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ALS Online Forums
Find out all about ALS and Lou Gehrig's Disease in these forums
Support groups meet periodically in various locations in Ottawa, Hull, Gatineau, Cornwall and Pembroke. Confidential.
Prostate Cancer Association Ottawa (PCAO)
We are a volunteer organization of prostate cancer survivors; many of our caregivers are also active members. Our aim is to help newly diagnosed patients, and to promote awareness of this disease and the associated issues. If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you are not alone: we can help you!
CNIB offers specialized programs and services for Canadians of all ages and their families. You do not have to be blind to come to CNIB: in fact, nine out of 10 people who come to us have some vision. CNIBís vision rehabilitation program is the most comprehensive in Canada, enabling people living with vision loss to lead independent, productive lives in their communities and achieve personal satisfaction in life.
ALS Society of Ontario
The ALS Society of Ontario provides equipment and support services to people living with ALS. The Society has an extensive equipment loan pool and assists with the purchase of some types of equipment. ALS Ontario also offers information and referral for people with ALS, their caregivers, families and community; referrals to counselling and support, peer support, home visiting (where available), educational materials, and in-service training for healthcare professionals. People with ALS in the Ottawa area are serviced by the ALS clinic at The Rehabilitation Centre.