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Huntington Society of Canada

Site: Online/Web Service

Service: Young People Affected by Huntington Disease

Contact Information
E-Mail ypahd@huntingtonsociety.ca
Website www.ypahd.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/YPAHD/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/ypahdfeed/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/YPAby_HD
Primary Contact Doug Skinner, YPAHD Chapter President; Phone: 1-800-998-7398
Alternate Contact Erin Stephen, Youth Mentorship; Phone: 306-979-9111 * 1-855-253-0215; Email: estephen@huntingtonsociety.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Virtual youth chapter of the Huntington Society of Canada and open to all youth 
* provides a community and support network for young people affected by Huntington disease 
* attend events, virtual meetings, and/or volunteer 
 
Youth Mentorship Program 
* designed to support young people across Canada facing the everyday challenges of growing up in a family affected by Huntington disease 
* adult volunteers involved in the mentoring program will also be from families affected by HD, which may assist the youth in better understanding and connecting with the mentors 
* mentors will be committed to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to the youth 
* download the Youth Mentor Application here 
* for more information or to get involved contact the Mentorship Coordinator at mentorship@huntingtonsociety.ca, call toll free 1-855- 253-0215, or visit the website
Hours Not specified
Dates For upcoming events, see here
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Youth living with/at risk-of Huntington disease, as well as the family and friends who support them
Application See website
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Canada
Address & Map
Waterloo, ON
 
View Google Map
Mailing Address c/o Huntington Society of Canada 
20 Erb St W, Suite 801 
Waterloo, ON N2L 1T2
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical location
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Youth ~ Huntington's Disease

Agency Overview


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