Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
The Advocacy Centre for The Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens. ACE is managed by a volunteer board of directors at least half of whom are seniors. ACE is funded through Legal Aid Ontario and is the first legal clinic in Canada to specialize in the legal problems of seniors.
Alzheimer Society of Ontario
The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer’s disease and advance the search for the cause and cure. We are located in every province across Canada and in over 140 local communities.
Community Care Access Centre
Your Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) connects you with the care you need, at home and in your community. There are 14 CCACs in communities across Ontario that are funded by Local Health Integration Networks through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. This means that, through your tax dollars, CCAC advice and services are covered by OHIP.
The Guardian Angels Program
The Guardian Angels Program (GAP) is a not-for-profit organization with charitable objectives. They are a provincial watchdog organization of Ontario Nursing Homes and respond to concerns over the treatment of loved ones residing in Ontario Nursing Homes. They also offer support to individuals whose family members already reside in a nursing home, or those whose family members are considering entering a facility, or isolated and alone in the community.
Ontario Long-Term Care Association
OLTCA is the largest long term care provider association in Ontario and the only association that represents the full mix of long term care operators – private, not-for-profit, charitable and municipal. Our member homes are regulated by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and provide care and accommodation services to residents throughout Ontario.
Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (ONPEA) is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to raising awareness about the abuse and neglect of older adults. Our mission is to create an Ontario that is free from abuse for all seniors, through education, training, collaboration, service coordination and advocacy.
Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat
The Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat works to improve the qualify of life for Ontario’s seniors by developing policies and programs that meet the needs of seniors and help them lead active, healthy and dignified lives, advising on the development of policies and programs across government on behalf of seniors, and more.
Veterans Affairs Canada
Veterans Affairs Canada upholds a mission “to provide exemplary, client-centred services and benefits that respond to the needs of veterans, other clients and their families in recognition of their services to Canada; and to keep the memory of their achievements and sacrifices alive for all Canadians.”