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Ottawa Community Office

1745 Woodward Drive

Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 0P9

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Phone: (613) 723-1744

Fax: (613) 723-8967

Email: ottawa@ontario.cancer.ca

Hours of operation:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Serving the communities of:

Ottawa, West Carleton, Kanata, Nepean-Goulbourn, Gloucester-Cumberland, Rideau-Osgoode, Kemptville, Almonte, Carleton Place and Pakenham

How to find us:

Wig Salon (613) 723-1744 ext. 3610.

In order to ensure a proper fit we ask that you have a clean shaven head prior to your appointment.

Thanks to support from the Regis Corporation the following locations will provide a free clipper cut with zero guard until Dec 31, 2017, should you need one:

Free wigs available to cancer patients with 2 locations for your convenience! By appointment only!

Chartwell -New Edinburgh Square, 420 MacKay St, Suite 302

Chartwell Kanata - 20 Shirley’s Brook Drive

Gently used wig donations accepted at all Ottawa Chartwell locations and Cancer Centres.

For more information on donating hair click here.

Wheels of Hope

Patients registered with our Wheels of Hope transportation service will be picked up and taken to their appointment by a volunteer driver. This is a shared-ride program that not only provides transportation but also offers a friendly, supportive environment along the way.

New patients who register with Wheels of Hope will be required to pay a registration fee. Children 18 years old or under will not be charged. If you are unable to pay the full registration fee, you may be eligible for assistance through our compassionate program.

For more information, click here: Wheels of Hope

You can help just by taking a test drive!

We are proud to partner with the John Mierins' Automotive Group again this year. Last year, thanks to the support in Ottawa, they donated over $14,000!

They will be donating $50 for every test drive taken until October 23rd to the Wheels of Hope Transportation Program.

Book a test drive today at one of the following locations and help provide rides to cancer patients in our community!

http://www.automondial.ca/wheels_hope/index.html

Relay For Life (June)

We are looking for committee members to assist with upcoming Relay For Life events in June. Contact us at 613-723-1744 x3623 or at Ottawa@ontario.cancer.ca if you have any questions.

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 2018

May 26-27, 2018

Corner of Laurier Ave. and Elgin Street , Ottawa, Ontario

Help reach the finish line in the fight against cancer by joining the Canadian Cancer Society running team at the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend!

Register today!

Funds raised through the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend help the Canadian Cancer Society fund life-saving research into all types of cancer and provide programs and services to people living with cancer and their families. Thanks to our dedicated runners and their supporters, we continue to have more impact, against more cancers, in more communities, than any other cancer charity in Canada. Join us today and help keep up the pace!

Runners raising $300 or more will receive a brand new Canadian Cancer Society racing tank top, but supplies are limited so don't delay!

Visit www.cancer.ca/runottawa for more information.

Radon Testing for your Home

Take action! Test your home for radon. Learn more and order your test kit at www.cancer.ca/radon

For upcoming events requiring volunteers visit www.ottawa.myccsschedule.ca Community Services:

• Volunteer drivers

• Peer Support volunteers

• Wig Salon volunteers Outreach:

• Prevention volunteers (presentations & displays)

• RIOT (Research Information Outreach Team)

• Advocacy volunteers Administration:

• General office volunteers

• Fundraising office volunteers

• Residential Committee

• Volunteer Engagement For more information please contact ottawavolunteer@ontario.cancer.ca or (613) 723-1744 ext.

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