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Map RecordAcclaim Health, 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. Se ... [More] Dementia Management ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Alzheimer's Disease Halton Region
Map RecordALS Canada Provides support to ALS patients and their families * raises funds for ALS activities and scientific research in order to eradicate this disease * increases public awareness and understanding of ALS, ... [More] 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 Ontario
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville office 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 sup ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; 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 Halton Region
Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, Central South Region, Central South Region Leadership Centre Promotes the health of Canadians through Diabetes research, service, education, and advocacy. 
 
Resource Centre:  
* diabetes cookbooks, information brochures, and pamphlets which help in the educati ... [More]
Day Camps ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations Halton South ; Hamilton ; Milton ; Waterdown
Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Peel/Halton/Dufferin Office A not-for-profit agency and provider of services, products, and information for people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. Audiology services: * hearing tests 
* hearing ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Hearing Loss ; Career Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Disability Associations ~ Hearing Loss ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Hearing Loss ; English as a Second Language ~ Hearing Loss ; General Counselling Services ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Hearing Loss ; Hearing Augmentation Aids ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hearing Loss Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordCanadian Hemophilia Society, Hemophilia Ontario, Central West Ontario Region 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 Ontar ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Hemophilia ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Hemophilia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hemophilia Brant County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Map RecordCanadian Liver Foundation, National Office Provides support for research and education into the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of liver disease. 
* local volunteer chapters throughout Canada develop support groups for liver diseas ... [More]
Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Liver Disease Canada
Map RecordCheshire Independent Living Services & CNIB Outreach Program, VIS-ABLE Program Provides support for individuals with vision loss and additional functional needs due to a permanent physical disability. 
 
Services offered include: 
* personal care with the aid of an attendant  
... [More]
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 Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County
Map RecordCrohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Chapter The regional chapter of a national, nonprofit, volunteer-based, medical research foundation dedicated to raising funds to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.  
* also provides info ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Crohn's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Crohn's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ulcerative Colitis Halton Region
Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada A national charitable non-profit corporation committed to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF). 
* raises funds to support research programs 
* provides information and support to those with cystic ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis Canada
 Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter 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 
* spe ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton South ; Norfolk County
Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel & District Chapter The Peel & District Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to raising and allocating funds for research into improved care and treatment of cystic fibrosis.  
... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario, Western 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 t ... [More]
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ~ Young Adults ~ Physical Disabilities ; Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ~ Youth ~ 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 Halton Region
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office A volunteer-based charity dedicated to eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through research, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy. The agency increases public awaren ... [More] Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Peel Region Office, Supporting Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Halton Hills Volunteer based health charity working to eliminate heart disease and stroke and reduce their impact through the advancement of research, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.  
* foundation i ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke Halton Hills ; Peel Region
Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, Huntington Disease Resource Centre, West Central Ontario A national network of volunteers and professionals working together to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for Huntington disease. 
 
* strives to improve the quality of life for people living ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Huntington's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Huntington's Disease Brant County ; Etobicoke ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Map RecordJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Hamilton/Niagara Chapter Provides education and encouragement for people with juvenile diabetes and raises funds to promote research to find a cure through donations and fundraising events. 
 
Major services: 
* encourage dia ... [More]
Disease/Disability Information ~ Youth ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Diabetes Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region
Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch, Central Ontario Chapter A national volunteer organization dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of people living with kidney disease. 
 
Services include: 
* funding for research and related clinical educatio ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Kidney Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Kidney Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Kidney Disease Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Hills ; Milton ; Oakville ; Burlington is served by the Hamilton and District Chapter
Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch, Hamilton & District Chapter A national volunteer organization dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of people living with kidney disease. 
 
Services include:  
* funding for research and related clinical educat ... [More]
Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Kidney Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Kidney Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Kidney Disease Brant County ; Burlington ; Grimsby ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton ; Norfolk County
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario A national, not-for-profit, volunteer based charity with more than 240 chapters and many support groups working nationwide. 
* Central & Northern Ontario region contributes to the national research pr ... [More]
Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Parkinson's Disease Ontario - central and northern areas ; 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
Map RecordPeel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services, 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] Adult Day Programs ~ Brain Injuries ; Adult Respite Care ~ Brain Injuries ; Assisted Living Facilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Brain Injuries ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Brain Injuries ; Residential Treatment Facilities ~ Acquired Brain Injuries ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Brain Injuries ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Brain Injuries Halton Region ; Peel Region
Map RecordScleroderma Society of Ontario Committed to promoting increased public awareness, advancing patient wellness and supporting research in scleroderma. 
 
* programs are entirely run and organized by volunteers * volunteer Board of Di ... [More]
Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma ; Pain Management ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma Ontario
Map RecordTourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada A national volunteer organization dedicated to helping individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families and other interested parties by gathering and distributing information, promoting local sel ... [More] Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Tourette's Syndrome Canada