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Diseases and Conditions Support Groups - Waterloo Wellington

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.

See Disease Management for Self-Management Program and services that assist you take control of your health.

These services serve all or part of Waterloo Wellington
AIDS Committee of Cambridge Kitchener Waterloo and Area  
1770 King St E, Unit 5, Kitchener, ON  N2G 2P1
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington  
831 Frederick St, Kitchener, ON  N2B 2B4
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington (-)  
Langs, 1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge, ON  N3H 4L5
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington - Guelph Office  
69 Huron St, Guelph, ON  N2B 2B4
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington - Support Groups  
831 Frederick St, Kitchener, ON  N2B 2B4
ARCH - HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health  
77 Westmount Rd, Unit 110, Guelph, ON  N1H 5J1
Arthritis Society - Cambridge Program  
1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge, ON  N3H 4L6
General inquiry: 519‑743‑4141
Arthritis Society - Grand River Region  
809 Victoria St N, Unit 7, Kitchener, ON  N2B 3C3
General inquiry: 519‑743‑4141
Arthritis Society - Guelph Program  
Dawson Road Family Medical Clinic, 83 Dawson Rd, Gueph, ON  N2B 3C3
General inquiry: 519‑743‑4141
Arthritis Society - Kitchener Office  
809 Victoria St N, Unit 7, Kitchener, ON  N2B 3C3
General inquiry: 519‑743‑4141
Arthritis Society - Wellington Program  
Upper Grand Family Health Team, 735 Tower St S, Fergus, ON  N2B 3C3
General inquiry: 519‑743‑4141
Autism Ontario - Waterloo Region  
RPO Conestoga Mall, PO Box 42064, Waterloo, ON  N2L 6K5
Brain Injury Association Waterloo Wellington  
Cambridge Osteoporosis Support Group  
Allan Reuter Centre, 507 King St E, Cambridge, ON  N3H 3N4
519‑740‑4681 ext 4397
Canadian Cancer Society - Waterloo Wellington Community Office  
380 Jamieson Pkwy, Unit 12, Cambridge, ON  N3C 4N4
Canadian Celiac Association - Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter  
Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 29 Westmount Rd S, Waterloo, ON  N2L 2K4
Canadian Diabetes Association - Central West Ontario Region Office  
14 Irvin St, Suite 1, Kitchener, ON  N2H 1K8
519‑742‑1481 ; 519‑623‑0216 (Clothesline)
Catholic Womens League - Guelph - Guelph Civic Committee  
403 Auden Rd, Guelph, ON  N1E 6V6
Down Syndrome Plus  
33 Filbert St, Kitchener, ON  N2H 1Y1
Dunara Homes for Recovery  
329 Gordon St, Guelph, ON  N1G 1X7
Emotions Anonymous - Guelph Group - Dublin Street United Church  
Epilepsy Ontario - Epilepsy South Central Ontario - KW Guelph  
351 Louisa St, Unit B, Kitchener, ON  N2H 5N1
Golden Triangle Dystonia Support Group  
Senioren Haus Concordia, 483 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, ON  N1G 4V6
Grand River Hospital - KW Campus - Childbirth Program - Post Partum Mood Disorders Clinic  
Kaufman Building, 40 Green St, Rm 527, 4th floor, D wing, Kitchener, ON  N2G 4K9
Switchboard: 519‑742‑3611
Automated Switchboard: 519‑749‑4300
Guelph Chronic Pain  
90 Ferman Dr, Unit 6, Guelph, ON  N1H 8E4
Guelph Services for the Autistic  
16 Caribou Cres, Guelph, ON  N1E 1C9
Guelph Wellington Breast Cancer Support Group  
370 Stone Rd W, Box 25116, Guelph, ON  N1G 4V9
Leave voicemail or text volunteer 519‑994‑5860
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association - Community Support Services  
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON  N1H 3Y8
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre: 519‑823‑1291
Hope for Families  
Bridgeport Health, 93 Bridgeport Rd E, Waterloo, ON  N2J 2K2
HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre  
Inn of Waterloo, 475 King St N, Tower Ste, Waterloo, ON  N2J 2Z5
Hospice of Waterloo Region - Families First  
Hospice Family Centre, 298 Lawrence Ave, Kitchener, ON  N2M 1Y5
Huntington Society of Canada - Support Group  
Hespeler Memorial Arena, 640 Ellis Rd W, Cambridge, ON  N2H 2M2
Interfaith Counselling Centre  
23B Church St, New Hamburg, ON  N3A 1J1
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Region of Waterloo Chapter  
684 Belmont Ave W, Unit 103, Kitchener, ON  N2M 1N6
Kerry's Place Autism Services - Guelph - Elizabeth St - Wellington Region Office  
400 Elizabeth St, Unit L/M, Guelph, ON  N1E 2Y1
Kitchener-Waterloo Cambridge Injured Workers Group  
649 King St E, Cambridge, ON  N3H 3N7
Kitchener-Waterloo Fibromyalgia Support Group  
Highland Baptist Church, 135 Highland Rd W, Kitchener, ON  N2M 3B9
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario - Wellington County Chapter  
17A - 218 Silvercreek Pkwy N, PO Box 233, Guelph, ON  N1H 8E8
Lymphoma Foundation Canada - Southwestern Ontario Chapter  
The Village of Winston Park, 695 Block Line Rd, Kitchener, ON  N2E 3K1
March of Dimes Canada - Stroke Recovery Canada - Cambridge and District Chapter  
Preston Mennonite Church, 791 Concession Rd, Cambridge, ON  N1R 8J6
March of Dimes Canada - Stroke Recovery Canada - Kitchener Waterloo Chapter  
The Village of Winston Park, 695 Block Line Rd, Kitchener, ON  N2H 5C8
1‑800‑263‑3463 ext 7702
March of Dimes Canada - West Central Region - Waterloo Office  
236 Victoria St N, Unit 1B, Kitchener, ON  N2H 5C8
MS Society of Canada  
PO Box 27044, Guelph, ON  N1L 0A0
Ontario Division 1‑800‑268‑7582 ext 3199
Ostomy Canada Society - Kitchener-Waterloo Area Ostomy Chapter 441  
Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 29 Westmount Rd S, Waterloo, ON  N2A 1V7
Overeaters Anonymous  
Emmanuel United Church, 22 Bridgeport Rd W, Waterloo, ON  N2L 2Y3
Parents for Children's Mental Health - Waterloo Chapter - ADHD Caregiver Support Group  
Front Door, 1770 King St E, Suite 1, Kitchener, ON  N2G 2P1
519‑749‑8740 ext 212
Parkinson Canada - Guelph/Wellington Support Group  
Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, Guelph, ON  M2P 2A9
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario - Afternoon Parkinson's Support Group Kitchener-Waterloo  
Forest Heights Long Term Care Centre, 60 Westheights Dr, Kitchener, ON  N2N 2A8
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario - Evening Parkinson's Connection Support Group Kitchener-Waterloo  
Reformation Lutheran Church, 456 Krug St, Kitchener, ON  N2B 1L1
Recovery Canada - Kitchener Group  
Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 54 Queen St N, Kitchener, ON  N2H 2H2
Recovery Canada - Mount Forest - Self-Help Mental Health Program  
Sanguen Health Centre  
29 Young St E, Waterloo, ON  N2J 2L4
Sanguen Health Centre - Guelph - Wyndham St - Guelph Community Health Centre  
Guelph Community Health Centre, 176 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON  N2J 2L4
Sjogren's Syndrome Support Group  
31 Mechanic St, Unit 304, Paris, ON  N3L 1K1
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church - Guelph  
161 Norfolk St, Guelph, ON  N1H 4J7
519‑822‑4772 * answering machine messages checked daily
Stroke Recovery Canada - Guelph Wellington Chapter  
100 Crimea St, Unit A5, Guelph, ON  N1H 2Y6
Voicemail 519‑822‑5111
Thalassemia Foundation of Canada - Guelph Chapter  
158 Alma St N, Guelph, ON  N1H 5X5
TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Erin Chapter - Weight Loss Support Program  
Erin United Church, 115 Main St, Lower Level, Erin, ON  N0B 1T0
TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly - Guelph Chapters - Weight Loss Support Program  
Tourette Canada - Waterloo Wellington Chapter  
Vasculitis Foundation Canada  
425 Hespeler Rd, Unit 6, Box 446, Cambridge, ON  N1R 8J6
Waterloo Wellington Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association  
Adult Recreation Centre, 185 King St S, Waterloo, ON  N2P 2B4

These services are located outside of Waterloo Wellington, but provide service to Waterloo Wellington.
ALS Canada  
393 University Ave, Suite 1701, Toronto, ON  M5G 1E6
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce - First Link  
753 2nd Ave E, Owen Sound, ON  N4K 2G9
Alzheimer Society of Ontario  
20 Eglinton Ave W, 16th Fl, Toronto, ON  M4R 1K8
Asperger's Society of Ontario  
3219 Yonge St, Suite 231, Toronto, ON  M4N 3S1
Autism Ontario  
1179 King St W, Suite 004, Toronto, ON  M6K 3C5
Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton  
Sheridan Centre, 2225 Erin Mills Pkwy, PO Box 47038, Mississauga, ON  L5K 1T9
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada  
205 Horton St E, Suite 203, London, ON  N6B 1K7
Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders  
151 Bloor St W, Suite 600, Toronto, ON  M5S 1S4
Childcan - The Childhood Cancer Research Association  
792 Commissioners Rd W, London, ON  N6K 1C2
Children's Hospital London Health Sciences Centre - Paediatric Family Resource Centre  
Zone B, Level 1, 800 Commissioners Rd E, B1-006, London, ON  N6A 5W9
519‑685‑8500 ext 52604
Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada - Oakville - Support Group  
Wellspring, Birmingham-Gilgan House, 2545 Sixth Line, Oakville, ON  L5H 6J6
Toronto office 416‑920‑4333
Crohn's and Colitis Canada - Halton  
Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Dr, Burlington, ON  L7M 0M4
416‑920‑5035 ext 239
Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario  
797 York St, Unit 3, London, ON  N5W 6A8
Guillain-Barre Syndrome Foundation of Canada  
RPO Rossland Garden, 3100 Garden St, PO Box 80060, Whitby, ON  L1R 0H1
Halton Down Syndrome Association  
330 Bronte St S, Unit 201, Milton, ON  L9T 7X1
Kerry's Place Autism Services - Millcreek Drive - Mississauga  
6535 Millcreek Dr, Unit 65, Mississauga, ON  L5N 2M2
March of Dimes Canada - South Central Ontario - Post Polio Association of Hamilton/Brant  
20 Jarvis St, Hamilton, ON  L8R 1M2
Multiple Sclerosis Society - Ontario Division - Bruce Grey Chapter  
Maple Court Villa Retirement Residence, 5 4th St, Walkerton, ON  N2M 1L2
1‑800‑268‑7582 ext 3197
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Hamilton-Halton Chapter  
875 Main St W, Lower Level 7, Hamilton, ON  L8S 4P9
Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada  
247 Harold Ave, Stouffville, ON  L4A 1C2
Ostomy Canada Society - Ontario Chapter - Halton/Peel Peer Support Group  
Wellspring, 2545 Sixth Line, Oakville, ON  L6H 7V9
905‑825‑3443 or 905‑317‑8388
Parkinson Canada - Ottawa Office - Ottawa  
200 Colonnade, Unit 1, Ottawa, ON  K2E 7M1
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario  
4500 Blakie Rd, Unit 117, London, ON  N6L 1G5
Prostate Cancer Canada  
2 Lombard St, 3rd Fl, Toronto, ON  M5C 1M1
Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Oakville Office  
235 Lakeshore Rd E, 2nd Floor, Oakville, ON  L6J 7R4
St Joseph's Health Care London - Parkwood Institute - Rehabilitation Programs - Spinal Cord Injury  
550 Wellington Rd, London, ON  N6A 4V2
519‑646‑6100 ext 44003
St Joseph's Health Care London - St Joseph's Hospital - Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Program  
268 Grosvenor St, B3-030 (Central Registration), London, ON  N6A 4V2
Thames Valley Children's Centre  
779 Base Line Rd E, London, ON  N6C 5Y6
Tourette Canada  
5955 Airport Rd, Suite 245, Mississauga, ON  L4V 1R9
Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House - Oakville - Community-based cancer support  
2545 Sixth Line, Oakville, ON  L6H 7V9