Breast Cancer Support Services

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Record #: BTN0431 Last Full Update: 12 May 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameBCSS
Contact Information
Office Phone905-634-2333
Fax905-634-2110
E-Mailsupport@breastcancersupport.org
Websitewww.breastcancersupport.org
Social MediaBlogger Blogger, Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Volunteer CoordinatorCathie Mills, Volunteer & Program Coordinator; Email: support@breastcancersupport.org
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA survivor-created, self-help organization dedicated to supporting women (and their families and friends), concerned about women's cancers, risk reduction and health.
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
FundingGrants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Service Information
Service/Program DescriptionMajor Services:  
* walk-in support  
* information and referrals  
* lending library 
* lending of wigs, mastectomy bras and prostheses  
* Support groups  
* comfort bags (mastectomy and chemo)  
* telephone peer support  
* free Women's Health workshops on request for businesses or individuals 
* healing programs by certified practitioners, including: Reiki * Therapeutic Touch * meditation * acupuncture * yoga * massage * reflexology * Graston Technique 
* seminars on a variety of topics 
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * closed on Statutory holidays and between Christmas and New Years
MeetingsSupport meetings at Breast Cancer Support Services: 
 
* Newly Diagnosed Support meeting: third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm 
* Young Women’s Support meeting: second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm 
* Women of Wisdom Speaker Series: fourth Thursday of each month at 7 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region
EligibilityWomen diagnosed with breast and/or gynecologic cancers (and their families and friends), with concerns about cancer and health.
ApplicationForms for membership and/or to volunteer are available at the office.
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityBurlington
Address & Map
695 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7R 2H4
 
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IntersectionBrant St and Blairholm Ave
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesHealth/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Breast Cancer ; Prosthetics/Orthotics/Seating ~ Special Libraries ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Breast Cancer
Other Details
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