Peer Support Programs
Understanding, support, mentorship and advice. Peer Support groups give you the opportunity to connect with others who are living with sight loss.
Care Providers Virtual Café
Sight loss does not only affect the individual, but it also affects the family and loved ones. In this peer support program, we help the family and loved ones understand the journey of vision loss and how to support the independence of their friend and loved one.
Virtual Coffee Chat Group
Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you. Join us for monthly discussions about ssues that are important to one another. The group is a way to support those with vision loss to socialize and enjoy the company of those who understand what it is like to live with vision loss. This group meets via teleconference on the last Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 p.m. CT.
Virtual Coffee Group
Join us every Friday for a virtual meet up in the prairies with a friendly bunch of people looking to connect with others across the country! Make new connections and find friendships and enjoyable conversation. The focus is on a positive, inclusive, and safe support network of people who have experienced sight loss. Everyone is welcome. This group meets on Zoom every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Central Time.
Parenting With Sight Loss Group
A support group for blind/partially sighted parents. From infancy to adulthood - blind mothers and fathers can learn, explore, and share their triumphs, challenges, tips and stories among peers in a supportive environment. The group meets twice monthly in order to accommodate busy schedules.
Oakville Weekly Peer Support
Join weekly on Mondays through zoom or by phone to connect with other people in the Oakville area for conversation, support and good practices. This peer support group meets on Zoom, every Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering.
Black Voices United
This is a program for persons with sight loss and staff who identify as Black. This was developed to meet the needs and provide support to this community. Black Voices United meets on Zoom on the fourth Monday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
This is a virtual group that gets together every Thursday morning for a general group conversation. There is no planned topic of conversation but it is kept positive and light! Coffee Group runs on Zoom every Thursday from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time
Burlington Hamilton Peer Social
Join weekly on Thursdays to connect with other people in the Hamilton/Burlington area for conversation, support and good practices. This peer support group meets on Zoom and teleconference, every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
Tuesday Zoom Coffee and Chat
The informal coffee chat group is a chance to socialize and meet new people. It is a very warm and welcoming group of regulars and newcomers. The Tuesday Zoom Coffee and Chat group meets on Zoom every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Atlantic Time.
Eastern Canada Social Meet Up
Are you craving that social interaction you normally get from going for coffee with friends ? We are here to keep the virtual conversation going post pandemic! Since we've gotten to know each other, lets stay connected and share some good news stories, discuss practical tips and successes with others living with vision loss. The Eastern Canada Social group meets on Zoom, every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time.