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Who can benefit?

Caregivers who provide practical or emotional supports to a family member, friend, or neighbour.

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Service Overview

Connect with other caregivers like you, as our staff help you reflect on and navigate the experience of caregiving. Learn about effective methods for communicating, self-care, and stress management, as well as supports in the community to ease the burden of caregiving.

Service Details

Call our office to speak to our Client and Caregiver Engagement Specialist, or to register for an upcoming group.

  • A series of four weekly, two-hour sessions are offered at a variety of times and at accessible community locations for your convenience .
  • One-on-one support is available over the phone, in-home, or via video chat for those unable to attend group sessions.
  • Services are offered in Cambridge, Kitchener, North Dumfries, and Waterloo.
  • This is a free service.
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If that had not happened, I’d be in trouble right now. Caregiver support saved my life and put me back on the right path.

It was like the safety valve pressure seemed to dissipate. I got a ton of phenomenal support. It was laid back and you felt you could talk. Just to verbalize the issues takes a lot of stress off and you realize you’re not alone.




  • When can I begin to get respite services through Community Support Connections?

Unfortunately, we do not provide respite services for Caregivers. Out program is a support network that includes education sessions regarding caregiving and group support sessions. If you require respite, we can get you connected with the appropriate agencies.

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