AWISH – Arthritis West Island Self Help Association – Arthritis management

AWISH – Arthritis West Island Self Help Association – Arthritis management
Name of Organization – Program or Service:
AWISH – Arthritis West Island Self Help Association – Arthritis management
Category:
Program or Service Description:
Interactive 5-session course where one learns how to manage the problems related to a chronic disease such as arthritis. Participants are encouraged to share their experience, coping skills and ideas.
Age group:
18-34 (young adult), 35-64 (adult), 65+(senior)
Fees:
None
Schedule:
April and May
Territory Served:
Baie d’Urfé, Beaconsfield, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Île Bizard/ Ste. Geneviève, Kirkland, Pierrefonds/ Roxboro, Pointe-Claire, Senneville, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Languages:
English
Address:
640 Lakeshore, Dorval, Québec H9S 2B6
Phone:
(514) 631-3288
Funding Source:
Donations
Volunteering Opportunities:
Yes
Organization’s Mission:
The mission of AWISH is to help people with arthritis and associated chronic pain achieve a better quality of life by providing the much-needed tools and support through qualified instructors and empathetic volunteers.
Program or Service Details:
Arthritis management course; Arthritis/chronic pain exercise classes; (days/evenings); Support groups; Outreach presentations; Free info sessions and conferences