SUPPORT CANADIANS LIVING WITH CANCER
How we can help
If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, you’ll have many questions and concerns. We’re here to help. We offer support and information for people with cancer and their family, friends and caregivers.
Fear, anxiety, helplessness, anger – these are feelings people can have when faced with a cancer diagnosis. But knowledge and support are power. Our services are free or low cost and confidential, and many are available in multiple languages.
Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.
CancerConnection matches patients or caregivers with a trained volunteer with a similar cancer experience.
CancerConnection.ca is an online community for patients and caregivers to share experiences and find support. Available 24hours a day.
We operate affordable lodges across the province, offering 24-hour support on premises from caring volunteers and staff and a host of amenities.
If you have cancer and you don’t have transportation, a volunteer driver may be able to pick you up and take you to your appointments. Available in some locations.
Camp Goodtimes provides a unique summer recreation experience for children and teens with cancer and their families.
Limited, short-term assistance towards cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses. Based on eligibility criteria.
The wig and breast prosthesis banks provide a wide range of headwear, permanent prostheses and clothing to cancer patients at no cost.
Thanks to the incredible progress in retinoblastoma research made possible by Canadian Cancer Society funding, my son won’t have to go through what I did.
Volunteers provide comfort and kindness
Thousands of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers work in regional cancer centres, lodges and community hospitals to support people receiving treatment.