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Map RecordAcclaim Health, Oakville - Trafalgar Rd, Alzheimer Services Provides information and education and support groups for caregivers and family members of persons with dementia. A resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials. Sen ... [More] Halton Region Disease Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Alzheimer's Disease
Map RecordALS Canada Services supporting ALS patients and their families include: * information (publications, AV material) and referral * education and support * in-home visitation * support meetings held monthly in vari ... [More] Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville Location A non-profit organization that provides education, support and resources to persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and to their families. * supports research * maintains local support ... [More] Halton Region Locator Aids ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Caregivers ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Caregivers ~ Dementia ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Alzheimer's Disease
Map RecordArthritis Society, Ontario Division Funds and promotes arthritis research, patient care and public education * self management, rehabilitation and education programs * physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work programs * educatio ... [More] Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Arthritis ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Arthritis ; Medical Information Lines ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Self Help Instruction ~ Arthritis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Arthritis
Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Toronto Community Office, Cancer Information and Support Services Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333, Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm * Peer Support 1-888-939-3333 -- telephone peer support services * matches people with cancer and their caregivers with trained volu ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Medical Information Lines ~ Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cancer
Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Mississauga Regional Office, Mississauga Regional Office, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and Programs The Canadian Hearing Society provides services, products and information that: * Remove barriers to communication * Advance hearing health * Promotes equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral de ... [More] Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Hearing Loss ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Immigrant Settlement Services ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hearing Loss
Map RecordCanadian Liver Foundation, National Office Local volunteer chapters throughout Canada develop support groups for liver disease patients and their family members. * promotes organ donor awareness campaigns Canada Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Liver Disease
Map RecordCapability Support Services Inc., Capability Support Services & CNIB Outreach Program, VIS-ABLE Program Support services for individuals with vision loss and permanent disabilities include: * personal care with the aid of an attendant * vision loss specific training in the areas of orientation and mobil ... [More] Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County Attendant Services for People with Physical Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Life Skills Education ~ Physical Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Orientation and Mobility Training ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Visual Impairments ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Visual Impairments
Map RecordChildhood Cancer Canada National support and information network * referrals to parent support groups * family support kit * bursaries for survivors of childhood cancer * research * online support for teens * website for edu ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Adolescents ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Children ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Student Financial Aid ~ Cancer ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cancer
Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Office, Halton/Peel Office, Visual Impairment Programs and Services National, community-based organization committed to vision health of all Canadians, research and enhancement of independence for people with vision loss. Services include: * services for children 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 RecordCrohn's and Colitis Canada Funds medical research on inflammatory bowel diseases * information and education for patients, families, health professionals, the public * separate chapters for Durham, Halton, Peel and York -- call ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Crohn's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Crohn's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ulcerative Colitis
Map RecordCrohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region Chapter * raise awareness by educating those with Crohn’s and colitis, their families, health professionals and the general public about these diseases * the Halton Chapter is led by a volunteer executive and ... [More] Halton Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Crohn's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Crohn's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ulcerative Colitis
Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto National Office Information * referral to chapters across Canada Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
 Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Brampton - Peel & District Chapter The Peel & District Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to helping people with cystic fibrosis. * raise and allocate funds for research towards a cure or c ... [More] Halton Region ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
 Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter - Mailing Address The Hamilton Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to finding a cure or control for Cystic Fibrosis. Activities include: * organizing fundraisers * speaking ... [More] Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton South ; Norfolk County Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario, West Region - Dufferin County and Halton Region District Easter Seals Ontario is dedicated to helping children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities achieve their full individual potential and future independence. Fund disability solutions thro ... [More] Halton Region Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Physical Disabilities ; Incontinence Supplies ~ Medical Expense Assistance ; Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities ~ Young Adults ~ Physical Disabilities ; Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Student Financial Aid ~ Physical Disabilities ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Young Adults ~ Physical Disabilities ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Physical Disabilities
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Toronto office Fundraising for research * professional and public education * community presentation programs * Emergency Cardiac Care and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training * patient literature and nutrit ... [More] Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; First Aid Instruction ; Legislative Advocacy ~ Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Issues ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Provincial Head Office Advocacy * education Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Hemophilia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hemophilia
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office Programs include: Heart Month campaign: * canvassers solicit donations and provide health promotion information to residential communities In honour gifts: * with the cooperation of local funeral home ... [More] Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Peel Region Office Foundation increases public awareness of heart disease and stroke by providing information and/or programs on: * CPR * high blood pressure * nutrition * active living * rehabilitation * heart disease ... [More] Halton Hills ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Central West Ontario Region - Hamilton Hemophilia Ontario is committed to improve the quality of life of people affected by hemophilia and related blood conditions, and to work towards a cure. CWOR, a regional office of Hemophilia Ontario, ... [More] Brant County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Disease/Disability Information ~ Hemophilia ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Hemophilia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hemophilia
Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, West Central Ontario, Huntington Disease Resource Centre Support Services include: * consultation * education * referral to community resources * advocacy * support groups Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County Disease/Disability Information ~ Huntington's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Huntington's Disease
Map RecordJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Hamilton/Niagara Chapter Major services: * encourage diabetics and their parents to learn about the condition and thus to assist and understand their doctor's procedures * update diabetics on the latest research through subsc ... [More] Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Youth ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Diabetes
Map RecordLeukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, National Office Information and support for individuals affected by blood cancers, particularly leukemia, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative diseases * peer-to ... [More] Canada Bereavement Counselling ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Leukemia ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Lymphoma ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Leukemia ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Lymphoma ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Leukemia ; Helplines/Warmlines ~ Lymphoma ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Leukemia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Lymphoma
Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada Information, advocacy and referrals to home support services * funding available for some prescribed equipment * research funding * community workshops * education materials Canada Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Disability Rights Groups ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Specialized Information and Referral ~ Muscular Dystrophy ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Muscular Dystrophy
Map RecordOntario Lung Association, Toronto Office Asthma Action Helpline -- information on asthma and its management * Lung Health Information Line -- general information on other lung diseases, smoking prevention and cessation, air quality and its ... [More] Ontario Medical Information Lines ~ Asthma ; Medical Information Lines ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ; Medical Information Lines ~ Lung Cancer ; Medical Information Lines ~ Lung Disease ; Medical Information Lines ~ Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Issues ; Medical Information Lines ~ Tuberculosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Lung Disease
Map RecordOvarian Cancer Canada, National Office - Toronto Support and information * fact sheets * online and print publications * videos and presentations * public awareness * funds research Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Ovarian Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Ovarian Cancer ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ovarian Cancer
Map RecordParkinson Society Canada Information for people living with Parkinson's and for health professionals * public awareness * exercise and support groups * discussion group for partners * special events * advocacy * research prog ... [More] Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Parkinson's Disease ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Parkinson's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Parkinson's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Parkinson's Disease
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Toronto Contributes to the national research program while regionally offering support services, information and specialized programs to ease the burden for those living with this chronic, degenerative neurol ... [More] Central Ontario ; Northern Ontario ; Northwestern Ontario ; including Algoma; Cochrane; Durham; Frontenac; Greater Sudbury; Haliburton; Halton; Hamilton; Hastings; Kawartha Lakes; Kenora; Lennox and Addington; Manitoulin; Muskoka; Niagara; Nipissing; Northumberland; Parry Sound; Peel; Peterborough; Prince Edward; Rainy River; Simcoe; Sudbury; Thunder Bay; Timiskaming; Toronto; York; and the City of Guelph Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Parkinson's Disease
Map RecordPeel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services, Oakville - PHDABIS West A provincial long term residential program for people with Acquired Brain Injury who have been identified as having complex cognitive and behavioural challenges. Services Include: * The Transitional R ... [More] Dufferin ; Halton Region ; Peel Region Adult Day Programs ~ Brain Injuries ; Assisted Living Facilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Brain Injuries ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Brain Injuries ; Residential Treatment Facilities ~ Acquired Brain Injuries ; Respite Care ~ Brain Injuries ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Brain Injuries ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Brain Injuries
Map RecordScleroderma Society of Ontario * programs are entirely run and organized by volunteers * volunteer Board of Directors Services: SSO newsletter, The Reporter * support group meetings * access to resource materials * annual AGM * edu ... [More] Ontario Pain Management ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma
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