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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 Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Until further notice all in-person services are suspended * will continue to provide free online activities, education experiences, and accessib ... [More]

Map RecordAlzheimer Society Peel, Mississauga Office

Map RecordAlzheimer Society Peel, Mississauga OfficeMississauga COVID19 -- In-person education and face-to-face support temporarily cancelled * staff working remotely to provide alternate supports * check website for updates Programs and services including adult ... [More]

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 * advocates for the needs of people ... [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, National Office

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, National OfficeMississauga Provides awareness, advocacy, education and research about celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity * advises manufacturers and distributors about gluten-free foods National office refers peopl ... [More]

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]

Map RecordCanadian Liver Foundation, National Office and Toronto/GTA Chapter

Map RecordCanadian Liver Foundation, National Office and Toronto/GTA ChapterMarkham Liver disease information, awareness and supports liver research * local chapters Living with Liver Disease Program -- monthly support group meetings, topics announced on website * also information on ... [More]

Canadian Spondylitis Association

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

Map RecordChildhood Cancer Canada

Map RecordChildhood Cancer CanadaToronto Downtown Central 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 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 a ... [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 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]

Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada

Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation CanadaToronto Downtown West Supports the needs and well-being of people with dystonia and their families * promotes awareness and education * funds dystonia research

Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario, West Region - Halton Region District

Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario, West Region - Halton Region DistrictBurlington Helps children and youth with physical disabilities from all ethnic and religious backgrounds Programs and services include: * funding for essential accessibility and mobility equipment such as wheelc ... [More]

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]

Map RecordFASworld

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

Map RecordFoundation for Prader-Willi Research Canada

Map RecordFoundation for Prader-Willi Research CanadaRichmond Hill Prader Willi Syndrome fundraising and advocacy * funds research projects which will lead to more effective treatments and an eventual cure for the disorder * sends information packages to parents whos ... [More]

Map RecordGenetic Aortic Disorders Association Canada

Map RecordGenetic Aortic Disorders Association CanadaMississauga COVID19 -- Check website for updated information on COVID19 Assists patients and families affected by Marfan Syndrome, Genetic Aortic Disorders, and related connective tissue disorders, to prevent ea ... [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, Peel Region Office

Map RecordHeart and Stroke, Peel Region OfficeBrampton COVID19 -- Staff are working remotely and responding to email * physical offices and in-person services are closed until further notice, check website for updates CPR training * e-tools for managing ... [More]

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario

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

Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, Mailing Address

Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, Mailing AddressWaterloo Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) HSC office is closed until further notice. Staff are working from home and business operations continue. Please call 1-800-998-7398 or send an e ... [More]

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 CanadaToronto Downtown 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 and offers suppo ... [More]

Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch

Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario BranchMississauga COVID19 -- information and referral support by telephone, as well as peer support via telephone * register by e-mail or phone: Ontario.programs@kidney.ca 1-866-390-7337 Through a network of chapters, ... [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

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 Provides support to patients and caregivers affected by lung cancer through education, awareness and support * education services for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals * increase publi ... [More]

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

Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada - Ontario Regional Office

Map RecordMuscular Dystrophy Canada - Ontario 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]

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 OntarioLondon Volunteer driven health organization offering support to people living with neurofibromatosis and their families * research support * information provision * development of local support groups * awar ... [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 Education, information and resources related to Parkinson's disease and atypical parkinsonisms * funds research to help in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's * support groups throu ... [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]

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]

Map RecordVision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Halton-Peel Region, Mississauga Office

Map RecordVision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Halton-Peel Region, Mississauga OfficeMississauga Multiservice agency for people with vision loss * rehabilitation, assessment and support * information on financial assistance and employment CNIB Foundation -- Social and recreational activities * su ... [More]

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