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Spectrum Health Care is Ontario's leading provider of innovative home health care services. We offer a range of client-centred health care solutions which include: nursing, personal and home support, physiotherapy, foot care and corporate wellness. Our motto at Spectrum Health Care is “Always with you”, it’s a testament to our dedication to provide clients with exceptional health services that are personalized, flexible, accountable and reliable.
Seasons Centre for Grieving Children is a charitable organization serving Simcoe County. We opened our doors in 1995 and have been serving our community with their grief and bereavement since. We offer a variety of no cost peer to peer support groups for children, teens, young adults and their caregivers grieving the death, or life threatening illness of an immediate family member. Participants are supported through the grief process by trained volunteer grief facilitators and program staff in a safe, non-judgmental, home like atmosphere.
Our programs are unique and are designed to provide children with the opportunity to express their feelings in appropriate ways. We discuss and identify coping strategies and how we can replace the negative strategies with positive ones. Several of our participants have expressed that Seasons Centre is the only place where they feel comfortable, understood, and not alone when talking about and expressing their grief. There are no fees for our services. Children are able to attend programs regardless of their family’s financial situation.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) was launched in 2001 to provide people with mood disorders, their families and caregivers a strong, cohesive voice at the national level on issues relating to mental health and mental illness. We have conducted extensive research on depression, bipolar disorder and other associated mood disorders, with the aim to improve access to treatment, inform research, shape program development and government policy to improve the quality of life for people affected by mood disorders.
The Young Carers Program of Hospice Toronto is a GTA based program supporting children and youth 5-18 who are in a caregiving role for a family member living with a chronic or life-threatening illness, a disability, a mental illness or addiction, or a language barrier.
The Young Carers Program offers programs, workshops and special events throughout Toronto to support Young Carers. The therapeutic and recreational programs offer Young Carers opportunities to foster resilience, build skills, connect to peers and just have fun! Programs include, but are not limited to, cooking workshops, sports programs, camp, expressive arts, games, day trips, homework help, leadership workshops, medical education, and so much more!
NIED was launched in 2012 in Canada. We have become the voice for Canadian families, caregivers and individuals who are suffering
with Eating Disorders and other comorbid and concurrent diagnoses.
NIED strives to create Awareness, Understanding and Action through, among other initiatives, free educational symposia presented by expert
and experienced clinicians, researchers, psychiatrists, psychologists,
nurse practitioners, psychotherapists, social workers, occupational therapists, dieticians, nutritionists and alternative therapists.
NIED is the catalyst uniting stakeholders across the country to collaborate and work together to address the gaps in current services, delays in treatment, lack of pan-Canadian data, and insufficient training for clinicians and healthcare professionals. All of which have impeded resources, research, funding and available treatment options in Canada.
NIED has brought Eating Disorders to the attention of governments at both the provincial and federal levels. NIED strives to ensure that Eating Disorders are acknowledged and included in mental health discussions, policies, mental health organizations, programs, decisions and campaigns.
The mission of Lucy’s Love Bus™ is to improve quality of life for children with cancer and life-threatening illness, to support their families, and to mobilize the next generation of cancer activists. Lucy's Love Bus pays for integrative therapies for children with cancer in New England, and holds programs and workshops in Amesbury, MA open to the families of children with cancer, life-threatening illness, or chronic medical conditions not developmental in nature.
No family is ever prepared to hear the four worst words: Your child has cancer. Friends of Karen, New York-based and serving families in the NY-TriState area since 1978, is a non-profit with a vision that every child with a life-threatening illness, and his or her family, will have all that they need to keep them stable, functioning and able to cope. Providing financial assistance, illness education and supportive counseling, among other services, our staff of experienced social workers, child life specialists and expressive arts therapists guide families from their child’s diagnosis through treatment, at no cost, so they have more time for what's most important: each other.
The MOSAC site is designed specifically for mothers who have experienced the sexual abuse of one of their children. Life is difficult for mothers following the disclosure of a child's abuse, and they often have few, if any, resources available to them. Mothers sometimes have no supportive family or friends. They often have very little knowledge about child sexual abuse and want to read about and understand what has happened to their children. Most mothers of sexually abused children say that they need and want help following disclosure. This site is designed to be a comprehensive source of information about sexual abuse and to offer support and resources.
TESSA provides a variety of clinical services to our clients. We offer individual for all ages to include play therapy for little ones. We also provide family counseling for all ages although we are not able to service abuses or offenders. We provide a large variety of group services to include psychoeducation, clinical processing along with support groups. We offer these groups for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault (adult or adults with childhood abuse). We provide a psychoeducation and skill building group for children from birth to teens. We have a wide range of providers that are able to use modalities such as Internal Family Systems, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and some that could provide EMDR also. We predominately are available for services Monday thru Thursdays- 7:30a-4:30p, and Fridays 7:30a-12:00p, although there is some flexibility.
The Island Helpline provides free, confidential emotional support and crisis intervention to Islanders of all ages. Our trained and caring staff and volunteers are here to answer your call any time of the day or night - 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If you or someone you know is struggling to cope, please call. We’re here to listen and we’re here to help.