These are a few of the amazing Canadian organizations dedicated to generating awareness of caregiving and linking caregivers with experts and community resources. We are eager to support other like-minded groups, so if you would like your organization listed on this site, please contact us at email@example.com.
211 is Canada’s primary source of information on government and community based health and social services. 211 connects people to the right information and services, strengthens Canada’s health and human services, and helps Canadians become more engaged with their communities.
Alberta Health Services
Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, BC, and the Northwest Territories.
Alzheimer Society of Canada
The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure.
ARBI - Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured
Brain injury, including stroke can have a devastating impact on survivors and their families. The ARBI approach blends science and compassion to create hope for survivors.
Can-SOLVE CKD Network (chronic kidney disease)
Can-SOLVE CKD is a pan-Canadian patient-oriented kidney research network. In partnership with patients, researchers, health care providers, and policy-makers, we are working to transform treatment and care for Canadians living with or at risk for chronic kidney disease.
The Canadian Caregiver Network
Canada’s largest online learning network supporting family caregivers, their loved ones and the health care professionals who work on their behalf.
Canadian Centre for Elder Law
The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relationship to the law.
Canadian Home Care Association
As a not-for-profit association, The Canadian Home Care Association is dedicated to ensuring the availability of accessible, responsive home care and community supports to enable people to safely stay in their homes with dignity, independence and quality of life.
Caregiver Information and Support (Saskatchewan)
Our prime focus is to establish effective communication with and between Saskatchewan caregivers and provide them with support.
The Caregiver Space
The Caregiver Space is an open space where you can be real about what it’s like to care for someone dealing with a serious disability or illness. Our community of caregivers is a place to ask questions, share experiences, get real answers, or just get things off your chest.
Caregivers Alberta is an organization of caregivers, for caregivers. We focus on the caregiver as an individual- helping them maintain their well-being rather than teaching them how to be better caregivers.
Caregivers Nova Scotia
Caregivers Nova Scotia provides free programs, services, information, and advocacy for family and friend caregivers. We are dedicated to providing recognition and practical assistance to friends and family giving care.
We are an Internet-based registered charity offering education and support to family caregivers. 90% of our work is done on-line and by leveraging technologies, 10% is done by producing local educational events. We leverage technologies in everything that we do, ensuring greater reach and sustainability.
Carers Canada is a not-for-profit organization committed to reinforcing the national and international movement to ensure the recognition and inclusion of carers in social policy. Our partner organizations work together to positively impact the lives of caregivers.
The Change Foundation
An independent health policy think-tank that works to inform positive change in Ontario’s health care system. With a firm commitment to engaging the voices of patients, family caregivers and health and community care providers, the Foundation explores contemporary health care issues through different projects and partnerships to evolve our health care system in Ontario and beyond.
A non-profit organization that provides free virtual tech-training and support for seniors, using intergenerational volunteers. Services include a phone-in tech-help line, one-on-one tech-support and training, group tech-training webinars and online social and health & wellness programs. Seniors also benefit from social interaction with Cyber-Seniors’ young volunteer mentors.
Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Cystic Fibrosis Canada is a national charitable not-for-profit corporation established in 1960, and is one of the world’s top three charitable organizations committed to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF). As an internationally recognized leader in funding innovation and clinical care, we invest more in life-saving CF research and care than any other non-governmental agency in Canada.
A website and magazine that aims to connect people with dementia, their families, health-care workers and anybody interested in learning more about dementia to information and resources about how to live well with dementia.
Elizz is a Canadian company powered by Saint Elizabeth. We provide caregiver support for you and home care services for those who depend on you.
Family Caregivers of British Columbia
Family Caregivers of British Columbia is a registered non-profit dedicated to supporting family caregivers.
Family Service Toronto
Family Service Toronto helps people face a wide variety of life challenges. For 100 years we have been assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development, advocacy and public education programs. Our services are available to everyone who lives or works in Toronto.
Our mission is to slow the advancement of dementia, improve the quality of life for seniors, create hope and meaningful relationships and use our business to bring joy to seniors. We provide customized cognitive coaching to improve quality of life, enable meaningful relationships with family and friends and build cognitive resilience.
Huddol is the first social health network dedicated to helping family and friend caregivers connect with each other and healthcare professionals.
Island Health provides health care services through a network of hospitals, clinics, centres, and long-term care locations. Serving Vancouver Island, the islands in the Salish Sea and the Johnstone Strait, and the mainland communities north of Powell River and south of Rivers Inlet.
MS Society of Canada
Provides services to people with multiple sclerosis and their families and funds research to find the cause and cure for this disease. We are the only national voluntary organization in Canada that supports both MS research and services. The Society receives almost no funding from government.
Ontario Caregiver Coalition
The Ontario Caregiver Coalition is dedicated to recognizing the importance of unpaid caregivers in Ontario by raising awareness of the value they add to the health care system, and by advocating for improved, fair access to needed supports.
The Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) exists to support Ontario’s 3.3 million caregivers; ordinary people who provide physical and emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbour. We support caregivers by being their one point of access to information, so they have what they need to be successful in their role.
Pain BC is a non-profit organization that has been leading efforts to reduce the burden of pain on individuals, families, and communities in British Columbia. We have a shared passion for making positive change in the health care system in British Columbia.
Saint Elizabeth is a not-for-profit charitable organization, powered by people who are dedicated to changing lives, health care and society for the better.
Dedicated to promoting the independence and well-being of older adults in Newfoundland and Labrador through the provision of information as well as various programs and services.
Soaring Families is a service that helps people "navigate health care to home care" to find the right caregiver for them
Stephanie is a caregiving expert and clinical social worker who hosts thismatters2me LIVE. She is a regular guest on television and a regular host for CJAD800.