Disease/Disability Information

Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.



A personalized recovery program that helps stroke survivors and their families in the transition from hospital to home, working with and connecting them to resources and services that provide support, education, and participatory programming so they can reestablish their lives and achieve their g

Offers a variety of services for people in Hamilton who are affected by Cystic Fibrosis. 

Services include:

  • cystic fibrosis information
  • fundraising for research and education
  • support groups

Hamilton chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada, a national non-profit corporation that disseminates information on cystic fibrosis, raises funds for research and education, and provides support groups.

The Huntington Society of Canada - Toronto Chapter supports those living in Hamilton with support groups, volunteer opportunities and events.

The Arthritis Society offers programs and services that support those with arthritis. These include:

Offers one-on-one education and advice about effective diabetes management. 

Topics include:

A free community based pulmonary rehabilitation program designed to enhance quality of life for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and help reduce hospital admission.

Provides equitable access to knowledge, programs, and services that mitigate and prevent the development of chronic diseases and conditions.

Programs include:

Outpatient clinic located within the Boris Clinic at McMaster University Medical Centre. Provides care for patients at risk of diabetes or who have been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Provides support for individuals who are at risk of developing an eating disorder, and promotes overall physical and mental wellness.

Non-profit organization offering prevention and early intervention services for children and youth who are at risk of developing an eating disorder. 

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