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Acoustic Neuroma Association of Canada

 Acoustic Neuroma Association of CanadaCanada Acoustic Neuroma Association (ANAC) of Canada is a patient-led, volunteer, charitable organization, providing information and support to patients and their families who have been diagnosed with acoust ... [More]

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 RecordAlliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention

Map RecordAlliance for South Asian AIDS PreventionToronto Downtown Central Health promotion workshops * supportive counselling * information and referral * form filling * support groups * customized workshops on HIV/AIDS prevention, anti-homophobia * support for LGBTQ commun ... [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 Information and support for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their carers at the time of diagnosis and throughout the course of the disease. * persons with memory loss and ... [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 A series of group-format support programs that help family, caregivers, and individuals with memory loss cope with progressive cognitive deficits, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. Different groups ar ... [More]

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Hamilton Mountain East - 1575 Upper Ottawa St, Support Services

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Hamilton Mountain East - 1575 Upper Ottawa St, 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 Peel

Map RecordAlzheimer Society PeelMississauga (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 groups wa ... [More]

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

Map RecordArthritis Society, Burlington, Hamilton & Niagara Region Office, Client ServicesCentral Burlington Funds and promotes arthritis research, patient care and public education including: * physiotherapy, occupational therapy and social work services funded by Ministry of Health - free educational works ... [More]

Map RecordAsian Community AIDS Services

Map RecordAsian Community AIDS ServicesToronto Downtown Central HIV/AIDS education * support programs include buddy and practical assistance, treatment information, confidential individual counselling, referrals, case management, peer support group * outreach to y ... [More]

Map RecordBrain Injury Association of Peel and Halton

Map RecordBrain Injury Association of Peel and HaltonMississauga (City of) Advocates for the needs of, and provides information to survivors of brain injuries, their families and support network * facilitates measures to promote the prevention of brain injury, improves quali ... [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]

Canadian Association for Williams Syndrome

 Canadian Association for Williams SyndromeOntario Provide supports and assistance to families of a child with Williams Syndrome as well as a social network and "family" for adults with Williams Syndrome.

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 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 RecordCanadian Spondylitis Association - Ontario Chapter

Map RecordCanadian Spondylitis Association - Ontario ChapterToronto Downtown Advocates for spondylitis patients in Ontario * information on spondylitis and related conditions * support groups in Toronto, Hamilton and Kitchener

Map RecordCNIB Ontario, Halton and Peel Office

Map RecordCNIB Ontario, Halton and Peel OfficeMississauga (City of) Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services Accessible Technology Support -  Introduction to new accessible technology options (new s ... [More]

Map RecordColorectal Cancer Association of Canada, Oakville Support Group

Map RecordColorectal Cancer Association of Canada, Oakville Support GroupRiver Oaks A patient-based organization that understand the needs of those diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their families. * compassion, knowledge and understanding are offered through support groups across ... [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 RecordDiabetes Canada, National office

Map RecordDiabetes Canada, National officeToronto Downtown Central Information and literature on nutrition diabetes management and health care * support groups, education, advocacy * pamphlets in Arabic, some Aboriginal languages, Chinese, French, Hindi, Italian, Por ... [More]

Map RecordEpilepsy South Central Ontario

Map RecordEpilepsy South Central OntarioMississauga (City of) Offers the following services: Child & Youth Support Services: In-school training for teachers and boards Safety planning guides Training for camp leaders and/or coaches to make sure that children wit ... [More]

Map RecordGBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada, Whitby (Town of), Support Group

Map RecordGBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada, Whitby (Town of), Support GroupWhitby Offers support programs to people diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) or Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP). Support may be in the form of telephone contact, email suppo ... [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 Offers a number of different programs and services to assist individuals with Down syndrome and their families * helps individuals with Down syndrome to reach their true potential and full enjoyment o ... [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 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]

Lupus Ontario, Hamilton Central, Hamilton & Area Support Group

 Lupus Ontario, Hamilton Central, Hamilton & Area Support GroupHamilton Central Meetings provide an opportunity exchange of information and to hear speakers. Membership with Lupus Ontario includes regular newsletters and updates.

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 Promotes direct support among people who are affected by Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) and their family & friends, and disseminates information about the latest effects of Poliomyelitis to physicians and ... [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, Stroke Recovery Canada, Milton Stroke Support Group

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Stroke Recovery Canada, Milton Stroke Support GroupMilton Support group that meets once a month to provide stroke survivals and their families/caregivers an environment for information, social and educational programs, resources and  ... [More]

Map RecordMaximize Your Health - Mississauga Halton Self Management Program

Map RecordMaximize Your Health - Mississauga Halton Self Management ProgramOakville Provides free 6 weeks (2.5 hours per week) chronic disease self management workshops called "Maximize Your Health" Group discussion topics specific to chronic disease symptom management include: * hea ... [More]

MitoCanada Foundation

 MitoCanada FoundationBurlington Provides individuals, their families and caregivers with the knowledge and supports to improve quality of life while also raising public awareness of the disease and advancing Canadian research activi ... [More]

Map RecordMultiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter

Map RecordMultiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton ChapterHamilton West To be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life. Quality of Life - Equipment Grants Information & Support Public Education N ... [More]

Map RecordMyeloma Canada, Myeloma Halton-Peel, Support Group

Map RecordMyeloma Canada, Myeloma Halton-Peel, Support GroupOakville Community-based, non-charitable organization that provides information and support for Canadian myeloma patients, family and caregivers in the Halton, Peel and Hamilton areas * myeloma is a rare cance ... [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

Map RecordOstomy Support Group, Halton Peel

Map RecordOstomy Support Group, Halton PeelOakville Major services include: * visiting post-operative patients * distributing of ostomy literature to interested parties * communicate with healthcare providers such as hospitals, surgeons, and ETs about ... [More]

Map RecordOvarian Cancer Canada

Map RecordOvarian Cancer CanadaToronto Downtown Central Supports women and their families living with ovarian cancer * raises awareness in general public and with health care professionals * funds research to develop reliable early detection techniques, im ... [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 Support Group

 Parkinson Canada, 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]

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, Prostate Cancer Support Group

 Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Oakville-Mississauga Chapter, Prostate Cancer Support GroupOakville Whether newly diagnosed or living with prostate cancer, the group will provide fellowship, emotional support, information and discussion.

Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network, Norton Place Park Community Centre, Prostate Cancer Canada Network Brampton Inc

Map RecordProstate Cancer Canada Network, Norton Place Park Community Centre, Prostate Cancer Canada Network Brampton IncBrampton (City of) Prostate Cancer Canada Network (PCCN) is an independent network of more than 70 prostate cancer peer support group chapters across Canada The prostate cancer support group is for men with prostate can ... [More]

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

Map RecordRebounders Canada, Supports for adult survivors of childhood cancer

Map RecordRebounders Canada, Supports for adult survivors of childhood cancerOakville A grassroots support group providing adult survivors of childhood cancer with the opportunity to meet fellow survivors in a fun environment that supports and nurtures.

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 Central 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 * 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! Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Map RecordTake Charge! Chronic Disease Self-Management ProgramHamilton Mountain Central A free six-week workshop that assists participants in living with on-going health conditions. Areas of focus include stress management, making healthier choices, meeting other people living with simil ... [More]

The Women's Centre of Halton, Oakville Osteoporosis Group

 The Women's Centre of Halton, 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 * educational events * fundraising * informative meetings u ... [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, Halton-Peel

Map RecordWellspring Birmingham Gilgan House - Cancer Support Centre, Halton-PeelOakville Offers more than 40 different programs and services designed to meet specific needs of cancer patients and their families * some programs are available for both patients and caregivers, for patients o ... [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.

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