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 AboutFace, Mailing Address Services include:  
* series of informational forums on medical conditions and the social issues of living with a facial difference  
* peer-to-peer networking support for parents and individuals  
* ... [More]
Canada Body Image Education ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Facial Disorders/Disfigurements
Map RecordAccess Counselling & Family Services Services help people and families at risk to get back on track, to find solutions to their problems, to develop problem solving skills, and to take steps to end violence in their lives. 
 
Major Servi ... [More]
Halton Region Employee Assistance Programs ; Family Counselling Agencies
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]
Burlington Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ; Individual Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Individual Counselling ~ Spouse/Intimate Partner Sexual Assault Survivors
Map RecordAcclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office, 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]
Halton Region Bereavement Support Groups ; Death and Dying
Map RecordAcclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office, 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] Halton Region 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
Map RecordAcclaim Health, Oakville - Trafalgar Rd, 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]
Halton Region 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
Map RecordADAPT: Halton Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Service, Burlington Office, Addiction Assessment and Treatment 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] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; some areas of Mississauga 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
 ADHD Parent Power Support Group, No Physical Address 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
Halton Region Parent Support Groups ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Map RecordAIDS Network (The), Halton, Regional Services Support services offered in Halton include: 
 
For people living with and/or affected by HIV: 
* counselling 
* case management 
* practical assistance such as food security and health promotion progr ... [More]
Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County 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
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Hamilton Location, 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 Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) 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
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Hamilton Location, Support Services - Family Support Groups Family Support Groups help family and individuals with memory loss cope with progressive cognitive deficits, dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) 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
Map RecordAlzheimer Society Peel, Mississauga - 60 Briarwood Ave Programs and services include: 
* counselling  
* support groups  
* Medic Alert (wandering person) registry  
* public education  
* school programs  
* day programs for persons with dementia  
* res ... [More]
Halton Region - those areas served by the Mississauga Halton LHIN ; Peel Region 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
Map RecordArthritis Society, Brampton - Halton East & Peel Region Office, Client Services * services are provided by physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers, all with advanced training in arthritis management  
* available at home or in a clinic setting 
 
Other servic ... [More]
Halton Hills ; Peel Region Fundraising Campaigns ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis
Map RecordArthritis Society, Burlington - Burlington Hamilton & Niagara Region Office, Client Services Other services include: 
* Arthritis Self-Management Program  
* Chronic Pain Management Workshop and support groups 
 
Events: Walk to Fight Arthritis : in 2013: June 9, 2013  
Jewels and Jeans: (Nov ... [More]
Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Fundraising Campaigns ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis
 Association for Bright Children of Ontario, Halton Chapter - No Physical Address Provides support and advocacy for children and their parents through resources, guest speakers, presentations and online networking. 
* liaises with Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic Di ... [More]
Halton Region Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Gifted People
Map RecordAutism Ontario, Burlington - 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]
Halton Region Disability Associations ~ Asperger's Syndrome ; Disability Associations ~ Autism
 Autism Ontario, North Halton Chapter - No Physical Address Promotes acceptance and opportunities for all individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  
 
* offers opportunities for parents and professionals involved with autism to share with and educate each o ... [More]
Halton North Disability Associations ~ Asperger's Syndrome ; Disability Associations ~ Autism
 Baby's Breath, Mailing Address * promote and support high quality and innovative research  
* conduct public education and awareness programs 
* provide current and accurate information and emotional support  
* telephone support i ... [More]
Canada Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ; Bereavement Counselling ~ Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
 Belonging: An Adoption Support Group, Mailing Address * meetings consist of group discussions, special speakers, social worker's talks and an open session Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Open to all Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups
Map RecordBereaved Families of Ontario, Halton / Peel Support groups offered: 
* peer support groups  
* share and support nights 
* teen GPS - navigating through grief workshop 
* expressive healing - art therapy 
* corporate education and support in th ... [More]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Bereavement Support Groups ~ Children ; Bereavement Support Groups ~ Parents ; Workshops/Symposiums ~ Death and Dying Issues
Map RecordBrampton Multicultural Community Centre, Mississauga location Offers services and learning opportunities to connect newcomers to a better future in Canadian society.  
 
Programs offered at the Mississauga location include: 
 
* Information and Awareness Service ... [More]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs
Map RecordBreast Cancer Support Services Major Services:  
* walk-in support  
* information and referrals  
* lending of wigs and prostheses  
* monthly Burlington support group  
* support group for younger women  
* telephone peer support ... [More]
Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Breast Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Breast Cancer ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Breast Cancer
 Burlington Visually Impaired Persons (VIP), No Physical Address 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. Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Visual Impairments
Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Guelph - Wellington County Community Office - Acton Area * 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]
Acton ; Arthur ; Centre Wellington ; Elora ; Erin ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Moorefield ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Puslinch Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation Support
Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Mississauga - 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]
Dufferin County ; Georgetown ; Peel Region Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation Support ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer
Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, Mississauga - National Office, Celiac Information and Advocacy * a number of regional chapters including Hamilton Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Celiac Disease
 Canadian Celiac Association, Milton - Halton Peel Chapter - Mailing Address, Celiac Information and Support 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]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Celiac Disease
Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, Hamilton - Central South Region Leadership Centre, Diabetes Support Services Resource Centre:  
* diabetes cookbooks, information brochures, and pamphlets which help in the education of diabetes  
* periodicals, books, videos can be borrowed by CDA members 
* this location pro ... [More]
Burlington ; Hamilton ; Milton ; Oakville ; Waterdown Day Camps ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations
Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Region - Mississauga Office Services and programs include: 
* independent living services * independent travel instruction* computer training * consumer products and assistive technology * low vision services * CNIB library
Halton Region ; Peel Region Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Visual Impairments ; Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments
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]
Brantford ; Burlington ; Hamilton ; St Catharines Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Visual Impairments ; Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments
Map RecordColorectal Cancer Association of Canada, Oakville Support Group * comprised of volunteers, members, and management led by a board of directors 
* a patient-based organization that understand the needs of those diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their families 
* ... [More]
Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer
 COPING, Halton Support Groups * loving, sharing volunteers who have experienced grief in their own lives 
* each volunteer is committed to accompanying those on a grief journey, providing safe, support groups and compassionate car ... [More]
Halton Region Bereavement Support Groups
 Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Brampton - Peel & District Chapter The Peel & District Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to helping people with cystic fibrosis.  
 
* raise and allocate funds for research towards a cure ... [More]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
Map RecordDanielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre Programs include: 
* volunteer facilitated support groups  
* anxiety reduction programs including meditation, yoga 
* resources, lending library  
* community outreach primarily in primary and second ... [More]
Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Mississauga ; no restrictions, anyone who is able to access the location Disease/Disability Information ~ Eating Disorders ; Weight Related Support Groups
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] Canada Biological and Life Sciences Research ~ Dystonia Musculum Deformans ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Dystonia Musculum Deformans
 Endometriosis Association Support Group of Oakville, No Physical Address 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]
Halton Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups
Map RecordEquilibrium, Oakville, Mental Health Support Groups - Mood Disorders Focus of monthly meetings is wellness through education and sharing: 
* guest speakers include individuals who live with a mood disorder, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers and speciali ... [More]
Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders
Map RecordEquilibrium, Georgetown, Mental Health Support Groups - Mood Disorders Focus of monthly meetings is wellness through education and sharing: 
* guest speakers include individuals who live with a mood disorder, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers, specialists ... [More]
Halton Hills Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders
Map RecordFACT Canada Works to promote: 
* an unbiased image of fatherhood and motherhood  
* shared and equal parenting  
* the rights of children (and future children) to a complete relationship with both parents and the ... [More]
Greater Toronto Area Political Action/Lobbying Groups ~ Parents Without Custody
Map RecordFasworld Canada Member services available: resource library * telephone information * regular meetings * referrals for professional help 
 
* workshops and speakers available on request
Canada 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
 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] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome
Map RecordGeneva Centre for Autism Clinical services: 
intake and assessment * early intervention services * behaviour and communication programs * social skills building groups * sibling and parent groups * parent training programs * ... [More]
Greater Toronto Area Autism Therapy
Map RecordGeorgetown Osteoporosis Support Group * guest speaker at every meeting Halton Hills Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis
 Girls Incorporated of Halton, Mailing Address * a variety of research-based programs help girls overcome discrimination and become self-sufficient, fulfilled, responsible adults 
* informal education programs encourage girls to take risks and mas ... [More]
Halton North ; Halton North: Milton, Acton, Georgetown Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Adolescents ~ Girls ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Children ~ Girls
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - Dorval Dr, 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]
Halton Region 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
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - Dorval Dr, School Years Program Promotes the health of children and youth (school entry until age 18) and their families by providing a variety of services in the area of:  
 
* healthy growth and development- e.g. active living / ... [More]
Halton Region 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 Child Care Providers Association, Oakville Chapter - Mailing Address, Home Day Care Provider Support Group * offers monthly meetings, workshops, monthly newsletter, information packages, and yearly first aid/CPR courses  
* free referral service accessible to parents
Halton Region Child Care Provider Associations
 Halton Down Syndrome Association, Mailing Address Helps individuals with Down syndrome reach their true potential and full enjoyment of life through services that include: 
 
* bursary program for therapies and conferences  
* new parent support  
* ... [More]
Halton Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Down Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Down Syndrome
 Halton FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) Parent / Caregiver Support Group, No Physical Address 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]
Halton Region - and surrounding area Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Parent Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Burlington - Joseph Brant Community Health Centre, 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]
Halton Region - and surrounding area Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Georgetown - 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]
Halton Hills Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Milton - 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]
Milton - and surrounding area Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 700 Dorval Dr - Oakville Corporate Centre, 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]
Halton Region General Health Education Programs ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ People with Chronic Illnesses
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 700 Dorval Dr - Suite 609 - Oakville Corporate Centre, 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]
Halton Region - specifically Oakville and southwest Clarkson Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordHope Place Centres, Halton Hills - Trafalgar Rd, Men's Residential Addiction Treatment Offering a 28 - 90 day residential program for men with alcohol and/or drug problems. 
 
Program consists of: group therapy * individual counselling * living skills * relapse prevention * anger manag ... [More]
Ontario Inpatient Drug Abuse Treatment Facilities ~ Men ; Residential Alcoholism Treatment Facilities ~ Men
Map RecordHope Place Centres, Oakville, 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] Halton Region ; Peel Region ; MIssissauga Halton LHIN Comprehensive Outpatient Alcoholism Treatment ~ Women ; Comprehensive Outpatient Drug Abuse Treatment ~ Women ; Perinatal Alcoholism Treatment ; Perinatal Drug Abuse Treatment
Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, West Central Ontario, Huntington Disease Resource Centre Support Services include:  
* consultation  
* education  
* referral to community resources  
* advocacy  
* support groups
Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County Disease/Disability Information ~ Huntington's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Huntington's Disease
Map RecordILC Foundation (Improving the Lives of Children and Families living with Complex Chronic Pain Diseases) * vision is to dramatically improve the situation of many children who suffer from complex pain problems 
 
Services include: 
* peer-to-peer support to replace feelings of isolation and fear with fri ... [More]
Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Peel Region ; and ILC Support Chapter development nationally Pain Management ~ Children ; Pain Management ~ Youth ; Public Foundations
Map RecordInfertility Network Services include: 
* seminars (live and on DVD/CD) * books * email newsletter * topics related to adoption, donor conception, miscarriage, and reproductive and genetic technologies are also covered
International Infertility Support Groups
Map RecordKerrys Place Autism Services, Central West Region - Milton, Community Services Resource Centre Major services include: 
* community services 
* resource centre and library (books, media and toys) 
* family resource days 
* social groups (ages 11-17) 
* employment supports/meaningful day support ... [More]
Halton Region Autism Therapy ~ Residential Treatment Facilities ; Respite Care ; Respite Care ~ Children ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Autism
Map RecordKerrys Place Autism Services, Central West Region - Mississauga, Community Services Resource Centre Vocational programs for children and adults with autism. 
* a wide range of community activities including: work programs  
* recreational activities  
* daily living activities 
 
Major Services: 
* ... [More]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Autism Therapy ~ Residential Treatment Facilities ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Autism
Map RecordKidney Cancer Canada Peer support program * trained volunteers offer understanding, information and encouragement to patients who are newly diagnosed or facing new treatment options 
* they do not offer medical advice Pa ... [More]
Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Renal Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Renal Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Renal Cancer
Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Central Ontario Chapter Services include: 
* funding for research and related clinical education 
* providing information, referrals to services for individuals living with kidney disease 
* advocacy for access to high quali ... [More]
Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Hills ; Milton ; Oakville ; Burlington is served by the Hamilton and District Chapter 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
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]
Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Region ; Peel Region Bereavement Support Groups ~ Children
Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Milton - Allendale Long-Term Care Home, Stroke Recovery Canada A monthly peer support for stroke survivors and their caregivers. Halton Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke
Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Toronto - No Physical Address, 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]
Ontario Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Poliomyelitis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke
Map RecordMuslim Community Services, Mississauga Branch Programs and services  
Language Learning and Skills Development (LINC): 
* free English classes encompassing Canadian Language Benchmarks 1 to 8,  
* care for newcomer children from 6 months to 6 yea ... [More]
Oakville ; Peel Region English as a Second Language ; Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs
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] Halton Region Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Mental Health Issues
Map RecordOntario Federation for Cerebral Palsy * provides and initiates a wide range of services, resources and programs for individuals with CP and their families as well as professional organizations Major Programs Planning Services Program:  
* ... [More]
Ontario 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 Federation of Teaching Parents, Mailing Address 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] Ontario Homeschooling Associations ; Homeschooling Teaching Assistance
 Parents for Children's Mental Health, Burlington Chapter - Mailing Address, Support Group for Parents 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]
Burlington ; and area Parent Support Groups ~ Mental Health Issues
Map RecordParents for Children's Mental Health, Milton Chapter, Support Group for Parents Raising Anxious Children * provides support, education, and empowerment by linking networks of families, communities, agencies, and government Milton Parent Support Groups ~ Mental Health Issues
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Toronto Contributes to the national research program while regionally offering support services, information and specialized programs to ease the burden for those living with this chronic, degenerative neurol ... [More] Central Ontario ; Northern Ontario ; Northwestern Ontario ; 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 Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Parkinson's Disease
 Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Burlington - Mailing Address, Parkinson Disease Support Group An informal, self-managed support group for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers * affiliated with the Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario * meetings include guest speake ... [More] Halton Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Oakville Chapter, Parkinson Disease Support Group 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]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease
 PFLAG Canada, Halton Region Chapter - No Physical Address The Halton chapter assists in the recognition and growth of:  
gay * lesbian * bisexual * transgendered * transsexual * two spirited * intersex * queer * questioning persons * their families * friends ... [More]
Halton Region Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Advocacy Groups ~ Families/Friends of GLBT Individuals ; Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of GLBT Individuals
 PFLAG Canada, Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter - Mailing Address * co-facilitators of this group act as contacts for PFLAG * will meet with people on an individual basis * this chapter does not hold monthly meetings 
 
Guelph ; Halton Hills ; Kitchener ; Waterloo Parent Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of GLBT Individuals
Map RecordPKD Foundation of Canada, Hamilton Chapter, Polycystic Kidney Disease Support and Education Local chapter activites include: 
* regular meetings where patients connect and help each other cope with the emotional aspects of a PKD diagnosis and find the local resources they need 
* host semina ... [More]
Guelph ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Niagara Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Kidney Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease
Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network, Brampton, Prostate Cancer Support Group *one-on-one support available by telephone or in person by appointment  
* call any of the phone numbers provided
Bolton ; Brampton ; Caledon ; Georgetown ; Halton Hills ; Orangeville ; Shelburne Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prostate Cancer
 Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Burlington Chapter - No Physical Address, Prostate Cancer Support Group 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 
 
 
 
 
Burlington ; Hamilton ; Niagara Region ; and area Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prostate Cancer
Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network, Oakville-Mississauga Chapter, Prostate Cancer Support Group * whether newly diagnosed or living with prostate cancer, we provide fellowship, emotional support, information and discussion 
 
Milton ; Mississauga ; Oakville ; and surrounding area Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prostate Cancer
Map RecordRadius Child & Youth Services Major services:  
* identify and remediate the traumatic impact of interpersonal abuse  
* provide support, education and intervention to all non-offending family members or caregivers impacted by the ... [More]
Halton Region Child Sexual Abuse Counselling ; Family Counselling ~ Families/Friends of Abused Children ; Sex Offender Counselling ~ Adolescents ; Sexual Assault Counselling
Map RecordRAINBOWS for Children, Prism for Adults, Grief & Loss Support Groups RAINBOWS : 
* an international not-for-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis. 
* a support group for children experiencing grie ... [More]
Oakville Bereavement Support Groups ~ Children
Map RecordRebounders Canada, Support for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer * opportunities are provided to foster new friendships with fellow survivors at regular monthly social gatherings 
 
Other events include: 
* the Annual Survivor Conference which takes place on Saturd ... [More]
Canada Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer
 Robbie's Rainbow, Mailing Address * helps children living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis access critical drug treatments not covered by private or provincial health plans 
* parent mentoring program helps newly diagnosed ... [More]
Ontario Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Crohn's Disease ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Medical Expense Assistance
Map RecordROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office, 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] Halton Region Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues
Map RecordSchizophrenia Society of Ontario, Burlington - Halton Peel Regional Office, Schizophrenia Support and Advocacy Services include: 
Family and Friends support group  
* confidential small group meetings held monthly offering support for families who are caring for a loved one who has a serious mental illness  
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Halton Region ; Peel Region 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
Map RecordSchizophrenia Society of Ontario, Burlington - Halton Peel Regional Office - Mailing Address, 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] Burlington Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill
Map RecordSeniors Life Enhancement Centres Programs also provide caregivers with an opportunity for respite from their caring role.  
All programs offer:  
* restorative care  
* daily exercise programs (STEPS and HSEP)  
* Montessori programm ... [More]
Halton Region ; Mississauga (City of) Adult Day Programs ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ; Personal Care
Map RecordSexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office An agency that provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, 24 hour support and counselling services for male, female and transgender survivors of violence including childhood sexual abuse.  
 
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Halton Region 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
 Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Acton Satellite Office - Unpublished An agency that provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, 24 hour support and counselling services for male, female and transgender survivors of violence including childhood sexual abuse.  
 
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Halton Region 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
 Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Burlington Satellite Office - Unpublished An agency that provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, 24 hour support and counselling services for male, female and transgender survivors of violence including childhood sexual abuse.  
 
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Halton Region 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
 Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Georgetown Satellite Office - Unpublished An agency that provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, 24 hour support and counselling services for male, female and transgender survivors of violence including childhood sexual abuse.  
 
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Halton Region 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
 Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Milton Satellite Office - Unpublished An agency that provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, 24 hour support and counselling services for male, female and transgender survivors of violence including childhood sexual abuse.  
 
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Halton Region 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
Map RecordSickKids, Toronto - The Hospital for Sick Children, 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] Canada Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer
Map RecordSpinal Cord Injury Ontario, Hamilton - 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  
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Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region Disability Associations ~ Paraplegia
 Stroke Recovery Canada, Halton Stroke Fellowship - No Physical Address 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] Halton Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke
 Stroke Recovery Canada, Burlington Chapter - No Physical Address 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] Burlington Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke
 Take Charge! Self-Management Initiative, Burlington programs - Mailing Address 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] Burlington ; also offered in other communities in the Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand Brant LHIN (Local Health Integration Network) General Health Education Programs ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups
 Tourette Syndrome Association, Burlington-Oakville-Hamilton Region Chapter - No Physical Address, Tourette Syndrome Support Groups 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]
Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) ; Oakville Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome
Map RecordTourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada Services include:  
* information and support for the newly diagnosed 
* resources/information to parents, students, educators, clinicians and those interested in learning more about TS 
* supporting ... [More]
Canada Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Tourette's Syndrome
 Voice for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children, Halton/Hamilton/Niagara/Peel Chapter - Mailing Address, Information and Support for Hearing Impaired Children Support services for hearing-impaired children. 
 
* local group offers support 
* exchanges information  
* works to raise funds for social events and auditory-verbal therapy including a golf tournam ... [More]
Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region Speech and Language Pathology
Map RecordWellspring Birmingham Gilgan House Cancer Support Centre, Halton / Peel * located in a warm and welcoming facility, Wellspring's services are offered at no cost, without referral and in a confidential environment  
 
Support programs and services are: * drop-in and regis ... [More]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Cancer ; Art Therapy ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Music Therapy ; Spiritual Healing ; Terminal Illness Counselling ~ Cancer
Map RecordWellwood Resource Centre Programs include: 
* peer support groups  
* individual peer mentoring  
* coping skills training  
* individual and family counselling  
* spirituality issues  
* educational seminars and workshops  
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Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer
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. Canada Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Breast Cancer
Map RecordWomen's Centre (The), Oakville - Rebecca St, Support Groups Various support groups for women dealing with abuse, separation, or divorce. Abuse Support Group * confidential group for women who have experienced any form of abuse * a safe environment to share y ... [More] Halton Region Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ; Bereavement Support Groups ~ Women ; Separation/Divorce Support Groups ~ Women ; Women's Centres ; Women's Support Groups ~ Spanish Community
Map RecordWomen's Centre (The), Oakville - Sewell Dr, 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 
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Halton Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis