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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 RecordAlzheimer Society Peel

Map RecordAlzheimer Society PeelMississauga (City of) Promotes public and professional awareness of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias Offers programs and services through Brampton and Mississauga chapters, including: counselling support groups wa ... [More]

Map RecordArthritis Society, Ontario Division

Map RecordArthritis Society, Ontario DivisionToronto Downtown Central Funds and promotes arthritis research, patient care and public education * self management, rehabilitation and education programs * physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work programs * educatio ... [More]

Map RecordArthritis Society, Halton East and Peel Region Chapter

Map RecordArthritis Society, Halton East and Peel Region ChapterBrampton (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

Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Toronto Community Office, Cancer Information and Support Services

Map RecordCanadian Cancer Society, Toronto Community Office, Cancer Information and Support ServicesToronto Downtown North Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Peer Support 1-888-939-3333 -- telephone peer support services * matches people with cancer and their caregivers with trained volunteers ... [More]

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.

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Mississauga Regional Office

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Mississauga Regional OfficeMississauga (City of) 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 deaf, de ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Liver Foundation, National Office

Map RecordCanadian Liver Foundation, National OfficeMarkham Local volunteer chapters throughout Canada develop support groups for liver disease patients and their family members. * promotes organ donor awareness campaigns

Canadian Spondylitis Association - Ontario Chapter

 Canadian Spondylitis Association - Ontario ChapterToronto Downtown Advocates for spondylitis patients in Ontario * information on spondylitis and related conditions * support groups in Toronto, Hamilton and Kitchener

Map RecordCapability Support Services Inc., VIS-ABLE Program

Map RecordCapability Support Services Inc., 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 * referrals to parent support groups * family support kit * bursaries for survivors of childhood cancer * research and advocacy

Map RecordCNIB Ontario, Halton and Peel Office

Map RecordCNIB Ontario, Halton and Peel OfficeMississauga (City of) Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services Accessible Technology Support -  Introduction to new accessible technology options (new s ... [More]

Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region Chapter - Mailing Address

 Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region Chapter - Mailing AddressHalton 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 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 RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto National Office

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto National OfficeToronto Downtown North Information * referral to chapters across Canada

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]

Easter Seals Ontario, West Region - Dufferin County and Halton Region District

 Easter 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) Offers the following services: Child & Youth Support Services: In-school training for teachers and boards Safety planning guides Training for camp leaders and/or coaches to make sure that children wit ... [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, Provincial Head Office

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Provincial Head OfficeNorth York Central Advocacy * education

Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, West Central Ontario, Huntington Disease Resource Centre

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

Map RecordHydrocephalus Canada

Map RecordHydrocephalus CanadaEtobicoke Central National organization that supports and and provides information to people with hydrocephalus and their families * personal support through toll-free phone, online or one-to-one linking program * reso ... [More]

Map RecordKidney Cancer Canada

Map RecordKidney Cancer CanadaToronto Downtown Help patients and caregivers navigate through the information they need to know about kidney cancer and its treatment * promote public awareness of kidney cancer

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, National Office

Map RecordLeukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, National OfficeNorth York East 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]

Map RecordLung Association (The) - Ontario

Map RecordLung Association (The) - OntarioNorth York East Non-profit 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 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 Society of Ontario

Map RecordNeurofibromatosis Society of OntarioToronto Voluntary health organization offering support to people living with neurofibromatosis and their families * supports research * provides information * works to develop local support groups * runs awar ... [More]

Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

 Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome Association  Information resources, publications, conferences, support and counseling to families, advocacy and supports medical research for people with Prader-Willi Syndrome

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 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, 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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