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Map RecordAcclaim Health, Trafalgar Rd, Alzheimer Services

Map RecordAcclaim Health, Trafalgar Rd, Alzheimer ServicesCollege Park Provides information and education and support groups for caregivers and family members of persons with dementia * resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials * adu ... [More]

Map RecordAcclaim Health, Trafalgar Rd, Caregiver Support and Education

Map RecordAcclaim Health, Trafalgar Rd, Caregiver Support and EducationCollege Park Provides education, support and resource information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementia to clients, families, and professionals * a resource library is available for loan of a wide variety ... [More]

Map RecordALS Canada

Map RecordALS CanadaMarkham Services for patients and their families include: * information and referral * loan and funding assistance for assistive devices to patients registered with ALS Society * in-home visitation Other acti ... [More]

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 Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services Supports for people with Alz ... [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, 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]

Asperger's Society of Ontario

 Asperger's Society of OntarioToronto Downtown North Provides support for people with Asperger's Syndrome and their families * public education/awareness around Asperger's Syndrome Asperger Syndrome Info Line: Program specialist provides information and ... [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, Celiac Support Services

Map RecordCanadian Celiac Association, Mississauga - National Office, Celiac Support ServicesMississauga (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 ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Mississauga Regional Office, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and Programs

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Mississauga Regional Office, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and ProgramsMississauga (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 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

Map RecordCanadian Spondylitis Association - Ontario Chapter

Map RecordCanadian 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 * referrals to parent support groups * family support kit * bursaries for survivors of childhood cancer * research * online support for teens * website for edu ... [More]

Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Office, Services for people who are blind, partially sighted, deafblind

Map RecordCNIB, Halton/Peel Office, Services for people who are blind, partially sighted, deafblindMississauga (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 ... [More]

Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region Chapter

 Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Halton Region ChapterBurlington 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

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 & District Chapter, Cystic Fibrosis Programs and Services

Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel & District Chapter, Cystic Fibrosis Programs and ServicesBrampton (City of) Cystic Fibrosis Canada does not provide medical advice. Consult your own CF or family physician regarding such matters. We are a National non-profit health agency * funds research in CF * promotes pub ... [More]

Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada

Map RecordDystonia Medical Research Foundation CanadaToronto (City) 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 ca ... [More]

Map RecordHeart & Stroke Foundation of Canada, Peel Region Office

Map RecordHeart & Stroke Foundation of Canada, Peel Region OfficeBrampton (City of) Foundation 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 ... [More]

Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation - Ontario

Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation - OntarioToronto 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 Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office

Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 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 RecordHemophilia Ontario, Provincial Head Office

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Provincial Head OfficeToronto Downtown Central Advocacy * education

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Toronto and Central Ontario Region

Map RecordHemophilia Ontario, Toronto and Central Ontario RegionToronto Downtown Central Assistance in obtaining direct aid, education, vocational guidance, rehabilitation and social adjustment services * transportation to and from clinics * educational literature and audiovisual material ... [More]

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

Kidney Cancer Canada

 Kidney 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 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 * resource library

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]

Neurofibromatosis Society of Ontario

 Neurofibromatosis Society of OntarioToronto (City) 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]

Map RecordOvarian Cancer Canada

Map RecordOvarian Cancer CanadaToronto Downtown 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 Central Information and referral line * support groups * caregiver support groups * education events and conferences * some literature in Chinese, German, Italian, Punjabi and Spanish * advocacy * public awar ... [More]

Map RecordPeel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services, Oakville - PHDABIS West

Map RecordPeel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services, Oakville - PHDABIS WestOld Oakville 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: * Transitional Resid ... [More]

Map RecordSpina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario

Map RecordSpina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of OntarioToronto Downtown Central Provides support and information to people with spina bifida or hydrocephalus and their families * personal support through toll-free phone, online or one-to-one linking program * resource centre and ... [More]

Thyroid Foundation of Canada

 Thyroid 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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