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Map RecordAcclaim Health, Oakville - Trafalgar Rd, Alzheimer Services Provides information and education and support groups for caregivers and family members of persons with dementia. A resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials. Se ... [More] Halton Region Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Alzheimer's Disease
Map RecordALS Canada Services supporting ALS patients and their families include: 
* information (publications, AV material) and referral 
* education and support 
* in-home visitation 
* support meetings held monthly in vari ... [More]
Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton Exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by provide services for individuals and their families which include support groups, counselling a ... [More] Halton Region - Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Dementia ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Dementia
Map RecordAlzheimer Society Peel, Mississauga - 60 Briarwood Ave Programs and services for individuals with dementia and their families include: 
* counselling  
* support groups  
* Medic Alert (wandering person) registry  
* public education  
* school programs  
* day ... [More]
Halton Region - those areas served by the Mississauga Halton LHIN ; Peel Region 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 ; Special Libraries ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Special Libraries ~ Dementia
Map RecordArthritis Society, Ontario Division Funds and promotes arthritis research, patient care and public education * self management, rehabilitation and education programs * physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work programs * educati ... [More] Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Arthritis ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Arthritis ; Medical Information Lines ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Self Help Instruction ~ Arthritis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Arthritis
Map RecordAsthma Society of Canada Digital based information service * four websites Asthma.ca , Asthma-kids.ca , AsthmaMeds.ca and 4seasonsofasthma.ca * supported by telephone and email counseling * referral to community services such ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Asthma ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Asthma ; Internet Information Resources ~ Asthma ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Asthma
Map RecordBurlington Lung Clinic, COPD Education Clinic The goals of this clinic are to help individuals manage their condition as well as providing coping strategies aimed at improving quality of life.  
 
The program offers: 
* assessment 
* education 
* Spi ... [More]
Burlington Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Toronto Community Office, Cancer Information and Support Services Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333, Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm * Peer Support 1-888-939-3333 -- telephone peer support services * matches people with cancer and their caregivers with trained vo ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Medical Information Lines ~ Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cancer
Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, National office Information and literature on nutrition and health care * support groups, education, advocacy * library, including videos * pamphlets in Chinese, French, Italian * Etobicoke, North/Central Toronto, Sc ... [More] Canada Clothing Donation Programs ; Disability Associations ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Donation Pickups ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Diabetes ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Mobile Device Donation Programs ; Nutrition Education ~ Diabetes ; Special Libraries ~ Diabetes
 Canadian Spondylitis Association Support * education * public awareness * support groups for patients, families and friends * quarterly newsletter Canada Disability Associations ~ Rheumatoid Spondylitis ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Rheumatoid Spondylitis ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Rheumatoid Spondylitis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Rheumatoid Spondylitis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Rheumatoid Spondylitis
Map RecordCATIE Information on HIV and Hepatitis C prevention, care, treatment, support * reference library * workshops, conferences, resources * print and electronic publications in English and French on treatment r ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Hepatitis ; Internet Information Resources ~ Hepatitis ; Special Libraries ~ AIDS/HIV Issues
Map RecordCanadian Abilities Foundation A non-profit foundation that provides information, inspiration, and opportunity to people with disabilities, their friends, families, and the entire spectrum of professionals engaged in their service, ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information
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: 
* transporta ... [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
 Canadian Celiac Association, Dundas - Hamilton / Burlington Chapter - Mailing Address, Celiac Information and Support Hamilton/Burlington chapter strives to establish a supportive network to help members cope with a gluten free diet and to distribute information regarding sources of gluten free foods * peer counsello ... [More] Brantford ; Burlington ; Dundas ; Dunnville ; Grimsby ; Hamilton (City of) - and surrounding area Disease/Disability Information ~ Celiac Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Celiac Disease
Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, Central South Ontario Regional Leadership Centre Leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while working to find a cure. Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Six Nations / New Credit Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Nutrition Education ~ Diabetes ; Special Libraries ~ Diabetes ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Diabetes
 Canadian Diabetes Association, Halton Diabetes Information and Supply Depot Sites Has a variety of local pharmacies that act as depot sites for diabetes supplies and information, in order to provide top-quality service to people with diabetes.  
* CDA literature, cookbooks and rel ... [More]
Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Mississauga Regional Office, Mississauga Regional Office, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and Programs The Canadian Hearing Society provides services, products and information that: 
* Remove barriers to communication  
* Advance hearing health  
* Promotes equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral ... [More]
Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Hearing Loss ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Immigrant Settlement Services ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hearing Loss
Map RecordCanadian Hemophilia Society - Hemophilia Ontario, Central West Ontario Region - Hamilton Hemophilia Ontario is committed to improve the quality of life of people affected by hemophilia and related blood conditions, and to work towards a cure. 
 
CWOR, a regional office of Hemophilia Ontario ... [More]
Brant County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Disease/Disability Information ~ Hemophilia ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Hemophilia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hemophilia
 Canadian Marfan Association Assists patients and families affected by Marfan Syndrome, Genetic Aortic Disorders, and related connective tissue disorders, to prevent early death & disability through national programs of education ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Marfan Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Marfan Syndrome ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Marfan Syndrome ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Marfan Syndrome
Map RecordCanadian Organization for Rare Disorders * provides information on over 6,000 rare disorders in understandable language  
* through a network system CORD links individuals/families with the same rare disorder together
Canada Disease/Disability Information
Map RecordCancer Assistance Services Services include transportation to treatment centres and relaxation programs. 
* funds raised from the April door to door canvassing, In Memoriam gifts, bequests, special events and generous donors  
... [More]
Halton Hills Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Respite Care ; Respite Care ~ Cancer ; Respite Care ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Terminal Illness Counselling ~ Cancer
Map RecordCapability Support Services Inc., Capability Support Services & CNIB Outreach Program, VIS-ABLE Program Support services for individuals with vision loss and permanent disabilities include: 
* personal care with the aid of an attendant  
* vision loss specific training in the areas of orientation and mo ... [More]
Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County Attendant Services for People with Physical Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Life Skills Education ~ Physical Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Orientation and Mobility Training ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Visual Impairments ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Visual Impairments
Map RecordChildhood Cancer Canada National support and information network * referrals to parent support groups * family support kit * bursaries for survivors of childhood cancer * research * online support for teens * website for edu ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Adolescents ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Student Financial Aid ~ Cancer ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cancer
Map RecordCNIB, Hamilton East - West 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.  
 
Brant County ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County Braille Instruction ; Career Counselling ~ Visual Impairments ; Case/Care Management ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ Visual Impairments ; Eye Screening ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Visual Impairments ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Life Skills Education ~ Visual Impairments ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ; Orientation and Mobility Training ~ Visual Impairments ; Outreach Programs ~ Visual Impairments ; Prevocational Training ~ Visual Impairments ; Special Libraries ~ Visual Impairments ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Visual Impairments ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Visual Impairments ; Visual/Reading Aids
Map RecordCNIB, West Region - Hamilton Office Services and programs include: 
* counselling and training  
* services for children and families  
* independent living skills  
* orientation and mobility  
* computer training  
* consumer products ... [More]
Brantford ; Burlington ; Hamilton ; St Catharines Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Special Libraries ~ Visual Impairments
Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Office, Halton/Peel Office, Visual Impairment Programs and Services National, community-based organization committed to vision health of all Canadians, research and enhancement of independence for people with vision loss. 
 
Services include: 
* services for children an ... [More]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Visual Impairments ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Visual Impairments ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Orientation and Mobility Training ~ Visual Impairments ; Visual/Reading Aids ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Visual Impairments
Map RecordCommunity Living Ontario Advocacy and support * information on disability issues Ontario Disability Rights Groups ~ Intellectual Disabilities ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Intellectual Disabilities
Map RecordCrohn's and Colitis Canada Funds medical research on inflammatory bowel diseases * information and education for patients, families, health professionals, the public * separate chapters for Durham, Halton, Peel and York -- call ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Crohn's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Crohn's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ulcerative Colitis
Map RecordCrohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region Chapter * raise awareness by educating those with Crohn’s and colitis, their families, health professionals and the general public about these diseases  
* the Halton Chapter is led by a volunteer executive ... [More]
Halton Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Crohn's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Crohn's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ulcerative Colitis
Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto National Office Information * referral to chapters across Canada Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
 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
 Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter - Mailing Address The Hamilton Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to finding a cure or control for Cystic Fibrosis.  
 
Activities include: 
* organizing fundraisers 
* spe ... [More]
Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton South ; Norfolk County 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 secondary ... [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 RecordEaster Seals Canada Information to member organizations and associations, professionals, persons with disabilities Access 2 Entertainment Card -- provides discounted admission to the support person accompanying a person ... [More] Canada Discount Programs ~ Personal Care Aides ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Physical Disabilities
Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario Financial assistance with the cost of prescribed equipment * summer recreation programs * public awareness and education * resource information * Incontinence Supplies Grant Program * summer camps in ... [More] Ontario Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Incontinence Supplies ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Physical Disabilities
 FASworld Canada Information and referral * counselling * monthly support group meetings for parents, caregivers and professionals * awareness and education workshops and presentations for groups -- fee schedule avai ... [More] Canada Caregiver Counselling ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ 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] Toronto (City of) Autism Therapy ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Communication Training ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Developmental Issues ; Social Skills Training ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Special Libraries ~ Developmental Issues
 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  
* peer ... [More]
Halton Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Down Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Down Syndrome
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 reduce t ... [More]
Halton Region - and surrounding area Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Georgetown - Georgetown Hospital, COPD Education Clinic A public health program designed to provide support and education for individuals living with COPD. The goals of this clinic are to help individuals manage their condition as well as providing coping ... [More] Halton Region Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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 reduce t ... [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 reduce t ... [More]
Milton - and surrounding area Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 327 Reynolds St - Main Fl - Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, COPD Education Clinic A public health program designed to provide support and education for individuals living with COPD. The goals of this clinic are to help individuals manage their condition as well as providing coping ... [More] Oakville Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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 reduce t ... [More]
Halton Region - specifically Oakville and southwest Clarkson Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - 1151 Bronte Rd - Halton Regional Administration Centre * promote positive mental, reproductive, sexual, dental, and heart health 
* prevent cancer, substance abuse, tobacco use, and injuries  
* protect our communities from communicable and infectious disea ... [More]
Halton Region Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention ; Blood Pressure Screening ; Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education ; City Departments/Offices ~ Public Health Issues ; Communicable Disease Control ; Developmental Screening ; Disease/Disability Information ; Drug Abuse Education/Prevention ; Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning ; Environmental Hazards Information ; Food Safety Education ; Formula/Baby Food ; General Dentistry ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs ; General Health Education Programs ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; Hearing Screening ~ Infants/Toddlers ; Nutrition Assessment Services ; Nutrition Education ; Oral Health Education/Information ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Personal Safety Education ~ Children ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ; Public Facility Health Inspection ; Public Health Nursing ; Restaurant/Food Sanitation ; Smoking Cessation ; Street Outreach Programs ; Water Quality Assurance ; Well Baby Care
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Acton, Sexual Health and Needle Exchange Program - Sexual Health Clinic Provides a wide range of services which focus on sexuality, relationships and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS. Services Include * pregnancy testing and options counselli ... [More] Halton Region AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Birth Control Counselling ; Contraception ; Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Emergency Contraception ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; HIV Testing ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Pregnancy Testing ; Safer Sex Education ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Burlington, Sexual Health and Needle Exchange Program - Sexual Health Clinic Provides a wide range of services which focus on sexuality, relationships and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS. Services Include * pregnancy testing and options counselli ... [More] Halton Region AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Birth Control Counselling ; Contraception ; Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Emergency Contraception ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; HIV Testing ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Pregnancy Testing ; Safer Sex Education ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Georgetown, Sexual Health and Needle Exchange Program - Sexual Health Clinic Provides a wide range of services which focus on sexuality, relationships and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS. Services Include * pregnancy testing and options counselli ... [More] Halton Region AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Birth Control Counselling ; Contraception ; Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Emergency Contraception ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; HIV Testing ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Pregnancy Testing ; Safer Sex Education ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Milton - 217 Main St E - Suite 13, Sexual Health and Needle Exchange Program - Sexual Health Clinic Provides a wide range of services which focus on sexuality, relationships and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS. Services Include * pregnancy testing and options counselli ... [More] Halton Region AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Birth Control Counselling ; Contraception ; Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Emergency Contraception ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; HIV Testing ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Pregnancy Testing ; Safer Sex Education ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease
Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - South Service Rd E, Sexual Health and Needle Exchange Program - Sexual Health Clinic Provides a wide range of services which focus on sexuality, relationships and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS. Services Include * pregnancy testing and options counselli ... [More] Halton Region AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Birth Control Counselling ; Contraception ; Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Emergency Contraception ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; HIV Testing ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Pregnancy Testing ; Safer Sex Education ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Toronto office Fundraising for research * professional and public education * community presentation programs * Emergency Cardiac Care and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training * patient literature and nutrit ... [More] Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; First Aid Instruction ; Legislative Advocacy ~ Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Issues ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Provincial Head Office Advocacy * education Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Hemophilia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hemophilia
Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Toronto and Central Ontario Region Assistance in obtaining direct aid, education, vocational guidance, rehabilitation and social adjustment services * transportation to and from clinics * educational literature and audiovisual material ... [More] Central Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Hemophilia ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Von Willebrand's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hemophilia ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Von Willebrand's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Children ~ Hemophilia ; Individual Advocacy ~ Hemophilia ; Individual Advocacy ~ Von Willebrand's Disease ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Hemophilia ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Hemophilia ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Von Willebrand's Disease ; Residential Camps ~ Children ~ Hemophilia ; Residential Camps ~ Children ~ Von Willebrand's Disease ; Special Libraries ~ Hemophilia ; Special Libraries ~ Von Willebrand's Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Hemophilia ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Von Willebrand's Disease
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Peel Region Office Foundation increases public awareness of heart disease and stroke by providing information and/or programs on: 
* CPR 
* high blood pressure  
* nutrition 
* active living 
* rehabilitation 
* heart diseas ... [More]
Halton Hills ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office Programs include:  
Heart Month campaign: 
* canvassers solicit donations and provide health promotion information to residential communities 
 
In honour gifts: 
* with the cooperation of local funeral ho ... [More]
Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
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
 Infertility Network Information on infertility, miscarriage, donor conception, adoption * seminars (live and pre-recorded on CD/DVD) * workshops * advocacy * public education * email newsletter Toronto (City of) Disease/Disability Information ~ Infertility ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Family Planning Issues
Map RecordJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Hamilton/Niagara Chapter Major services: 
* encourage diabetics and their parents to learn about the condition and thus to assist and understand their doctor's procedures 
* update diabetics on the latest research through subsc ... [More]
Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Youth ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Diabetes
 Kidney Cancer Canada, Mailing Address A kidney cancer support group formed to:  
* increase awareness about kidney cancer  
* provide timely information to patients and caregivers facing a diagnosis of kidney cancer  
* help patients navigat ... [More]
Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Renal Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Renal Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Renal Cancer
Map RecordLearning Disabilities Association of Ontario Information and resources on learning disabilities * community education * newsletter * online courses * chapters throughout Ontario listed on website Ontario Directory/Resource List Publication ~ Learning Disabilities ; Disability Associations ~ Learning Disabilities ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Learning Disabilities
Map RecordLeukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, National Office Information and support for individuals affected by blood cancers, particularly leukemia, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative diseases * peer-to ... [More] Canada Bereavement Counselling ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Leukemia ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Lymphoma ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Leukemia ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Lymphoma ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Leukemia ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Lymphoma ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Leukemia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Lymphoma
Map RecordLung Cancer Canada Patient focused information -- do not provide medical advice or treatment * peer support for patients and caregivers * educational workshops and resources * continuing education events to the public a ... [More] Canada Disability Associations ~ Lung Cancer ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Lung Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Lung Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Lung Cancer
Map RecordLung Association (The), Toronto - Head Office Major programs and services in the Toronto office (serving Halton, Peel, Toronto, and Dufferin): 
* Asthma Action Program * Breathworks Program for people with COPD 
* Air Quality * Journey2Quit Program ... [More]
Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Asthma ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Emphysema ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Lung Cancer ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Asthma ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Emphysema ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Lung Cancer ; Smoking Cessation
Map RecordLung Association (The), Toronto - Head Office, Asthma Action Program A program designed especially for those who have questions about their asthma, or just want to know more about the disease itself.  
 
* most people with asthma can live their lives free of asthma sympt ... [More]
Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Asthma
Map RecordLung Association (The), Toronto - Head Office, BreathWorks Program A public health program designed to provide free Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) information, resources, and support to Canadians.  
 
BreathWorks offers support and practical information t ... [More]
Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 Lyme Ontario, Mailing Address Promotes awareness and provides education and current information on Lyme and associated diseases to patients, the general public and medical practitioners. 
 
* also conduct research on ticks and the s ... [More]
Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Lyme Disease
Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Post-Polio Canada Support, information and resources * local support group network * newsletter * information packages for patients and health professionals Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Poliomyelitis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Poliomyelitis
Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Stroke Recovery Canada Information and referral * information packages * support groups Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Stroke
Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada Information, advocacy and referrals to home support services * funding available for some prescribed equipment * research funding * community workshops * education materials Canada Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Disability Rights Groups ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Specialized Information and Referral ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Muscular Dystrophy
Map RecordMultiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Halton Regional Chapter, Multiple Sclerosis Support and Advocacy A non-profit organization providing assistance to those with Multiple Sclerosis.  
 
* contributes to MS Society research programs 
 
Major Services: 
* information and referral 
* one on one client ... [More]
Halton Region Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Multiple Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Multiple Sclerosis
Map RecordMyalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of Ontario Information, education and peer support * referrals to local support groups and medical and health care resources * support for families of children and youth with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic F ... [More] Ontario Disability Associations ~ CFIDS ; Disease/Disability Information ~ CFIDS ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ CFIDS ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ CFIDS ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ CFIDS
Map RecordMyasthenia Gravis Society of Canada Offers: 
* support for persons with myasthenia gravis (MG) and caregivers  
* information  
* quarterly newsletter "Contact" for members  
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Ontario Disease/Disability Information ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups
Map RecordOntario Federation for Cerebral Palsy Planning Services , 416-244-9686 ext 235 -- assistance in developing a personal life planning guide * covers home, community, employment, education and support services Assistive Devices Funding Prog ... [More] Ontario Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Clothing Donation Programs ; Directory/Resource List Publication ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Disability Associations ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Donation Pickups ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Life Care Planning ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Organizational Planning and Development Support ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ~ Cerebral Palsy
 Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Information and referral * support groups * telephone support * one-to-one support in vicinity of Toronto * literature in French, Italian, Spanish * advocacy * workshops and conferences Ontario Disability Associations ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome
Map RecordOsteoporosis Canada, Toronto Information on osteoporosis * public education * research support * support groups, self help materials * literature in English and French * speakers Canada Disability Associations ~ Osteoporosis ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Osteoporosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis
Map RecordOvarian Cancer Canada, National Office - Toronto Support and information * fact sheets * online and print publications * videos and presentations * public awareness * funds research Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Ovarian Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Ovarian Cancer ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ovarian Cancer
Map RecordParkinson Society Canada Information for people living with Parkinson's and for health professionals * public awareness * exercise and support groups * discussion group for partners * special events * advocacy * research prog ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Parkinson's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Parkinson's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Parkinson's Disease
Map RecordPediatric Oncology Group of Ontario Coordinates provincial network of hospitals providing cancer treatment and aftercare for children with cancer * advises the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * identifies gaps in childhood cancer ... [More] Ontario Case/Care Management ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Internet Information Resources ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Children ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Medical Information Lines ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Medical Social Work ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Pediatrics ~ Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Cancer ; Pediatrics ~ Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Cancer ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Health Issues ; Transition Services for Students with Disabilities ~ Young Adults ~ Cancer ~ Learning Disabilities
Map RecordPeel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services, Oakville - PHDABIS West A provincial long term residential program for people with Acquired Brain Injury who have been identified as having complex cognitive and behavioural challenges. Services Include: * The Transitional R ... [More] Dufferin ; Halton Region ; Peel Region Adult Day Programs ~ Brain Injuries ; Assisted Living Facilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Brain Injuries ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Brain Injuries ; Residential Treatment Facilities ~ Acquired Brain Injuries ; Respite Care ~ Brain Injuries ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Brain Injuries ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Brain Injuries
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 
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Guelph ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Niagara Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Kidney Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease
Map RecordSickle Cell Association of Ontario Public awareness of sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait * counselling * monthly support groups * advocacy * public education Ontario Disability Associations ~ Anemia ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Anemia ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Anemia ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Anemia ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Anemia
Map RecordSickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario Information workshops and forums on sickle cell anemia and prevention * in-home counselling and genetic awareness education * support for those living with sickle cell anemia and their families Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Anemia ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Anemia ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Anemia
Map RecordSpeech and Stuttering Institute Speech programs for preschool children 3-4 years and school age children 5-8 years * stuttering programs for children 3-12 years * intensive 3 week stuttering program for adolescents and adults * prof ... [More] Greater Toronto Area Disease/Disability Information ~ Communication Impairments ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Rehabilitation Personnel ; Speech and Language Pathology ; Speech and Language Pathology ~ Children
Map RecordSpina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario Advocacy * individual and family support * peer support * linking program * online community forum * interactive online child and youth sections * scholarships * resource centre * research * general m ... [More] Ontario Disability Associations ~ Spina Bifida ; Disability Awareness Programs ~ Spina Bifida ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Spina Bifida ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Spina Bifida ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Spina Bifida ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Spina Bifida ~ Families/Friends of People with Disabilities ; Special Libraries ~ Spina Bifida ; Student Financial Aid ~ Spina Bifida
 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
Map RecordThe Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch, Ontario Programs and Services * KIDNEY CONNECT Peer Support program  
* Online patient discussion forums 
* Information and referral, literature  
* Financial assistance 
* Kidney Community Kitchen website  
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Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Kidney Disease ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Kidney Disease ; Organ/Tissue Transplant Education Programs ~ Kidney Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Kidney Disease ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ~ Kidney Disease
 Thyroid Foundation of Canada, Mailing Address A non-profit volunteer organization providing information and education on thyroid disorders, support to thyroid patients and their families, and raising funds for research in thyroid disease. 
 
Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Hyperthyroidism ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Thyroid Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hyperthyroidism ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Thyroid Cancer
 Tinnitus Association of Canada Information about tinnitus by mail or email (characterized by persistent head and ear noises) Canada Disability Associations ~ Tinnitus ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Tinnitus ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tinnitus
Map RecordUrology Resource Centre A nonprofit centre that offers help and support to people who are struggling with urological problems. 
 
Topics include:  
* bladder control for men and women, including biofeedback  
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Halton Region ; Mississauga ; Niagara Region - peninsula area Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information
Map RecordWar Amps, Toronto Branch Financial assistance toward the cost of artificial limbs * loan of mobility equipment * counselling, peer support * safety presentations in schools National Amputee Centre -- online information for am ... [More] Greater Toronto Area Assistive Technology Equipment Loan ~ Amputations ; Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Children ~ Amputations ; Assistive Technology Training ~ Children ~ Amputations ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Amputations ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Amputations ; Internet Information Resources ~ Amputations
Map RecordWillow Breast and Hereditary Cancer Support Canada Peer support and information provided by trained breast cancer survivors * personalized information packages on all aspects of breast cancer such as diagnosis, treatments, side effects and complementa ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Breast Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Breast Cancer ; Special Libraries ~ Breast Cancer
Map RecordWomen's College Hospital, Bay Centre for Birth Control Birth control * pregnancy testing, counselling and referrals * abortion information, counselling and referrals * Pap tests * testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections * anonymous HIV t ... [More] Ontario Abortion Referrals ; Cancer Detection ~ Cervical Cancer ; Contraception ; Disease Specific Treatment ~ Sexually Transmitted Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Women ; HIV Testing ~ Women ; Immunizations ~ Hepatitis ~ Women ; Postabortion Counselling ; Pre-Abortion Counselling ; Pregnancy Testing ; Pro-Choice Counselling ; Safer Sex Education ~ Women ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening ~ Women ; Women's Health Centres ~ Reproductive Issues