Organization / Program Name(s)Located In Description (Brief)
AboutFaceNorth York West Provides emotional, peer and social support, resources, educational programs and public awareness for and on behalf of individuals with facial differences and their families
Acclaim Health, Oakville - Trafalgar Rd, Caregiver Education and SupportOakville 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 of educa ...
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton OfficeBurlington Provides education, support and resources to persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and to their families * supports research * maintains local support groups * strives to end the pers ...
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Hamilton Mountain East - 1575 Upper Ottawa StHamilton Mountain East Provides education, support, and resources to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and to their families. Services include: * support and discussion groups * friendly visiting/re ...
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Simcoe - Norfolk St N, Alzheimer Society Haldimand NorfolkSimcoe Information and support for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their carers at the time of diagnosis and throughout the course of the disease. * persons with memory loss and ...
Alzheimer Society PeelMississauga 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, Burlington, Hamilton & Niagara Region Office, Client ServicesBurlington Funds and promotes arthritis research, patient care and public education including: * physiotherapy, occupational therapy and social work services funded by Ministry of Health * Juvenile Arthritis fam ...
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 ...
Asian Community AIDS ServicesToronto Downtown Central HIV/AIDS education * support programs include buddy and practical assistance, treatment information, confidential individual counselling, referrals, case management, peer support group * outreach to y ...
Asperger's Society of OntarioToronto Downtown North Provides support as well as educational information for people with Asperger's Syndrome and their families * goals include enhancing public and professional awareness around Asperger's Syndrome, inclu ...
Asthma Society of CanadaToronto Downtown North Asthma information * education and prevention resources and programs * helpline with a certified respiratory therapist
Autism OntarioToronto Downtown West Provides advocacy and support, public education/awareness and research around autism spectrum disorders (ASD) * support groups may be available at the local level
Barth Syndrome Foundation of CanadaGeorgetown On-going programs include: Science and Research * participation in helping to fund approved Barth syndrome specific research in Canada and worldwide Health Counselling * providing affected individuals ...
Black Coalition for AIDS PreventionToronto Downtown Central HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, including information on HIV and STI (sexually transmitted infections) risk, sexual health and healthy relationships * community workshops and forums, outre ...
Brain Injury Association of Peel and HaltonErin Mills Advocates for the needs of, and provides information to survivors of brain injuries, their families and support network * facilitates measures to promote the prevention of brain injury, improves quali ...
Brain Injury ServicesHamilton Central A community-based rehabilitation service for individuals who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI). * Publicly-funded services (service funded through the healthcare system) are offered direct ...
Canada. Health Canada, Ontario Region, First Nations and Inuit Health BranchOttawa (City of) Federal health government programs related to Aboriginal health Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) : health promotion activities delivered by community diabetes workers and health service providers ...
Canadian Association for Williams SyndromeOntario Provide supports and assistance to families of a child with Williams Syndrome as well as a social network and "family" for adults with Williams Syndrome.
Canadian Breast Cancer NetworkOttawa Voices the views and concerns of breast cancer survivors and patients through promotion of information sharing, education and advocacy activities
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support ServicesBurlington Major services: Cancer support * matches cancer patients and their caregivers with volunteers who have been through the same experiences * service available in English, French and many other languages ...
Canadian Cancer Society, Telephone and online service only, Cancer Information ServiceToronto Downtown Canada-wide bilingual information service provides information about cancer, community resources, and other cancer-related topics to patients, families, general public, and health professionals. Infor ...
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 Hard of Hearing Association, OttawaOttawa Consumer-based organization by and for Canadians who are hard of hearing * promotes the development of social, educational and employment environments * lobbies for accessibility by advising on the us ...
Canadian Liver Foundation, National Office and GTA Chapter MarkhamMarkham 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
Cancer Care OntarioToronto Downtown Central Provincial agency responsible for overseeing health care planning and spending for cancer services * enacts programs for cancer prevention and screening at the provincial level * develops and enacts i ...
CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange)Toronto Downtown Central Free, confidential source of information related to the prevention, treatment, care and support for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and hepatitis C * information provided through an inquiry s ...
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 ...
CNIB, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Hamilton East - West RegionHamilton East Provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. Visi ...
Community Living OntarioNorth York East Provides support, resources, information, education, awareness and advocacy for individuals with an intellectual disability * over 100 locations across Ontario
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 Canada, No Physical Address, Hamilton and Area ChapterHamilton Disseminates information on cystic fibrosis, raises funds for research and education, and provides support groups.
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 ...
DEBRA CanadaOakville Activities include: * patient programs * education * creating awareness about this rare genetic skin condition
Diabetes Canada, Central South Ontario Regional Leadership CentreDundas Leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while working to find a cure.
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 ...
Diabetes Canada, Community Health Promotion and PartnershipsHalton Region Provide services and information to Halton residents affected by diabetes * work with the Halton Diabetes Program to coordinate patient education and services Services include: * information sessions ...
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
FASworldScarborough South Information, resources, awareness and support related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
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 ...
Halton Down Syndrome AssociationMilton Offers a number of different programs and services to assist individuals with Down syndrome and their families * empowers individuals with Down syndrome to reach their full potential through all stage ...
Halton Healthcare, Georgetown - Guelph St, Halton Diabetes ProgramGeorgetown Supports for people living with pre-diabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * nurse ...
Halton Healthcare, Georgetown Hospital, Asthma Education CentreHalton Hills The Centre offers comprehensive assessment, treatment and education for adults and children living with asthma Educational topics include: * learning what can trigger the condition * how to choose bes ...
Halton Healthcare, Milton - Bronte St S, Halton Diabetes ProgramMilton Supports for people living with pre-diabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * regis ...
Halton Healthcare, Milton District Hospital, Asthma Education CentreMilton The Centre offers comprehensive assessment, treatment and education for adults and children living with asthma Educational topics include: * learning what can trigger the condition * how to choose bes ...
Halton Healthcare, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Asthma Education CentreOakville The Centre offers comprehensive assessment, treatment and education for adults and children living with asthma Educational topics include: * learning what can trigger the condition * how to choose bes ...
Halton Healthcare, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Halton Diabetes ProgramOakville Provides information, counseling, support for adults with prediabetes or diabetes and their families * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, e ...
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Acton, Sexual Health ClinicActon Services provided: * low cost birth control (or prescription for pharmacy) * low cost birth control is available to individuals under the age of 35 * prescriptions from community health care providers ...
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Burlington, Sexual Health ClinicBurlington Services provided: * low cost birth control (or prescription for pharmacy) * low cost birth control is available to individuals under the age of 35 * prescriptions from community health care providers ...
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Georgetown, Sexual Health ClinicGeorgetown Services provided: * low cost birth control (or prescription for pharmacy) * low cost birth control is available to individuals under the age of 35 * prescriptions from community health care providers ...
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Milton, Sexual Health ClinicMilton Services provided: Services provided: * low cost birth control (or prescription for pharmacy) * low cost birth control is available to individuals under the age of 35 * prescriptions from community he ...
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville, Sexual Health ClinicOakville Services provided: * low cost birth control (or prescription for pharmacy) * low cost birth control is available to individuals under the age of 35 * prescriptions from community health care providers ...
Hamilton and District Ostomy Association, No physical addressHamilton (City of) Assists in the complete rehabilitation of people who have completed ostomy surgery or related procedures, to help return participants to wellness and provide support for spouses, caregivers, and child ...
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
Hemophilia Ontario, Central West RegionHamilton Central Provides programs and services to improve the health and quality of life of all people with inherited bleeding disorders, and supports work to discover cures. A national voluntary health charity. Prog ...
HIV/AIDS Resources and Community HealthGuelph ARCH Clinic: * healthcare team of doctors and nurses provide a continuum of care for people living with HIV. Transgender health care is also available. * lab services are available on site for bloodwo ...
How to Find - Indigenous Resources, HaltonHalton Region Listed below are resources available to indigenous people living in Halton: 2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations Aboriginal Legal Services Assembly of First Nations Canada Mortgage and Housing: First ...
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 ...
Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle, Niagara RegionThorold IDHC provides programs and services focusing on the development, and enhancement of programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of diabetes in Indigenous communities, b ...
Infertility NetworkToronto Downtown East Website and email newsletter provides information and lists upcoming events regarding infertility, miscarriage, donor conception, adoption
International Railroad for Queer RefugeesToronto Downtown Central Support to refugee claimants in Canada and abroad * legal, crisis intervention and emotional support * weekly support group * Network of Iranian Queer HIV/AIDS Program, info@niqha.net -- education and ...
Kidney Cancer CanadaNorth York 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 Through a network of chapters, units and community groups, provides kidney patients and their families with education and emotional support KIDNEY CONNECT Peer Support program * online patient discuss ...
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
Little People of OntarioToronto Peer-peer self help group * fellowship * social and medical information, including online resource library * annual medical conferences
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 ...
Lupus Ontario, Hamilton Central, Hamilton & Area Support GroupHamilton Central Meetings provide an opportunity exchange of information and to hear speakers. Membership with Lupus Ontario includes regular newsletters and updates.
Lyme OntarioAncaster Promotes awareness and provides education and current information on Lyme and associated diseases to patients, the general public and medical practitioners. * conduct research on ticks and the spread ...
LymeHopeOakville Activities include: * providing education and outreach to patients, the general public, medical professionals and leaders of industries * advancing knowledge and supporting research into Lyme and rela ...
Lymphedema Association of OntarioEtobicoke South Promotes lymphedema education, screening, treatment and quality of life for those with the condition * memberships and resources available
March of Dimes Canada, Milton Stroke Support GroupMilton Support group that meets once a month to provide stroke survivors and their families/caregivers an environment for information, social and educational programs, resources and& ...
Melanoma Network of CanadaOakville Works in collaboration with medical professionals, health care agencies and other stakeholders to educate, advocate and fund for: * early diagnosis and effective treatment of melanoma * education, pre ...
M├ętis Nation of Ontario, Brampton - Credit River, Healing and WellnessBrampton General emotional support * friendly visiting * individual advocacy and referrals * assistance to people with disabilities access programs * nutrition and fitness awareness * stress management * alcoh ...
MitoCanada Foundation, Mailing AddressCalgary Provides individuals, their families and caregivers with the knowledge and supports to improve quality of life while also raising public awareness of mitochondrial disease and advancing Canadian resea ...
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton ChapterHamilton West Enables people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life. Also advocates and works toward a cure for multiple sclerosis. Service include equipment grants to improve quality of life, public educa ...
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 ...
Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada, Mailing AddressWhitchurch-Stouffville Support for persons with myasthenia gravis (MG) and their caregivers * information * quarterly newsletter for members * education for the general public and health care professionals Support meetings ...
National Eating Disorder Information CentreToronto Downtown Central National resource for information on eating disorders and weight preoccupation * telephone helpline provides information and referrals to treatment and support * resource library and printed materials ...
National ME/FM Action NetworkNepean Network assisting people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and/or Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FM) through education, advocacy, support, and research
Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders, Woodstock Head Office Location - Mailing AddressWoodstock Seeks to provide information, education and support to families of children and youth with communication disorders and with speech and language barriers * chapters are run by parent volunteers and hav ...
Ontario Federation for Cerebral PalsyToronto Downtown Support and services to people in Ontario with cerebral palsy * assists member groups in the development and provision of services and programs including accommodation * advocates and promotes awarene ...
Ontario HIV Treatment NetworkToronto Downtown North Network made up of people with HIV, community-based agencies, health care providers, government policy makers, educators and researchers * supports HIV research * provides project funding, conducts kn ...
Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome AssociationYork Information resources, publications, conferences, support for families, advocacy and supports medical research for people with Prader-Willi Syndrome
Ontario. Ministry of Health, No physical address, Sexual Health Infoline Ontario/The MainlineToronto Downtown Province-wide free anonymous counselling, information and referrals to sexual health clinics and community agencies on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, birth control options, sexual orientat ...
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 ...
ParachuteToronto Downtown North Evidence-based information on a range of topics affecting children, teens and adults, including brain injury and concussion, sports and recreational injuries, home safety, road safety and child passen ...
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 ...
PKD Foundation of Canada, PKD Foundation of Canada - Hamilton Niagara ChapterHamilton (City of) Local chapter of a national foundation that promotes programs of research, advocacy, education, support and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease. Organize ...
Project Autism CanadaHalton Region Activities include: * community support * education programs * sport programs * workshops * parent education, socials and support * Halton Youth Disability Advisory Council (HYDAC) * clubs * social gr ...
Promoting Awareness of RSD/CRPS in Canada (PARC)Niagara Region Provides information and education about Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) * offers support to individuals living with CRPS/RSD, their families and friend ...
Robbie's RainbowOakville Services include: * helping children living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis to access critical drug treatments not covered by private or provincial health plans * parent mentoring program ...
ROCK, Burlington - Brant St, Danielle's Place - Eating Disorder Support and Resource CentreBurlington Support individuals who are at-risk of developing an eating disorder and to promote overall physical and mental wellness. Offer a variety of self-esteem, body image, social skills, and other wellness- ...
Scleroderma Society of OntarioHamilton Promotes public awareness of scleroderma, advances patient wellness, and supports research.
Service Canada, Ottawa - No Physical Address, Disability BenefitsOttawa Access to information, programs and services for persons with disabilities, their families, their caregivers, service providers, etc. Information and services: * Living with a disability * Child Disab ...
Sickle Cell Association of OntarioScarborough North Education and counselling for people living with or supporting someone affected by Sickle Cell Disease (includes Sickle Cell Anemia, Sickle Cell SC, Sickle Beta Thalassemia and the Sickle Cell Trait) ...
Sickle Cell Awareness Group of OntarioNorth York Public education on sickle cell anemia and genotype testing * administers emergency grant for sickle cell patients and their families in dire need * administers scholarship fund to help youths living ...
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Hamilton Area OfficeHamilton Central Assist persons with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Frank Charles Miller Medical Outpatient Clinic - West 5th Campus, Centre for Diabetes Care and Education at Hamilton Mountain West One of two sites of the Centre for Diabetes Care and Education. Provides assessment, education, treatment and support for people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, and people that are at risk of developing ...
Stroke Recovery Canada, Burlington ChapterBurlington Various chapter programs for stroke survivors, caregivers and families * monthly meetings * seasonal events throughout the year
Stroke Recovery Canada, No Physical Address, Halton Stroke FellowshipBurlington Peer support for those who have experienced a stroke to: * exchange information and resources * learn new skills * explore the personal impact of stroke and build supportive relationships
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: ...
Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga HospitalMississauga Acute care hospital * critical care * cardiac care * neurosurgery * obstetrics, neonatal care, pediatrics * regional stroke centre * mental health crisis intervention West GTA Stroke Network -- online ...
War Amps (The), National HeadquartersOttawa Organization that offers help to amputees of all ages, through its programs Main programs and services: * Key Tag and Address Label Service: Key tags and Address Labels are mailed to Canadians once a ...
Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House, Oakville, Community-Based Cancer SupportOakville Centre provides emotional, psychological, rehabilitative, practical and informational support for cancer patients, their families and caregivers * offers over 40 professionally-led programs, regi ...
Wellwood, Juravinski HouseHamilton Mountain West A community-based resource centre providing free supportive care programs that answer the informational, emotional and spiritual needs of people living with cancer or caring for someone with cancer. P ...
Wellwood, Juravinski Hospital, O'Connor-O'Connell Family Cancer Support CentreHamilton Mountain Central Provides information, programs, and peer support to people who have received a diagnosis of cancer, and their loved ones, caregivers, and healthcare providers. Programs include: Gynecological Cancer S ...
Women's College Hospital, Bay Centre for Birth ControlToronto Downtown Central Comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care -- birth control * pregnancy testing, counselling and referrals * abortion information, counselling and referrals * Pap tests * testing and treatment ...