Organization / Program Name(s)Located In Description (Brief)
Alzheimer 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 support and service by phone -------------------- Provides ...
Alzheimer Society Peel, Mississauga OfficeMississauga Programs and services including adult day programs, respite, counselling, support groups and caregiver support * wandering person registry/Safely Home Program * public education Adult day program -- s ...
Arthritis 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 ...
Asthma Society of CanadaToronto Downtown North Asthma information * education and prevention resources and programs * helpline with a certified respiratory therapist
Canadian 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 ...
Canadian 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 * ...
Canadian 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 ...
Canadian Spondylitis AssociationToronto Downtown National resource centre for information relevant to the spondylitis community * education and support to spondyloarthritis patients
Childhood 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 ...
CNIB [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 * sup ...
Crohn'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 ...
Crohn'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 ...
Cystic 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
Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Peel ChapterBrampton 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 ...
Diabetes 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 ...
Dystonia 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
Easter 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 ...
Epilepsy 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 ...
FASworldScarborough South Information, resources, awareness and support related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Foundation 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 * hosts fundraising events
Genetic Aortic Disorders Association CanadaMississauga 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 ...
Heart 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 ...
Heart and Stroke, Peel Region OfficeBrampton 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 ...
Hemophilia OntarioScarborough North Programs, support and education for individuals with inherited bleeding disorders
Huntington Society of Canada, Halton/Peel Resource CentreKitchener Support services include: * consultation * education on HD * referral to community resources * advocacy * support groups
Hydrocephalus 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 ...
Kidney 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 ...
Kidney 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, ...
Leukemia 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
Lung 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 ...
Lung 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 * increase public awareness * a ...
Lymphedema Association of OntarioEtobicoke South Promotes lymphedema education, screening, treatment and quality of life for those with the condition * memberships and resources available
Muscular 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 ...
Myalgic 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 ...
Neurofibromatosis 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 ...
Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome AssociationYork Information resources, publications, conferences, support for families, advocacy and supports medical research for people with Prader-Willi Syndrome
Osteoporosis 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 ...
Ovarian 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 ...
Parkinson 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 ...
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 ...
Tourette 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 ...
Tourette 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: ...