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Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW

Phone: 1800 011 041 (Information Line); 02 9857 3300

Fax: 02 9857 3399

Location: Suite 1.15, 32 Delhi Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Mail: Locked Bag 2216, North Ryde NSW 1670

Email:

Web: www.arthritisnsw.org.au

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Description: non-government health charity seeking to improve the lives of those affected by arthritis, osteoporosis and other musculoskeletal conditions. Services include Support, Education and Events. Support is provided through an InfoLine, Membership, Support Groups and Branches throughout NSW. Warm Water Exercise Classes operate in the Sydney Metro area. Education services involves Seminars, Webinars, Community Awareness Sessions, Osteoarthritis of the Knee (OAK) Program and a monthly eNewsletter. There are two camps run annually that provide children who have juvenile arthritis an opportunity to participate in fun and educational activities, in a safe and supportive environment, without fear of being different. Camp Twinkletoes provides an educational program for parents of children aged 0 to 8 years, with activities for the kids and their siblings. Camp Footloose is an educational sport and recreation camp for children and young people with juvenile arthritis for ages 9 to 18 years.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Fees: For membership and services

Disability Access: Yes (parking, lift, accessible toilet)

Area Served: NSW

Volunteering Note: This service welcomes volunteer assistance. Contact Volunteer Coordinator on 02 9857 3300 or volunteers@arthritisnsw.org.au for further details.

Keywords: Children and Families; People with a Disability; Youth; Arthritis; Community Education; Health Education; Hydrotherapy; Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis; Osteoporosis; Pagets Disease; Newspapers and Printed Publications; Support Groups; Office Work Volunteers; Camping; Registered Charity

Alternative Names: Osteoporosis Society of NSW

© IDEAS [1471] Last Full Review: 7Sep18

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