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Map RecordAIDS Network (The)

Map RecordAIDS Network (The)Hamilton Central Provides education and support for individuals and communities regarding HIV/AIDS and related issues.

Map RecordALS Canada

Map RecordALS CanadaMarkham Services for patients and their families include: * information and referral * loan and funding assistance for assistive devices to patients registered with ALS Society * in-home visitation Other acti ... [More]

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Simcoe - Norfolk St N, Alzheimer Society Haldimand Norfolk

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Simcoe - Norfolk St N, Alzheimer Society Haldimand NorfolkSimcoe Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services Supports for people with Alz ... [More]

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Family Support Groups

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Family Support GroupsHamilton Mountain East Family Support Groups help family and individuals with memory loss cope with progressive cognitive deficits, dementia or Alzheimer's disease.

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Hamilton Mountain East, Support Services

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Hamilton Mountain East, Support ServicesHamilton Mountain East Programs, services, education and on-going support for individuals with dementia, as well as, support for family members. Information, education and consultation services to community organizations an ... [More]

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Ontario, Mississauga, Alzheimer Programs and Services

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Ontario, Mississauga, Alzheimer Programs and ServicesMississauga (City of) Promotes public and professional awareness of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Offers programs and services through Brampton and Mississauga chapters, including: * counselling * support grou ... [More]

Map RecordArthritis Society, Burlington, Hamilton & Niagara Region Office, Client Services

Map RecordArthritis Society, Burlington, Hamilton & Niagara Region Office, Client ServicesCentral Burlington 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]

Brain Injury Association of Peel & Halton, Peel & Halton, Acquired Brain Injury Services

 Brain Injury Association of Peel & Halton, Peel & Halton, Acquired Brain Injury ServicesMississauga (City of) Advocates for the needs and provides information to, survivors of brain injuries, their families and support network through facilitating measures to promote the prevention of brain injury, improve qu ... [More]

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, Burlington, Adult Brain Tumour Support Group

 Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, Burlington, Adult Brain Tumour Support GroupBurlington 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 offering reassurance, reducing feel ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Wellington County Community Office

Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Wellington County Community OfficeGuelph Services include: * transportation to and from cancer related appointments; cannot provide transportation to individuals unable to transfer into a vehicle * one-on-one peer support (by phone) can be a ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services

Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support ServicesBronte 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]

Canadian Celiac Association, Celiac Information and Support

 Canadian Celiac Association, Celiac Information and SupportMississauga (City of) The national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten and works to improve diagnosis and quality of life.

Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, National office

Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, National officeToronto Downtown Central 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]

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton Branch

 Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton BranchHamilton (City of) Support group for people who are hard of hearing and their families. Hamilton Branch advocates for infant hearing screening and Cochlear implantation for hard of hearing people.

Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Office, Services for people who are blind, partially sighted, deafblind

Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Office, Services for people who are blind, partially sighted, deafblindMississauga (City of) 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]

Map RecordColorectal Cancer Association of Canada, Oakville Support Group

Map RecordColorectal Cancer Association of Canada, Oakville Support GroupRiver Oaks * 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]

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Hamilton and Area ChapterHamilton Disseminates information on cystic fibrosis, raises funds for research and education, and provides support groups.

Map RecordEast Wellington Community Services, Rockwood Office, Support Services

Map RecordEast Wellington Community Services, Rockwood Office, Support ServicesRockwood Services include: * transportation program * Adult Day Program * clothing thrift shop * Children's Programs * information & referral * government forms * food bank and outreach services ... [More]

Map RecordEpilepsy Halton Peel Hamilton

Map RecordEpilepsy Halton Peel HamiltonErin Mills Services include: * summer camps for children with epilepsy * client services * counselling * information and referral services * education and advocacy services for those living with seizure disorder ... [More]

Foundation for Prader Willi Research Canada

 Foundation for Prader Willi Research CanadaRichmond Hill 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]

Map RecordGeneva Centre for Autism

Map RecordGeneva Centre for AutismToronto Downtown North Clinical Services -- intake and assessment * early intervention services * behaviour and communication programs * social skills building groups * sibling and parent groups * parent training programs ... [More]

Georgetown Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Telephone Support Group

 Georgetown Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Telephone Support GroupGeorgetown Services for those suffering with myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia: * facilitator provides individual counselling * some additional therapies and servi ... [More]

Map RecordHalton Down Syndrome Association

Map RecordHalton Down Syndrome AssociationMilton 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 Healthcare, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital - Dorval Dr - Mailing Address, Maximize Your Health - Mississauga Halton Self Management Program

 Halton Healthcare, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital - Dorval Dr - Mailing Address, Maximize Your Health - Mississauga Halton Self Management ProgramGlen Abbey * 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]

Map RecordHalton-Peel Area Myeloma Support Group, Wellspring Birmingham-Gilgan House

Map RecordHalton-Peel Area Myeloma Support Group, Wellspring Birmingham-Gilgan HouseOakville Activities for patients and caregivers include: * information and presentations led by myeloma specialists and healthcare experts * time for sharing experiences and socializing * membership in a group ... [More]

Hearing Improvement Committee of Guelph

 Hearing Improvement Committee of GuelphGuelph Supplements services of agencies that assist people who are hearing impaired * disseminates information * promotes hearing help courses and hearing accessibility in public places

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Central West Ontario Region

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Central West Ontario RegionHamilton Central A national voluntary health charity, which provides programs and services to improve the health and quality of life, of all people with inherited bleeding disorders, and ultimately to find a cure.

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Toronto and Central Ontario Region

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Toronto and Central Ontario RegionToronto Downtown Central Assistance in obtaining direct aid, education, vocational guidance, rehabilitation and social adjustment services * transportation to and from clinics * educational literature and audiovisual material ... [More]

Hospital for Sick Children, No Physical Location, Brainchild

 Hospital for Sick Children, No Physical Location, BrainchildToronto Downtown 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]

Map RecordLeukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, National Office

Map RecordLeukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, National OfficeNorth York East 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]

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, 20 Emerald St - South Central Region, Post Polio Association of Hamilton / Brant

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, 20 Emerald St - South Central Region, Post Polio Association of Hamilton / BrantHamilton Central To promote direct support among persons, their family & friends, who are challenged with coping with Post Polio Syndrome and disseminating information about the late effects of Poliomyelitis to physic ... [More]

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Head Office, Post-Polio Canada

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Head Office, Post-Polio CanadaEast York Support, information and resources * local support group network * newsletter * information packages for patients and health professionals

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Head Office, Stroke Recovery Canada

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Head Office, Stroke Recovery CanadaEast York Information and referral * information packages * support groups

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Milton - Allendale Long-Term Care Home, Stroke Recovery Canada

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Milton - Allendale Long-Term Care Home, Stroke Recovery CanadaMilton A monthly peer support group for stroke survivors and their caregivers. Services include: * learn more about stroke, stroke symptoms and stroke recovery * find stroke recovery resources in your area * ... [More]

Map RecordMultiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter

Map RecordMultiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton ChapterHamilton Central Part of a world-wide effort to find a cure for multiple sclerosis and enable people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life. Programs & Services Include: Awareness & Education Programs Informa ... [More]

Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada

 Myasthenia Gravis Society of CanadaNorth York Offers support for persons with myasthenia gravis (MG) and their caregivers: * information * quarterly newsletter "Contact" for members * education for the general public and health care professionals ... [More]

Map RecordNational ME/FM Action Network

Map RecordNational ME/FM Action NetworkNepean Network assisting people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and/or Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) through education, advocacy, support, and research

Map RecordOsteoporosis Canada, Toronto

Map RecordOsteoporosis Canada, TorontoNorth York East Information on osteoporosis * public education * research support * support groups, self help materials * literature in English and French * speakers

Ostomy Canada Society, Halton and Peel Chapter 711 - Mailing Address

 Ostomy Canada Society, Halton and Peel Chapter 711 - Mailing AddressOakville Major services include: * visiting post-operative patients * the distribution of ostomy literature to interested parties

Map RecordParkinson Canada

Map RecordParkinson CanadaNorth York Central Information and referral line * support groups * caregiver support groups * education events and conferences * some literature in Chinese, German, Italian, Punjabi and Spanish * advocacy * public awar ... [More]

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Milton Support Group

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Milton Support GroupMilton The Milton support group meets for mutual support, as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease * for more information about the group, or to be connected with the current local volu ... [More]

Parkinson Canada, Burlington - Mailing Address, Burlington Support Group

 Parkinson Canada, Burlington - Mailing Address, Burlington Support GroupBurlington The Burlington Support Group meets for mutual support, as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease * for more information about the group, or to be connected with the current local ... [More]

Promoting Awareness of RSD/CRPS in Canada

 Promoting Awareness of RSD/CRPS in CanadaSt Catharines Provides information and education about Complex Regional Pain Syndrome(formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) * offers support to individuals living with CRPS/RSD, their families and friends ... [More]

Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network, Brampton, Prostate Cancer Network

Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network, Brampton, Prostate Cancer NetworkBrampton (City of) Prostate cancer support group for men with prostate cancer and for their families * offers fellowship * peer counseling * education about treatment options * fosters an awareness of prostate cancer in ... [More]

Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Burlington Chapter - No Physical Address, Prostate Cancer Support Group

 Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Burlington Chapter - No Physical Address, Prostate Cancer Support GroupBurlington Peer-to-peer support group for prostate cancer patients, their families and friends * events include annual Father's Day Run and Movember

Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Oakville-Mississauga Chapter - No Physical Address, Prostate Cancer Support Group

 Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Oakville-Mississauga Chapter - No Physical Address, Prostate Cancer Support GroupOakville Whether newly diagnosed or living with prostate cancer, the group will provide fellowship, emotional support, information and discussion.

Psoriasis Society of Canada, National Office - Mailing Address

 Psoriasis Society of Canada, National Office - Mailing AddressHalifax * services include support groups and public awareness * encourages research to find cause and cure for psoriasis

Robbie's Rainbow

 Robbie's RainbowOakville 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]

Map RecordSickle Cell Association of Ontario

Map RecordSickle Cell Association of OntarioNorth York West Public awareness of sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait * counselling * monthly support groups * advocacy * public education

Stroke Recovery Canada, Burlington Chapter - No Physical Address

 Stroke Recovery Canada, Burlington Chapter - No Physical AddressBurlington Various chapter programs for stroke survivors, caregivers and families * monthly meetings * summer picnic in mid-July * seasonal events throughout the year

Stroke Recovery Canada, Halton Stroke Fellowship - No Physical Address

 Stroke Recovery Canada, Halton Stroke Fellowship - No Physical AddressBurlington Connect with peers, exchange information and resources, learn new skills, explore the personal impact of stroke and build supportive relationships. Open to stroke survivors, family members, caregivers ... [More]

Map RecordStroke Recovery Canada, Guelph Wellington Chapter

Map RecordStroke Recovery Canada, Guelph Wellington ChapterGuelph Information, resources and a network of mutual support through work with local peer support groups * local meetings, activities and seminars provide opportunities for stroke survivors to develop new s ... [More]

Map RecordStuttering Connections

Map RecordStuttering ConnectionsBurlington Meetings provide a place to talk openly and freely about stuttering and other related topics.

Map RecordTake Charge Take Control, Workshops to Assist with Health Challenges

Map RecordTake Charge Take Control, Workshops to Assist with Health ChallengesHamilton Mountain Central 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]

Take Charge! Self-Management Program, Burlington programs - Mailing Address

 Take Charge! Self-Management Program, Burlington programs - Mailing AddressBurlington 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 fro ... [More]

Thyroid Foundation of Canada

 Thyroid Foundation of CanadaOttawa (City of) Promotes public awareness of thyroid disease * lends moral support to thyroid patients and their families * assists in fundraising for thyroid research Public education meetings * opportunities to pic ... [More]

Map RecordTourette Canada

Map RecordTourette CanadaOntario Information and referral * online, in-person individual or group support for patients and families * public education * advocacy * newsletter * annual conferences * workshops * school and workplace in ... [More]

Map RecordTourette Canada, Hamilton, Halton and Niagara Region Chapter

Map RecordTourette Canada, Hamilton, Halton and Niagara Region ChapterBurlington 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]

Tourette Syndrome Association of Ontario, Burlington-Oakville-Hamilton Region Chapter - No Physical Address, Tourette Syndrome Support Groups

 Tourette Syndrome Association of Ontario, Burlington-Oakville-Hamilton Region Chapter - No Physical Address, Tourette Syndrome Support GroupsBurlington Committed to delivering Tourette Syndrome support which is sensitive to the needs of the Tourette Syndrome community Local chapter provides support and information to members * informal chapter meetin ... [More]

Map RecordWellspring Birmingham Gilgan House Cancer Support Centre, Peel/Halton

Map RecordWellspring Birmingham Gilgan House Cancer Support Centre, Peel/HaltonOakville Part of a network of centres which provide emotional and psychological support for individuals and families living with cancer. * located in a warm and welcoming facility * services offered at no cost ... [More]

Map RecordWellwood, Juravinski House

Map RecordWellwood, Juravinski HouseHamilton Mountain West A community based resource centre providing free supportive care programs that answer the informational, emotional and spiritual needs of people living with cancer or caring for someone with cancer Pr ... [More]

Map RecordWellwood, Juravinski Hospital, Breast Cancer Peer Support Group

Map RecordWellwood, Juravinski Hospital, Breast Cancer Peer Support GroupHamilton Mountain West A support forum for those living with breast cancer in the two years from diagnosis to the post-treatment period consists of 90 minute sessions once a week for six weeks and some include a guest speak ... [More]

Map RecordWellwood, Juravinski Hospital, O'Connor-O'Connell Family Cancer Support Centre

Map RecordWellwood, Juravinski Hospital, O'Connor-O'Connell Family Cancer Support CentreHamilton Mountain Central A community based resource centre providing free supportive care programs that answer the informational, emotional, and spiritual needs of people living with cancer or caring for someone with cancer. ... [More]

Map RecordWellwood, Sacred Heart, Gynecological Cancer Support Group

Map RecordWellwood, Sacred Heart, Gynecological Cancer Support GroupHamilton Mountain East A monthly discussion group providing women who are living with gynecological cancer with a place to meet others with similar experiences in a setting of privacy, respect, and community.

Women's Centre (The), Oakville Osteoporosis Group

 Women's Centre (The), Oakville Osteoporosis GroupOakville 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]

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