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Organization: Canadian Cancer Society - Halton Community Office  
Phone Numbers: 905-845-5231
Toll-Free: Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333;
Quit Smoking Helpline 1-877-513-5333
Fax: 905-845-0092
Email: Halton@ontario.cancer.ca
Website: www.cancer.ca/Halton
Address:
760 Pacific Rd, Unit 7
Oakville, ON
L6L 6M5
Intersection: Bronte Rd and Wyecroft Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Don Abma - President
Contacts: Sharon Burns - Community Office Manager
sburns@ontario.cancer.ca
Service Description: Major services:
Cancer support
  • matches cancer patients and their caregivers with volunteers who have been through the same experiences * service available in English, French and many other languages

Volunteer transportation
Provides transportation to cancer treatment centres including:
  • Juravinski Cancer Centre
  • Joseph Brant
  • McMaster
  • Princess Margaret
  • Sunnybrook
  • Mount Sinai
  • Credit Valley
  • all Toronto area hospitals
  • 3 business days notice is required
  • new patients who register with the transportation service will be required to pay a $100 registration fee
  • youth 18 years old or younger will not be charged
  • if patients are unable to pay the full registration fee, they may be eligible for assistance through the compassionate program
  • to learn more visit Getting transportation to treatment

Cancer information
  • information tailored to individual needs

Information outreach
  • brochures on all different types of cancer * available in English, French and other languages

Advocacy for cancer patients

Fundraising for cancer research
  • Daffodil Days * door to door residential canvass * team-based Relay for Life * Great Ride 'N Stride * Mudmoiselle * Neon Night

Smokers' Helpline, a free, confidential telephone service that offers personalized support, advice and information about quitting smoking

Fees: Service - transportation - one time fee for new clients
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Burlington, Halton
See Also: Cancer
Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Prostate Health
Transportation - Volunteer and Non-Accessible

This information was last completely updated on 2/1/2016

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