Links

Community Resources

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every person in Canada affected by a brain tumour with support, education and information, and to funding brain tumour research.
www.braintumour.ca

Caring Voices
Caring Voices is an online community for individuals coping with cancer. Caring Voices can be used to access current resources, learn about upcoming survivorship events, take part in chats and discussions and meet other survivors.
www.caringvoices.ca

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Society’s mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Look Good, Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better is a national non-profit program committed to helping women manage the appearance related effects of cancer and its treatment.  The cornerstone of the program is the free 2-hour workshop led by industry trained cosmeticians and hair alternatives specialists.
www.lgfb.ca

Lung Cancer Canada
Lung Cancer Canada’s sole mission is to raise awareness, provide patient focused information and offer peer support to everyone touched by lung cancer.
www.lungcancercanada.ca

Lymphovenous Association of Ontario
The Lymphovenous Association of Ontario provides support, up-to-date information on care and treatment of lymphovenous disorders and useful information on talking to health insurance companies to get the maximum coverage for garments, assistive devices and therapies.
www.lymphontario.org

Man to Man  or US Too Brampton
Man to Man is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization consisting of men who are all prostate cancer survivors and who want to help others diagnosed with the disease.
www.mantoman.ca

Ovarian Cancer Canada
Ovarian Cancer Canada is a registered Canadian charitable organization dedicated to overcoming ovarian cancer. They provide leadership by supporting women living with the disease and their families, raising awareness, and funding research to develop early detection techniques, improved treatment and ultimately a cure.
www.ovariancanada.org

Young Adult Cancer Canada
Young Adult Cancer Canada is an online resource focused on inspiring, informing and supporting young adults, ages 15-30, dealing with cancer.
www.realtimecancer.org

Rethink Breast Cancer
Rethink Breast Cancer is a charity helping young people who are concerned about and affected by breast cancer through innovative breast cancer education, research and support programs.
www.rethinkbreastcancer.com

Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada
Willow offers free support services to all Canadians through a telephone support line. Willow also provides information to help individuals understand their specific diagnosis and options available.
www.willow.org

Young Women with Breast Cancer:  Peer Navigation + Support
The Young Women with Breast Cancer: Peer Navigation + Support Program is a collaborative initiative between Wellspring, Willow, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and Rethink Breast Cancer.  This program provides enables young women to share their concerns about breast cancer in a confidential manner with an experienced trained peer volunteer.
www.ywbc.ca

Alli’s Journey
Young adults aged 18-35 are a unique group within the cancer family. They are thrown into the adult population when they have special needs and support issues that need to be addressed. Although this group accounts for over 2% of new cancer diagnoses each year, they do not receive the same level of support as other age groups. Alli’s Journey hopes to address this issue.
www.allisjourney.ca

Get Involved!
Get involved is a social network of like minded individuals and organizations to make change possible.
www.getinvolved.ca

Sharing Strength
Sharing strength is an online resource and community for women with breast cancer.  
www.sharingstrength.ca

Wellwood
Wellwood is a community-based, non-profit organization which provides information, supportive care programs and peer support to people who have received a diagnosis of cancer, their families and caregivers, and healthcare providers. Working with existing community agencies and cancer care providers, Wellwood aims to provide integrative supportive care.
www.wellwood.on.ca