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:
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
Agency and Service Names
Former Name Canadian Cancer Society - Halton Unit
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 ; Fundraising
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

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 Cancer patients unable to access conventional transit service
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees Transportation: annual registration fee for patients over 18 years old
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Smoking Cessation ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer

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