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|Organization / Program Name(s)||Description - Short||Service Categories||Areas Served|
|Legal Help, How to find||This record is an overview of how to find legal services, free consultation, and legal help for people with low income, information on wills and Powers of Attorney, and is also an index to other relat ... [More]||General Legal Aid ; Private Law Practices||Burlington|
|211Halton||An information and referral service that helps you find the right community and social services in Halton Region.
Dial 211 to ask about:
* health services & supports
* financial & social assista ... [More]
|211 Systems||Halton Region|
|AboutFace||A charitable organization working to provide emotional and social support, resources and educational programs for people with facial differences and their families. Members include those born with a f ... [More]||Body Image Education ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements||Canada ; International ; Oakville ; Ontario|
|Adoption Council of Ontario||A non-profit charitable organization formed by representatives of the adoption community. The Board of Directors and general membership represent all aspects of adoption including birth parents, adopt ... [More]||Adoption Counselling and Support ; Adoption Information||Ontario|
|ALS Canada||Provides support to ALS patients and their families * raises funds for ALS activities and scientific research in order to eradicate this disease * increases public awareness and understanding of ALS, ... [More]||Disease/Disability Information ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis||Ontario|
|Alzheimer Society Peel||Offers multiple services for both the individual with dementia and their families.
Programs and services include:
counselling * support groups * Medic Alert Safely Home (wandering person) registry ... [More]
|Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Dementia ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Dementia ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Dementia ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Dementia ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Dementia ; Missing Persons Location Assistance ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Missing Persons Location Assistance ~ Dementia||Halton Region - those areas served by the Mississauga Halton LHIN ; Peel Region|
|Asthma Society of Canada||Provides age appropriate asthma information, education, management tools and support programs for Canadians with asthma and supports research that will result in an improved understanding of consumer ... [More]||Disease/Disability Information ~ Asthma ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Asthma||Canada|
|Autism Ontario, ABACUS, Spirale and Calypso websites||The nonprofit organization Autism Ontario provides three websites for parents and caregivers of people with autism. Spirale website Nonprofit website that provides parents and caregivers with a source ... [More]||Autism Therapy ; Websites ~ Autism||Ontario|
|Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton||A volunteer based community group of professionals and volunteers offering assistance and information to survivors of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), their families and support network. They work to pro ... [More]||Adult Respite Care ~ Acquired Brain Injuries ; Disability Associations ~ Acquired Brain Injuries||Halton Region ; Peel Region|
|Bridging the Gap||Nonprofit community-based program serving youth ages 16 to 24, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
* confidential service * family members not informed when youth seek assistance
Provide ... [More]
|Case/Care Management ~ Young Adults ; Housing Search and Information ~ Young Adults ; Outreach Programs ~ Young Adults ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Young Adults ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Young Adults ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Young Adults||Halton Region|
|Burlington. City Information Packages||A customized information package will be mailed out to prospective newcomers to the city.||Neighbourhood Welcoming Services||Burlington|
|Burlington Public Library, Aldershot Branch||Branch provides access to information and resources to enrich, inform and educate the Burlington Community
1. Collections of popular fiction and non-fiction titles, local newspap ... [More]
|Meeting Space ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Libraries||Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)|
|Burlington Public Library, Central Library||Enriches, informs and educates the Burlington community. Collections: Popular fiction and non-fiction * multilingual * newspapers * CDs * DVDs * books on CD * CD-ROMs for genealogy * electronic games ... [More]||Computer and Related Technology Classes ; Meeting Space ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Libraries||Burlington|
|Canada. Canada Business Ontario||Provides access to accurate, timely and relevant information on federal and provincial business-related programs, services and regulations.
* financial assistance
* licences and p ... [More]
|Business Assistance Centres||Ontario|
|Canada. Parliament of Canada, Information Service||The federal legislative branch of Canada. Formally, the body consists of the governor general, the Senate, and the House of Commons, each element having its own officers and organization.
Staff wil ... [More]
|Federal Government Information Lines||Canada|
|Canada. Service Canada, 1 800 O-Canada||Offers single-window access to a wide range of Government of Canada programs and services for citizens through more than 600 points of service located across the country, call centres, and online.
|Federal Government Information Lines||Canada|
|Canada. Service Canada, Benefits Finder||An online service that allows you to customize your search for any federal or provincial benefits you may be eligible to receive in one convenient location.
* through a limited number of questions ... [More]
|Federal Government Information Lines ; Provincial Government Information Lines||Canada|
|Canadian Cancer Society, Hamilton Unit, Cancer Information Service||* national, bilingual, toll-free service available to cancer patients, their families, the general public and healthcare professionals
* information specialists provide clear and understandable inf ... [More]
|Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer||Canada|
|Canadian Centre for Information on Missing Adults||An online resource that acts as an information and referral centre for Canadian families and friends of missing adults (age 18 or older at the time of the disappearance).
* provides families with p ... [More]
|Missing Persons Location Assistance ~ Adults||Canada|
|Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths||A foundation dedicated to solving the mystery of sudden and unexpected infant deaths, and to the emotional support of those who are affected.
* promote and support high quality and innovative rese ... [More]
|Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ; Bereavement Counselling ~ Sudden Infant Death Syndrome||Canada|
|Canadian Hearing Society, Peel/Halton/Dufferin Office||* a not-for-profit agency and provider of services, products, and information for people who are culturally deaf, orally deaf, deafened and hard of hearing
Audiology services: hearing tests * hear ... [More]
|Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Hearing Loss ; Career Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Disability Associations ~ Hearing Loss ; English as a Second Language ~ Hearing Loss ; Hearing Augmentation Aids ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction||Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region|
|Canadian Mental Health Association, Halton Region Branch, Head Office||Offers programs to people affected by mental illness and promotes mental health in the community.
Services include: Community Support Programs Case Management:
* clients are supported with their g ... [More]
|Community Mental Health Agencies ; Correctional Services ~ Mental Health Issues ; Mental Health Associations ; Mental Health Drop In Centres ; Mental Health Hotlines ; Mental Health Related Support Groups||Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville|
|Centre for Addiction and Mental Health||Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.
Services and programs include:
* Addictio ... [More]
|Central Intake/Assessment for Psychiatric Services ; Clinical Psychiatric Evaluation ; Community Mental Health Agencies ; Geriatric Psychiatry ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ; Psychiatric Case Management ; Psychiatric Emergency Room Care ; Psychiatric Inpatient Units||Ontario|
|Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, CAMH Information Desk||A service providing factual information by e-mail, telephone, online and in person.
* assists the public in accessing CAMH mental health and addiction services, information and programs in Ontario ... [More]
|Central Intake/Assessment for Psychiatric Services ; Clinical Psychiatric Evaluation ; Community Mental Health Agencies ; Psychiatric Case Management ; Psychiatric Emergency Room Care ; Psychiatric Inpatient Units||Ontario|
|Centre for Education and Training, Newcomer Information Centre, Oakville Location||* information and referral to community and government programs and services
* information sessions for internationally trained professionals by regulatory bodies
* free Commissioner of Oath servi ... [More]
|Computer and Related Technology Classes ~ Older Adults ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant Settlement Services ; Labour Market Information ; Refugee Resettlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues||Halton Region|
|Community Care Access Centre, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant, Burlington Branch Office||Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) are the local point of access to community-based health care services. CCAC's work in partnership with clients, families, care providers, hospitals, long-term car ... [More]||Adult Respite Care ; Case/Care Management ; Home Health Care ; Long Term Care Coordination Centres ; Palliative Care ; School Health Programs||Burlington ; Burlington Branch serves the Burlington area of Halton Region * other Branch offices of Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant CCAC are located in Hamilton, St. Catharines, Simcoe and Brantford * head office in Brantford|
|Community Information Partners Peel Database||Information available about social, health, community and government services for the people in Peel Region. Several online directories are available to the public including a directory for services i ... [More]||Comprehensive Information and Referral||Peel Region|
|ConnexOntario Health Services Information||Provides information to improve access to alcohol, drug, and gambling treatment services, and mental health services and supports for the people of Ontario. They also support the development of an eff ... [More]||Specialized Information and Referral ~ Mental Health Issues ~ Substance Abuse Issues||Ontario|
|ConnexOntario Health Services Information, Drug and Alcohol Helpline||A free, anonymous, and confidential information and referral service that provides callers with up-to-date information about drug and alcohol treatment programs in Ontario, and has information on avai ... [More]||Specialized Information and Referral ~ Substance Abuse Issues||Ontario|
|ConnexOntario Health Services Information, Mental Health Helpline||Offers Ontarians free, confidential, and anonymous 24/7 access to information about mental health services across the province via toll-free telephone, email, or web chat.
* allows consumers, the ... [More]
|Specialized Information and Referral ~ Mental Health Issues||Ontario|
|Disability Information Service Helpline||A free, confidential phone service providing information, referral, and informal counselling.
* provides one-stop access to information about community programs and services for persons with disabili ... [More]
|Specialized Information and Referral ~ Multiple Disabilities||Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)|
|Doctors Accepting New Patients in Halton||To find a doctor accepting new patients in Halton:
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care has created a service to help you find a family doctor: Health Care Connect .
For the names o ... [More]
|Physician Referrals||Halton Region|
|East Wellington Community Services, Rockwood Office||Provides a wide range of support services for seniors in this rural area.
* support services for seniors * transportation program * friendly visiting * workshops * clothing thrift shop * inter-gene ... [More]
|Adult Day Programs ; Drop In Centres ~ Older Adults ; Senior Ride Programs||Guelph-Eramosa ; Halton North ; Wellington County - (east Wellington)|
|Family Mental Health Support Network for Hamilton and Halton||A resource centre that provides callers with information concerning:
* mental health support and self-help groups
* community services and programs
* mental health advocacy initiatives
* fam ... [More]
|Specialized Information and Referral ~ Mental Health Issues ; Support Group Clearinghouses ~ Mental Health Issues||Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)|
|Findhelp Information Services, 211 Toronto||Comprehensive information and referral services * Contact Centre services * software, web site and database development * consultation and training * partnership and standards development * electronic ... [More]||Comprehensive Information and Referral||Ontario|
|Flamborough Information and Community Services||A non-profit charity providing local community service information.
* information and referral
* income tax clinics
* youth employment services
* Volunteer Flamborough
* Vo ... [More]
|Comprehensive Information and Referral||Hamilton (City of)|
|Halton. Access Halton||The 311 Call Centre for Halton Region and a first point of customer contact for all Halton Region programs, services and information via telephone, website, email or walk-in.
* non-emergency cal ... [More]
|City Government Information Lines||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Chronic Disease Prevention Program||The Chronic Disease Prevention Nutrition Team provides programs, services, and resources on healthy eating for all ages.
Programs and services offered include:
* Community Food Advisor Program ... [More]
|Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Cancer ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Heart Disease||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years Health||Provides counselling and resources for people before and during pregnancy, and after the birth of their baby up to age six.
* offers preconception resources * offers prenatal courses * breastfeedin ... [More]
|Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Child Passenger Safety Seats ; Childbirth Education ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs ; Home Health Care ~ New Parents ; Prenatal Care||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Family Health Information Line||Public Health nurses provide:
telephone advice * information * support * parenting & pregnancy support * linkage and referrals to Health Department and community resources
* this information line ... [More]
|Pediatrics ~ Helplines/Warmlines ~ Public Health Issues||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Health Protection Services, Communicable Disease and Infection Control||Public Health Inspectors, Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses investigate and respond to:
* reports of communicable diseases in Halton
* reports of outbreaks in institutions includin ... [More]
|Communicable Disease Control||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program||A free, voluntary, confidential program for expectant parents and families with young children up to age 3.
* focus of the program is promoting healthy child development
* Public Health Nurses an ... [More]
|Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Nutrition Promotion||The Nutrition Promotion Program provides consultation, programs and services, and resources on nutrition for all ages.
Programs and services offered include :
* consumer phone line answered by Pu ... [More]
|Good Food Boxes ; Nutrition Education||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Sexual Health and Needle Exchange Program, Clinic Services||The AIDS/STI Sexual Health Clinic Services Program provides a wide range of services which focus on sexuality, relationships and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS. Educati ... [More]||AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Sexual Health and Needle Exchange Program, Exchange Works||Needle Exchange Programs help to reduce the spread of HIV and other blood-borne illnesses, such as hepatitis B and C amongst intravenous drug and steroid injection users. The program provides injectio ... [More]||Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs||Halton Region|
|Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Tobacco Use Prevention Program||The Tobacco Use Prevention Program
* provides information, support and resources about tobacco use prevention.
* targets all Halton adults and youth, and works with other programs to address tobacc ... [More]
|Smoking Cessation ~ Youth ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Smokers||Halton Region|
|Halton Child Care Providers Association, Oakville Chapter||A non-profit support group for private home day care providers.
* offers monthly meetings, workshops, monthly newsletter, information packages, and yearly first aid/CPR courses
* free referral s ... [More]
|Child Care Provider Associations||Halton Region|
|Halton Hills Public Library, Acton Branch||Services:
* books, CDs, audio books, CD-ROMs, DVDs, console video games (PS2/PS3, Wii, and XBOX/XBOX 360) available to borrow with a library card
* downloadable eBooks and audiobooks
* home deli ... [More]
|Halton Hills Public Library, Georgetown Branch||Services:
* books, CDs, audio books, CD-ROMs, DVDs, console video games (PS2/PS3, Wii, and XBOX/XBOX 360) available to borrow with a library card
* downloadable eBooks and audiobooks
* home del ... [More]
|Children's Library Services ; Public Libraries||Halton Hills|
|Halton Information Providers||A coalition of the four Community Information Centres in Halton Region: Information Burlington Information Halton Hills Information Milton Information Oakville The primary purpose of each centre is to ... [More]||Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Directory/Resource List Publication||Halton Region|
|Halton Multicultural Council, Community Connections Youth Program||A program that offers opportunities for newcomer youth ages 13-24 to participate in youth friendly programming to gain information on available services, enhance language skills, participate in group ... [More]||Family Services Related Volunteer Opportunities ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ~ Volunteers ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ~ Youth ; Youth Community Service Programs||Halton Region|
|Halton Multicultural Council, Settlement Services and Community Support Groups||Settlement program provides services to enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, an ... [More]||Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Permanent Residents ; Refugee Resettlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues||Halton Region|
|Halton Support Services||Provides supportive services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and to their families.
* provides service coordination * planning/goal setting * ... [More]
|Case/Care Management ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Centres for Independent Living ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Developmental Disabilities||Halton Region|
|Hamilton Regional Indian Centre||A non-profit agency existing to administer and implement programs to serve and meet the needs of the aboriginal community. The organization also works toward providing cultural sensitivity awareness ... [More]||Aboriginal Employment Programs ; Adult Basic Education ~ First Nations Communities ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ First Nations Communities ; Alcoholism Counselling ~ First Nations Communities ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ~ First Nations Communities ; Drug Abuse Counselling ~ First Nations Communities ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ~ First Nations Communities ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Aboriginal Issues||Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Brampton Courts ; Six Nations Reserve|
|Holy Cross Helps||Holy Cross HELPS (Helping Ease Local Poverty and Suffering) is a Roman Catholic parish organization of lay persons that supports people who are in need of emergency assistance by:
* arranging pers ... [More]
|Food Vouchers ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Faith Based Group Volunteers||Georgetown ; Glen Williams ; Norval|
|Infertility Network||A national registered charitable organization offering assistance, education, and support to individuals with infertility concerns as well as educational resources and assistance to professionals, res ... [More]||Infertility Support Groups||International|
|Inform Hamilton||Free online database of human services that is a collaboration among the community information centres in Hamilton and area (Community Information Hamilton, Child Care Information Hamilton, Dundas Com ... [More]||Child Care Provider Referrals ; Comprehensive Information and Referral||Hamilton (City of) - and area|
|Information Burlington||A service of the Burlington Public Library that offers free, confidential information and referral to community, social, health, recreational and government services for the residents of Burlington, a ... [More]||Comprehensive Information and Referral||Burlington|
|Information Halton Hills||A community information centre providing information and referral to services and programs.
* operates a free and confidential telephone information and referral service providi ... [More]
|Comprehensive Information and Referral||Halton Hills|
|Information Milton||A service of the Milton Public Library that offers free, confidential information and referral for community, social, health, recreational and government services for the residents of Milton, and ensu ... [More]||Comprehensive Information and Referral||Milton|
|Information Niagara, 211 Central South||211 is an easy-to-remember three-digit phone number providing residents with free, confidential access to information about the full range of community, social, health and government services.
||211 Systems ; Comprehensive Information and Referral||Brant County ; Brantford ; Guelph ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Kitchener ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo ; Wellington County|
|Information Oakville||A community information centre providing information and referral to services and programs.
* operates a free and confidential telephone information and referral service providing ... [More]
|Comprehensive Information and Referral||Oakville|
|InformOntario||The ACICO, operating as InformOntario, is an umbrella organization representing approximately 50 community information centres and information and referral services across Ontario and other parts of C ... [More]||Information and Referral Associations||Ontario|
|Insurance Bureau of Canada, Information Centre||A national trade association that represents the companies that insure homes, cars and businesses.
* provides impartial information and direction for inquiries about property and auto insurance, ... [More]
|John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area||Provides direct service to individuals who are involved in the Criminal Justice System, or who are at risk of becoming involved and/or their families.
* maintains a preventive focus through the p ... [More]
|Adult Diversion ; Ex-Offender Counselling ; Ex-Offender Employment Programs ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ; Family Prison Visitation Support ; Inmate Visitation Programs ; Juvenile Diversion||Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)|
|Kerrys Place Autism Services, Central West Region, Community Services Resource Centre, Milton||Provides a safe and welcoming environment for families and individuals, and is committed to enhancing the quality of life of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Major services include:
* c ... [More]
|Adult Respite Care ; Autism Therapy ~ Residential Treatment Facilities ; Children's Respite Care ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Autism||Halton Region|
|Kerrys Place Autism Services, Central West Region, Community Services Resource Centre, Mississauga||* vocational programs for children and adults with autism
* a wide range of community activities including: work programs * recreational activities * daily living activities
* com ... [More]
|Autism Therapy ~ Residential Treatment Facilities ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Autism||Halton Region ; Peel Region|
|Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch, Central Ontario Chapter||* a national volunteer organization dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of people living with kidney disease
* funding for research and related clinical educati ... [More]
|Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Kidney Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Kidney Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Kidney Disease||Barrie ; Greater Toronto Area ; Lindsay ; Orillia ; Peterborough ; Includes Oakville, Milton, and Halton Hills; Burlington is served by the Hamilton and District Chapter.|
|Law Society of Upper Canada, Complaints Services||Governs legal services providers in the public interest by ensuring that the people of Ontario are served by lawyers and paralegals who meet high standards of learning, competence and professional con ... [More]||Lawyer Complaints||Ontario|
|Law Society of Upper Canada, Law Society Referral Service||The Law Society Referral Service is designed to provide callers with up to 30 minutes of consultation either by phone or in person at no charge.
* a Legal Information Officer will assess the need ... [More]
|Lawyer Referral Services||Ontario|
|LGBT Youth Line||Service provided for youth, by youth. * affirms experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, two-spirited and questioning youth in Ontario
* queer-positive, sex-positive a ... [More]
|Specialized Information and Referral ~ Youth ~ Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues||Ontario|
|Links2Care, Acton Office||A multi-service organization supporting people of all ages in the development of a caring and responsive community.
Community Support Programs:
* information and referral regarding health and soc ... [More]
|Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Friendly Visiting ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Transitional Housing/Shelter||Halton Hills|
|Links2Care, Georgetown Office||A multi-service organization supporting people of all ages in the development of a caring and responsive community.
Community Support Programs:
* information and referral regarding health and soci ... [More]
|Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Christmas Baskets ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Directory/Resource List Publication ; Friendly Visiting ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Telephone Reassurance ; Transitional Housing/Shelter||Halton Hills|
|Lyme Disease Association of Ontario||Acts as an information and resource centre for persons suffering from, or interested in, Lyme Disease.
* does research for scientific journals
* membership includes: introductory package * quar ... [More]
|Disease/Disability Information ~ Lyme Disease||Ontario|
|Mississauga Halton Palliative Care Network||A forum that facilitates people and resources coming together to improve the system of palliative care in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN) area.
||Home Care/Hospice Associations||Etobicoke South - west ; Halton Region - except Burlington ; Mississauga|
|Mood Disorders Association of Ontario||A self help association offering peer support for people dealing with depression and/or bipolar disorder (manic depression) and their families and friends.
quarterly information ... [More]
|Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders||Ontario|
|Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Halton Regional Chapter||A non-profit organization providing assistance to those with Multiple Sclerosis. * contributes to MS Society research programs
* information and referral
* one on one client meet ... [More]
|Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Multiple Sclerosis||Halton Region|
|Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Myasthenia Gravis Ontario Chapter||* offers support for persons with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) and caregivers * offers information * publishes quarterly newsletter for members * educates general public and health care professionals about ... [More]||Disease/Disability Information ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups||Ontario|
|Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Office||A non-profit organization committed to finding a cure for neuromuscular disorders through well-funded research. Volunteers and staff raise funds to enhance lives, support independence and full partic ... [More]||Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Muscular Dystrophy||Nunavut ; Ontario|
|National Eating Disorder Information Centre||Provides information, referrals and support to persons living with and affected by eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge/compulsive eating.
Other services available include:
* ... [More]
|Specialized Information and Referral ~ Eating Disorders ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Eating Disorders||Canada|
|Native Canadian Centre of Toronto||A community-based non-profit organization which provides a gathering place to deliver programs and services for Native people while striving to reflect the traditional Native cultural perspective.
|Ethnocultural Multipurpose Centres||Ontario|
|Oakville. Service Oakville||A centralized customer service for telephone, email and in-person inquiries for all services offered by the Town of Oakville.||City Government Information Lines||Oakville|
|Oakville Public Library||A public library whose purpose is to provide access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment. Major Services : Fiction and Non-Fiction Collection ... [More]||Computer and Related Technology Classes ; Meeting Space ; Public Libraries||Halton Region|
|Oakville Public Library, Central Branch||* provides access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment
* fiction and non-fiction titles (books, downloadable e-books and ... [More]
|Public Libraries||Halton Region|
|Oakville Public Library, Glen Abbey Branch||Provides access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment.
fiction and non-fiction titles (books, downloadable e-books a ... [More]
|Oakville Public Library, Iroquois Ridge Branch||Collections include:
fiction and non fiction titles (books, downloadable e-books and audiobooks, music, games and DVDs) * self study and research collections, both print and electronic * adult and c ... [More]
|Oakville Public Library, White Oaks Branch||* provides access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment
fiction and non fiction titles (books, downloadable e-books ... [More]
|Ontario. ServiceOntario, Find Services and Locations||Responsible for delivery of services to citizens through the internet, telephone and automated kiosks placed around the province. Find a ServiceOntario Centre near you: * centres are located in commun ... [More]||Specialized Information and Referral ~ Government Services Issues||Ontario|
|Ontario. ServiceOntario, Government Information Centre, Halton Region Office||* provides a wide range of general information on municipal, provincial and federal government programs and services at one location
Services provided at this location:
* answers to frequently ask ... [More]
|Provincial Government Information Lines||Halton Region|
|Ontario. ServiceOntario, INFOline||* a bilingual telephone information and referral line for several Ontario ministries including the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)
* provides general information and referral on minist ... [More]
|Medical Information Lines||Ontario|
|Ontario. ServiceOntario, Service Counter, Hamilton||Services available at this location: Business services * registration of a sole proprietorship/general partnership
* registration of a trade/style/operating name for an existing corporation Driver an ... [More]
|Business Registration/Licensing ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Driver Licences ; Fishing Licences ; Hunting Licences ; Identification Cards ; Motor Vehicle Registration ; Provincial Health Insurance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Government Services Issues||Hamilton - and surrounding area|
|Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy||An organization committed to supporting independence, inclusion, choice and full integration of all persons with cerebral palsy in Ontario.
* provides and initiates a wide range of services, resour ... [More]
|Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Clothing Donation Programs ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Cerebral Palsy||Ontario|
|Ontario. Ministry of the Environment, Public Information Centre||* distributes a wide variety of publications and brochures on environmental issues, including pesticides
* processes requests for technical documents and literature by mail, phone, and internet
* d ... [More]
|Printed Materials ~ Environmental Issues||Ontario|
|Ontario. Ministry of Finance, Tax Information Centre||Provides program and account-specific information to the public, client groups and central agencies on behalf of Ontario's taxation and financial programs including:
* Beer and Wine Tax
* Corpora ... [More]
|Provincial Tax Information||Ontario|
|Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, EatRight Ontario||EatRight Ontario provides free advice on daily food choices to help you live well and stay healthy. This service provides easy-to-use nutrition information from registered dietitians to make healthier ... [More]||Medical Information Lines ; Nutrition Assessment Services||Ontario|
|Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Health Care Connect||A program of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to help Ontarians find a family health care provider.
* refers individuals without a regular family health care provider to physicians and nu ... [More]
|Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Telehealth Ontario||A free confidential telephone service that residents of Ontario can call for health advice and information from a registered nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
* based on their assessment they ca ... [More]
|Specialized Information and Referral ~ Health Issues||Ontario|
|Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General, Victim Support Line||* a province-wide, multilingual, toll-free information line providing a range of services to victims of crime Victim Support Line (VSL) * information and referral to support services in your community ... [More]||Crime Victim Notification Services ; Legal Information Lines ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Crime Victims||Ontario|
|Ontario. Office of Francophone Affairs||Created under the French Language Services Act, the Office of Francophone Affairs (OFA), works together with the ministries to ensure that the Act is applied.
* with assistance from the French Langua ... [More]
|Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Francophone Community||Ontario|
|Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome Association||Provides support, guidance and resource materials to parents and guardians of people with Prader-Willi Syndrome in order to enhance their quality of life.
* information about th ... [More]
|Disease/Disability Information ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome||Ontario|
|Ontario. Seniors' Secretariat||Influences and supports policy development across all government activities on behalf of Ontario's seniors.
* identifies issues and trends affecting Ontario's senior population through research data, ... [More]
|Provincial Government Information Lines ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues||Ontario|
|Osteoporosis Canada||A national organization serving people who have or are at risk for osteoporosis.
* works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis ... [More]
|Disease/Disability Information ~ Osteoporosis ; Medical Information Lines ~ Osteoporosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Osteoporosis||Canada|
|Our Kids Network||Halton-wide partnership of organizations and agencies serving children and youth from birth to age 18.
* carried out by agencies and individuals working in the early learning and care field:
librar ... [More]
|Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Children's Issues ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Developmental Issues||Halton Region|
|Our Kids Network, Acton Hub||Halton-wide partnership of organizations and agencies serving children and youth from birth to age 18 years, ensuring they have the help they need to do well in school and life.
* three community-ba ... [More]
|Family Support Centres/Outreach||Acton|
|Our Kids Network, Aldershot Hub||A partnership of organizations serving children and youth from birth to age 18, ensuring they have the help they need to do well in school and life.
* community-based hubs provide space and resource ... [More]
|Family Support Centres/Outreach||Burlington ; with a focus on Aldershot|
|Our Kids Network, Milton Hub||Halton-wide partnership of organizations and agencies serving children and youth from birth to age 18.
* three community-based “hubs” provide space and resources for families, schools and the communi ... [More]
|Family Support Centres/Outreach||Milton|
|Our Place Peel||Provides residential and support services to homeless youth in the Peel Region.
The Emergency Youth Shelter in Mississauga is a temporary shelter for homeless youth whose services include:
* coun ... [More]
|Juvenile/Youth Shelters ; Runaway/Homeless Youth Counselling||Halton Region ; Peel Region|
|Quebec. Government Office In Toronto||The mandate of this office, opened in 1973, is to promote and safeguard Québec's interests in Ontario, Manitoba and Nunavut. The Chief Representative represents the Québec government in its relations ... [More]||Administrative Entities ~ Government Services Issues||Manitoba ; Nunavut ; Ontario|
|Recycling Council of Ontario||Not-for-profit organization committed to minimizing society's impact on the environment by eliminating waste.
* mission is to inform and educate all members of society about the generation of waste, ... [More]
|Environmental Improvement Groups||Ontario|
|Royal Botanical Gardens, Gardening Information Service||Gardening information service offered through hotline, email or drop-in * volunteers are on hand to help personally with specific garden questions * may bring samples of plants (outside of Gardening I ... [More]||Gardening/Landscaping Instruction||Ontario ; Not Limited|
|Self-Help Resource Centre, Provincial Outreach||A project of the Self-Help Resource Centre supporting the development of self-help groups and networks in communities across Ontario.
* directory of self-help and mutual aid gr ... [More]
|Support Group Clearinghouses||Ontario|
|Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services of Halton||An agency that provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, 24 hour support and counselling services for male, female and transgender survivors of sexual violence.
* 24-hour cri ... [More]
|Adult Sexual Assault Prevention ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Men ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Women ; Sexual Assault Hotlines ; Women's Advocacy Groups ~ Sexual Assault Issues||Halton Region|
|SickKids, Motherisk Program||A program, in affiliation with the University of Toronto, which provides evidence-based information and guidance about the safety or risk to the developing fetus or infant, of maternal exposure to dru ... [More]||Helplines/Warmlines ~ Breastfeeding Women ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Pregnant Women ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Pregnant Women ; Teratogenic Counselling||Ontario|
|Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing and Snow Conditions Information||For commercial facilities that offer snow sports, see Ontario Tourism, Outdoor Adventures or Ontario Snow Resorts Association or call Ontario Travel telephone information line: 1-800-668-2746 Local ... [More]||Weather Reports||Ontario|
|Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario||Goal is to build awareness and drive education, research, support, care and advocacy to help find a cure and continue to improve the quality of life of individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephal ... [More]||Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Hydrocephalus ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Spina Bifida ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hydrocephalus ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Spina Bifida||Ontario|
|St Joseph's Home Care, Safety At Home Program||Safety at Home (SAH) provides free home assessments and recommendations to help seniors remain safe and independent in their homes. Services include referrals to other agencies and options, including ... [More]||Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ; Evaluation for Assistive Technology ; Fall Prevention Programs ; Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Residential Snow Shoveling ; Speakers/Speakers Bureaus ; Specialized Information and Referral||Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)|
|TEACH||A self-help education centre for consumer/survivors, family and caregivers, teaching each other by providing information, resources, advocacy and support.
Consumer Support Initiative * covers all ... [More]
|Mental Health Related Support Groups||Halton Region ; Mississauga|
|Thyroid Foundation of Canada||A non-profit volunteer organization providing information and education on thyroid disorders, support to thyroid patients and their families, and raising funds for research in thyroid disease.
||Disease/Disability Information ~ Hyperthyroidism ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Thyroid Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hyperthyroidism ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Thyroid Cancer||Canada|
|Time changes and time zones||Time Changes: Daylight Saving Time begins second Sunday in March at 2 am * move clock ahead one hour * in 2013, Sun March 10 Standard Time begins first Sunday in November at 2 am * move clock back on ... [More]||Time/Temperature/Weather Information Lines||Not Limited|
|Toronto Public Library, Toronto Reference Library||Adult reference and research library.
* features a telephone service called Ask a Librarian in which brief factual answers are provided to questions asked on a variety of topics.
* IntelliSearch ... [More]
|Toronto. Public Health Division, AIDS and Sexual Health Information Line||Provides anonymous counseling and information and referrals on:
* point of care HIV rapid testing
* sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
* women's health issues
* birth control
|Medical Information Lines ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Medical Information Lines ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education||Ontario ; The Info Line serves all residents of Ontario|
|United Senior Citizens of Ontario||A democratic, non-sectarian, non-partisan organization whose aim is to further the interests and promote the welfare of older people in Ontario by providing an exchange of ideas by member groups.
|Senior Advocacy Groups||Ontario|
|University of Guelph, Food Safety Network and Information Centre||National telephone and website service voluntarily provided by food safety professionals * a national repository of food safety-related information * unique in Canada, its mandate is to search out cre ... [More]||Food Safety Education||Canada|
|Women's Centre (The)||A Centre dedicated to assisting women through times of crisis, distress and transition by providing support services and programs to effect positive change. We offer one-on-one peer counselling suppor ... [More]||Women's Centres||Halton Region|
|Women's Centre (The), Supportive Counselling Services||Supportive counsellors provide one-on-one support, by phone or in person, for women facing abuse, grief/loss and relationship issues. * confidentiality assured
* volunteers are trained to listen ... [More]
|Peer Counselling ~ Women||Halton Region|
|Women's College Hospital, Women's Health Matters||Women's Health Matters/Femmes en santé is a bilingual website and virtual meeting place produced and reviewed by women's health experts at Women's College Hospital.
* ne ... [More]
|Medical Information Lines ~ Women||Ontario|