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Diseases and Conditions Support Groups - Central East

Support groups are usually organized and managed by their members for peer to peer support. Members are commonly volunteers who have personal experience related to the groups focus.

Support group members provide each other with various types of assistance, typically nonprofessional, providing sympathetic understanding and establishing social networks.

Some support groups are accessible to anyone while others are formally controlled with admission requirements and membership fees.

 
These services serve all or part of Central East
AIDS Committee of Durham Region  
22 King St W, Suite 202, Oshawa, ON  L1H 1A3
905‑576‑1445
Alzheimer Society of Durham Region  
1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby, ON  L1N 9B2
905‑576‑2567
Alzheimer Society of Durham Region - Family Support Services  
1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby, ON  L1N 9B2
905‑576‑2567
Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton - Kawartha Lakes Office  
55 Mary St W, Suite 201, Lindsay, ON  K9V 5Z6
705‑878‑0126
Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton - Peterborough Office  
183 Simcoe St, Peterborough, ON  K9H 2H6
705‑748‑5131
Brain Injury Association of Durham Region  
850 King St W, Unit 24, Oshawa, ON  L1J 8N5
905‑723‑2732
Brain Injury Association Peterborough Region  
158 Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON  K9J 2T8
705‑741‑1172
Canadian Cancer Society - Durham Region Community Office  
111 Simcoe St N Unit 201, Oshawa, ON  L1G 4S4
905‑434‑6405
Canadian Cancer Society - Peterborough and District Community Office  
730 The Kingsway Unit 2, Peterborough, ON  K9J 6W6
705‑742‑3823
Canadian Hearing Society - Peterborough - General Support Services Program  
315 Reid St, Peterborough, ON  K9J 3R2
1‑866‑518‑0000
Canadian Hearing Society - Peterborough - Hearing Care Counselling Program  
315 Reid St, Peterborough, ON  K9J 3R2
1‑866‑518‑0000
Canadian Hearing Society - Scarborough - Hearing Care Counselling Program  
Providence Healthcare, Outpatient Clinics, 3276 St Clair Ave E, B120 - 1st Fl, Toronto, ON  M1L 1W1
1‑866‑518‑0000
Celiac Association Peterborough - Support Group  
28 Maple Cres, Baltimore, ON  K0K 1C0
905‑372‑2361
Durham Stroke Recovery Group  
Westminister United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON  L1N 3P2
905‑665‑4673
Family and Friends of People with Brain Injuries  
Port Hope
905‑885‑8601
Haliburton Highlands Health Services - Community Support Services - Cancer Support Group  
7185 Gelert Rd, Ruth Parkes Room, Haliburton, ON  K0M 1S0
705‑457‑2941
Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre  
86 Colborne St W, Oshawa, ON  L1G 1L7
905‑579‑4833
Hospice Peterborough - Cancer Support Groups  
439 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON  K9H 4E4
705‑742‑4042
Huntington Society of Canada - Huntington Disease Resource Centre - Marilyn Mitchell, Director, East Central Ontario  
71 Old Kingston Rd, Ajax, ON  L1T 3A6
905‑426‑4333
Lakeridge Health - Oshawa - Eating Disorders Program, King Street Location  
850 King St W, Oshawa, ON  L1J 2L5
905‑576‑8711 ext 4622
March of Dimes Canada - Durham Young Stroke Peer Support Group - Erica Mugan  
Whitby Public Library, 405 Dundas St W, Whitby, ON  M4H 1A4
289‑356‑6738
March of Dimes Canada - Durham/Ajax Post-Polio Chapter  
Ajax Legion, 111 Hunt St, Ajax, ON  L1S 1P3
289‑356‑6738
March of Dimes Canada - Durham/Oshawa Stroke Recovery Peer Support Group  
Cedar Croft Place, 649 King St E, Oshawa, ON  L1H 8P9
289‑356‑6738
March of Dimes Canada - Peterborough - Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program  
Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Blvd, Peterborough, ON  K9H 5L3
1‑800‑567‑0315 ext 6216
March of Dimes Canada - Whitby Supportive Housing - Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program  
Westminster United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON  L1N 3P2
905‑579‑4111
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Durham Northumberland Chapter  
Simcoe Conlin Post Office, PO Box 27029, Oshawa, ON  L1G 0A3
905‑626‑8654
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton Chapter  
610 Parkhill Rd W, Peterborough, ON  K9J 6N6
705‑748‑4221
Northumberland Community Counselling Centre  
800 Division St Unit A, Cobourg, ON  K9A 5V2
905‑372‑6318 or 905‑372‑6425
Oshawa and District Ostomy Association  
8 King St E, Oshawa, ON  L1H 1A0
905‑428‑9605
Osteoporosis Canada, Central Eastern Ontario - Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland  
1200 Eglinton Ave E Suite 500, Toronto, ON  M3C 1H9
705‑761‑5502
Parkinson Canada - Durham Region Carepartners  
Village of Taunton Mills, 3800 Brock St N, Whitby, ON  M2P 2A9
1‑800‑565‑3000
Parkinson Canada - Durham Region Chapter  
St. Mark's United Church, 201 Centre St S, Whitby, ON  M2P 2A9
1‑800‑565‑3000
Parkinson Canada - East District Young and Early Onset Support Group  
St. Luke's Presbyterian Church, 333 Rossland Rd W, Oshawa, ON  M2P 2A9
1‑800‑565‑3000
Parkinson Canada - Haliburton Support Group  
Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team, 7217 Gelert Rd, Education Room, Haliburton, ON  M2P 2A9
1‑800‑565‑3000
Parkinson Canada - Northumberland Chapter - Cobourg/Port Hope  
Hamilton Township Mutual Insurance Company, 1185 Elgin St W, Cobourg, ON  M2P 2A9
1‑800‑565‑3000
Parkinson Canada - Peterborough / Kawartha Lakes Chapter  
Canterbury Gardens, 1414 Sherbrooke St, Peterborough, ON  M2P 2A9
1‑800‑565‑3000
PARN - Your Community AIDS Resource Network  
159 King St Ste 302, Peterborough, ON  K9J 2R8
705‑749‑9110
Prostate Cancer Canada Network - Durham Region  
398 Hillcroft St, Oshawa, ON  L1G 2M2
905‑434‑8121
Senior Persons Living Connected - Cancer Support Group  
3333 Finch Ave E, Toronto, ON  M1W 2R9
416‑493‑3333
Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care - Scarborough-McNicoll - Adult Day Program for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias  
2311 McNicoll Ave, Toronto, ON  M1V 5L3
416‑412‑4571 ext 2621

These services are located outside of Central East, but provide service to Central East.
ALS Canada  
393 University Ave, Suite 1701, Toronto, ON  M5G 1E6
416‑497‑2267
Alzheimer Society of Ontario  
20 Eglinton Ave W, 16th Fl, Toronto, ON  M4R 1K8
416‑967‑5900
Asperger's Society of Ontario  
3219 Yonge St, Suite 231, Toronto, ON  M4N 3S1
416‑651‑4037
Autism Ontario  
1179 King St W, Suite 004, Toronto, ON  M6K 3C5
416‑246‑9592
Autism Ontario - Kingston Chapter  
Extend-A-Family Kingston, 361 Montreal St, Kingston, ON  K7K 3H4
613‑507‑7896
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada  
205 Horton St E, Suite 203, London, ON  N6B 1K7
519‑642‑7755
Canadian Diabetes Association - National Office  
522 University Ave, Suite 1400, Toronto, ON  M5G 2R5
416‑363‑3373
Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders  
151 Bloor St W, Suite 600, Toronto, ON  M5S 1S4
416‑969‑7464
Casa Doña Juana  
York Hispanic Centre, 1652 Keele St, Suite 107, Toronto, ON  M6M 3W3
Cell 416‑828‑9561 ; 416‑651‑9166
Family Service Toronto - Seniors and Caregivers Support Services - Support Groups for Individuals or Families Caring for a Senior  
1527 Victoria Park Ave, 2nd floor, Scarborough, ON  M1L 2T3
416‑755‑5565
Greater Toronto Area Injured Workers Resource Centre  
160 Tycos Dr, Unit 1c, Toronto, ON  M6B 1W8
416‑784‑0033
KCWA Family and Social Services  
27 Madison Ave, Toronto, ON  M5R 2S2
416‑340‑1234
Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada  
247 Harold Ave, Stouffville, ON  L4A 1C2
905‑642‑2545
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada - Toronto  
4700 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON  M2R 1W8
416‑633‑5100
Osteoporosis Canada - Peterborough  
1200 Eglinton Ave E Suite 500, Toronto, ON  M3C 1H9
705‑761‑0223
Parkinson Canada - Brighton Support Group  
Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 204 Main St, Brighton, ON  M2P 2A9
1‑800‑565‑3000
Parkinson Canada - Ottawa Office - Ottawa  
200 Colonnade Rd S, Unit 1, Ottawa, ON  K2E 7M1
613‑722‑9238
Prosserman Jewish Community Centre  
Sherman Campus, 4588 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON  M2R 1W6
416‑638‑1881
Prostate Cancer Canada  
2 Lombard St, 3rd Fl, Toronto, ON  M5C 1M1
416‑441‑2131
Teresa Group Child and Family Aid  
124 Merton St, Suite 104, Toronto, ON  M4S 2Z2
416‑596‑7703
Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre  
439 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON  M5A 2B1
416‑360‑4350
Tourette Canada  
5955 Airport Rd, Suite 245, Mississauga, ON  L4V 1R9
905‑673‑2255
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