Dementia Specific Counselling

Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Fax: (416) 322-6656

This service provides supportive or therapeutic counselling, education, information and referral to both the person with dementia and their caregiver at all stages of the disease, from before diagnosis to the late stage. Issues such as getting diagnosis, understanding dementia, immediate and future care of the person with dementia as well as family coping may be discussed.

Population Served:

Persons with dementia, their caregivers, family, friends, professionals and the general public.

Catchment Area:

Metropolitan Toronto

Service Category:

dementia specific
Dementia specific counselling
Information and referral

Predominant Culture:

Interpretation services can be arranged in 75+ languages.


Free service.

Service Limitation:

Our counselling services are provided by Registered Social Workers.

Counselling is available on a variety of issues such as how a diagnosis is made, understanding the disease, immediate and future care of the person with dementia, family concerns, stress management and coping strategies.

These services are available Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by phone, office appointment and limited outreach.

Languages Offered:
  • English
  • 20 Eglinton Avenue West
    Toronto M4R 1K8
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