|Provincial Caregiver Associations|
Provincial and regional groups providing community outreach and support to family and friends giving care.
Alberta Caregivers Association
An organization of family caregivers that offers information, education, support, networking, and advocacy to make caregivers' lives less difficult, and to help them maintain themselves over the caregiving journey.
Caregivers Association of BC
An organization dedicated to helping caregivers in BC find the support and resources they need to make their efforts as caregivers more effective and less taxing on their own lives.
Caregivers' Association of Ontario
For more information, call 416.961.3077
This Ontario association works to enhance family caregivers' quality of life by linking individuals, groups and communities and by providing information, education, support and advocacy. They are committed to developing a province-wide, grassroots structure based on strong regional networks of family caregivers and organizations serving family caregivers.
Caregivers Nova Scotia
Caregivers Nova Scotia Association is dedicated to providing recognition and practical supports to friends and family giving care, with services including workshops, informative newsletters focused on caregiving issues, a book and video lending library, telephone caregiver assistance and community-based peer support groups.
Family Caregiver Centre (Calgary)
The Family Caregiver Centre provides information, referral, education and support to enhance the abilities and energies of family caregivers across the lifespan. Information and support services are free, though there may be some costs associated with education and special programming.
Family Caregivers Network Society (Victoria)
A not-for-profit society, FCNS informs, supports and educates on issues of concern to family caregivers of adults in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. FCNS promotes the significance of the family caregiver's role and contribution in the healthcare system.
Family Service Toronto (Seniors and Caregivers section)
The Seniors and Caregivers Support Service Unit at Family Service Toronto provides social work services to older people and caregivers (or call 416-595-9618).