Canadian Cancer Society

Site: Halton Community Office

Service: Cancer Support Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-845-5231
Toll Free Phone Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333
Quit Smoking Helpline 1-877-513-5333
TTY Phone 1-866-786-3934
Fax 905-845-0092
Primary Contact Sharon Burns, Community Office Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Sandy McDonald, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator; Phone: 905-845-5231 ext 3163; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1938
Primary Executive Robert Lawrie, Chair of the Board of Directors
Alternate Executive Rick Perciante, Executive Director
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 canvass * 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 9am-5pm
Areas Served Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville
Boundaries Georgetown, Burlington, Milton, and Oakville
Eligibility Varies by program/service
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees Transportation: annual registration fee for patients over 18 years old
Site Information
Site Location Oakville (Bronte)
Located In Community Bronte
Address & Map
760 Pacific Rd, Unit 7 and 8
Oakville, ON L6L 6M5
Intersection Bronte Rd and Wyecroft Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Cancer ; Individual Advocacy ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer ; Volunteer Opportunities

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