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Established in 2000, the Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) is a virtual alliance of diverse partner organizations that work collectively, and autonomously, to identify and respond to the needs of caregivers in Canada.  

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for family caregivers through advocacy and synergistic partnerships.   

Together we strive to achieve our vision of “a Canada that recognizes, respects, and values the integral role of family caregivers in society”.   







We believe that all individuals who choose to die at home,and their family caregivers, can benefit from an integrated palliative approach to care. 


We want to hear about your experience as a family caregiver, and understand what supports you need. 


To give us your feedback, follow this LINK


Your ideas will shape The Way Forward Framework and impact the adoption of an integrated palliative approach to care across Canada. 



It’s not if, it’s when you will be a family caregiver 


Caregivers hail from all walks of life; often undertaking caregiving responsibilities due to sudden health crises, and commonly, the onset of chronic conditions. 


Click the picture below to learn more about family caregivers in Canada. 


GSS Caregiver Study 2013 

 

 

 

 

The CCC sends a special thank-you to the 8 million caregivers across Canada (April 5 National Caregiver Day)

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Statement by the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), on National Caregiver Day (April 5 2014)

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Important Tax Information for Caregivers (March 2014)

A helpful listing of the various caregiver tax credits to help you minimize the financial burden of caregiving.

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Young Carers in Canada: The Hidden Costs and Benefits of Young Caregiving

As many as 1 in 10 Canadian youth have had or will have the responsibility of caring for an adult.

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Statistics Canada Reports Identify Eight Million Family Caregivers in Canada (Sept 2013)

‘Portraits of Caregivers’ and ‘Family Caregiving: What are the Consequences?’ provide an essential source of information on family caregivers across Canada.

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