Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-715-9157
Fax 613-715-9158
Primary Contact Jason Campbell, Community Development Coordinator
Primary Executive Jocelyn Lamont, Executive Director
Address & Map
21 Concourse Gate, Unit 9
Ottawa, ON K2E 7S4
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Physical Access Not Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Programs and services for young cancer patients being treated in the National Capital Region and their families 
* Support Groups: smiling siblings fun days * social group for survivors (YSI-Youth Survivor Initiative) 
* Financial Support: Parking Program providing parking passes to member parents * Patient Amenities Fund lessening the financial stress on the family * Cyberkids providing iPads/laptops to patients * Gas cards for hospital trips * Journey Forward packages * Bursaries * Tori's Helping Hand Fund for families coping with a child in palliative care 
* Education Support: workshops * E-Reader program * coping with cancer resources * bereavement resources * post-secondary equipment for survivors 
* Events: fundraising events and activities 
* Education: Resources on the child's particular diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, impact on the life of the child and the family
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Cancer patients 18 years and under being treated for cancer and their families
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English
Fees None
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Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 877796805 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Monthly E-newsletter "The Candlelighter"
Date Updated 03 May 2019
Service Categories Bereavement Support Groups ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Service Cost Payment Assistance ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Student Financial Aid ~ Cancer

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