Equipment Program

The availability of equipment and assistive devices is essential for maintaining your safety, comfort and functioning as a person living with ALS.

The ALS Canada Equipment Program consists of three pillars:

1. Used equipment for loan

2. Funding assistance for leasing of equipment

3. Funding assistance for renting of equipment

The categories of equipment available are:

Mobility devices

  • Walkers
  • Wheelchairs (manual as well as power driven)

Bathroom Aids

  • Commode chair transfer boards
  • Bath lifts and other items


  • Patient transfer lifts (hydraulic, battery powered)
  • Straight stair lifts
  • Ceiling track systems

Miscellaneous equipment

  • Lift chair
  • Hospital beds
  • Pressure relief systems and other items

Communication devices

  • Basic communication devices (financial assistance may be available for ADP elgible communication devices)

To access the ALS Canada Equipment Program, please have your Occupational Therapist complete the application form and submit to Suzanne Bailey or Alexandra Olar by email, mail or Fax. 

ALS Canada
393 University Avenue, Suite 1701
Toronto, ON  M5G 1E6
Toll Free: 1-800-267-4257 | T: 416-497-2267 | F: 416-497-8545 

For more information about the ALS Canada Equipment Program, please review the following: