Support Groups

Post-Polio Canada - Connect. Be heard.

If you have been impacted by polio as a survivor, relative, caregiver, health care provider, volunteer, or friend, a Post-Polio Canada support group can help you connect with peers, exchange information and resources, learn new skills and build a social network for support. ​​

​​Find a Support Group near you: 


Lethbridge & Area
Contact: Terry Prince
Tel: 403-752-4667
Meet: Twice a year (in the month of May and October)

Wildrose Polio Support Society
132 Warwick Road NW
Edmonton, AB  T5X 4P8
Tel: 780-428-8842
Fax: 780-475-7968
Contact: Glyn Smith 


Post Polio Network (Manitoba) Inc.
Address: c\o SMD Self-Help Clearing House 
Suite 204, 825 Sherbrook Street 
Winnipeg, MB  R3A 1M5
Contact: Cheryl Currie 
Tel: 204-975-3037


Ajax/ Durham Post-Polio Chapter
Chairperson: Heather MacAdams 
Tel:  905-665-0927​
Staff Contact: Tyler Chin
Tel: 647-225-5176

Meet: Ajax Legion, 111 Hunt St. on the third
Thursday of the month from 1:30-3:30pm

Thunder Bay Post-Polio Chapter 
Chairperson: Sandy Rutherford
Tel: 1-807-622-9475

Staff Contact: Todd Kennedy
Tel: 1-807-345-6595 ext.105
Barrie/Gravenhurst Post-Polio Chapter ​                  
Staff Contact: Tyler Chin
Tel: 647-225-5176 

Brampton Post-Polio Chapter
Chairperson: Harvinder Bajwa
Tel: 905-799-7274

Staff Contact: Tyler Chin
Tel: 647-225-5176

Toronto/ Peel Post-Polio Chapter 
Staff Contact: Tyler Chin 
Tel: 647-225-5176

Meet: Rayoak Retirement Residence 
(in activity room) on third Monday of 
every month from 5:30-7:30 pm
1340 York Mills Rd, North York, ON M3A 3R1

Niagara Post-Polio Chapter 
Staff Contact: Devon Evershed 
Tel: 905-607-3463 ext.5246

North Bay Post-Polio Chapter
Staff Contact: Tyler Chin
Tel: 647-225-5176 

Windsor & Area Post-Polio Chapter
Chairperson: Lorne Kowalsky 
Tel: 519-969-2598​ 

Staff Contact: Denise Carpenter
Tel: 226-787-0040
Meeting details: Four times a year, last Sunday in 
April, June, Sept. and Nov, from 2-4 p.m.​

Peterborough Post-Polio Chapter 
Staff Contact: Tyler Chin
Tel: 647-225-5176

Meet: Peterborough Participation Projects, 
77 Towerhills Rd, on the first Tuesday of 
every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov)
from 1:00-3:00 pm


Polio PEI
Contact: Stephen Pate
Tel: 902-218-6255
Email: ​


Association Polio Quebec
Toll Free: 877-765-4672
Tel: 514-489-1143
Address: 3500 Boulevard Decarie, Bureau 219A
Montreal, QC  H4A 3J5


Polio Regina

Address: 825 McDonald St 
Regina, SK  S4N 2X5
Contact: Carole Tiefenbach
Tel: 306-761-1020 
Meet: Four to six times a year​

    Phone the Warmline® for more information about programs and services that will help you thrive as a person with post-polio syndrome. 

    Call us today at 1-800-480-5903 or email for more information on all things polio! 


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