Canuck Place works closely with a variety of organizations that may provide assistance to families caring for children with progressive, life threatening illnesses.
Click on the links to the right for more information or to contact these organizations.
Note: these external links are provided as a reference only - Canuck Place is not responsible for the content presented.
The Personal Supports website contains information about and links to programs that provide equipment and assistive devices or other personal supports to persons with disabilities in British Columbia.
Contact Information: www.personalsupports.bc.ca/psp/index.page?
Partnership for Parents
Partnership for Parents is a support network for Parents of Children with Serious Illnesses
Contact Information: www.partnershipforparents.org
Lotsa Helping Hands
Lotsa Helping Hands is a free, private, web-based communities for organizing friends, family, and colleagues – your ‘circles of community’ – during times of need. Easily coordinate activities and manage volunteers with our intuitive group calendar.
Contact Information: www.lotsahelpinghands.com
National Organization for Rare Disorders
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping
People and families with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. Contact Information: www.rarediseases.org
Helping Hearts Photography
Helping Hearts Photography is a charity that provide free photography sessions for families with children who are suffering a life-altering illness or disability.
Contact Information: http://helping-hearts.ca
The Tiny Light Foundation
The Tiny Light Foundation is a non profit organization that provides professional photography for children and families that have been faced with a life altering diagnoses.
Contact Information: www.thetinylight.com
- For parents & care providers. Canuck Place FAC receives the Pinwheel newsletter.
- The Canadian Virtual Hospice website provides a network that helps connect individuals and families that are experiencing life threatening illness and loss. It includes posted information, online chat rooms on a variety of issues, and links to other resources. Contact: www.virtualhospice.ca Phone: 204.475.1494
- The Caregivers Association of British Columbia provides information, referrals and network opportunities. Contact: www.caregiverbc.ca Phone: 604.734.4812