The Dominion Civil Service War Veterans Association was formed in 1947 as a non-profit association of World War II Veterans who were employees of the Dominion (of Canada ) Civil Service. 

  • Atlantic Heroes Peer Group

    The Society of Atlantic Heroes (SOAH) is a regional non-profit organization that provides veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP and community first responders with a safe haven to deal with serious personal challenges that lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) as a result of Occupational Stress Injuries.   The SOAH will establish a Transition Support Centre of Excellence (Atlantic House)  that will host a framework of support services to deliver holistic care to veterans and families.

  • Canadian Association Of Veterans In United Nations Peacekeeping

    An Association of retired and serving Canadian military (Regular and Reserve), RCMP and civilian personnel who have served on United Nations Peacekeeping Missions. The Association also welcomes those who have served on other peacekeeping missions in which participation was sanctioned by the Government of Canada.

  • Firewell (Hamilton Area)

    Firewell is a health and wellness community for firefighters. Their site provides access to information and resources on workplace safety and share ideas with firefighters and researchers.

  • Guitars For Vets

    A program that matches veterans and still-serving members with PTSD or other service-related disabilities with a gently used guitar and online lessons/volunteer lessons where available. Putting the healing power of music in the hands of heroes.

  • Korea Veterans Association Of Canada Inc.

    The Korea Veterans Association of Canada embodies the spirit of comradeship that was developed during the Korean War and the years that followed. 

  • Military Minds

    Military Minds Inc is an active, connected membership that does not create programs or services but instead helps connect its members to those very programs and services that fulfill their needs.

  • Old Boots Peer Group 

    Old Boots veterans group welcomes all elements of the military and RCMP, any age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and identity, and level of physical ability. Old Boots employs a structured but flexible weekly meeting format which includes members individually commenting on joys and frustrations of their previous week, guided group discussions during handcraft projects (quilting, soapstone carving, and leatherwork, as examples). The handcrafting discussions typically focus on stressors/triggers and coping mechanisms, reintegration into civilian life, and world events.

  • Project Trauma Support

    The Project Trauma Support Peer Groups are weekly or biweekly gatherings open to any military members, veterans or first responders (police, firefighters, paramedics, dispatchers, corrections officers) with the desire to heal from the effects of trauma.

  • RCMP Veterans Association

  • Rogue Adventure Group 

    Kiteboarding camps for veterans and first responders focusing on mental health through sports and the shared experience of learning

  • Roméo Dallaire’s Child Soldiers Initiative

    As global leaders in the fight against child soldiers, they seek to progressively ending the use of child soldiers through a security sector approach.

  • Sheep Dog Lodge

    Sheepdog Lodge is a rustic log cabin retreat for Combat Veterans and First Responders to reconnect and recuperate

  • Soldiers Helping Soldiers

    Based out of Ottawa, Soldiers Helping Soldiers volunteers do everything from preparing and serving meals, massive cleaning projects, joint community service ventures such as Clean Up the Capital, packaging up food stuffs at the food bank, performing police walk along patrols, assisting at the drop in centre, attending meetings, designing leaflets and web pages, offering a listening ear and encouraging words and, most importantly, assisting in completing Royal Canadian Legion and Veterans Affairs paperwork.​

  • The Canadian Veterans Advocacy

    The Canadian Veterans Advocacy Inc. is an Federal-registered not-for-profit corporation focused on improving the quality of life for Canadian Veterans.

  • The Singing Soldiers

    Singing Soldiers provide informative public seminars on natural methods of trauma healing, songwriting and more. This allows for public and service members to receive a message of natural coping strategies which bring hope to those who serve and suffer.

  • Veteran’s Emergency Transition Services

    VETS Canada is a national, volunteer-driven, nonprofit corporation. As service providers of Veterans Affairs Canada, that provide aid and comfort to Canadian veterans that are in-crisis.

  • Veterans Canada

  • Warrior Adventures Canada

    Adventure based peer support involving camping and whitewater canoeing.

The directory is made available by the Post-Traumatic Growth Association as a public service only