Chronic Pain Association of Canada

Site: Edmonton - National Office - Mailing Address

Service: Information on Living with Chronic Pain

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Contact Information
Office Phone 780-482-6727
Fax 780-435-8758
Primary Contact Barry Ulmer, Executive Director, The Chronic Pain Association of Canada; Phone: (Business) 780-482-6727; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) CPAC is Canada's largest independent, not-for-profit charitable organization serving people affected by pain, through education, information, support advocacy. Their mission is to prevent and relieve unnecessary pain and to improve the quality of life and daily function of people who suffer from pain through education and awareness. 
Provides information on living with chronic pain (including fibromyalgia) 
* offers coping skills for family members to better understand and accept the change in lifestyle associated with chronic pain  
* works with professionals to create change within medical teaching facilities in the area of pain treatment and pain management  
* informs appropriate governmental agencies about the need for health change in this area of medicine  
* does NOT provide referrals to physicians 
*CPAC's services and programs include: their website; a nationwide support group network; patient access to information, services and patient education brochures. 
Support Group Listings in Canada: Click Here
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Meetings Support groups meet at various times, call for date, time and location
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Persons coping with chronic pain
Application * Referrals accepted 
* Self referral
Languages English
Fees Membership
Agency Information
Established 1986
Primary Executive Barry Ulmer, Executive Director; Phone: 780-482-6727; Fax: 780-435-8758; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Elections Annually November
Site Information
Located In Community Edmonton
Address & Map
Edmonton, AB
Mailing Address c/o Chronic Pain Association of Canada 
Box 66017 
Heritage Postal Station 
Edmonton, AB T6J 6T4
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical location
Other Details
Print Material Informational articles and pamphlets about chronic pain

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