Stroke Support Groups

Stroke Support Groups

Several stroke support groups are available in the Central East Stroke region. The contact list below is current as of August 2019.

The benefits of participating in a support group include opportunities for social activities, friendship, emotional support and information on local resources. For more information on the benefits of support groups click here.

  • Simcoe County

    • Barrie

      Stroke Recovery Association of Barrie and District
      Programs offered: Communication Group, Exercise and Pool Classes, & Social Events
      705-737-9202

      For more information, please visit: www.strokerecoverybarrie.com

    • Innisfil

      There currently isn’t a program in Innisfil. To express your interest/support for a group in this area, please contact Victoria Hiorth, Coordinator, March of Dimes After Stroke Program

      Call: 1-800-263-3463

      For more information email: Victoria Hiorth

    • Orillia

      March of Dimes – After Stroke Program
      3rd Wednesday of every month
      1pm – 3pm

      Orillia Public Library, Program Room 1
      36 Mississauga St. W. Orillia

      Please contact Raney Jansma, Coordinator, March of Dimes After Stroke Program
      Call: 705-300-0572 ext. 6306

      For more information, please email Raney Jansma.

    • Wasaga Beach/Collingwood

      There currently isn’t a program in this area. To express your interest/support for a group, please contact Raney Jansma, Coordinator, March of Dimes After Stroke Program

      Call: 705-300-0572 ext. 6306

      For more information, please email Raney Jansma.

  • Muskoka

    • Huntsville

      Last Tuesday of every month from 10am- 12pm.

      The Annex, Huntsville Public Library
      7 Minerva St. E., Huntsville

      Please contact Raney Jansma, Coordinator – March of Dimes After Stroke Program.

      Call: 705-300-0572 ext. 6306    Email: rjansma@marchofdimes.ca

  • York Region

    • Richmond Hill

      Meets third Tuesday of every month, except July and August, from 10:00am – 12:00pm.

      Stroke Recovery Association, York Region
      McConaughy Seniors Centre, 10100 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill.

      For more information, please email Ajit Kumar Pahwa.

  • Durham

    • Oshawa

      Meets third Tuesday of every month from 10:00am – 12:00pm

      649 King Street E. Cedarcroft Place, Oshawa
      Joan Winters 289-312-0714

      For more information, please email Egon Pedersen.

      Please call Erica Mugan – March of Dimes Stroke Recovery
      1-800-263-3463 Ext 7758, or email Erica Mugan for more information.

    • Whitby

      Meets Tuesdays from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

      Westminster United Church
      1850 Rossland Road East, Whitby, ON L1N 3P2

      Steve 905-837-8812
      Jim 905-419-8889
      Westminister United Church 905-723-6442

    • Whitby-Young Survivors

      Meets second Wednesday of every month from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

      Whitby Public Library
      405 Dundas St. W, Whitby, ON

      To RSVP please contact Erica Mugan – March of Dimes Stroke Recovery
      1-800-263-3463 Ext 7758
      For more information, please email Erica Mugan.

    • Bowmanville

      Rehoboth Christina Reform Church
      130 Scugog St. Bowmanville

      Please contact Erica Mugan – March of Dimes Stroke Recovery
      1-800-263-3463 Ext 7758
      For more information, please email Erica Mugan.

    • Beaverton

      Meets first Tuesday of every month from 10:00am – 12:00pm

      Brock Community Health Centre
      720 Simcoe Street, Beaverton

      Please contact Erica Mugan – March of Dimes Stroke Recovery
      1-800-263-3463 Ext 7758
      For more information, please email Erica Mugan.