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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 careg ... [More] Halton Region 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 RecordAIDS Network (The), Halton, Regional Services A non-profit community based AIDS service organization mandated to recognize and respond to the stigma and challenges posed by HIV/AIDS on individuals and communities through education and support. AI ... [More] Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Supplies ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ; Nutrition Assessment Services ~ AIDS/HIV ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV ; Welfare Rights Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV
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, Support Services Program provides counselling and support (individually, in groups, by phone or in office) relating to Alzheimer's or related disorders and management strategies for caregivers. Programs include: Commu ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Caregiver Counselling ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver Training ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Dementia ; Identification Devices ; Locator Aids ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, 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 for individuals with dementia and their families include: * counselling * support groups * Medic Alert (wandering person) registry * public education * school programs * day prog ... [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, Brampton - Halton East & Peel Region Office, Client Services Arthritis 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 ser ... [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 Services to assist people living with arthritis are provided by physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers, all with advanced training in arthritis management. Other services include ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Fundraising Campaigns ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis
 Asperger's Society of Ontario Information and referral to Asperger's Syndrome resources and services * monthly adult social group * monthly parent and caregiver support group Ontario Disability Associations ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders
Map RecordBrain Injury Services / Step Up! ABI Recovery, Brain Injury Services Services for individuals with an acquired brain injury include: * long-term residential living services * short-term transitional living services * in-home services * community outreach services * gro ... [More] Brantford ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) - and surrounding area ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Brain Injuries
 Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, Burlington, Adult Brain Tumour Support Group Brain Tumour Support Groups help survivors, family and caregivers through their journey with a brain tumour by providing connections with others who have faced life with a brain tumour thereby offerin ... [More] Burlington Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Brain Injuries
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 * free Wome ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Breast Cancer ; Prosthetics/Orthotics/Seating ~ Special Libraries ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Breast 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
Map RecordCanadian Organization for Rare Disorders Plain language information on uncommon health disorders * public awareness * links to Canadian support groups Canada Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Orphan Diseases ; Medical Information Lines ~ Orphan Diseases ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Orphan Diseases
 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 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: * transportat ... [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
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: * transportation pr ... [More] Dufferin County ; Georgetown ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation ; Special Libraries ~ Cancer ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer
Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Oakville - Halton Community Office Major services: Cancer support * matches cancer patients and their caregivers with volunteers who have been through the same experiences * service available in English, French and many other languages ... [More] Burlington ; Campbellville ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prostate Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ; Smoking Cessation ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer ; Transportation Volunteer Opportunities
 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
 Canadian Celiac Association, Halton Peel Chapter, 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: * Gluten Free 101 for newly ... [More] Halton Hills ; Milton ; Oakville ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Celiac Disease
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, Halton/Peel Office, Services for people who are blind, partially sighted, deafblind 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 and ... [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 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 * c ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer
Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada Dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes involuntary and sustained muscle contractions, causing abnormal body postures. * it commonly occurs in the neck, eyes, vocal cords and arms, and can be ... [More] Canada Biological and Life Sciences Research ~ Dystonia Musculum Deformans ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Dystonia Musculum Deformans
Map RecordEpilepsy Halton Peel Hamilton Services include: summer camps for children with epilepsy * client services * counselling * information and referral services * education and advocacy services for those living with seizure disorders, ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Peel Region ; Greater Hamilton area including Haldimand/Norfolk Disability Associations ~ Epilepsy ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Epilepsy ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Epilepsy
 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 avail ... [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 across Canada, who are interested in addressing the many issues related to Prader Willi Syndrome, including childhood obesity and auti ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome
 Georgetown Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Telephone Support Group, Mailing Address * facilitator provides individual counselling * some additional therapies and services available at a fee Halton Hills ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ CFIDS
Map RecordGeorgetown Osteoporosis Support Group * guest speaker at every meeting Halton Hills Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis
 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 pl ... [More] Halton Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Down Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Down Syndrome
Map RecordHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 700 Dorval Dr - Suite 108 - Oakville Corporate Centre, Mississauga Halton 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: he ... [More] Halton Region General Health Education Programs ~ People with Chronic Illnesses ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ People with Chronic Illnesses
Map RecordHamilton Family Network, Child Development Centre Building The Hamilton Family Network is a parent to parent organization for anyone who has a family member (child or adult) with a disability. * provides information and support in a variety of ways * offers i ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Disability Related Parenting Programs ~ Health/Disability Related Support Groups ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities
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 RecordHomewood Health Centre, Mental health and addiction treatment Programs and services * Addiction Medicine Service - drug and alcohol (in-patient and out-patient), problem gambling (out-patient only) * Integrated Mood and Anxiety Program - depression and anxiety ... [More] Canada Eating Disorders Treatment ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Psychiatric Aftercare Services ; Psychiatric Case Management ; Psychiatric Disorder Counselling ; Psychiatric Hospitals ; Psychiatric Rehabilitation ; Psychiatric Resocialization ; Relapse Prevention Programs
Map RecordHospital 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
 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 navigate t ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Renal Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Renal Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Renal Cancer
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 ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Leukemia ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Lymphoma ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Leukemia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Lymphoma
Map RecordLupus Foundation of Ontario Voluntary non-profit organization comprised of volunteers and one part-time staff person * Provides supportive care to Lupus patients and their families on a non profit, non-sectarian basis * Provides ... [More] Ontario Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Lupus Erythematosus
Map RecordLupus Ontario, Markham - Head Office Gives support through: * telephone networking and counseling for new patients * holding support meetings for discussion, learning and sharing Provides funding for: * lupus clinics in five rheumatic di ... [More] Ontario Fundraising and Resource Development Support ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Lupus Erythematosus ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Lupus Erythematosus
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 RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Hamilton - 20 Emerald St N - South Central Regional Office A community-based rehabilitation and advocacy charity for people with physical disabilities. Major services include: Assistive Devices: * helps individuals to buy, repair and maintain a wide variety o ... [More] Brant County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Adult Mentoring Programs ; Attendant Services for People with Physical Disabilities ; Automobile/Van Adaptations ; Daily Living Aids ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Poliomyelitis ; Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Mobility Aids ; Prejob Guidance ~ Physical Disabilities
Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Milton - Allendale Long-Term Care Home, Stroke Recovery Canada A monthly peer support group for stroke survivors and their caregivers. Halton Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke
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 meetings * ... [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 * education for the general public and health care professionals abo ... [More] Ontario Disease/Disability Information ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups
Map RecordNational Eating Disorder Information Centre Telephone information and support * referrals to treatment services, resources, support groups * workshops for schools, community groups, professionals * lectures * public awareness campaigns * preven ... [More] Canada Body Image Education ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Eating Disorders ; Medical Information Lines ~ Eating Disorders ; Special Libraries ~ Eating Disorders ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Eating Disorders
 Neurofibromatosis Society of Ontario, Mailing Address Offers workshops and info sessions on a variety of topics related to life with NF. * bi-annual meetings are held in the Toronto area * work is in process to establish local support groups in other com ... [More] Ontario Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Neurofibromatosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Neurofibromatosis
 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 ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Prader-Willi Syndrome ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ 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 RecordOstomy Canada Society, Halton and Peel Chapter 711 Major services include: * visiting post-operative patients * the distribution of ostomy literature to interested parties Halton Region ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups
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
 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
 Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Milton - Mailing Address, Parkinson Disease Support Group The group meets for mutual support, as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease. * contact Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario office for more information about the group, ... [More] Milton ; and surrounding area Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Oakville, 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 speaker ... [More] Halton Region ; Peel Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease
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 seminars ... [More] Guelph ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Niagara Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Kidney Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease
 Promoting Awareness of RSD/CRPS in Canada Provides information and education about Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (also called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) * offers support to individuals living with CRPS/RSD, their families and fri ... [More] Canada Disability Associations ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups
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 ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Prostate Cancer
 Prostate Cancer Canada Network, No Physical Address, Prostate Cancer Support Group, Oakville-Mississauga Chapter * 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
 Psoriasis Society of Canada, National Office - Mailing Address * services include support groups and public awareness * encourages research to find cause and cure for psoriasis Canada Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Psoriasis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Psoriasis
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: * Annual Survivor Conference * New Life Dinner * visit the websi ... [More] Canada Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer
 Robbie's Rainbow, Mailing Address Services include: * helping children living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis access critical drug treatments not covered by private or provincial health plans * parent mentoring program hel ... [More] Ontario Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Crohn's Disease ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Medical Expense Assistance
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 RecordStroke Recovery Canada, Guelph Wellington Chapter Stroke survivors self help and support group services include: * information concerning stroke recovery * peer support and referrals to other stroke survivors * educational workshops * hospital visits ... [More] Halton Hills ; Wellington County 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
 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
Map RecordStuttering Connections, Upper Appleby Professional Centre A support group for adults who stutter * the group also welcomes spouses, parents of children who stutter, and teens. Meetings provide a place to talk openly and freely about stuttering and other rela ... [More] Burlington Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Speech Impairments
 Take Charge Take Control, Workshops to Assist with Health Challenges Take Charge is a free program offered through workshops for anyone struggling with an on-going health condition. Find ways to: * manage stress * make healthier choices * find support from other people ... [More] Brantford ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) - including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; The area served is mainly the same area covered by the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB-LHIN) Health/Disability Related Support Groups ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Health Issues
 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
 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 RecordTourette Canada Information and referral * individual or group support for patients and families * public education * advocacy * newsletter * annual conferences * workshops * school and workplace inservices Canada Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Tourette's Syndrome ~ Families/Friends of People with Disabilities ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Mental Health Associations ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Tourette's Syndrome
Map RecordTourette Canada, Hamilton, Halton and Niagara Region Chapter A volunteer organization dedicated to helping individuals with Tourette Syndrome, their families and other interested parties by gathering and distributing information, promoting local self-help and p ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Niagara Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Tourette's Syndrome
 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 Tourette ... [More] Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) ; Oakville Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome
Map RecordWellspring Birmingham Gilgan House Cancer Support Centre, Halton / Peel A cancer support centre. * located in a warm and welcoming facility * services offered at no cost, without referral and in a confidential environment * support programs and services are: * drop-in and ... [More] Halton Region ; Peel Region Art Therapy ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Music Therapy ; Special Libraries ~ Cancer ; 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 Activity pro ... [More] Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington General Counselling Services ~ Cancer ; General Counselling Services ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Cancer ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer
Map RecordWomen's Centre (The), Oakville - Sewell Dr, Oakville Osteoporosis Group A patient support group, a program of The Women's Centre. Activities include: * support group for those with osteoporosis and their families * osteoporosis lending library * educational events * fundr ... [More] Halton Region Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis