Ottawa Sun Coverage

Posted Jan. 18th, 2011

Special thanks to Doug Hempstead for not only showing our situation but also showing the reality that families face when a loved one passes away.



Press Release- Jan 13th, 2011

I am contacting you in the hopes that through whatever publicity you may be able to provide, you can help STRIDE Assistance for the Disabled, Inc. recover our  2007 GMC Savana 2500 Cargo Van.  Description – white;  license number 722 5YT; outline of  “V11″ on the driver’s side of the vehicle near the side mirror; a wheelchair lift accessible through the 60/40 right side door; 2 marks on right and 2 marks on left of roof edging where roof rack had been attached (was removed). Continue reading WHEELCHAIR CHARITY has VAN STOLEN

STRIDE Receives $9,000 From The Community Foundation of Ottawa

STRIDE Wheelchairs Plus is pleased to announce that they have received a grant of $9,000 from the Community Foundation of Ottawa. Continue reading STRIDE Receives $9,000 From The Community Foundation of Ottawa

STRIDE Assistance For the Disabled Inc.

Updated Aug. 10, 2015

  • Since 1985 STRIDE Assistance for the Disabled has provided more than $289,937.79 in (cash) grants
  • Grant-in-Kind through the STRIDE Wheelchairs Plus Recycling Depot – $3,348.83

STRIDE Assistance for the Disabled provides limited financial assistance to persons who would otherwise not be able to obtain medical / mobility equipment.

  • Applications for funding must come from Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers and or other Professional Service Providers and must include quotes for the required equipment and other sources of funding being sought;
  • All Applications submitted for funding must be COMPLETE;
  • Applications are brought to our monthly Board meetings which are usually held on the 2nd Monday of the month.  Following the meeting letters will be sent out to the Service Provider who submitted the application, informing them of our decision;
  • Please note that applications for funding may be denied to residents residing in the City of Ottawa if we have the same equipment in stock.
  • Funding is sent directly to the vender after an invoice has been received.  At no time is funding sent to the client. Please note that the clients name and address on the invoice submitted by the vender must be the same as the name  and address on the application.

Health Professionals can get more information or can request an application by contacting STRIDE Assistance For The Disabled at