Informative website about chronic illness, nationwide support group network, newsletters, ability to create a support group
News, events, a very comprehensive and organized layout of all the health services that Toronto offers.
Official resource to Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care on children’s cancer control and treatment.
A free service to easily organize caring and support
Provides info on many cardio rehab centers in Toronto, provides
International Foundation For Gastrointestinal Disorders: managing your health, news, resources and more.
Dentably is an online resource that offers reliable information on dental care for patients with special needs. Our dental experts have years of experience and are dedicated to answering questions about special needs dentistry. Dentably provides families and caregivers with helpful tools that will prepare them to make the right choice for their loved one’s dental care. Other topics that Dentably covers include emergency dental concerns and children’s dental care. Our team works to provide an extensive list of dental care tips so families and patients can live their lives with the best dental health.
LOOKING FOR SUPPORT WHEN YOU OR SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER?
L’Chaim, a project of National Council of Jewish Women Canada-Toronto, provides confidential peer support to Jewish women undergoing cancer treatment. L’Chaim has now partnered with Wellspring Cancer Support to provide specialized peer support for Jewish caregivers. Reach out to us for further details.
Provides wigs and hair systems to recipients at no cost to
the child’s family. To apply for a wig or hair prosthesis, a health or social care professional (e.g. doctor or
social worker) must contact A Child’s Voice Foundation to request an Angel Hair For Kids intake
National Wigs For Cancer Society (NWFCS) works directly with your insurance provider or our network of independent fundraising campaigns and donors to ensure you receive a high quality, 100% human hair specialty wig at little to no cost.
Promotes an active lifestyle for children with cancer in order to achieve a better quality of life. Provides recommendations for types of
physical activity depending on the type of cancer, the benefits of physical activity and how to get a child motivated to be active.
Provides children who have a life-threatening medical condition that is considered progressive, degenerative or malignant and are within 2 years of their last treatment, free custom celebration cakes.
Help for those who are survivors of cancer or caring for someone with cancer who is facing learning difficulties. SAVTI facilitates a smoother transition from high school to appropriate education and employment. Support and services when transitioning from high school to employment, university, etc., helps individuals find the appropriate tools and services needed in their next endeavor.
Free workshops for women (teens and adults) diagnosed with cancer around wigs, skin care and makeup techniques to allow women to look and feel their best during their cancer treatment and manage the effects of their treatment
Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by asbestos. Their organization provides a wealth of information and resources for patients and their families. 1.800.336.0086
Support is available for mesothelioma patients, survivors and loved ones in many forms: Support Groups, Grief Support and Medical Support
Online peer support program for those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Support to newly diagnosed individuals or caregivers of dependents. Provides advice on how to deal with everyday life with these diseases (e.g., work, school, relationships, stress/anxiety, and travel)
Offers programs of support, education and social interaction to those families that are impacted by cancer. Provided free of charge. Provides traditional support groups (adults, teens and children) facilitated by mental health professionals, educational sessions with expert speakers, artsbased and digital storytelling programs, healthy lifestyles workshops and recreational and social events.
The AYA Program provides personalized, supportive care to Princess Margaret patients age 39 and younger. The goals of the AYA Program are to identify your individual needs, provide supportive counseling, link you to other community and hospital services
and resources and help you connect to other patients.
Provides a warm, welcoming and safe community to meet with other men, women and children who are living with cancer. All programs are free of charge for anyone living with cancer, at any stage, as well as for their caregivers and family members. Offers programs such as one-to-one peer support, group support activities, coping skills, rehabilitation and nutrition programs, expressive arts, financial programs and more.
Support group and events for women aged 18 to 40 undergoing cancer treatment.
300A Wilson Ave. Toronto, Ontario, M3H 1S8
4900 Jean Talon Ouest, #220 Montreal, Quebec H4P 1W9