The Lymphedema Association of Ontario is a volunteer-run non-profit support and education group “Committed to helping people living with lymphedema”. They offer webinars, list support groups, CDT Therapists, Fitters, and other resources for people living with lymphedema.
The Canadian Lymphedema Framework is a national organization dedicated to “improve the management of lymphedema and related disorders in Canada. In collaboration with the International Lymphoedema Framework (ILF) and the American Lymphedema Framework Project (ALFP), we will contribute to the global advancement of lymphedema care.” They offer educational resources to both patients and health care professionals, and author Pathways, a magazine dedicated to lymphedema awareness and education.
The Assistive Devices Program (ADP) is run by the Ontario Government to help cover the costs of compression garments for lymphedema. Applications must be renewed every 2 years, and the program will cover 75% of the cost of compression garments.
The Vodder School International teaches therapists manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) and combined decongestive therapy (CDT) procedures to help people manage and reduce their lymphedema. They maintain a list of MLD-CDT qualified therapists who stay up-to-date on their education.
The Mayo Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center focused on integrated health care, education, and research. Their website offers information on lymphedema symptoms & causes and diagnosis & treatment.