Caregiver Support

Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs)
Your Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) connects you with the care you need at home, in your community and can assist with long term care options.

Canadian Caregiver Coalition
The Canadian Caregiver Coalition is the national voice for the needs and interests of family caregivers.

Elizz
The place to go for all things caregiving – Elizz delivers exceptional services, support and new possibilities for those caring for others. Powered by Saint Elizabeth Health Care, we’ve been helping Canadian families for more than 100 years.

The Family Caregiver
Canada’s Home and Family Caregiving Resource

Family Service Toronto
The Seniors and Caregivers Support Service Unit at Family Service Toronto provides social work services to older people and caregivers.

Philip Aziz Centre
PAC is a non-profit hospice providing respite, practical, emotional, spiritual and bereavement care for adults and children living with life-limiting illnesses and support to their loved ones, in the comfort of their own homes.

Service Canada Employment Insurance Compassionate Care Benefits
Employment Insurance benefits for persons who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill with significant risk of death.

Caregiving.com
Caregiving.com is a community of family caregivers sharing their stories, support and solutions.

Family Caregiver Alliance
Founded in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the US to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

Today’s Caregiver
Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, we produce Today’s Caregiver magazine, the first national magazine dedicated to caregivers, the “Fearless Caregiver Conferences”, and our web site, caregiver.com which includes topic specific newsletters, online discussion lists, back issue articles of Today’s Caregiver magazine, chat rooms and an online store.

Young Carers Program
Connecting & supporting kids and teens that help care for a family member.


The Family Care Office does not endorse any of the organizations listed here, and we do not assume any responsibility for the accuracy of the statements and/or the quality of services provided by these organizations.

Resource for U of T employees and their dependents

Call the Employee and Family Assistance Program — Homewood Health™ for personal and in-depth assistance with your elder care concern.

Homewood Health™ has eldercare specialists on staff to work with you and your eldercare situation.

  • Receive an immediate needs assessment and customized information to follow.
  • Their specialists can speak directly with the elderly person as part of your needs assessment and provide information on arranging an independent provider for an in-home assessment.
  • Obtain resources pertaining to home care services, understanding long term care and other housing options, dementia care, end-of-life care, and legal referrals for Wills and Powers of Attorney.

To start, call 1-800-663-1142.

You may also register for the Member Services area of the Homewood Health™ website. This will give you access to their on-line Eldercare Resource Locator to help you find home care, residential care, community services or financial support for an elderly loved one.