Canadian Cancer Society

Site: Ottawa

Service: Ontario Division - Ottawa Community Office

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-723-1744 ; Peer support/Cancer Information Specialists, toll free 1-888-939-3333 ; Transportation Service 1-800-263-6750
TTY Phone 1-866-786-3934
Fax 613-723-8967
Address & Map
1745 Woodward Dr
Ottawa, ON K2C 0P9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Services to cancer patients, their families and the general public 
Cancer Information Specialists: One-on-one information on cancer and cancer-related topics to cancer patients, their families, general public, and health professionals 
Information on all types of cancer: Prevention and early detection * treatments * drugs and clinical trials * complementary therapies * emotional and financial support * nutrition * statistics * help in local communities * information about being tested * preparing for or coping with treatments * managing recovery or recurrence * supporting someone who is living with cancer 
Transportation: Assistance with transportation to help patients get to their cancer-specific treatments when they are unable to get there on their own 
Peer Support: Connects people to a trained volunteer (survivor or caregiver) by telephone or in person * all calls are confidential 
Wig Salon: Free wigs for cancer patients losing their hair due to chemotherapy 
Prevention: Information at health fairs and presentations about cancer prevention and cancer related topics at no charge 
Smokers' Helpline: Information and counselling to smokers who want to quit, those who have quit and need support, and those who want to help a friend or family member quit and especially to those who have no intention of quitting * this toll-free telephone support line and a series of self-help books form an integrated approach called One Step At A Time
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Cancer patients, their families and friends * Transportation program: Individuals undergoing active treatment, or within their first year after registration.
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1939
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118829803 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Print Material Pamphlets * information packages
Date Updated 15 Mar 2018
Service Categories Biological and Life Sciences Research ~ Cancer ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Cancer ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Cancer ; Medical Information Lines ~ Cancer ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ~ Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Issues

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