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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

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

How to find us:

  • 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

    Relay For Life this June 
    We are looking for volunteers to assist with upcoming Relay For Life events on June 2nd and June 9th. Please visit to register for a Relay For Life near you. Contact us at 613-723-1744 x3623 if you have any questions.

    Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 2017

    May 27-28, 2017

    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 for more information.

    Radon Testing for your Home

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

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

    We have the following opportunities available:

    Relay For Life this June

    We are looking for volunteers to assist with Relay For Life.  Please visit to register with our Ottawa Central location (June 2nd) or our Ottawa East location (June 9th). Contact us at 613-723-1744 x3623 if you have any questions.

    Tamarack Race Weekend this June

    We are looking for volunteers to assist Ottawa Race Weekend on June 27th-28th.  Please visit to register. Contact us at 613-723-1744 x3623 if you have any questions.

    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! 



Tuli Chowdhury I would encourage everyone to volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society, especially young people.

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