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Support Groups

Support Groups provide a warm, caring environment for you to share your concerns. You’ll get help in dealing with the day-to-day stress of being at risk for anaphylaxis, or having a child who is at risk. Plus, you will keep up to date on any new developments. It can be helpful to talk with others who understand what you’re going through.

If there is not already a group in your area, we can help you start one. Our information package has all of the material you need to get started. We will also put you in touch with other support group leaders who can share their experiences with you.

In setting up a support group, you will benefit by:

  • Increasing your knowledge about anaphylaxis
  • Connecting with other people who live with life-threatening allergies
  • Enhancing your coping skills
  • Helping others who are at risk for anaphylaxis and providing guidance to newly diagnosed families

For more information about support groups, or to receive a position description please contact:

Tammy White, Office Manager
1-416-785-5666 ou 1-866-785-5660
Contact by email

British Columbia

Metro Vancouver Anaphylaxis Group

Vancouver, British Columbia
Contact: metrovancouveranaphylaxis@gmail.com
Website: www.vancouveranaphylaxis.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/vancouveranaphylaxis

Protecting Anaphylactic Children Today

Victoria, British Columbia
Contact Cheryl: ccuddef@telus.net
Phone:1-250-216-7879

Alberta

Lethbridge Anaphylaxis Community Awareness

Lethbridge, Alberta
Contact Shana: shanacouillard@hotmail.com

Saskatchewan

Regina Anaphylaxis Awareness and Education Group

Regina, Saskatchewan
Contact Allison: adpidkowich@hotmail.com
Phone:1-306-525-8882

Ontario

Barrie Anaphylaxis Prevention and Support Group

Barrie, Ontario
Contact Sydney or Leslie: contact@barrieanaphylaxis.org
Website: www.barrieanaphylaxis.org

Allergy Support Kingston

Kingston, Ontario
Contact Jennifer: allergysupportkingston@hotmail.com

Ottawa Anaphylaxis Support Group

Ottawa, Ontario
Contact Shelley: shelleyjones@live.ca
Phone:1-613-986-5926

Downtown Toronto Anaphylaxis Support Group

Toronto, Ontario
Contact Allison: downtowntorontoallergymeetup@gmail.com

Toronto Anaphylaxis Education Group

Toronto, Ontario
Contact Sarah: info@taeg.ca
Website: www.taeg.ca

Food Allergy Support Durham

Durham Region, Ontario
Contact Adele: info@fasdurham.com
Website: www.fasdurham.com

W.R.A.S.E. (Waterloo Region Anaphylaxis Support & Education)

Kitchener, Ontario
Contact Sue Karai:1-519-741-8507

Quebec

Montreal Support Group

Montreal, Quebec
Contact Carla: allergiesmontreal@gmail.com
Website: www.allergiesmontreal.weebly.com

Sans Soucis – Rencontres de soutien et d’information sur les allergies
No Worries – Support and Information Meetings on Allergies

Montreal, Quebec.
Contact Annie: info@sanssoucis.ca
Website: www.sanssoucis.ca

New Brunswick

Greater Moncton Allergy Education Group (GMAEG)

Moncton, Dieppe, Riverview NB
Contact Angela: gmaeg.info@gmail.com