Get involved

Whether you have an hour or it’s your life’s ambition to volunteer, we need you! Volunteers are the foundation of our organization. You support our governance and leadership, to deliver programs and services, raise funds and awareness. We have volunteer positions for those interested in fundraising, mentoring, providing individual support (for all ages), presenting events, and being on our board, If you want to help, we want you on our team.

Please complete our “Introduce Yourself Getting Involved Form” so we can learn a bit more about you and your talents and areas of interest. We also encourage you to take a look at our DIY Guide of Fundraising Ideas.

Thank you for your getting involved with Hydrocephalus Canada.

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    For additional information about volunteering with Hydrocephalus Canada, please contact us at [email protected] or 800-387-1575.

    Thank you for wanting to support Hydrocephalus Canada. Donations are be directed to support vital education, awareness and support programs or research. All gifts receive an official tax receipt for income tax purposes. Every dollar makes a difference.

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    Make a Donation

    Call us Mon – Fri between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 800-387-1575 or 416-214-1056

    Mail us your donation form along with your cheque made payable to Hydrocephalus Canada to:
    16 Four Seasons Place, Suite 111
    Toronto, ON M9B 6E5
    You can also fax your completed donation form to us at 416-214-1446

    Become a Member of Hydrocephalus Canada


    When you join Hydrocephalus Canada, you become part of a family united by a common cause. Membership is available to youth, adults, parents or families of individuals living with hydrocephalus and/or spina bifida anywhere in Canada. Membership is also open to professionals in the healthcare, education and social services field.

    Keep the commitment alive in your community.  Join today using the application form at the bottom of this page.

    Benefits:

    • Up-to-date information on hydrocephalus and spina bifida through our library/resource centre, researched information and educational seminars
    • Complimentary publications and information sheets that provide the latest information about hydrocephalus and spina bifida as well as current events happening in your community
    • Support for parents, adults and youth is available through our toll-free help line and on-line community forum
    • Opportunity to have your say and vote at the Annual General Meeting or become a member of the Board of Directors
    • Scholarships and bursaries that are available for students of any age with hydrocephalus and/or spina bifida
    • Opportunity to volunteer your time and energy to help provide programs, services and awareness for Hydrocephalus Canada…and much more

    Your membership contribution is used to support the following programs and services in your community:

    • Toll-free telephone line to access support and information
    • Support programs for: Parents, Youth, Adults
    • Scholarship programs
    • Research program
    • Library and resource centre
    • Information materials
    • “Teaching Awareness Through Puppetry” awareness program
    • Workshops and conferences
    • Special Education Advisory Committee Representatives ( SEAC )
    • Advocacy on a variety of issues and concerns
    • Folic Acid “It’s Never Too Early” Awareness Campaign
    • Public awareness materials and programs such as Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Awareness Month in June!

    If you would like to become a member of Hydrocephalus Canada, just download a Membership Form, fill it out and mail it back to us at:

    16 Four Seasons Place
    Suite 111
    Toronto, On
    M9B 6E5

    Alternatively, you can contact the Association by email at [email protected] or call toll-free at 800-387-1575 and we will be happy to assist you with your membership application.Membership Form