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Ottawa Community Office

1745 Woodward Drive

Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 0P9 View map

Phone: (613) 723-1744

Fax: (613) 723-8967


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, Almonte, Carleton Place and Pakenham

  • Wig Salon

    Wig Salon (613) 723-1744 ext. 3607  or online at

    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.

    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:

    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 one-time $100 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

  • Relay For Life

    Thank you for joining us at Relay For Life in Ottawa!

    Join us in June 2017 to celebrate Relay For Life in Ottawa. Sign up to attend one in your community and begin fundraising now. It's a journey. Go the distance.

    Centre Relay For Life: June 2, 2017 at Nepean Sportsplex 1701 Woodroffe Ave

    East Relay For Life: June 9, 2017 at 500 Millennium Blvd near Giselle Lalonde High School 

    To register follow this link Any questions please contact us at or by telephone at (613) 723-1744 ext. 3610

  • Upcoming Events


    Nepean Hurricanes Charity Classic at CTC January 21, 2017 8 to 9pm

    You are invited to the Nepean Hurricanes Charity Classic.  This year watch the Nepean Hurricanes take on the PH1ers on Saturday January 21st at 8 – 9pm.  They will be playing at the Canadian Tire Centre on Palladium Dr. A minimum donation of $15 per attendee requested. Please pay by cheque or credit card to team officials in CTC when you arrive through Gate 3.  Additional donations are welcome. Tax receipts are available for amounts of $20 or more. Parking is free.  All funds raised go directly to the Canadian Cancer Society. Sponsored by CAPITAL RIDGE Consulting and Recruiting. For more information contact the Ottawa CCS office at 613-723-1744 x3620.


    Euchre Tournament Sunday February 12, 2017

    Come out for a fun afternoon of euchre. Registration begins at noon at the Royal Oak at 188 Bank Street. All proceeds will go to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of Breast Cancer Research. For more information contact the Ottawa CCS office at 613-723-1744 x3620.

    Radon Testing for your Home

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

    Tackle Cancer Toques

    In our Ottawa office we have winter toques for sale $20 each. Drop by during our office hours to get yours. We are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. They make great gifts.

  • Volunteer opportunities
    Are you that special someone who can help make a really big difference in 2017?

    We have the following opportunities available:

    For upcoming events requiring volunteers visit


    • Fundraising Administrative support

    Community Services:

    • Volunteer drivers
    • Peer Support volunteers
    • Wig Salon volunteers


    • Prevention volunteers (presentations & displays)
    • RIOT (Research Information Outreach Team)
    • Advocacy volunteers


    • General office volunteers
    • Fundraising office volunteers
    • Residential Committee
    • Volunteer Engagement

    For more information please contact or (613) 723-1744 ext. 3623

  • Tweets
  • Cars For Cancer!

    Cars For Cancer is offering a $150-$300 donation in your name for your unwanted vehicle. We provide FREE PICK UP & REMOVAL service.


    Visit Cars For Cancer Ottawa for more information.  Contact us by e-mail for a quote on your vehicle at SCRAPTHATCRAP@LIVE.COM anytime, from anywhere in the Ottawa/Gatineau and surrounding area. 

    The goal is to help Ottawa and its surrounding areas in the disposal of any vehicles that threaten and damage our environment by making the process as worry (and cost) free as possible.

    Contact (613) 325-3964 today to clean out your driveway! 



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