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Located near Hamilton
Dial 2-1-1. Our helpline is answered by real people 24/7 and service is available in 150+ languages.
Peer Support: 1-877-422-1112 x818
Regional Services: 1-877-422-1112 x816
Families are connected with a Service Navigator who provides navigation support and information to families through workshops, training sessions, and individual direct support.
Offers a wide range of services at locations across Ontario to support to individuals and their families.
* Connect Counselling Service
* General Support Services
* Hearing Care Counselling Services
- provides information to other interested parties
- promotes public awareness and measures to encourage individuals to take preventative steps when working or playing outdoors
- establishes and maintains a resource library containing current information about vector-borne diseases in general, and specifically literature about Lyme and other tick-associated diseases
Administered by Hamilton Health Sciences in collaboration with other area health care organizations. Workshops are delivered in community spaces throughout Local Health Integration Network (Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant). Each 2.5 hours session in the six-week series is led by two trained presenters.
Office: 905-529-7030 x209
Programs, services, education and on-going support for individuals with dementia, as well as, support for family members. Information, education and consultation services to community organizations and local health care agencies is also provided.
Office: 905-529-7030 x209
Office: 905-521-2100 x76870
They also offer:
- Loan equipment program
- Funding assistance programs for some leased and rented equipment
- Flexible funding program for small bathroom equipment
The Adult Protective Services Worker program (APSW) provides support to those living in the community on their own with little or not significant support.
The Adult Family Support Worker program (AFSW) provides support to those living at home with their family.
- identification of a person's needs, strengths, resources, and goals
- Identification of/and liaison with additional required services
- Individualized planning
- service coordination
- case management and advocacy
- emotional support and guidance
- monitoring and follow up
Contact or visit website for details about specific services.
* offers support and services to all people affected by HD
* services include information and education, referrals to community resources and individual advocacy
Also offers education and support to health, social service and community workers, and collaborates with other service providers to improve and expand existing services as well as increase awareness and understanding of HD and support for advocacy
* Learn about Huntington Disease: fact sheets, booklets, publications and other HD related resources
* Young People Affected by Huntington Disease: virtual Youth Chapter of the Huntington Society of Canada
Head Office 519-642-7755
Burlington, ON, L7T 2C7 (8km)
Help survivors, family and caregivers through their journey with a brain tumour by providing connections with others who have faced life with a brain tumour thereby offering reassurance, reducing feelings of isolation and reinforcing a positive, hopeful attitude, and by sharing practical information to:
- help make informed decisions about brain tumour treatment options
- learn about relevant community resources
- enhance coping skills in order to reduce anxiety, feelings of loss of control and fear of the unknown
- talk to others about changes in family roles and the financial strain that can come as a result of a brain tumour diagnosis
Services are provided in the home, office, hospital, school or clinic or anywhere clients need the service.
Many services funded through Community Care Access Centres, insurance companies or by employers.
* bursary program for therapies and conferences (offer families financial support for therapies, assistive devices, activities or lessons to help children with Down Syndrome, and for parents to attend conferences)
* online new parent community (private forum for parents of children with Down Syndrome in Halton)
* peer groups (run by volunteers and offer monthly social events, programs and workshops to help develop skills and offers transitional support)
* Graduate Group (persons over 21 who have Down syndrome)
* family social and networking events
* advocacy support
* one-on-one reading program
* library and developmental resources
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 professional services and promoting research
* information and support for the newly diagnosed
* resources/information to parents, students, educators, clinicians and those interested in learning more about TS
* supporting research and fundraising
Member of the Central West Region
- oversight is provided by core provincial staff
- increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals on the spectrum, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact
- providing information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services
- organizing meetings, events, and programs
Various chapter programs for stroke survivors, caregivers and families
- monthly meetings
- seasonal events throughout the year