Become a Member

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When you join SB&H, you become part of a family united by a common cause. Membership is available to youth, adults, parents or families of individuals living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. 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 spina bifida and hydrocephalus through our library/resource centre, researched information and educational seminars
  • Complimentary publications such as our CURRENT Magazine that provides the latest information about spina bifida and hydrocephalus 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 spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus
  • Opportunity to volunteer your time and energy to help provide programs, services and awareness for the Association ...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
  • "Kids on the Block" 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 SB&H, just download a Membership Form, fill it out and mail it back to us. Alternatively, you can contact the Association by email at provincial@sbhao.on.ca or call toll-free at 800-387-1575 and we will be happy to assist you with your membership application.