Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-579-4833
Fax 905-579-1204
E-Mail hearthplace@hearthplace.org
Website www.hearthplace.org
Located In Community Oshawa
Address 86 Colborne St W
Oshawa, ON L1G 1L7
 
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Intersection Simcoe St and Adelaide Ave
Contact Information
Primary Contact Janette Berthelot, Program Development, Children’s and Pediatric Cancer Family Support Program Coordinator; Email: Janette@hearthplace.org
Alternate Contact Sonja Shepherd, Member Services; Email: sonja@hearthplace.org
Volunteer Coordinator Carolyn Hoar, Pediatric Family Support and Volunteer Co-ordinator; Email: carolyn@hearthplace.org
Primary Executive Andrea Shaw, Executive Director; Email: andrea@hearthplace.org
Description & Services
Description (Service) Drop-in centre which supports patients and their families dealing with cancer * support one-to-one and group format * ongoing monthly cancer information series * information and resources for patients * ongoing programs teach coping strategies such as yoga, relaxation and visualization, walk club, art therapy, therapeutic choir and Healing Journey * drop-in centre has lending library, audio tapes, video tapes for patients and families * share feelings with compassionate and understanding staff and volunteers * caregiver support, grief support, and programs for children and teens * Pediatric Cancer Family Support program * variety of programs dealing with survivorship including returning to work, Next Steps when treatment is over, Phoenix, couples therapy and breathing spaces
Hours Drop-in Mon, Fri 10 am-12 noon * Tue-Thu 10 am-4 pm * after hours appointments available upon request * Administration Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm * visit website for calendar with days and times for specific groups, workshops or events
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Anyone impacted by cancer either as a patient or caregiver, or family member
Application Calendar with full schedule of programs at www.hearthplace.org * call to pre-register for some classes
Languages English ; French ; German
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Subjects
Service Categories Bereavement Counselling ~ Cancer ; Caregiver Counselling ~ Cancer ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer

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