“Everything heals. Your body heals. Your heart heals. The mind heals. Wounds heal. Your soul repairs itself. Your happiness is always going to come back. Bad times don’t last.” (Unknown)
The Olive Branch of Hope (A Breast Cancer Resource for Women of Colour)
The Olive Branch of Hope provides help and information to newly diagnosed individuals and their families who are seeking help and support at this difficult time. Their programs are shaped with you in mind—programs that allow you to freely express yourself in a safe and confidential environment with others you can relate to.
Look Good, Feel Better
Attend a free workshop on tips to manage appearance-related concerns (several locations in the Greater Toronto Area) or request a free magazine.
Wellspring Cancer Support Centres
Wellspring is a network of centres that provide emotional and psychological support, free of charge, to individuals and families living with cancer. Wellspring provides a wide range of cancer support programs and services to serve the emotional, social, and informational needs of people living with cancer, and those who care for them
Gilda’s Club – Toronto
Gilda’s Club is a meeting place where men, women, and children living with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to their treatment of choice. Gilda’s Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops, and social events in a non-residential, home-like setting. There is a network of centres in many cities nationwide.
Hearth Place is a cancer support centre in Durham Region (Oshawa) that provides community support for patients and their families dealing with cancer.
Willow Breast Cancer Support & Resource (via Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation)
Willow offers a number of services including peer support and resource information to patients and their family members across Canada.