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Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office

Map RecordAlzheimer 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 ... [More] Add Record Add Record

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] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordArthritis Society, Halton East and Peel Region

Map RecordArthritis Society, Halton East and Peel RegionMississauga Funds and promotes arthritis research, patient care and public education * self management, rehabilitation and education programs * chronic pain management workshop Arthritis Information Line, 1-800-3 ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordAsthma Society of Canada

Map RecordAsthma Society of CanadaToronto Downtown North Asthma information * education and prevention resources and programs * helpline with a certified respiratory therapist Add Record Add Record

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, National Office

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, National OfficeMississauga Provides services and support to people with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity * Awareness, advocacy, education and research * Advising manufacturers and distributors about gluten-free f ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordCanadian Digestive Health Foundation

Map RecordCanadian Digestive Health FoundationOakville * helps people recognize symptoms and understand specific digestive diseases * also helps people connect with others who have similar experiences, and find effective ways to manage digestive health * ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Canadian Spondylitis Association

 Canadian Spondylitis AssociationToronto Downtown National resource centre for information relevant to the spondylitis community * education and support to spondyloarthritis patients Add Record Add Record

Map RecordChildhood Cancer Canada

Map RecordChildhood 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 ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordCNIB [Halton-Peel Region], Mississauga Office

Map RecordCNIB [Halton-Peel Region], Mississauga OfficeMississauga Services include: services for children and families independent living skills independent travel training computer training consumer products assistive technology low vision services support and self ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordCrohn's and Colitis Canada

Map RecordCrohn's and Colitis CanadaToronto Downtown North Organization with a goal to help find a cure for Crohn's and Colitis * raises funds to support research * educates about the diseases * peer-to-peer support * summer camps and scholarships * brochures ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordCrohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region Chapter

Map RecordCrohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region ChapterHalton Region The chapter raises awareness by educating those with Crohn's and colitis, their families, health professionals and the general public about these diseases * work to improve the lives of children and a ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis CanadaToronto Downtown North Support, care information and referral for families affected by Cystic Fibrosis * raises and allocates funds for nationally funded research and public education programs * promotes public awareness Add Record Add Record

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel Chapter

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel ChapterBrampton National non-profit health agency * does not provide medical advice (consult with own physician) * funds research in CF * promotes public awareness of CF * raises funds for research * provides informa ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordDiabetes Canada

Map RecordDiabetes CanadaToronto Downtown Central Education and services for people with diabetes and healthcare professionals * advocates on behalf of people with diabetes * supports and funds diabetes research * develops and publishes clinical prac ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada

Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation CanadaToronto Funds medical research toward a cure for dystonia, promotes awareness and education, and supports the well being of affected individuals and families affected by dystonia. * Works in partnership with ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario, West Region - Dufferin County and Halton Region District

Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario, West Region - Dufferin County and Halton Region DistrictBurlington Helps children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities achieve their full individual potential and future independence. Fund disability solutions through: Financial assistance * summer camp ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordEpilepsy South Central Ontario

Map RecordEpilepsy 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 ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordFASworld

Map RecordFASworldScarborough South Information, resources, awareness and support related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders Add Record Add Record

Map RecordGenetic Aortic Disorders Association Canada

Map RecordGenetic Aortic Disorders Association CanadaMississauga Assists patients and families affected by Marfan Syndrome, Genetic Aortic Disorders, and related connective tissue disorders, to prevent early death and disability through national programs of educati ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Ontario Office

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Ontario OfficeToronto Downtown North Health charity working to eliminate heart disease and stroke through advancing research, advocacy and promoting healthy living * website contains educational resources about risk factors, signs and sy ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Peel Region Office

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Peel Region OfficeBrampton Raises public awareness of heart disease and stroke by providing information and/or programs on topics such as CPR, high blood pressure, nutrition, active living, rehabilitation, heart disease, smokin ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario

Map RecordHemophilia OntarioScarborough North Programs, support and education for individuals with inherited bleeding disorders Add Record Add Record

Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, Halton/Peel Resource Centre

Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, Halton/Peel Resource CentreKitchener Support services include: * consultation * education on HD * referral to community resources * advocacy * support groups Add Record Add Record

Map RecordHydrocephalus Canada (formerly SB&H)

Map RecordHydrocephalus Canada (formerly SB&H)Etobicoke Central National organization that supports and and provides information to people with hydrocephalus or spina bifida and their families * personal support through online forum, support groups or one-to-one l ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordKidney Cancer Canada

Map RecordKidney Cancer CanadaNorth York Central Community of patients, caregivers and health professionals working to improve lives of Canadians affected by kidney cancer * advocates for access to new treatments * promotes research * support, educa ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch

Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario BranchMississauga Through a network of chapters, units and community groups, provides kidney patients and their families with education and emotional support KIDNEY CONNECT Peer Support program * online patient discuss ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordLeukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada - Ontario Region

Map RecordLeukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada - Ontario RegionNorth York East Funds blood cancer research projects, provides access to information and services, creates awareness, advocates and supports people with leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma and myeloma Add Record Add Record

Map RecordLung Association (The) - Ontario

Map RecordLung Association (The) - OntarioNorth York East Charitable organization focusing on respiratory health through education and community health programs * provides information on the effects of smoking, second-hand smoke, air quality and the environm ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordLung Cancer Canada

Map RecordLung Cancer CanadaToronto Downtown Central Support, education and awareness * support to patients and caregivers affected by lung cancer * education services for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals * increase public awareness * a ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordLymphedema Association of Ontario

Map RecordLymphedema Association of OntarioEtobicoke South Promotes lymphedema education, screening, treatment and quality of life for those with the condition * memberships and resources available Add Record Add Record

Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada - Ontario and Nunavut Regional Office

Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada - Ontario and Nunavut Regional OfficeToronto Downtown North Education and support services to persons who have a neuromuscular disorder and are registered with Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) * information and referrals about the nature and management of neuro ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordMyalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of Ontario

Map RecordMyalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of OntarioNorth York Education and information, raises awareness and advocates for individuals experiencing myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) * information on the related illnesses of Fibromyalgi ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordNeurofibromatosis Ontario

Map RecordNeurofibromatosis OntarioToronto Voluntary health organization offering support to people living with neurofibromatosis and their families * research support * information provision * development of local support groups * awareness e ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

 Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome AssociationYork Information resources, publications, conferences, support for families, advocacy and supports medical research for people with Prader-Willi Syndrome Add Record Add Record

Map RecordOsteoporosis Canada

Map RecordOsteoporosis CanadaNorth York East Raises funds and supports undertakings for patient care, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, risk reduction and research * educates professional practitioners and the public about osteoporosis * fre ... [More] Add Record Add Record

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] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordParkinson Canada

Map RecordParkinson CanadaNorth York Develops educational material on Parkinson's disease and atypical parkinsonisms, (including continuing professional education programs) working with medical advisory committee * conducts national educ ... [More] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordThyroid Foundation of Canada

Map RecordThyroid 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] Add Record Add Record

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] Add Record Add Record

Map RecordTourette Canada

Map RecordTourette 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: ... [More] Add Record Add Record

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