Community Resources

There are many local resources such as programs and services that can help with the following:

  • Community and Social Services – Counseling, mental health, peer support
  • Crisis Intervention – Helplines, victim support, mental health
  • Financial Matters – Financial services, Power of Attorney, consumer advocacy
  • Health Care – Hospitals, geriatrics, home support
  • Legal – Lawyers, legal services
  • Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes – Government programs, provincial agencies/organizations
  • Peer support – learning from people with similar health challenges
  • Police – Police Services, OPP
  • Reporting – Government reporting lines and organizations


211 Ontario

Call, email, visit website or use live chat to find programs and services in your community.

Visit or phone 211



Carers Canada



Cota Health

COTA Health (Cota) is an accredited, not-for-profit, community-based organization that has been supporting adults with mental health and cognitive challenges to live well within their communities for over 45 years.



Gilda’s Club Toronto

Support for people living with cancer



Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario




The Ontario Caregiver Organization




Ontario Caregiver Coalition



Health Talk

Real People, Real Life Experiences. Thousands of people share their experiences on film to help you understand a variety of health conditions.



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Wellspring is a Canada-wide network of community-based centres, each offering programs and services, at no charge and without referral, to anyone, with any type of cancer, at any stage in their journey.