Manual Wheelchairs (manual tilt)

Please note we require our Manual Wheelchair Request Form to be completed by an Occupational Therapist

Brands (common):

  • Concept 45
  • Quickie
  • AMS
  • T-Fuse 20 and or 50

The following information is required from your Occupational Therapist and is required prior to booking an appointment:

  • 1st and 2nd brand choice of chair;
  • Seat width (cushion from side to side);
  • Seat Depth (cushion from front to back);
  • Seat height (floor to seat pan and floor to top of cushion);
  • Type of back along with the width and height; (1st and 2nd brand choices)
  • Head rest
  • Type of seat and thickness; (1st and 2nd brand choices)
  • Size of wheels,  size of front casters;
  • Type of leg rests;
  • With or without calf pad;
  • Type of seat belt;

Please note there is an additional fee for the following:

  • Certain cushions and or backs
  • Padded tray;
  • Delivery;

Please note:

  • Monthly, interest-free payment plans are available.


Manual Wheelchairs


Please Note That Appointments Are Required

*Deposit is required for this item and will be applied to the cost of the chair*

We carry a variety of manual wheelchairs including;

Transport wheelchairs 

  • These chairs tend to have 4 x 8″ solid wheels
  • Nylon back and seat upholstery
  • Non removable arms
  • There is an additional charge for removable arms, 12″ rear wheels with companion brakes, combo transport wheelchairs which have removable 24″ wheels

Basic Emergency Room Wheelchair;

  • Vinyl seat and back, non removable arms and standard leg rests (non elevating)
  • An extra fee is charged if this chair has removable arms and or elevating leg rests

The following information is required for all other manual wheelchairs.

  • First and second choices of wheelchairs (Cat 2 or 3 and names ie Quickie, Litestream, Hellio etc)
  • Seat width (seat rail to rail & between the armrests);
  • Seat height (floor to seat rails and finished height);
  • Seat depth (front to back) (please include dump);
  • Type of leg rests – (standard, hemi or semi-height, and 1st and 2nd choice of hanger degree)
  • Height of canes (handles);
  • Rear wheel (size, rim type, hand rim type) Please let us know if size or type are important
  • Front caster wheel size (size, type and rim type)

Back and Cushions

First and second choice of back types

  • (example – Tension adjustable, FM Basic etc)
  • Height of back from seat;

First and second choice of cushion;

  • (examples – Prism Supreme II, Jay Solution, High or Low Profile ROHO etc…)

Other important information needed

  • We will need to know if a formal quote is required
  • If delivery is required
  • If client can come into the Depot to try the chair

Please note that we DO NOT rent, loan or provide equipment on a trial basis

Please contact STRIDE for price and availability

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


Hours of Operation


Please Note That Appointments Are Required

For Viewing, Dropping off Or Picking Up Equipment

Our regular hours are

  • Tues. 10:00 – 3:30 (appointments are booked between 10:30 and 2:30)
  • Thurs. 10:00 – 3:30 (appointments are booked between 12:00 and 2:30)
  • Sat. 10:00 – 2:00 (appointments are booked between 11:0 and 2:00)

Please note that we are closed on long weekends!