Programs & Support

Every day in Canada, an average of 15 people are diagnosed with kidney failure.  In many cases, this diagnosis changes a person's life forever.  Adjusting to the demands of a chronic illness can be difficult and demanding.

Fortunately, people are not alone as they learn to manage kidney disease.  The Kidney Foundation has services and programs in place to help people adjust to the changes brought about by kidney disease, and learn to lead fulfilling lives while managing the condition.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the only national health charity committed to reducing the challenges of kidney disease through:

Community Services and Programs

The Foundation's Community Services Program is delivered across the country by branch and chapter offices.  They deliver a wide array of specifically designed services, including:

Education and Support

A variety of materials and resources are available to help Canadians learn more about kidney disease treatment, prevention and management.


The Foundation funds and supports innovative research across the country.  Since 1964, more than $100 million dollars has been provided to support Canadian researchers focusing on kidney disease. Read more about research.



Southern Alberta Branch - 6007 1A Street SW, Calgary AB T2H 0G5 - Tel.: (403) 255-6108 / 1-800-268-1177  
Charitable Registration Number: 107567398RR0001