see the postings on the website
Languages English
Fees None - service, out-of-pocket expenses (materials and mileage) of volunteers are reimbursed by the client where possible
Service Categories Assistive Technology Equipment Custom Design/Fabrication ; Mobility Aids ; Prosthetics/Orthotics/Seating ; Recreational Aids ; Volunteer Opportunities
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-877-688-8762
Fax 604-688-6463
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Eric Molendyk, National Program Coordinator; Phone: 1-604-688-6464 ext 117
Primary Executive Ruby Ng, Executive Director; Phone: 604-688-6464 ext 103
Alternate Executive David Fong; Phone: 604-688-6464 ext 102; Email:
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 140435108 RR0001
Print Material General brochure * Gizmo newsletter
Resources Website

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