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 AboutFace A charitable organization working to provide emotional and social support, resources and educational programs for people with facial differences and their families. Includes those born with a facial d ... [More] Body Image Education ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements Canada
Map RecordAccess Counselling & Family Services Provides counselling to people struggling with issues of family conflict, family breakdown, depression, grief and loss, family violence or sexual abuse. Services help people and families at risk to ge ... [More] Employee Assistance Programs ; Family Counselling Agencies Halton Region
Map RecordAccess Counselling & Family Services, Counselling for Abused Women & Their Children The program includes individual counselling for women who have experienced any kind of abuse including physical, sexual, emotional, or financial abuse.  
 
Women receive support, counselling and educa ... [More]
Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ; Individual Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Individual Counselling ~ Spouse/Intimate Partner Sexual Assault Survivors Burlington
Map RecordAcclaim Health, Alzheimer Services, Caregiver Support and Education Program Provides education, support and resource information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias to clients, families, and professionals. 
 
* support groups throughout Halton allow a forum for ca ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease Halton Region
Map RecordAcclaim Health, Hospice & Bereavement Support Services Provides trained staff and volunteers to help people who are experiencing grief and loss through the death of loved ones.  
* one-on-one visits  
* spousal loss support groups held at various times in ... [More]
Bereavement Support Groups ; Death and Dying Halton Region
Map RecordAcclaim Health, Volunteer Visiting An organization which provides various volunteer based services and programs to older adults or adults with illnesses or disabilities. All volunteers are supervised by Program Coordinators and traini ... [More] Caregiver Counselling ; Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Dementia Management ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Friendly Visiting ; In Home Hospice Care ; Telephone Reassurance Halton Region
Map RecordADAPT: Halton Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Service, Burlington Office A free and confidential community treatment agency that provides assessment, counselling, and group and educational services with respect to alcohol, drug and gambling related issues. Families of thos ... [More] Alcoholism Counselling ; Alcoholism Counselling ~ Adult Children of Alcoholics ; Central Intake/Assessment for Alcohol Abuse ; Central Intake/Assessment for Drug Abuse ; Community Service Orders ~ Juvenile Diversion ~ Juvenile Probation ~ Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ; Drug Abuse Counselling ; Gambling Counselling/Treatment Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
 ADHD Parent Power Support Group Support group for parents and legal guardians of children/teens diagnosed or suspected to have AD(H)D.  
* discussion of options, personal experiences and AD(H)D-related topics  
* guest speakers
Parent Support Groups ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Halton Region
Map RecordAIDS Network (The), Regional Services, Halton A non-profit community based AIDS service organization mandated to recognize and respond to the stigma and challenges posed by HIV/AIDS on individuals and communities through education and support. 
 
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AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Kits ; Group Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ; Individual Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Nutrition Assessment Services ~ AIDS/HIV ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment ~ AIDS/HIV ; Speakers/Speakers Bureaus ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV ; Welfare Rights Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Resource Centre Resource library lends books, videos and sensory stimulation items * Various dementia specific journals are available for reference * Brochures and information sheets are also available at the office Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Dementia ; Cognitive/Learning Aids ; Printed Materials ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Printed Materials ~ Dementia Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Support Services, Family Support Groups, Upper Ottawa Street Location Family Support Groups help family and individuals with memory loss cope with progressive cognitive deficits, dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Map RecordAlzheimer 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
Map RecordArthritis Society, Burlington Hamilton & Niagara Region, Client Services, Burlington Office Provides assessments and a variety of services and ideas to assist people living with arthritis, services are provided by physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers, all with advance ... [More] Fundraising Campaigns ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Map RecordArthritis Society, Halton East & Peel Region - Brampton, Client Services, Brampton Office Provides assessments and a variety of services and ideas to assist people living with arthritis. 
 
* services are provided by physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers, all with ad ... [More]
Fundraising Campaigns ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis Halton Hills ; Peel Region
 Association for Bright Children of Ontario, Halton Chapter A provincial organization of local chapters dedicated to increasing community awareness and support for the needs of gifted children in Ontario.  
 
* provides support and advocacy for children and t ... [More]
Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Gifted People Halton Region
Map RecordAutism Ontario, Halton Chapter Promotes acceptance and opportunities for all individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 
 
* provide opportunities for parents and professionals to share information and educate each other through a ... [More]
Disability Associations ~ Asperger's Syndrome ; Disability Associations ~ Autism Halton Region
 Belonging: An Adoption Support Group A nonprofit support group for adoptive parents, couples waiting to adopt, adoptees and birth mothers. 
* meetings consist of group discussions, special speakers, social worker's talks and an open sess ... [More]
Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Open to all
Map RecordBereaved Families of Ontario, Halton/Peel An organization which strives to assist and provide support to parents who have lost a child, to children, adolescents and young adults or spouses who have lost a parent, sibling or partner. * goal is ... [More] Bereavement Support Groups ~ Children ; Bereavement Support Groups ~ Parents ; Workshops/Symposiums ~ Death and Dying Issues Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordBrampton Multicultural Community Centre, Mississauga location A nonprofit organization that works with newcomers to facilitate their settlement and integration into Canada.  
* offer services and learning opportunities to connect newcomers to a better future in ... [More]
Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordBreast Cancer Support Services A survivor-created self-help organization dedicated to supporting women concerned about women's cancers, risk reduction and health, as well as their families and friends.  
 
Major Services:  
* walk- ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Breast Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Breast Cancer ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Breast Cancer Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region
 Burlington Visually Impaired Persons (VIP) A nonprofit support and social group for men and women who are legally blind or visually impaired * people attending are welcome to bring a friend or family support. Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Visual Impairments Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Georgetown Dufferin Peel Community Office A national community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is to eradicate cancer and to enhance the quality of life of people living with cancer. 
 
Major services include: 
* transportatio ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation Support ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer Dufferin County ; Georgetown ; Peel Region
Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Wellington County Community Office, Acton * a national community based organization of volunteers, whose mission is to eradicate cancer and to enhance the quality of life of people living with cancer 
 
Major services of this unit: 
* transpo ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation Support Acton ; Arthur ; Centre Wellington ; Elora ; Erin ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Moorefield ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Puslinch
 Canadian Celiac Association, Halton Peel Chapter The national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten and is dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life. 
 
Halton Peel Chapter has four support groups: 
* Celiac 101 for the ne ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Celiac Disease Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, National Office The association is a national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten and are dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life. 
 
* a number of regional chapters including Hamilton ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Celiac Disease Canada
Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, Central South Region, Central South Region Leadership Centre Promotes the health of Canadians through Diabetes research, service, education, and advocacy. 
 
Resource Centre:  
* diabetes cookbooks, information brochures, and pamphlets which help in the educati ... [More]
Day Camps ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations Halton South ; Hamilton ; Milton ; Waterdown
 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
Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Region Provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. 
 
S ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Visual Impairments ; Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordCNIB, West Region, Hamilton Office Provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. 
 
S ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Visual Impairments ; Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments Brantford ; Burlington ; Hamilton ; St Catharines
Map RecordColorectal Cancer Association of Canada, Oakville Support Group A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of patients and increasing awareness and educating the public about prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer. 
* comprised of v ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Peel Region
 COPING, Halton Support Groups Provides group support, education and compassion to families and individuals who are experiencing grief after the death of a loved one.  
 
* loving, sharing volunteers who have experienced grief in ... [More]
Bereavement Support Groups Ontario
Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel & District Chapter The Peel & District Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to raising and allocating funds for research into improved care and treatment of cystic fibrosis.  
... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordDanielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre A nonprofit organization incorporated in Ontario and a registered federal charity founded on the principle that clients have a voice and are experts in their own recovery. The long term goal is to pro ... [More] Disease/Disability Information ~ Eating Disorders ; Weight Related Support Groups Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Mississauga ; no restrictions, anyone who is able to get to the location
Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada The mission of the Distonia Medical Research Foundation of Canada is to advance research for more treatments and ultimately a cure; to promote awareness and education; and to support the needs and wel ... [More] Biological and Life Sciences Research ~ Dystonia Musculum Deformans ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Dystonia Musculum Deformans Canada
 Endometriosis Association Support Group of Oakville A phone support for women with endometriosis to share their concerns of the disease.  
* group consists of women of all ages and backgrounds who have endometriosis at all stages of the disease 
* all ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups Halton Region
Map RecordEquilibrium, Georgetown A peer support group for individuals and their families who are affected by a mood disorder and whose main purpose is to gain a better understanding of the illness, to offer non-judgmental support and ... [More] Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders Halton Hills
Map RecordEquilibrium, Oakville A peer support group founded in 1991 for individuals and their families who are affected by a mood disorder and whose main purpose is to gain a better understanding of the illness, to offer non-judgme ... [More] Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville
Map RecordFACT Canada, Non Custodial Parents' and Childrens' Rights Organization, Toronto Chapter F.A.C.T. is a moderate lobby group that is inclusive of both genders, all races, colours, creeds and denominations and dedicated to: 
* promoting an unbiased image of fatherhood and motherhood  
* sha ... [More]
Political Action/Lobbying Groups ~ Parents Without Custody Greater Toronto Area
Map RecordFasworld Canada An alliance of parents and professionals who provide support to parents and other caregivers of children who were born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) as a result of prenatal maternal drin ... [More] Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Parent Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Canada
 Foundation for Prader Willi Research Canada Composed of parents, family members, researchers, and others from BC, Alberta, Ontario, PEI and across Canada, who are interested in addressing the many issues related to Prader Willi Syndrome, includ ... [More] Disease/Disability Information ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome Canada
Map RecordGeneva Centre for Autism Geneva Centre for Autism empowers individuals with autism and other related disorders, and their families, to participate fully in their communities.  
 
Clinical services: 
intake and assessment * ea ... [More]
Autism Therapy Greater Toronto Area
Map RecordGeorgetown Osteoporosis Support Group Support group for those who have osteoporosis, osteopenia or wish to learn more about the disease. 
* guest speaker at every meeting
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis Halton Hills
 Girls Incorporated of Halton Facilitates one to one mentoring and group programming, inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. 
* a variety of research-based programs help girls overcome discrimination and become self-su ... [More]
Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Adolescents ~ Girls ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Children ~ Girls Halton North ; Halton North: Milton, Acton, Georgetown
Map RecordHalton. 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 ; Childbirth Education ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs ; Home Health Care ~ New Parents ; Prenatal Care ; Safety Equipment ~ Children ; Safety Equipment ~ Infants/Toddlers Halton Region
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, School Years Program Promotes the health of children and youth (age 6 – 18 years) and their families by providing a variety of services in the area of: 
* active living / healthy eating 
* developmental assets and youth e ... [More]
Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention ; Drug Abuse Education/Prevention ; Medical Information Lines ~ Children's Issues ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ~ Drop In Centres ; Parent/Family Involvement in Education ; Parenting Helplines ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Personal Safety Education ; Smoking Education/Prevention ; Student Counselling Services 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 Down Syndrome Association A volunteer, self help, charity, working to improve the quality of life for people with Down syndrome.  
* mission is to help individuals with Down syndrome reach their true potential and full enjoyme ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Down Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Down Syndrome Halton Region
 Halton FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) Parent / Caregiver Support Group Peer support group for parents and caregivers of children, youths or adults living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. 
* welcomes new members from Halton, Hamilton and the surrounding areas 
 
Meet ... [More]
Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Parent Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Halton Region - and surrounding area
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Georgetown Hospital, Halton Diabetes Program Promotes diabetes self-care by providing education and support to adults with diabetes and their families.  
 
* helps people with diabetes learn to make healthy lifestyle choices  
* strives to reduc ... [More]
Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes Halton Hills
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Joseph Brant Hospital, Halton Diabetes Program Promotes diabetes self-care by providing education and support to adults with diabetes and their families.  
 
* helps people with diabetes learn to make healthy lifestyle choices  
* strives to reduc ... [More]
Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes Halton Region - and surrounding area
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Milton District Hospital, Halton Diabetes Program Promotes diabetes self-care by providing education and support to adults with diabetes and their families.  
 
* helps people with diabetes learn to make healthy lifestyle choices  
* strives to reduc ... [More]
Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes Milton - and surrounding area
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Mississauga Halton Chronic Disease Self Management Program * provides free 6 week (2.5 hours per week) chronic disease self management workshops called "Maximize Your Health" 
* group discussion topics specific to chronic disease symptom management include: h ... [More]
General Health Education Programs ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ People with Chronic Illnesses Halton Region
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Halton Diabetes Program Promotes diabetes self-care by providing education and support to adults with diabetes and their families.  
 
* helps people with diabetes learn to make healthy lifestyle choices  
* strives to reduc ... [More]
Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes Halton Region - specifically Oakville and southwest Clarkson
Map RecordHalton Trauma Centre A community-based agency that provides specialized clinical services to both gender children, youth and their families who have experienced interpersonal abuse. 
 
Major Services:  
* identify and rem ... [More]
Child Sexual Abuse Counselling ; Family Counselling ~ Families/Friends of Abused Children ; Sex Offender Counselling ~ Adolescents ; Sexual Assault Counselling Halton Region
Map RecordHope Place Centres, Men's Residential Addiction Treatment A non-profit organization providing specialized treatment for men and women with addiction issues, at three sites located in the Halton Region. 
 
Offering a 28 - 90 day residential program for men wi ... [More]
Inpatient Drug Abuse Treatment Facilities ~ Men ; Residential Alcoholism Treatment Facilities ~ Men Ontario
Map RecordHope Place Centres, Oakville Addiction Counselling Hope Place Centres' mission is to inspire hope, provide treatment and promote recovery for individuals and families experiencing alcohol and drug addiction. Services offered at this location include: ... [More] Comprehensive Outpatient Alcoholism Treatment ~ Women ; Comprehensive Outpatient Drug Abuse Treatment ~ Women ; Perinatal Alcoholism Treatment ; Perinatal Drug Abuse Treatment Halton Region ; Peel Region ; MIssissauga Halton LHIN
Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, Huntington Disease Resource Centre, West Central Ontario A national network of volunteers and professionals working together to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for Huntington disease. 
 
* strives to improve the quality of life for people living ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Huntington's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Huntington's Disease Brant County ; Etobicoke ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Map RecordILC Foundation (Improving the Lives of Children and Families living with Complex Chronic Pain Diseases) A registered charity whose mission is to inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of children, adolescents and young adults suffering from chronic pain diseases by providing awareness ... [More] Pain Management ~ Children ; Pain Management ~ Youth ; Public Foundations Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Peel Region ; and ILC Support Chapter development nationally
Map RecordINCITE A Single Moms Support Group, Burlington An organization that raises single mothers and their children in the community by offering support, encouragement, guidance, direction and opportunities for empowerment. 
 
Services include: 
* Weekly ... [More]
Parent Support Groups ~ Single Mothers Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; and surrounding areas
Map RecordInfertility 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
Map RecordKerrys 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
Map RecordKerrys 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 
 
Major Services: 
* com ... [More]
Autism Therapy ~ Residential Treatment Facilities ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Autism Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordKidney Cancer Canada A charitable patient-led support organization established to improve the quality of life for patients and their families living with kidney cancer. They are the first Canadian-based kidney cancer supp ... [More] Disease/Disability Information ~ Renal Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Renal Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Renal Cancer Canada
Map RecordKidney 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. 
 
Services include: 
* funding for research and related clinical educatio ... [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 Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Hills ; Milton ; Oakville ; Burlington is served by the Hamilton and District Chapter
Map RecordLighthouse Program for Grieving Children (The) The program consists of open-ended, continuous peer groups for children, teens and their families who have experienced grief and loss.  
 
* Groups: children aged 3-12, teens, young adults, parent-ca ... [More]
Bereavement Support Groups ~ Children Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Warmline for Stroke Recovery Canada & Post-Polio Canada A registered national charity that provides community-based rehabilitation services and resources across the country to people with physical disabilities. 
 
* non-crisis information and support phone ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Poliomyelitis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke Ontario
Map RecordMuslim Community Services, Mississauga Branch A multicultural, multilingual and multi-racial organization which offers services to everyone in the Peel Region as well as adjacent communities. 
 
Programs and services  
Language Learning and Skil ... [More]
English as a Second Language ; Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs Oakville ; Peel Region
Map RecordNelson Youth Centres An accredited children's mental health centre offering therapeutic treatment programs for children and youth between the ages of 7and 17 years who are experiencing social, emotional, learning and beha ... [More] Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Mental Health Issues Halton Region
Map RecordOntario 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 Federation of Teaching Parents Non-profit group run by volunteers that provides information about home learning, enables networking among its members, and serves as an advocacy group and link between the homeschooling community and ... [More] Homeschooling Associations ; Homeschooling Teaching Assistance Ontario
 Parents for Children's Mental Health, Burlington Chapter Nonprofit, parent-led organization that provides a voice for families who face the challenges of child and youth mental health issues. 
* provides support, education, and empowerment by linking networ ... [More]
Parent Support Groups ~ Mental Health Issues Burlington ; and area
Map RecordParents for Children's Mental Health, Support Group for Parents Raising Anxious Children Non-profit, parent-led organization that provides a voice for families who face the challenges of child and youth mental health issues. 
* provides support, education, and empowerment by linking netwo ... [More]
Parent Support Groups ~ Mental Health Issues Milton
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario A national, not-for-profit, volunteer based charity with more than 240 chapters and many support groups working nationwide. 
* Central & Northern Ontario region contributes to the national research pr ... [More]
Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Parkinson's Disease Ontario - central and northern areas ; including Algoma; Cochrane; Durham; Frontenac; Greater Sudbury; Haliburton; Halton; Hamilton; Hastings; Kawartha Lakes; Kenora; Lennox and Addington; Manitoulin; Muskoka; Niagara; Nipissing; Northumberland; Parry Sound; Peel; Peterborough; Prince Edward; Rainy River; Simcoe; Sudbury; Thunder Bay; Timiskaming; Toronto; York; and the City of Guelph
 Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Burlington Support Group An informal, self-managed support group for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers * affiliated with the Parkinson Society of Canada * meetings include guest speakers/information to ... [More] Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease Halton Region
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Oakville Chapter The Oakville Chapter is a support group for people with Parkinson's and for their families and friends.  
 
Weekly exercise classes and support groups  
* occasional meetings will feature a film or s ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease Halton Region ; Peel Region
 PFLAG Canada, Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a family peer support and education group for all people dealing with sexual orientation and gender identity. 
 
* co-facilitators of this ... [More]
Parent Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of GLBT Individuals Guelph ; Halton Hills ; Kitchener ; Waterloo
 PFLAG Canada, Halton Region Chapter A national voice that speaks out for a more accepting Canadian society by providing support, education and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. 
 
The Halton chapter assists ... [More]
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Advocacy Groups ~ Families/Friends of GLBT Individuals ; Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of GLBT Individuals Halton Region
Map RecordPKD Foundation of Canada, Hamilton Chapter A registered charity that offers support and education about polycystic kidney disease for PKD patients, their families and friends. 
 
Local chapter activites include: 
* regular meetings where patie ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Kidney Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease Guelph ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Niagara Region
 Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Prostate Cancer Support Group, Burlington Chapter Peer-to-peer support group for prostate cancer patients, their families and friends. 
* also organizes annual Father's Day Run and participates annually in Movember 
 
 
 
 
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prostate Cancer Burlington ; Hamilton ; Niagara Region ; and area
Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network, Prostate Cancer Support Group, Oakville - Mississauga Chapter Support group for prostate cancer patients, survivors, families and friends.  
 
* whether newly diagnosed or living with prostate cancer, we provide fellowship, emotional support, information and dis ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prostate Cancer Milton ; Mississauga ; Oakville ; and surrounding area
Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network Brampton, Prostate Cancer Support Group Support group for those whose lives have been touched by prostate cancer or for those interested in learning more about the disease. 
 
*one-on-one support available by telephone or in person by appoi ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prostate Cancer Bolton ; Brampton ; Caledon ; Georgetown ; Halton Hills ; Orangeville ; Shelburne
Map RecordRAINBOWS; Prism, St Jude's Anglican Church, Oakville Support groups for children and adults experiencing grief and loss. RAINBOWS an international not-for-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life-alte ... [More] Bereavement Support Groups ~ Children Oakville
Map RecordRebounders Canada, Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer An incorporated, non-profit, registered charity created and run by adult survivors of childhood cancer, assisted by a board of directors.  
 
* goal is to help survivors live to the fullest and look ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer Canada
 Robbie's Rainbow A registered charity working to improve the health and quality of life of children living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. 
 
* helps children living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative co ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Crohn's Disease ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Medical Expense Assistance Ontario
Map RecordROCK, Positive Space Network of Halton Network of agency staff and community members committed to education and training for Halton community organizations, the business community, medical professionals, educators and families around issue ... [More] Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues Halton Region
Map RecordSchizophrenia Society of Ontario, Halton Peel Regional Office Offers family support and education to families and friends of those living with schizophrenia in the community. 
 
Services include: 
Family and Friends support group  
* confidential small group mee ... [More]
Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Schizophrenia ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordSchizophrenia Society of Ontario, Halton Peel Regional Office, Burlington Support Group The Schizophrenia Society of Ontario and Burlington support group strive to help members understand schizophrenia as an illness, to be more aware of available facilities in the community, to keep abre ... [More] Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill Burlington
Map RecordSeniors Life Enhancement Centres Provides adult day programs designed for those who have memory loss, are frail or have physical disabilities which interfere with their capacity to function independently.  
Programs also provide car ... [More]
Adult Day Programs ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ; Personal Care Halton Region ; Mississauga (City of)
Map RecordSexual Assault & 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.  
 
Services include: 
* 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
Map RecordSickKids, Brainchild b.r.a.i.n.child is a volunteer group of parents, family and friends who have the common experience of caring for a child with a brain tumour or who are survivors * organization provides support, educa ... [More] Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer Canada
Map RecordSpinal Cord Injury Ontario, Hamilton Regional Office Dedicated to assisting persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation Services include: peer support * rehab ... [More] Disability Associations ~ Paraplegia Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region
 Stroke Recovery Canada, Burlington Chapter Mission is to support and promote the continuing recovery process and community integration of Burlington area stroke survivors and their families and increase public knowledge about stroke and stroke ... [More] Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke Burlington
 Stroke Recovery Canada, Halton Stroke Fellowship Support group to help those recovering from a stroke connect with peers, exchange information and resources, learn new skills, explore the personal impact of stroke and build supportive relationships. ... [More] Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke Halton Region
 Take Charge! Self-Management Initiative, Burlington programs Free program to help those struggling with an on-going physical or mental health condition to better manage their symptoms and find ways to: manage stress * make healthier choices * find support from ... [More] General Health Education Programs ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups Burlington ; also offered in other communities in the Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand Brant LHIN (Local Health Integration Network)
Map RecordTEACH 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
 Tourette Syndrome Association, Burlington-Oakville-Hamilton Region Chapter The association is committed to supplying compassionate support in the Tourette Syndrome community through leadership, management, innovation and continual learning. 
 
* committed to delivering Toure ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) ; Oakville
Map RecordTourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada A national volunteer organization dedicated to helping individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families and other interested parties by gathering and distributing information, promoting local sel ... [More] Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Tourette's Syndrome Canada
 Voice for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children, Halton/Hamilton/Niagara/Peel Chapter The mission is to ensure that all hearing-impaired children have the right to develop their ability to listen and speak and to have access to services which will enable them to listen and speak.  
 
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Speech and Language Pathology Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordWellspring Birmingham Gilgan House Cancer Support Centre, Halton Peel A support centre for cancer patients and their families, part of a network of centres that provide emotional and psychological support for individuals and families living with cancer.  
 
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Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Cancer ; Art Therapy ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Music Therapy ; Spiritual Healing ; Terminal Illness Counselling ~ Cancer Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordWellwood Resource Centre A community-based resource centre devoted to providing information and support for people living with, or closely touched by cancer.  
 
Programs include: 
peer support groups * individual peer mentor ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington
Map RecordWillow Breast Cancer Support Canada National charitable organization that provides confidential support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer, including those at high risk, free of charge. Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Breast Cancer Canada
Map RecordWomen's Centre (The), Oakville Osteoporosis Group This patient support group is a program of The Women's Centre. 
 
Activities include: 
* a support group for people with osteoporosis or their families  
* an osteoporosis lending library 
* education ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis Halton Region
Map RecordWomen's Centre (The), Support Groups Various support groups for women dealing with abuse, separation, or divorce. 
 
1. Abuse Support Group * confidential group for women who have experienced any form of abuse * a safe environment to s ... [More]
Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ; Bereavement Support Groups ~ Women ; Separation/Divorce Support Groups ~ Women ; Women's Centres ; Women's Support Groups ~ Spanish Community Halton Region