Canine Companions for Independence

skilledcomp1Mission: To enhance the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

Whom They Help: People around the world with disabilities such as spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, arthritis and cerebral palsy that can be aided physically and emotionally by a service dog.


The Northeast Regional Center –
The Miller Family Campus – is located in Medford, NY

Mailing Address:
Canine Companions for Independence
286 Middle Island Rd.
Medford, NY 11763

Phone: 1- 631-561-0200 or 1-800-572-BARK
Fax: 631-561-0230

What: Provide specially trained dogs to aid with physical tasks, recovery and coping with disabilities, and to assist with those who are hearing impaired.

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