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Map RecordAcclaim Health, Oakville - Trafalgar Rd, Alzheimer Services Provides information and education and support groups for caregivers and family members of persons with dementia. A resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials. Se ... [More] Halton Region Dementia Management ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Alzheimer's Disease
Map RecordALS Canada Services supporting ALS patients and their families include: 
* information (publications, AV material) and referral 
* education and support 
* in-home visitation 
* support meetings held monthly in ... [More]
Ontario Disease/Disability Information ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville Location 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 sup ... [More]
Halton Region Locator Aids ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Caregivers ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Caregivers ~ Dementia ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Alzheimer's Disease
Map RecordCanadian Diabetes Association, Hamilton - Central South Region Leadership Centre, Diabetes Support Services Resource Centre:  
* diabetes cookbooks, information brochures, and pamphlets which help in the education of diabetes  
* periodicals, books, videos can be borrowed by CDA members 
* this location pro ... [More]
Burlington ; Hamilton ; Milton ; Oakville ; Waterdown Day Camps ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations
Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Mississauga - Peel/Halton/Dufferin Office Services, products, and information for people who are culturally deaf, orally deaf, deafened and hard of hearing include: Audiology services: * hearing tests 
* hearing aid evaluations and check-ups 
... [More]
Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region Career Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Disability Associations ~ Hearing Loss ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Hearing Loss ; English as a Second Language ~ Hearing Loss ; General Counselling Services ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Hearing Loss ; Hearing Augmentation Aids ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hearing Loss
Map RecordCanadian Hemophilia Society - Hemophilia Ontario, Central West Ontario Region - Hamilton Hemophilia Ontario is committed to improve the quality of life of people affected by hemophilia and related blood conditions, and to work towards a cure. 
 
CWOR, a regional office of Hemophilia Ontar ... [More]
Brant County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) Disease/Disability Information ~ Hemophilia ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Hemophilia ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Hemophilia
Map RecordCanadian Liver Foundation, National Office Local volunteer chapters throughout Canada develop support groups for liver disease patients and their family members. 
* promotes organ donor awareness campaigns
Canada Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Liver Disease
Map RecordCapability Support Services & CNIB Outreach Program, VIS-ABLE Program Support services for individuals with vision loss and permanent disabilities include: 
* personal care with the aid of an attendant  
* vision loss specific training in the areas of orientation and mo ... [More]
Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County Attendant Services for People with Physical Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Life Skills Education ~ Physical Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Orientation and Mobility Training ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Visual Impairments ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Visual Impairments
Map RecordCrohns and Colitis Canada, Halton Region Chapter * raise awareness by educating those with Crohn’s and colitis, their families, health professionals and the general public about these diseases  
* the Halton Chapter is led by a volunteer executive ... [More]
Halton Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Crohn's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Ulcerative Colitis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Crohn's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Ulcerative Colitis
Map RecordCystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto - National Office * raises funds to support research programs 
* provides information and support to those with cystic fibrosis and to parents of children with the disease  
* provides educational materials to the publ ... [More]
Canada Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
 Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Brampton - Peel & District Chapter The Peel & District Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to helping people with cystic fibrosis.  
 
* raise and allocate funds for research towards a cure ... [More]
Halton Region ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
 Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter - Mailing Address The Hamilton Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Canada is made up of volunteers who are committed to finding a cure or control for Cystic Fibrosis.  
 
Activities include: 
* organizing fundraisers 
* spe ... [More]
Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton South ; Norfolk County Disease/Disability Information ~ Cystic Fibrosis ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Cystic Fibrosis
Map RecordEaster Seals Ontario, West Region - Dufferin County and Halton Region District Easter Seals Ontario is dedicated to helping children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities achieve their full individual potential and future independence. 
 
Fund disability solutions t ... [More]
Halton Region Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ~ Young Adults ~ Physical Disabilities ; Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Incontinence Supplies ~ Medical Expense Assistance ; Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities ~ Young Adults ~ Physical Disabilities ; Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Student Financial Aid ~ Physical Disabilities ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Young Adults ~ Physical Disabilities ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Youth ~ Physical Disabilities ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Physical Disabilities
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office Programs include:  
Heart Month campaign: 
* canvassers solicit donations and provide health promotion information to residential communities 
 
In honour gifts: 
* with the cooperation of local funer ... [More]
Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
Map RecordHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Peel Region Office Volunteer based health charity working to eliminate heart disease and stroke and reduce their impact through the advancement of research, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.  
* foundation ... [More]
Halton Hills ; Peel Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke
Map RecordHuntington Society of Canada, West Central Ontario, Huntington Disease Resource Centre Support Services include:  
* consultation  
* education  
* referral to community resources  
* advocacy  
* support groups
Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County Disease/Disability Information ~ Huntington's Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Huntington's Disease
Map RecordJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Hamilton/Niagara Chapter Major services: 
* encourage diabetics and their parents to learn about the condition and thus to assist and understand their doctor's procedures 
* update diabetics on the latest research through sub ... [More]
Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region Disease/Disability Information ~ Youth ~ Diabetes ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Diabetes
Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Hamilton and District Chapter Services include:  
* funding for research and related clinical education  
* providing information, referrals to services for individuals living with kidney disease  
* advocacy for access to high qu ... [More]
Brant County ; Burlington ; Grimsby ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton ; Norfolk County Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Kidney Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Kidney Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Kidney Disease
Map RecordKidney Foundation of Canada, Central Ontario Chapter Services include: 
* funding for research and related clinical education 
* providing information, referrals to services for individuals living with kidney disease 
* advocacy for access to high quali ... [More]
Greater Toronto Area ; Halton Hills ; Milton ; Oakville ; Burlington is served by the Hamilton and District Chapter Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Kidney Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Kidney Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Kidney Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Kidney Disease
Map RecordParkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario, Toronto Contributes to the national research program while regionally offering support services, information and specialized programs to ease the burden for those living with this chronic, degenerative neurol ... [More] Central Ontario ; Northern Ontario ; Northwestern Ontario ; including Algoma; Cochrane; Durham; Frontenac; Greater Sudbury; Haliburton; Halton; Hamilton; Hastings; Kawartha Lakes; Kenora; Lennox and Addington; Manitoulin; Muskoka; Niagara; Nipissing; Northumberland; Parry Sound; Peel; Peterborough; Prince Edward; Rainy River; Simcoe; Sudbury; Thunder Bay; Timiskaming; Toronto; York; and the City of Guelph Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Parkinson's Disease
Map RecordPeel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services, Oakville - PHDABIS West 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: * The Transitional R ... [More] Dufferin ; Halton Region ; Peel Region Adult Day Programs ~ Brain Injuries ; Assisted Living Facilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Brain Injuries ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Brain Injuries ; Residential Treatment Facilities ~ Acquired Brain Injuries ; Respite Care ~ Brain Injuries ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Brain Injuries ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Brain Injuries ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Brain Injuries
Map RecordScleroderma Society of Ontario * programs are entirely run and organized by volunteers * volunteer Board of Directors 
 
Services: SSO newsletter, The Reporter * support group meetings * access to resource materials * annual AGM * ... [More]
Ontario Pain Management ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Arthritis ~ Scleroderma
Map RecordTourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada Services include:  
* information and support for the newly diagnosed 
* resources/information to parents, students, educators, clinicians and those interested in learning more about TS 
* supporting ... [More]
Canada Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Tourette's Syndrome ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Tourette's Syndrome