Organization / Program Name(s)Located In Description (Brief)
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 ...
AIDS Network (The), Hamilton Central - 140 King StHamilton Central Provides education and support for individuals and communities regarding HIV/AIDS and related issues. Services include: Van Service and Men4Men Clinic -partnerships with Hamilton Public Health Service ...
AIDS Network (The), OakvilleOakville Provides education and support to community groups and individuals regarding HIV/AIDS, Sexual Health and Harm Reduction.
Alliance for South Asian AIDS PreventionToronto Downtown Central Health promotion workshops, including customized workshops on HIV/AIDS prevention, anti-homophobia * support for individuals living with HIV, including peer counselling, information and referral, form ...
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton OfficeBurlington Provides education, support and resources to persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and to their families * supports research * maintains local support groups * strives to end the pers ...
Alzheimer 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 ...
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Hamilton Mountain East - 1575 Upper Ottawa St - Family Support Groups, 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 ...
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Hamilton Mountain East - 1575 Upper Ottawa St - Support Services, 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 ...
Alzheimer Society PeelMississauga Programs and services including adult day programs, respite, counselling, support groups and caregiver support * wandering person registry/Safely Home Program * public education Adult day program -- s ...
Arthritis Society, Burlington, Hamilton & Niagara Region Office, Client ServicesBurlington Funds and promotes arthritis research, patient care and public education including: * physiotherapy, occupational therapy and social work services funded by Ministry of Health * Juvenile Arthritis fam ...
Asian 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 ...
Autism OntarioToronto Downtown West Provides advocacy and support, public education/awareness and research around autism spectrum disorders (ASD) * support groups may be available at the local level
Black Coalition for AIDS PreventionToronto Downtown Central HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, including information on HIV and STI (sexually transmitted infections) risk, sexual health and healthy relationships * community workshops and forums, outre ...
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 ...
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.
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton BranchHamilton (City of) Self-help support group made up of hard of hearing people who have come together to share their problems, needs, experiences, and strategies for coping. Occasionally offers educational programs and cl ...
Canadian Liver Foundation, National Office and Toronto/GTA ChapterMarkham Liver disease information, awareness and supports liver research * local chapters Living with Liver Disease Program -- monthly support group meetings, topics announced on website * also information on ...
Canadian Spondylitis AssociationToronto Downtown National resource centre for information relevant to the spondylitis community * education and support to spondyloarthritis patients
Childhood Cancer CanadaToronto Downtown North National support and information network for childhood cancer * resources and support for children with cancer, their siblings and their families * bursaries for survivors of childhood cancer * resear ...
CNIB [Halton-Peel Region], Mississauga OfficeMississauga Multiservice agency for people with vision loss * rehabilitation, assessment and support * information on financial assistance and employment CNIB Foundation - Social and recreational activities * sup ...
Colorectal Cancer Resource & Action Network (CCRAN)Oakville A patient-based organization that understands the needs of those diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their families * compassion, knowledge and understanding are offered through support groups across ...
Cystic Fibrosis Canada, No Physical Address, Hamilton and Area ChapterHamilton Disseminates information on cystic fibrosis, raises funds for research and education, and provides support groups.
Diabetes Canada, Community Health Promotion and PartnershipsHalton Region Provide services and information to Halton residents affected by diabetes * work with the Halton Diabetes Program to coordinate patient education and services Services include: * information sessions ...
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation CanadaToronto Downtown West Supports the needs and well-being of people with dystonia and their families * promotes awareness and education * funds dystonia research
Epilepsy South Central OntarioMississauga Support, advocacy and public education to promoting independence and optimal quality of life Individual Counselling and Support Groups -- for all ages * one-on-one counselling by appointment , support ...
GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada, Whitby (Town of) - GBS/CIDP Foundation of CanadaWhitby 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 ...
Geneva 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 ...
Halton-Peel Myeloma Support GroupBurlington Community-based,  non-charitable organization that provides information and support to myeloma patients, family and caregivers in the Halton, Peel and Hamilton region * myeloma is a rare can ...
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
Hemophilia OntarioScarborough North Programs, support and education for individuals with inherited bleeding disorders
Hemophilia Ontario, Central West RegionHamilton Central Provides programs and services to improve the health and quality of life of all people with inherited bleeding disorders, and supports work to discover cures. A national voluntary health charity. Prog ...
Huntington Society of Canada, Halton/Peel Resource CentreKitchener Support services include: * consultation * education on HD * referral to community resources * advocacy * support groups
Little People of OntarioToronto Peer-peer self help group * fellowship * social and medical information, including online resource library * annual medical conferences
LMC Diabetes and Endocrinology, Diabetes and EndocrinologyOakville Multi-disciplinary centre providing complete care in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism * diabetes education program focuses on diabetes prevention, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabete ...
LMC Diabetes and Endocrinology, Georgetown, Diabetes and EndocrinologyHalton Hills Medical clinic providing diabetes and endocrinology specialist care * diabetes education program focuses on diabetes prevention, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, insulin pump therapy, ...
London Health Sciences Centre - Medical Genetics Program of Southwestern Ontario - Canadian Directory of Genetic Support GroupsLondon The online directory is designed as a resource guide for families and professionals seeking information on genetic support groups in Canada. * links to web pages are added as they become available ...
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.
March of Dimes Canada, Head OfficeEast York Community-based rehabilitation and advocacy * affordable supportive housing for people with physical disabilities Attendant Care Services -- non-medical assistance with activities of daily living in t ...
March of Dimes Canada, Milton Stroke Support GroupMilton Support group that meets once a month to provide stroke survivors and their families/caregivers an environment for information, social and educational programs, resources and& ...
Maximize Your Health - Mississauga Halton Self Management ProgramOakville Programs and services that enable people to take control of their own health by gaining the confidence, skills and knowledge necessary to manage the physical, social and emotional aspects of ...
Mind Forward Brain Injury ServicesMississauga Community-based support and rehabilitation services to adults living with the effects of an acquired brain injury * referral to other community services Assisted Living - Assisted living beds with 24 ...
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton ChapterHamilton West Enables people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life. Also advocates and works toward a cure for multiple sclerosis. Service include equipment grants to improve quality of life, public educa ...
Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada, Mailing AddressWhitchurch-Stouffville Support for persons with myasthenia gravis (MG) and their caregivers * information * quarterly newsletter for members * education for the general public and health care professionals Support meetings ...
National ME/FM Action NetworkNepean Network assisting people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and/or Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FM) through education, advocacy, support, and research
Oakville Osteoporosis Group, Oakville - St Michael's Roman Catholic ChurchOakville Affiliated with Osteoporosis Canada * educate, empower, and support individuals in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis Activities include: * support group for those with osteoporosis and thei ...
Ostomy Canada Society, Ontario Chapter, Halton/Peel Peer Support GroupOakville Offers self-help and psychological support group for ostomates * major services include: * visiting post-operative patients * distributing of ostomy literature to interested parties * communicate with ...
Ovarian 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 ...
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 ...
Parkinson Canada, Milton Support GroupMilton The 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 volunteer c ...
Parkinson Canada, Oakville Support GroupOakville The 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 volunteer c ...
Promoting Awareness of RSD/CRPS in Canada (PARC)Niagara Region 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 friend ...
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 monthly service meetings and Movember fund raising
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
Prostate Cancer Canada Network, Wellspring Chinguacousy Cancer Support Centre, Prostate Cancer Canada Network Brampton IncBrampton 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 ...
Psoriasis Society of Canada, National Office - Mailing AddressHalifax * services include support groups and public awareness * encourages research to find cause and cure for psoriasis
PSP Awareness, Burlington, Support GroupBurlington Provides support and resources to all affected by Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD), and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) * support groups * online support groups * on ...
Rebounders 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.
Sickle Cell Association of OntarioScarborough North Education and counselling for people living with or supporting someone affected by Sickle Cell Disease (includes Sickle Cell Anemia, Sickle Cell SC, Sickle Beta Thalassemia and the Sickle Cell Trait) ...
Standing By Your Side, Concussion Support GroupOakville * group is led by a concussion survivor * members have the opportunity to share their experiences and learn how to transition to a healthier state * access to resources, tools and tips to aid in the r ...
Stroke Recovery Canada, Burlington ChapterBurlington Various chapter programs for stroke survivors, caregivers and families * monthly meetings * seasonal events throughout the year
Stroke Recovery Canada, No Physical Address, Halton Stroke FellowshipBurlington Peer support for those who have experienced a stroke to: * exchange information and resources * learn new skills * explore the personal impact of stroke and build supportive relationships
Stroke 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 ...
Stuttering ConnectionsBurlington Meetings provide a place to talk openly and freely about stuttering and other related topics
Take 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 ...
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 ...
Tourette 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 ...
Tourette CanadaMississauga Charitable organization for individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families * information, referral and resources * online or group support for patients and families * public outreach includes: ...
Voice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Halton/Hamilton/Niagara/Peel ChapterHalton Region Offers support services and information for children who are deaf and/or hard of hearing: * works to raise funds for social events and auditory-verbal therapy including a golf tournament in September ...
Wellwood, 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. P ...
Wellwood, 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 a twelve week series. Some sessions incl ...
Wellwood, Gynecological Cancer Support GroupHamilton Mountain East A monthly discussion group providing individuals who are living with gynecological cancer with a place to meet others with similar experiences in a setting of privacy, respect, and community.
Wellwood, Juravinski Hospital, O'Connor-O'Connell Family Cancer Support CentreHamilton Mountain Central Provides information, programs, and peer support to people who have received a diagnosis of cancer, and their loved ones, caregivers, and healthcare providers. Programs include: Gynecological Cancer S ...
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville, Support Groups and WorkshopsOakville Provides various support groups for women in crisis, distress or transition to effect positive change Assertiveness Training: * learn how to ask for and receive the things you want from life * practic ...