Huntington Society of Canada

Site: Southwestern Ontario Resource Centre

Service: Huntington Disease Support Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-660-0670
Toll Free Phone 1-855-660-0670
E-Mail nkukolj@huntingtonsociety.ca
Website www.huntingtonsociety.ca
Primary Contact Natasha Kukolj, Director of the Southwestern Ontario Resource Centre
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides information and education about the nature and progression of Huntington's Disease and care strategies through individual and family consultations, group information meetings and provision of written materials and web resources

Provides short term counselling to address the emotional and practical adjustments to living with Huntington's Disease, the impact on relationships and daily living, communication within the family, behavioral issues and safety plans, support systems and future planning

Provides information about community resources available to help meet specific individual needs and the process to access these resources

Participates as a member of the local Huntington's Disease Clinics
Hours Tue, Wed 9am-5pm * Thu 9am-2:30pm
Meetings Support group meetings are held on the third Wed of the month 7pm 
at Parkwood Hospital, Day Hospital (alternating months for information  
sessions and support group)
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Lambton County ; London ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County
Boundaries London, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Lambton, Chatham-Kent, Grey, Bruce, Perth, Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk
Eligibility Persons living with Huntington's disease as well as their families and caregivers * healthcare professionals working with people with Huntington's disease
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1973
Primary Executive Susan Van Aarsen, Chapter President; Phone: 519-858-0464; Email: sj.vanaarsen@rogers.com
Funding Private
Site Information
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
151 Frederick St, Suite 400
Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2
Intersection Frederick St and Weber St E
Physical Access Not Accessible

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