VHL Canada (VHLC) is a peer support and information network, mainly online and by phone, for Canadian VHL patients and their families. Started in 2016 to fill a gap, we're a small registered non-profit that is run by volunteers including a permanent professional-level Peer Support Volunteer.
“The main objective of peer support interventions is to provide support based on the sharing of information and experience, mutual counselling and exchange… peer support groups may also include an educational component related to the support function, for example, sessions on managing medications or stress…” more