Ontario Caregiver Coalition
“The Ontario Caregiver Coalition is dedicated to recognizing the importance of unpaid caregivers in Ontario by raising awareness of the value they add to the health care system, and by advocating for improved, fair access to needed supports.” OCC strives to be the ‘voice’ of caregivers in the province.
Ontario has a central community information line that can provide you with a wealth of information about resources in your community. Click the link above or dial 211.
Find community services in your area of Ontario using the name of your community, postal code, or by map.
Ontario’s 14 Community Care Access Centres (CCACs), located across the province, assist people in getting the home and community care they need in their region.
Ontario Community Support Association
OCSA is the voice of home and community support, representing hundreds of agencies, 25,000 staff, and 100,000 volunteers across Ontario.
Home Care Ontario
Home Care Ontario is a member-based organization representing providers of quality home care services from across Ontario.
Ontario Ministry of Labour – Family Caregiver Leave
Family caregiver leave is unpaid, job-protected leave of up to eight weeks per calendar year per specified family member.
Service Canada – Being A Caregiver
Service Canada provides some links to support and other resources provided by the Federal Government.
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) – Family Caregiver Tax Credit
For 2014 and subsequent years, if you have a dependent with an impairment in physical or mental functions, you may be eligible for the Family Caregiver Tax Credit. Visit the CRA website for more information.
The Caregiver Exchange
If you’re caring for a family member or friend who is facing the challenges of age, disability, illness, or injury, CaregiverExchange.ca can connect you with a wide range of information, services, and supports.
The Family Caregiver
The Family Caregiver website provides articles, resources, tips, and online forums for caregivers across Canada.
Caregiving Matters is an internet-based registered charity offering education and support to family caregivers.
Canadian Virtual Hospice
The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and personalized information about palliative and end-of-life care to patients, family members, health care providers, researchers, and educators.
The Powerhouse Project
The Powerhouse Project offers online resources and articles for Ontario’s young carers – youth and young adults, who are in a caregiving role for a family member needing assistance with their daily-lived experience.
Ontario Caregiver Coalition
The Ontario Caregiver Coalition is dedicated to recognizing the importance of unpaid caregivers in Ontario by raising awareness of the value they add to the health care system, and by advocating for improved, fair access to needed supports. OCC strives to be the ‘voice’ of caregivers in the province.
Established in 2000, Carers Canada is a virtual alliance of diverse partner organizations that work collectively, and autonomously, to identify and respond to the needs of caregivers in Canada
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