Canadian Caregiver Coalition
The Canadian Caregiver Coalition is the national voice for the needs and interests of family caregivers. They are a bilingual, not-for-profit organization made up of caregivers, caregiver support groups, national stakeholder organizations and researchers. The Coalition acts as a clearinghouse for a range of educational and developmental tools and resources from many sources. They provide links to practical tools and information, including:
- Resources developed by innovative community education and support programs across the country
- Reviews of existing educational tools and resources and how to access to them
- Library resources (books and videos) specific to caregiving
- Informational brochures
- Other resources for developing caregiver supports
The Society consists of a national office, 10 provincial organizations and more than 140 local groups across the country. The Alzheimer Society provides both support, information and education to people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, families, physicians and health-care providers. They also have a range of electronic resources for caregivers and service providers.
Toll-free: 1-800-616-8816/Telephone: (416)488-8772
Caregiver Connect – VON
This website offers a wide range of information for caregivers. Information is offered on caregiving for specific health conditions, a range of caregiver tools, and an excellent directory of provincial and national caregiver resources.