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JDRFC Peel-Halton Chapter

Contact Information
Office Phone 647-613-0870
Toll Free Phone 1-877-287-3533
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Primary Contact Asha Lewis-Isaacs, Senior Development Officer; Email:
Alternate Contact Ivy Law, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 647-789-2037; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1974
Primary Executive Dave Prowten, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Jessica Diniz, Chief Development Officer
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Collaborates with Canadian universities and research institutions to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications
  • charitable funder and advocate for type 1 diabetes research
  • improves the lives of people living with the disease
  • provides complimentary Bag of Hope, which contains a variety of educational and reference materials to help newly diagnosed children and families
  • children under the age of 12 also receive a Rufus or Ruby, the Bear with Diabetes™, designed to help children cope and learn about insulin injections children
  • the Mentor Program provides emotional support, information about diabetes resources, education about what families can do to help find a cure
  • the School Advisory Toolkit offers collaborative methods for educators and parents of children with diabetes to ensure that every child enjoys the best possible school experience
  • volunteer opportunities available
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm (Administration)
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton Region and Peel Region
Eligibility People of all ages with diabetes
Application Not applicable
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Mississauga (Meadowvale Business Park)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
6790 Century Ave, Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L5N 2V8
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Intersection Century Ave and Argentia Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Diabetes ; Volunteer Opportunities
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