Description and Services
Description (Service) Services for people with arthritis

* education
* physiotherapy
* occupational therapy
* social work support
* individual assessment and service
* "Taking Charge Groups" for people with both inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * by appointment only
Dates Year-round
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility People with a confirmed diagnosis of arthritis
Application Call the office or visit the website for a Referral Form
Languages English ; French
Fees None - However cost recovery may be applicable for material used.
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Orthopedic Disabilities ; Medical Social Work ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Pain Management ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Arthritis
Waiting List Yes, 8-12 weeks
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-723-1083 ext 1584
Toll Free Phone 1-800-321-1433 ext 1584
Fax 613-723-1172
Primary Contact Linda Walker, Program Assistant
Alternate Contact Natalie St.Amour, Regional Development Manager; Phone: 613-723-1083 ext 1514; Email:
Primary Executive Philip Ambury, Director, Eastern and Northeastern Ontario; Phone: 613-217-9103; Email:
Alternate Name Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Programs ; Community Development - Health and Wellness Programs
Legal Name The Arthritis Society
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Billings Bridge Plaza
2269 Riverside Dr, Unit 20
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K2
View Google Map
Intersection Bank St and Riverside Dr
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1948
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108071671RR0004
Elections National Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Brochures * disease-specific information
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective professional associations

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