Canadian Cancer Society

Site: Durham Region Community Office

Service: Cancer Information Services, Peer Support, Wheels of Hope - Transportation Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-434-6405
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-7830 * Cancer Information 1-888-939-3333
TTY Phone Cancer Information 1-866-786-3934
E-Mail durham@ontario.cancer.ca
Website www.cancer.ca
Located In Community Oshawa
Address 111 Simcoe St N, Unit 201
Oshawa, ON L1G 4S4
 
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Intersection Simcoe St N and William St E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Alison Payne, Senior Manager; Phone: ext 3211
Alternate Contact Arlene Godby, Fundraising Specialist, Durham Region; Phone: ext 3217
Volunteer Coordinator Phone: ext 3215
Description & Services
Description (Service) Support and information to cancer patients, families and caregivers * comprehensive information about cancer and cancer prevention * available for community presentations 
 
Peer Support 
Cancer patients matched with trained volunteers * by phone, personal visit, group support 
 
Wheels of Hope - Transportation Program 
Volunteer drivers provide transportation to treatment appointments * subject to availability of volunteers
Hours Tue-Thu 10 am-4 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Those with cancer, their families and caregivers
Application Wheels of Hope transportation program call to register 1-800-263-6750 * for Peer Support call Cancer Information toll free number
Languages English ; French - through national office
Fees None ; Wheels of Hope transportation program one-time registration fee for new patients of $100 for active treatment or $200 for follow-up, supplimentary purposes * if unable to pay may be eligible for financial assistance through compassionate program - call 1-800-263-6750
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Subjects
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Medical Appointments Transportation ~ Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Cancer

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