Important Notice

To find information about the COVID-19 virus, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada's website.

We are working hard to update the information for first priority services in our database. To find a list of resources with confirmed COVID-19 related closures or notices, click here.

Dying with Dignity Canada

Alternate Name DWD ; OCR
Former Name Dying with Dignity (2007)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
55 Eglinton Ave E, Suite 802
Toronto, ON M4P 1G8
View Google Map
Intersection Yonge St and Holly Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot (on Holly St)
Description and Services
Description (Service) National, member-based organization committed to helping people achieve quality in dying, helping people understand all their end of life choices and advocating for choice in dying for all Canadians.  
Education about end of life options and the importance of advance care planning * support for individuals at the end of their lives, including bedside support for those who wish to determine the nature and timing of their death * information about choice in dying movement and why appropriately regulated and medically assisted dying should be legalized in Canada
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Registration required * call to become a member
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Donation
Service Categories Death With Dignity Advocacy Groups ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Living Wills ; Patient Rights Assistance ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Terminal Illness Counselling
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-486-3998
Toll Free Phone 1-800-495-6156
Fax 416-486-5562
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Other Details
Established 1980
Funding Donations ; Fees - Membership
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Advance care planning kit * brochures * newsletters * information kit
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective professional associations

Please Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this database is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. The Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC) cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion of a programme or service does not imply endorsement, nor does omission reflect on the contribution that an organization makes in a community. The reader should verify the information before acting on it.

This Site is linked to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by the Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC). The CIC is not responsible for the content of those websites. The CIC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement by the CIC of those websites. Anyone linking to this site must comply with these Terms and all applicable laws.