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Canadian Cancer Society

Site: Halton Community Office

Service: Cancer Support Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-634-6893
Toll Free Phone Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333; 
Quit Smoking Helpline 1-877-513-5333
TTY Phone 1-866-786-3934
E-Mail halton@ontario.cancer.ca
Website www.cancer.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CCSBurlington/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CCSHaltonUnit
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/CDNCancerSociety
Primary Contact Sharon Burns, Community Office Manager; Email: sburns@ontario.cancer.ca
Alternate Contact Patricia Hadfield, Community Coordinator; Phone: 905-634-6893 ext 3162
Volunteer Coordinator Sandy McDonald, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator; Phone: 905-634-6893 ext 3163
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1938
Primary Executive Jeff Cornett, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Robert Lawrie, Chair of the Board of Directors
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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 yearly $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 
* volunteer opportunities available 
 
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 canvas * 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Varies by program/service * call for information 
* transportation program for individuals undergoing active treatment or within their first year after registration
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Transportation Program: annual registration fee for patients over 18 years old ; None - for support services
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
940 Sheldon Court
Burlington, ON L7L 5K6
 
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Intersection Burloak Dr and Harverster Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Older Adults ; Transportation
HCSD Sub Heading Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Medical Appointments Transportation ; Programs for Home Support ; Smoking Cessation ; Transportation to Medical Appointment
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Cancer ; Individual Advocacy ~ Cancer ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ~ Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer ; Smoking/Vaping Cessation ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer ; Volunteer Opportunities

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