Ottawa-Carleton, ON

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Adult Children Anonymous, aka Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA/ACOA) is a support group and self-help fellowship with the purpose of healing ourselves and ... more
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5N2 Map
613-230-9071
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AEHA increases awareness by providing its members and the general public with information on environmental sensitivities. Brings members together for mutual ... more
Nepean, ON, K2C 3Y9 Map
613-860-2342
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Provides support to new amputees from trained amputee visitors, information on community services available to amputees and ongoing contact with amputees via a ... more
505 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8M2 Map
613-737-7350 x5416
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Aphasia Centre of Ottawa provides care aimed at enhancing the quality of life of people affected by aphasia by helping them improve their ability to ... more
2081 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON Map
613-567-1119
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Ottawa chapter of provincial organization recognizing the needs of, and improving educational opportunities for children with exceptional learning abilities. ... more
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613-860-1398
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Autism support Ottawa is an email list group that provides information and support to people about ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). There are almost 1,000 ... more
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Sponsored by the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada, this group meets the first Wednesday of every month, except for July and August, to help educate and support ... more
92 Pickwick Drive, Ottawa (nepean), ON, K2J 3E2 Map
613-823-0162
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The Ottawa Chapter of the Canadian Celiac Association is dedicated to providing services and support to persons with celiac disease and dermatitis ... more
Ottawa, ON, K1H 1A1 Map
613-786-1335 x24
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CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing support for Kin caregiver families across Canada. Approximately 57,000 children are being ... more
Mcarthurs Mills, ON, K0L 2M0 Map
613-474-0035
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The Champlain Mental Health Network (CMHN) / Réseau des Services de Santé Mentale du District de Champlain (RSSMDC) is committed to working in ... more
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Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. This simple, online, private, mental health check-up can identify some symptoms of common mood ... more
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The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation aids those afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis; conducts research into improved care and treatments; seeks a cure or ... more
2134 Maple Forest, North Gore, ON, K0A 2T0 Map
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To enhance the quality of life through improving one's physical, mental and social well-being. Regular monthly meetings are held at 900 Merivale Road, Ottawa. ... more
1316 Alloway Crescent, Ottawa, ON, K1K 3Z1 Map
613-749-7401 x6135689248
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Provides support to persons with epilepsy and their families and promotes public awareness of epilepsy. more
211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H5 Map
613-594-9255
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Fibromyalgia is a common and disabling disorder affecting 2-4% of the population, women more often than men. Patients with fibromyalgia usually ache all over, ... more
72 Robertson Road, Nepean, ON, K2H 5Y8 Map
613-721-2082
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Support group for grandparents requesting access visits to their grandchildren and to raise public awareness of this ever-growing problem. Makes its concerns ... more
1516 Bourcier Drive, Orleans, ON, K1E 3J5 Map
613-837-8371
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Grief is not just sadness or depression, it is a whole host of emotions ranging through anxiety, anger, guilt, confusion, vulnerability, relief and more. This ... more
205 Greenbank Road, Ottawa (nepean), ON, K2H 8K9 Map
613-829-2363
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The Ottawa Valley Branch is one of the local branches of the Ontario Brain Injury Association. The Association provides support for people with head injuries ... more
211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H5 Map
613-233-8303
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Provides services to persons with hemophilia, and their families, including support, referral services, education and financial assistance. more
2445 St-Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON, K1G 6C3 Map
613-739-3845
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The Ottawa chapter of the national organization helps fight Hepatitis C through prevention and early detection. Its mission is to support those infected with ... more
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613-233-9703
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Provides support, counselling, advice and information to people with Huntington's disease and their families. more
880 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON, K1R 6K7 Map
613-233-5838
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Il s’agit d’un groupe, à partir du modèle conçu par Mary Ellen Copeland reconnu mondialement comme étant "the Wellness Recovery Action Plan", ... more
713 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON, K1K 0T2 Map
613-746-4621 x3967
16 years and up
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Are you having problems with bladder pain and frequency? The Interstitial Cystitis Support Group provides exchange and coping strategies. more
6 Epworth Avenue, Ottawa, ON Map
613-839-6188
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The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Eastern Ontario Branch, is a not-for-profit health organization which offers patient education and support for those living ... more
1150 Morrison Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2H 8S9 Map
613-724-9953 x18007249953
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La Leche League promotes a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and through education, ... more
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613-238-5919 x24
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The Lung Association is a registered charity that funds respiratory research, promotes better management of asthma, helps those with chronic lung disease, ... more
3 Raymond Street, Ottawa, ON, K1R 1A3 Map
613-230-4200
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Mothers are Women (MAW) is a support group directed at mothers who choose to remain at home with their children. Provides opportunities for women at home to ... more
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B1 Map
613-722-7851 x24
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To bring Multiple Sclerosis patients together to offer support and encouragement to each other. Members discuss topics relevant to those with MS, share ... more
885 Meadowlands Dr, Ottawa, ON, K2C 3N2 Map
613-728-1583
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Helps individuals with myalgic-encelphalomyalitis to understand and cope with this condition and function as best as possible. Provides information to members ... more
1064 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2Y3 Map
613-789-6374
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The Olde Forge Community Resource Centre provides information on community services and activities for Western Ottawa. Publishes the Directory of Self-Help ... more
2730 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K2B 7J1 Map
613-829-9777
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A self-help, mutual aid, and information group for the prevention, treatment and management of Osteoporosis. Group offers regularly scheduled meetings at the ... more
670 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON, K1R 6L2 Map
613-236-0428 x357
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Dedicated to individuals or families affected by anaphylaxis: a life-threatening allergic reaction. Its mandate is to share information and promote allergy ... more
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To offer recreational and social activities to those with arthritis. Informal discussions at which members have an opportunity to discuss their concerns are ... more
Ottawa (vanier), ON, K1L 8E3 Map
613-746-5235
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The Ottawa Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre, located on the West side of Ottawa, is a group of psychotherapists and counsellors in Ottawa who offer ... more
356 Woodroffe ave, Ottawa, ON, K2A 3V6 Map
613-263-2344
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To help people regain self-confidence after a stroke. Activities include monthly guest speakers and presentations on various related topics. Volunteer members ... more
Ottawa, ON, K2C 3M1 Map
613-820-0864
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Giving parents an opportunity to get together and share ideas on raising multiples - the joys and the pitfalls. General meetings held the 3rd Wednesday of the ... more
Ottawa, ON, K2C 0Z0 Map
613-746-5254 x24
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A local organization providing mutual support to families caring for foster children. During monthly meetings, members share their concerns and information on ... more
1602 Telesat Court, Ottawa (gloucester), ON, K1B 1B1 Map
613-748-0670
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Group for post polio sufferers dedicated to helping those with the post polio syndrome cope with their special requirements. Publishes a quarterly bulletin. ... more
80 Colonnade Road North, Nepean, ON, K2E 7L2 Map
613-596-3463
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Provides assistance and moral support to adult adoptees wishing to research their origins and to birth parents, grand-parents, siblings, fostered adults and ... more
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5N1 Map
613-730-8305
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An international association of persons exhibiting nervous symptoms and fears and persons who are former mental patients. The purpose is to prevent relapses ... more
Ottawa, ON Map
613-749-5418
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211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H5 Map
613-237-0650
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Not-for-profit charitable non-government organization that provides assistance, advice, education, advocacy and community partnerships for the improvement of ... more
323 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON, K1K 3X6 Map
613-237-0650
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Community outreach program of the Glen Cairn United Church which provides support for caregivers, family members and friends of individuals with mental ... more
140 Abbeyhill Drive, Kanata, ON Map
613-435-1100
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Presentations for schools and youth community centres: Wellness 101, StressLESS and How to Help a Friend YOU CAN BOOK ONLINE for PRESENTATIONS if you are a school or a community centre more
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613-738-3915
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The Child and Youth Health Network for Eastern Ontario (CYHN) is an innovative, action-oriented partnership of individuals and organizations who share a vision ... more
401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1 Map
613-737-7600 x3134
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We are Ontario’s voice for adoptive parents. We believe that all adoptive parents have a right to advocacy, support and guidance throughout their lifelong ... more
36 Eglinton Avenue W, Toronto, ON, M4R 1A1 Map
416-482-0021
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<p>The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is the umbrella organization for the 39 Alzheimer Society chapters across Ontario. The goal of the Society is to rid ... more
1200 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, M5R 2A5 Map
416-967-5900 x18008794226
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The Aspergers Society was founded in 2000 by parents of children with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and concerned professionals. The Aspergers Society of Ontario is ... more
161 Eglinton Ave East, Toronto, ON, M4P 1J5 Map
416-651-4037
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Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to improving the lives of people ... more
180 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z8 Map
1-800-875-6213 x4169775580
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The Ontario Working Group on Early Intervention in Psychosis is made up of individuals and organizations that share the goal of developing an effective ... more
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Provides information and lends support to sufferers of lupus. Meetings feature talks by doctors and other professionals who deal with medical aspects or ... more
2900 John Street, Markham, ON, L3R 5G3 Map
905-415-1099
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We are a community of students who are attending or planning to attend post-secondary or adult education institutions and have personal past/present ... more
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The Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) is a non-profit organization representing the children and families served by Ontario's ... more
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, ON, M4G 1R8 Map
416-424-3864 x3647
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Support group for Fragile X. more
1979 Oakdean Crescent, Ottawa (gloucester), ON, K1J 6H6 Map
613-748-6009
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Dedicated to providing those who are facially disfigured and those closest to them with ongoing educational and emotional support. Committed to helping the ... more
123 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 1E2 Map
1-800-665-3223
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Anaphylaxis Canada is a national organization helping Canadians to live with allergies. Various programs and services for support and advocacy regarding this issue. more
2005 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M2J 5B4 Map
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The Canadian Celiac Association is a national organization dedicated to providing services and support to persons with Celiac Disease and Dermatitis ... more
5170 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON, L4W 1E3 Map
905-507-6208 x18003637296
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) is hard at work ensuring that seniors' mental health is recognized as a key Canadian health and ... more
3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, M6A 2E1 Map
416-785-2500 x6331
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The Canadian Coalition of Alternative Mental Health Resources is a National forum that embraces best practices, alternative programs, learning opportunities, knowledge transfer and resource sharing. more
55 King Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 3H5 Map
888-406-4663
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The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is a consumer-based organization formed by and for hard of hearing Canadians. CHHA works cooperatively with ... more
2415 Holly Lane, Ottawa, ON, K1V 7P2 Map
613-526-1584 x18002638068
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The Canadian Liver Foundation is committed to combating every form of liver disease through research, education and patient support programs. Recognized by ... more
2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M2J 5B5 Map
416-491-3353 x18005635483
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CNIB is a nationwide, community-based, registered charity committed to research, public education and vision health for all Canadians. CNIB provides the ... more
1101 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2C 3W7 Map
613-563-4021
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Support group for individuals with Sjogren's Syndrome. more
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613-526-5433
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The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC) is a national not-for-profit voluntary medical research Foundation. Its mission is to find the cure for ... more
60 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5 Map
1-800-387-1479
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The Fragile X Research Foundation of Canada funds investigation of the most common inherited form of mental impairment and developmental disability, and ... more
167 Queen Street West, Brampton, ON, L6Y 1M5 Map
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Health forum and support groups for Canadians. more
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Hemachromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes individuals to retain excess iron in their bodies, with harmful results. more
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613-739-9277 x6135215897
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The Infertility Awareness Association of Canada Inc. (IAAC), with its nationwide network of Support Groups, was founded in 1990 and originated from an Ottawa ... more
2100 Marlowe Avenue, Montreal, QC, H4A 3L5 Map
1-800-263-2929
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The Mental Illness Foundation has three main objectives: Prevent mental illness, reduce the suffering of those affected and mobilize those affected and the ... more
2120 Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, QC, H2K 1C3 Map
514-529-5354
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The National Youth In Care Network is a national, charitable organization that exists to voice the opinions and concerns of youth in and from care and promote ... more
207 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2N2 Map
613-230-8945 x18007907074
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PFLAG Canada (formerly Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a national organization for parents, families, friends and LGBTQ people ... more
265 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON, K1L 6C4 Map
1-888-530-6777 x300
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The Psoriasis Society of Canada is the national support group for Canadians affected by psoriasis. more
Halifax, NS, B3M 4H4 Map
1-800-656-4494
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Association that works with families and individuals with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. more
167 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 9V3 Map
204-925-3650
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mindyourmind.ca is an award winning site for youth by youth. This is a place where you can get info, resources and the tools to help you manage stress, crisis ... more
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The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation is an American family support organization which ensures early and accurate diagnosis of CDLS; promote research ... more
302 West Main Street #100, Avon, ON, 06001 Map
1-800-753-2357 x18002238355
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