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Canadian Cancer Society
Algoma Community Office
Support Services

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Description
  • A national, community-based organization of volunteers
  • Funds research on all types of cancer
  • Provides support for people living with cancer, family members and friends
  • Offers comprehensive and credible information on cancer, risk reduction and treatment

  • Offers presentations to community groups focusing on "Seven Steps to Health" general risk reduction
  • Participates in community displays to promote healthy living and distribute cancer-related information

Peer Support
  • Offers telephone support for those who would like to talk to someone who has had a similar experience

Wheels of Hope Transportation Program
  • Provides transportation assistance to clients who must travel either to their local or out-of-town cancer-related appointments
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Eligibility
Individuals living with cancer and their families and friends
Application Process
  • Referrals from Algoma Regional Cancer Program, physicians, or self-referral
  • Volunteers must complete an application form
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible; Parking -- one handicapped parking spot; Washroom -- Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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