Organization / Program Name(s)Located In Office Phone Description (Brief)
Ability Online Support NetworkEtobicoke Central 416-650-6207 Monitored and secure online community that provides the opportunity to connect with peers, mentors and role models for friendship and support, skill development * public messages monitored by staff an ...
AboutFaceNorth York West 416-597-2229 ext 21 Provides emotional, peer and social support, resources, educational programs and public awareness for and on behalf of individuals with facial differences and their families
AIDS Committee of TorontoToronto Downtown Central 416-340-2437 Support services including anonymous, confidential counselling for individuals, couples, and partners of individuals with HIV * referrals, buddy program, support groups, health and wellness programs * ...
Association des personnes vivant avec la douleur chroniqueGatineau 819-246-4932 To reunite people who live with chronic pain in the goal of reducing their isolation and to permit them to regain their personal integrity * to offer support to those afflicted, and to those close to ...
Association for Bright Children of Ontario (ABC), Ottawa Region ChapterOttawa   Works on the local and provincial levels with families, teachers, Boards of Education, and the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training, to promote a better understanding of gifted and bright childr ...
Association francophone des troubles d'apprentissageOttawa 613-604-2845 Francophone association for parents of dyslexic children and other learning disabilities Provides information to parents and professionals about learning disabilities (dyslexia, dysorthographia, dyspr ...
Autism Ontario, Ottawa ChapterOttawa 613-230-6305 Information, referrals and support for people and families living with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder * Autism Parents' Support Group: For parents of children with Autism Spectrum ...
Autism Ontario, Renfrew County-find location, Renfrew CountyRenfrew County Contact the Ottawa Chapter 613-230-6305 Association for support of families * care givers and people working with individuals with Autism or other pervasive developmental disorders (PDD)
Canada. Public Health Agency of Canada, Nobody's Perfect Parenting ProgramOntario   Parenting education and support program for parents of children
Canadian Cancer Society, Ottawa, Ontario Division - Ottawa Community OfficeOttawa 613-723-1744 ; Peer support/Cancer Information Specialists, toll free 1-888-939-3333 ; Transportation Service 1-800-263-6750 Services for cancer patients, their families and the general public Cancer Information Specialists: One-on-one information on cancer and cancer-related topics for cancer patients, their families, gene ...
Canadian Mental Health Association Champlain East, Cornwall - 343 Pitt St, Champlain East - Peer Resource Center - StarbrightCornwall 613-933-5845 ; 613-938-5408 ext 252 Mental health support service agency * provides community-based services to support adults with a mental illness through a peer resource centre Workshops and training seminars * collective kitchen * r ...
Canadian Mental Health Association Champlain East, Hawkesbury - Nelson St, Oasis Resource CentreHawkesbury 613-933-5849 ; 613-938-0435 ext 407 Mental health support service agency * community-based services to support youth and adults with a mental illness through a resource centre where inter-peer support can be accessed along with support ...
CHEO, Ottawa - 2305 St Laurent Blvd, Youth Net / RĂ©seau AdoOttawa 613-738-3915 For-youth-by-youth mental health promotion and intervention organization * promotes good mental health and wellness, and contributes to early intervention of mental illness in youth aged 13-20 * de-st ...
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis CanadaOttawa 613-806-7956 Volunteer-based charity dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well as improving the lives of children and adults affected by these chronic diseases Provides curre ...
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, Belleville ChapterBelleville 416-920-5035 ext 239 A national not-for-profit voluntary medical research Foundation. Its mission is to find the cure for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) . Provides information on inflammatory bowel disease to patients, ...
Down Syndrome Association - National Capital RegionOttawa 613-737-0658 Non-profit group working to help people with Down syndrome to live full and rewarding lives * provides support for people with Down syndrome and their families * forms collaborative support networks w ...
Huntington Society of Canada, Eastern Ontario Resource CentreOttawa 613-233-5838 Support services and information for people affected by Huntington's disease and their families Resource centre * counselling * advice * support groups * educational sessions for professional groups a ...
Mood Disorders Association of OntarioToronto Downtown North Telephone Support Line 416-486-8046 Information, education and support * counselling and family support * peer support groups -- see website for locations * advocacy * recovery programs, including peer support drop-in groups, Wellness R ...
Multiple Birth Families AssociationOttawa (City of) 613-860-6565 Parenting information and moral support to parents of multiple-birth children Group discussions * newsletters * bereavement help * prenatal information seminars * two annual sales of children's used c ...
Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication DisordersWoodstock 519-290-1763 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 ...
Osteoporosis Canada, Ottawa - No Physical AddressOttawa 416-696-2663 National organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis * works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis * Se ...
Parents For Children's Mental HealthSt Catharines 416-220-0742 Non-profit, provincial, parent-run organization that provides a voice for children and their families who face the challenges of mental health problems in Ontario * provides advocacy, education, and p ...
Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario, PLEO - Parents' Lifeline | Soutien aux parentsOttawa 613-321-3211 Peer support organization for parents of children and youth up to 25 years of age who are experiencing mental health and/or addiction challenges Services include: * a telephone helpline offering suppo ...
Peer Support South East Ontario, Napanee, Peer 17 Support CentreNapanee 613-354-1690 Centre for those with addiction and/or mental health issues seeking peer support and activities in a safe and social environment * intentional Peer Support * Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) group ...
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, Ottawa - Richmond Rd, Social ServicesOttawa Administration 613-820-4922 ; Medical Clinic 613-820-2001 Health centre focused on family and community health Primary Health Care: * Medical clinic staffed by family physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses / community clinics * Nutrition: individual and ...
Prostate Cancer Canada Network OttawaOttawa (City of) 613-828-0762 A volunteer organization of prostate cancer survivors and supporters. Helps men recently diagnosed with prostate cancer * promotes awareness of this disease and the associated issues * provides suppor ...
Psychiatric Survivors of OttawaOttawa 613-567-4379 Non-profit organization * directed and run by psychiatric consumer/survivors that provides peer support. For peers: * educational and fun workshops * social and recreational events * outings * support ...
Somerset West Community Health Centre, Ottawa - Somerset St W, Children and Youth ServicesOttawa 613-238-8210 Prevention and early intervention services for socially isolated, low-income families with children. Using a community development approach, mutual support groups are formed in West Central Ottawa. Ba ...
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre, Ottawa - Bank St, Chronic Disease Self ManagementOttawa Toll free 1-877-240-3941 Interactive workshop series helping people with chronic conditions better manage their symptoms and daily life * group meets once a week over six weeks * skills taught include: healthy eating, exercis ...
Turner Syndrome Society of Canada, OttawaOttawa 613-321-2267 National office National office offers members the latest in medical research, support through parent and adult women meetings, programs, local events and fundraising activities, monthly e-bulletins, ...
VETS Canada, National OfficeDartmouth 1-888-228-3871 ext 121 Volunteer-led organization aiming to provide aid and comfort to Canadian veterans Services include assistance with: * accessing benefits the Veteran or family are entitled to and or may not be aware o ...
Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Ottawa OfficeOttawa 613-563-4021 Nationwide, community and clinic based vision rehabilitation services * research, public education and vision health Low Vision Services * functional assessment of visual abilities * information and t ...
War Amps (The), National HeadquartersOttawa 613-731-3821 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 ...
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Ottawa, OttawaOttawa (City of)   Organization for nonprofit professionals * offers networking opportunities, educational workshops, and mentoring