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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, Halton Office

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton OfficeBurlington 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]

Map RecordArthritis Society, Halton East and Peel Region

Map RecordArthritis Society, Halton East and Peel RegionMississauga (City of) 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]

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

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, Mississauga - National Office

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, Mississauga - National OfficeMississauga (City of) 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]

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, Mailing Address, Halton Peel Chapter

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, Mailing Address, Halton Peel ChapterMississauga (City of) The national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten and works to improve diagnosis and quality of life.

Canadian Spondylitis Association

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

Map RecordCapability Support Services, VIS-ABLE Program

Map RecordCapability Support Services, VIS-ABLE ProgramBurlington Program provided in partnership with CNIB that provides support for individuals with vision loss and additional functional needs due to a permanent physical disability. Services include: * personal ca ... [More]

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]

Map RecordCNIB, Halton-Peel Office

Map RecordCNIB, Halton-Peel OfficeMississauga (City of) 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 fam ... [More]

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]

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 ... [More]

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

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel Chapter

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel ChapterBrampton (City of) 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]

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]

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]

Map RecordEpilepsy South Central Ontario

Map RecordEpilepsy South Central OntarioMississauga (City of) 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]

Map RecordFASworld

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

Map RecordGenetic Aortic Disorders Association Canada

Map RecordGenetic Aortic Disorders Association CanadaMississauga (City of) 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]

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]

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Halton Region Office

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Halton Region OfficeBurlington 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, smoking and stress ... [More]

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Peel Region Office

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Peel Region OfficeBrampton (City of) 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]

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario

Map RecordHemophilia OntarioNorth York Central Programs, support and education for individuals with inherited bleeding disorders

Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, West Central Ontario Resource Centre

Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, West Central Ontario Resource CentreKitchener Support services include: * consultation * education on HD * referral to community resources * advocacy * support groups

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]

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]

Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch

Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario BranchMississauga (City of) 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]

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 Services and ... [More]

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]

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 * advocacy * resources

Map RecordLymphedema Association of Ontario

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

Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada - Ontario and Nunavut Regional Office

Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada - Ontario and Nunavut Regional OfficeToronto Downtown 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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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

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]

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]

Map RecordTourette Canada

Map RecordTourette CanadaMississauga (City of) 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]

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]

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