Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

Site: Burlington

Service: Adult Brain Tumour Support Group

Contact Information
Office Phone Head Office 519-642-7755
Toll Free Phone Support Services 1-800-265-5106 ext 247
Website www.braintumour.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrainTumourFdn
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BrainTumourFdn
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/BrainTumourFdn
Primary Contact Cheryl Bauer, Support Services Specialist; Phone: (Business) 1-800-265-5106 ext 400; Email: cbauer@braintumour.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Offers help to anyone affected by any type of brain tumour * in addition to raising funds that support research into the cause of and cure for this disease, provides programs for the brain tumour community, including support groups, Information Day Conferences, and resources like the Brain Tumour Handbooks and Information Sheets
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations - (registered charity) ; Foundation
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Help survivors, family and caregivers through their journey with a brain tumour by providing connections with others who have faced life with a brain tumour thereby offering reassurance, reducing feelings of isolation and reinforcing a positive, hopeful attitude, and by sharing practical information to:  
* help make informed decisions about brain tumour treatment options 
* learn about relevant community resources 
* enhance coping skills in order to reduce anxiety, feelings of loss of control and fear of the unknown 
* talk to others about changes in family roles and the financial strain that can come as a result of a brain tumour diagnosis
Hours Meetings: third Thursday of each month (except Jul-Aug): 7 pm-8:30 pm at Aldershot Public Library; 
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
People with a brain tumour, family members or caregivers
Application Drop-in
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington Public Library, Aldershot Branch (meeting location)
550 Plains Rd E
Burlington, ON L7T 2C7
 
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Intersection Kingsway Drive and Plains Rd E
Mailing Address c/o Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada 
205 Horton St E, Suite 203 
London, ON N6B 1K7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Brain Tumours

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