VCGS clinical geneticists and genetic counsellors work as a team to meet the needs of individuals and families attending our clinics. Working as a team, we provide medical and management advice as well as information, education and support to families who are facing a genetic health concern. We communicate the outcomes of your consultation to your primary care team who coordinates your care.
Our team can link you with consumer groups that offer a range of supports to families affected by genetic conditions. Consumer groups can assist individuals and families to access community based services, connect with others, and provide education and information.
While there are many individual condition-specific consumer groups, the following “umbrella” consumer groups provide support and information about a broad range of conditions: