Group of people in a circle talking. Heading Kidney Connect 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, Mississauga, Brampton and Oshawa.  For more information about Kidney Connect meetings please call 1.800.387.4474 ext.4973.

Click the community name below to see upcoming meeting dates.

Kitchener       Mississauga        Niagara          Oshawa         Thunder Bay

Kitchener - (Download schedule)

Date Time Location Topics/Guest Speakers (if applicable)
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener
 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener
 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener
 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener
 
Wednesday, June, 7, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. GRH Freeport Campus
(Board Room VC2)
3570 King St. E.
 Kitchener
 
       

Mississauga - (Download schedule)

 

Date Time Location  
Monday, January 23, 2017 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Trillium Health Partners
Clinic Conference Room,
Renal Care Centre
75 Watline Ave., Mississauga
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Board Room
201-1599 Hurontario St., Mississauga
 
Monday, March 27, 2017 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Trillium Health Partners
Clinic Conference Room,
Renal Care Centre
75 Watline Ave., Mississauga
 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Board Room
201-1599 Hurontario St., Mississauga
 
Monday, May 22, 2017 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Trillium Health Partners
Clinic Conference Room,
Renal Care Centre
75 Watline Ave., Mississauga
 
Tuesday, June, 27, 2017 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Board Room
201-1599 Hurontario St., Mississauga
 
       

Niagara -  (Download Schedule)

Date Time Location  
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
Walker Centre,
3rd Floor
Classroom 3A15.023
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Niagara Health System
Welland Site
Dialysis Waiting Room
 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
Walker Centre,
3rd Floor
Classroom 3A15.023
 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m.   Niagara Health System
Welland Site
Dialysis Waiting Room
 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Niagara Health System
St. Catharines Site
Walker Centre,
3rd Floor
Classroom 3A15.023
 
Wednesday, June, 7, 2017 6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Niagara Health System
Welland Site
Dialysis Waiting Room
 
       

Oshawa - (Download Schedule)

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

Date Time Location  
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 
Wednesday, June, 21, 2017 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m Oshawa Airport - FREE PARKING!
1000 Stephenson Rd.
North Oshawa
 


Thunder Bay (Download Schedule)

 

Date Time Location Topic/Guest Speakers (if applicable)
Wednesday, January 18,2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m                    Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences 
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences 
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 Allyson Shpirko, RSW, to talk about fear; “There is no life without vulnerability and no life without fear. What counts most is the attitude we take about fear, and not fear itself.”
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences 
Volunteer Services Room 2000
  Kim Lightbody, RN; The Transplant Process
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences 
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences 
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences 
Volunteer Services Room 2000
 Debbie Gallant, RN; Kidney Disease & Sexual (Dys)function

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