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Map RecordAutism Ontario, Halton Chapter - Mailing Address

Map RecordAutism Ontario, Halton Chapter - Mailing AddressBurlington Non-profit, volunteer-run regional chapter of Autsim Ontario * oversight is provided by core provincial staff * member of the Central West Regional Program * source of information and referral Chapter ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Breast Cancer Network

Map RecordCanadian Breast Cancer NetworkOttawa Voices the views and concerns of breast cancer survivors and patients through promotion of information sharing, education and advocacy activities

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton Branch

 Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton BranchHamilton (City of) Self-help support group made up of hard of hearing people who have come together to share their problems, needs, experiences, and strategies for coping. Occasionally offers educational programs and cl ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Snowbird Association

Map RecordCanadian Snowbird AssociationNorth York East Includes advocacy group fighting to defend the Canadian Health Act

Map RecordCanadian Treatment Action Council

Map RecordCanadian Treatment Action CouncilToronto Downtown Central National organization promoting access to treatment, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C * workshops and presentations on topics such as disclosure, dental care, drug acce ... [More]

Map RecordFriendship Bench (The)

Map RecordFriendship Bench (The)Oakville Friendship Bench Program: * for teens and young adults attending high school, college or university * volunteers work with on campus groups to install a yellow friendship bench to remind students to g ... [More]

Map RecordIndigenous Diabetes Health Circle, Niagara Region

Map RecordIndigenous Diabetes Health Circle, Niagara RegionThorold COVID-19 : All offices closed to the public. Please visit website for upcoming online programming, educational resources and information on Diabetes. IDHC provides programs and services focusing on t ... [More]

Map RecordInternational Council of AIDS Service Organizations

Map RecordInternational Council of AIDS Service OrganizationsToronto Downtown Central International networking and advocacy organization working to strengthen the community-based response to HIV/AIDS * does not provide direct services or funding

Map RecordJDRFC Peel-Halton Chapter

Map RecordJDRFC Peel-Halton ChapterMississauga Collaborates with Canadian universities and research institutions to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications * charitable funder and advocate for type 1 diabetes research * improve ... [More]

Map RecordMelanoma Network of Canada

Map RecordMelanoma 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 ... [More]

MitoCanada Foundation, Mailing Address

 MitoCanada Foundation, Mailing AddressOakville Provides information, education and support to those living with mitochondrial disease * creating communities where those impacted by mitochondrial dysfunction feel empowered, inspired and connected * ... [More]

Map RecordNeurofibromatosis Ontario

Map RecordNeurofibromatosis 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 ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy

Map RecordOntario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS StrategyToronto Downtown North COVID-19 -- food and harm reduction kits pick-up Mon 12:30 pm-4:30pm, back entrance of 282 Parliament St * call for remote support ---------------------------------------- Advocates for Indigenous Ca ... [More]

Map RecordVoice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Halton/Hamilton/Niagara/Peel Chapter

Map RecordVoice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Halton/Hamilton/Niagara/Peel ChapterHalton Region Develops and implements programs and services encompassing advocacy, family support, and public education * offers support services and information for children who are deaf and/or hard of hearing * c ... [More]

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