Community Support

A range of helpful resources are listed below. Click the tabs for more information.

Incite: A Single Mom’s Support Group

Incite offers support, encouragement, guidance, direction and opportunities for empowerment for single mothers.

Address: 460 Brant St, 3rd Floor, Suite 368, Burlington
Tel: 905-592-9721
E-mail: singlemoms@live.ca
Website: www.incitesinglemoms.com

Bereaved Families of Hamilton-Burlington

Bereaved Families of Hamilton-Burlington provides compassionate support for families and individuals who have lost a significant person to death. Through our affiliates, we offer support after the loss of an infant, a child, an adult child, a parent, a brother or a sister, an adult sibling, a grandchild or a spouse.

Address: 293 Wellington Street North, Suite 118, Hamilton
Tel: 905-318-0070
E-mail: community@bfo-hamiltonburlington.on.ca
Website: www.bfo-hamiltonburlington.on.ca

Danielle’s Place

Danielle’s Place is a Burlington-based eating disorder support group and information centre. It’s a starting place for learning more about what an eating disorder is, how to get help, and how to support those with an eating disorder.

Address: 895 Brant Street Unit 3, Burlington
Tel: 905-333-5548
E-mail: support@daniellesplace.org
Website: www.daniellesplace.org

The Carpenter Hospice

The Carpenter Hospice provides individuals who are dying, and their families, with high quality palliative care in a home-like setting. As there are no user fees, the hospice is dependent on the generosity of the community and fundraising for the majority of its operation revenue.

Address: 2250 Parkway Drive, Burlington
Tel: 905-631-9994
E-mail: admin@thecarpenterhospice.com
Website: www.thecarpenterhospice.com

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Mental Health Association - in partnership with consumers, volunteers, and service providers, strives to make a significant difference in the mental health of persons living in the Algoma District through a range of services that include support programs, advocacy, mental health promotion and education.

Address: 2289 Fairview Street, Unit 107, Burlington
Tel: 905-681-1159
E-mail: info@cmhahrb.ca
Website: www.cmhahrb.ca

Halton Family Services

Halton Family Services offers professional, not-for-profit counselling service in the community to help individuals, couples and families.

Address: 720 Guelph Line, Suite 306, Burlington
Tel: 905-854-3811
E-mail: info@haltonfamilyservices.org
Website: www.haltonfamilyservices.org

Halton Children’s Aid Society

The Halton Children’s Aid Society (Halton CAS) is your local community resource for children and youth and one of 47 children’s aid societies in Ontario. The Society’s programs and services begin with a child or youth and extend to families and caregivers through a community of healthcare providers.

Address: 1445 Norjohn Court, Burlington
Tel: 905-333-4441
Website: www.haltoncas.ca

Halton ADAPT

ADAPT is a free and confidential community treatment agency that provides assessment, counselling, and group and educational services with respect to alcohol, drug and gambling related issues. Families of those affected are also welcome.

Address: Burlington Mall, Office Galleria, 777 Guelph Line, Ste 214
Tel: 905-639-6537
E-mail: adapt@haltonadapt.org
Website: www.haltonadapt.org

Halton Community Services Database

Halton Community Services Database offers a searchable database of community services serving Burlington both within the city and in neighbouring communities.

Website: search.hipinfo.info

Information Burlington
Tel: 905-639-3611 ext 1212

Access Counselling & Family Services

A family counselling agency providing service  to the community since 1968.  A member of Family Service Ontario.

Address: 460 Brant Street, Suite 200, Burlington
Tel: 905-637-5256
E-mail: susan@accesscounselling.ca
Website
: www.accesscounselling.ca

 

Resources are available to help families and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

ErinoakKids Centre

Erin Oak Kids Centre for Treatment and Development, Regional autism intervention program services provider for the central west region, including Halton.

Tel: 905-855-3557
Toll free: 1-877-374-6625
Website: www.erinoakkids.ca

Hamilton Health Sciences

Hamilton Health Sciences, Regional autism intervention program service provider for the Hamilton and Niagara regions, located at the Chedoke site of McMaster Children’s Hospital.

Tel: 905-521-2100, ext. 77315
Toll free: 1-800-890-2782
Website: www.mcmasterchildrenshospital.ca

Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Central West regional office, servicing Halton

Address:  6733 Mississauga Rd., Suite 200, Mississauga
Tel: 905-567-7177
Toll free: 1-877-832-2818

Western regional office, servicing Hamilton

Address: 119 King St. West, Hamilton
Tel: 905-521-7280
Toll free: 1-866-221-2229

Autism Ontario (Halton Chapter)

Autism Ontario Halton Chapter

Address: 4361 Harvester Rd., Unit 9, Burlington
Tel: 905-631-1233
E-mail: halton@autismontario.com
Website: www.autismhalton.com

Autism Ontario (Hamilton-Wentworth Chapter)

Autism Ontario Hamilton-Wentworth Chapter

Address: 533 Main St. East, Hamilton
Tel: 905-528-8476
E-mail: hamilton@autismontario.com
Website: www.autismontario.com

Autism Speaks Canada

Autism Speaks Canada, a registered Canadian charity, North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization.

Tel: 416-362-6227
Toll free: 1-888-362-6227
E-mail: autismspeakscanada@autismspeaks.org
Website: www.autismspeaks.ca

Missing Links

Missing Links: Filling the Gaps to Autism

Address: 2317 Fairview St., Burlington
Tel: 905-637-0090
E-mail: info@missinglinks.ca
Website: www.missinglinks.ca

blueballoon - Health Services

blueballoon - Health Services

Address: 3305 Harvester Rd., Unit 6, Burlington
Tel: 905-333-9730
Website: www.blue-balloon.com

Oakville Success Centre

Oakville Success Centre

Address: 1545 Cornwall Rd., Unit 38, Oakville
Tel: 905-844-4144
Toll free: 1-888-569-1113
E-mail: cathy@oakvillesuccesscentre.ca
Website: www.oakvillesuccesscentre.ca

Woodview Learning Centre

Woodview Learning Centre

Address: 69 Flatt Rd., Burlington
Tel: 905-689-4727
E-mail: wcc@woodview.ca
Website: www.woodview.ca

The Natural Care Clinic

The Natural Care Clinic

Address: 460 Brant St., Unit 16, Burlington
Tel: 905-631-0880
E-mail: info@naturalcareclinic.ca
Website: www.naturalcareclinic.ca

Treat Autism & ADHD Emerging Trend Conference

Treat Autism and ADHD – Emerging Trend Conference

E-mail: info@treatautism.ca
Website: www.treatautism.ca

Asperger’s Society of Ontario

Tel: 416-651-4037
E-mail: info@aspergers.ca
Website: www.aspergers.ca

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

Address: 152 Wilson St., Oakville
Tel: 905-842-2891
Website: www.dogguides.com

Fickle Feline

Katrina Carefoot’s blog on autism and life

Blog: www.ficklefeline.ca
Twitter: @FickleFeline