Support Group Meetings

In addition to one-on-one peer support and Kidney Connect online,  there are a number of  Kidney Connect Peer Support groups who meet monthly and discuss a variety of topics of interest to the group participants. Groups are facilitated by trained Peer Support Facilitators and currently meet in Kitchener, Niagara, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton Oshawa, and Ottawa.  For more information about Kidney Connect meetings please call 1.800.387.4474 ext.4971.

Click the community name below to see upcoming meeting dates.

Transplant Connect - Toronto   Kitchener       Mississauga        Niagara          Oshawa    Ottawa     Scarborough      Thunder Bay
Scarborough - Chinese

Transplant Connect  - (Download schedule)

Date Time Location Topics/Guest Speakers (if applicable)
Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Health Centre
Room 4-007
61 Queen St. E, Toronto
 
Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Health Centre
Room 4-007
61 Queen St. E, Toronto
 
Thursday, January 9, 2020 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Health Centre
Room 4-007
61 Queen St. E, Toronto
 
Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Health Centre
Room 4-007
61 Queen St. E, Toronto
 

 

Kitchener - (Download schedule)

Date Time Location Topics/Guest Speakers (if applicable)
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:30 PM - 3 PM GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener
 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:30 PM - 3 PM

GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener

 
Wednesday October 2, 2019 1:30 PM - 3 PM GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener

 
Tuesday November 12, 2019 1:30 PM - 3 PM ** Note Room Change
GRH Freeport Campus
PMT 123
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener

 
Wednesday December 4, 2019 1:30 PM - 3 PM GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener

 
       

Mississauga - (Download schedule)

 

Date Time Location  
Wednesday, June 26, 2019  6-7:30 PM  

The Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Board Room
201-1599 Hurontario St., Mississauga

-Free Parking!

Monday, July 22, 2019 2-3:30 PM

Trillium Health Partners
Clinic Conference Room
Renal Care Centre
75 Watline Ave., Mississauga

-Free Parking!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6-7:30 PM

The Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Board Room
201-1599 Hurontario St., Mississauga

-Free Parking!

 
Monday, September 23, 2019 2-3:30 PM

Trillium Health Partners
Clinic Conference Room
Renal Care Centre
75 Watline Ave., Mississauga

-Free Parking!

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6-7:30 PM

The Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Board Room
201-1599 Hurontario St., Mississauga

-Free Parking!

 
Monday, November 25, 2019  2-3:30 PM

Trillium Health Partners
Clinic Conference Room
Renal Care Centre
75 Watline Ave., Mississauga

-Free Parking!

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019  6-7:30 PM

The Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Board Room
201-1599 Hurontario St., Mississauga

-Free Parking!

 

 
       

Niagara -  (Download Schedule)

Date Time Location  
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:30-3 PM

Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
3rd Floor, Classroom 3A15.023
1200 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines

-Free parking!

 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 6:30-8 PM

Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
3rd Floor, Classroom 3A15.023
1200 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines

-Free parking!

 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:30-3 PM

Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
3rd Floor, Classroom 3A15.023
1200 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines

-Free parking!

 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:30-8 PM

Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
3rd Floor, Classroom 3A15.023
1200 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines

-Free parking!

 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:30-3 PM

Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
3rd Floor, Classroom 3A15.023
1200 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines

-Free parking!

 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:30 - 3 PM

Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
3rd Floor, Classroom 3A15.023
1200 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines

-Free parking!

 
       
       

Oshawa - (Download Schedule)

Coffee Club runs the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 420 Wing 1000 Stephenson Road, North Oshawa.

Date Time Location  
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019  1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
       

Ottawa (Download Schedule)

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:00 - 3:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:00 - 7:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:00 - 3:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:00 - 7:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:00 - 3:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:00 - 7:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:00 - 3:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:00 - 7:30 PM Maplesoft Centre
1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
     

Scarborough (Download Schedule)

Wednesday June 5, 2019 2-3:30 PM

Scarborough Hospital Network,
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
Meeting Room #6,
Crockford Wing Basement

-Free parking!

 Wednesday, July 3, 2019  6:30-8 PM  

Scarborough Hospital Network,
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
Meeting Room #6,
Crockford Wing Basement

-Free parking!

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2-3:30 PM

Scarborough Hospital Network, General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
Meeting Room #6,
Crockford Wing Basement

-Free parking!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:30-8 PM

Scarborough Hospital Network, General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
Meeting Room #6,
Crockford Wing Basement

-Free parking!

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2-3:30 PM

Scarborough Hospital Network, General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
Meeting Room #6,
Crockford Wing Basement

-Free parking!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:30-8 PM

Scarborough Hospital Network, General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
Meeting Room #6,
Crockford Wing Basement

-Free parking!

Wednesday. December 4, 2019 2-3:30 PM

Scarborough Hospital Network, General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
Meeting Room #6,
Crockford Wing Basement

-Free parking!

     




Thunder Bay (Download Schedule)

 

Date Time Location  
Wednesday May 15, 2019 1:30-3PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Tuesday June 18, 2019 7-8:30 PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 1:30-3 PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 7-8:30 PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:30-3 PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7-8:30 PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:30-3PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7-8:30 PM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
980 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay,  
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
       

 

Chinese Renal Association-Scarborough Chinese Language Support Group (Download Schedule)

Date Time Location  
Wednesday June 12, 2019 2-3:30 PM Scarborough Health Network
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
(NW corner of Lawrence and McCowan)
CKD Conference Room
located in CKD clinic
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2-4 PM Scarborough Health Network
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
(NW corner of Lawrence and McCowan)
CKD Conference Room
located in CKD clinic
 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2-4 PM Scarborough Health Network
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
(NW corner of Lawrence and McCowan)
CKD Conference Room
located in CKD clinic
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2-4 PM Scarborough Health Network
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
(NW corner of Lawrence and McCowan)
CKD Conference Room
located in CKD clinic
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2-4 PM Scarborough Health Network
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
(NW corner of Lawrence and McCowan)
CKD Conference Room
located in CKD clinic
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019  2-4 PM  Scarborough Health Network
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
(NW corner of Lawrence and McCowan)
CKD Conference Room
located in CKD clinic
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019  2-4 PM  Scarborough Health Network
General Site
3050 Lawrence Ave. East
(NW corner of Lawrence and McCowan)
CKD Conference Room
located in CKD clinic
 
       

 

Ontario Branch - 1599 Hurontario Street, Suite 201, Mississauga, ON L5G 4S1 - Tel.: (905) 278-3003 / 1-800-387-4474
Charitable Registration Number: 107567398RR0001