Breast Cancer Support Services

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Record #: BTN0431 Last Full Update: 29 Jul 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameBCSS
Contact Information
Office Phone905-634-2333
Social MediaBlogger Blogger, Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Volunteer CoordinatorCathie Mills, Volunteer & Program Coordinator
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA survivor-created self-help organization dedicated to supporting women concerned about women's cancers, risk reduction and health, as well as their families and friends.
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveBlair Lancaster, Executive Director
FundingGrants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Service Information
DescriptionMajor Services:  
* walk-in support  
* information and referrals  
* lending of wigs and prostheses  
* monthly Burlington support group  
* support group for younger women  
* telephone peer support  
* free Women's Health workshops on request for businesses or individuals 
* healing programs and seminars including: Reiki * Therapeutic Touch * meditation * acupuncture * yoga * Tai chi * reflexology 
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
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 
* Friends & Family Support meeting: third Monday of each month at 7 pm 
* Gynecologic Cancer Support meeting: fourth Tuesday 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.
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