Here is a list of different community support organizations I’ve found either from personal experience or that I’ve stumbled across in my research. I hope you find something helpful here.
|Canadian Cancer Society||Canada||Information|
|The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada||Canada||Information|
|Young Adults Cancer Canada (YACC)||Canada||18-39 year old cancer|
Annual Retreats &
Facebook Group Page
|Canadian Organization for Rare Diseases||Canada||Information|
|Active Match||Canada||Online community for |
women to find an almost
perfect exercise partner!
|Local Health Integration Network||Ontario, Canada||Facilitates relationships |
between patients and
|Pink Pearl||Ontario, Canada||Non-Profit community|
based support for
women 18-40 years
old dealing with cancer.
|Prescription to Get Active||Alberta, Canada||Program designed to help |
people with an inactive
lifestyle to get active!
|Nanny Angel Network||GTA & surrounding area||Bonded Nanny Services – free |
for moms in treatment
|Cancer Assistance Program||Hamilton, ON||Personal Care|
|Wellwood||Hamilton & surrounding areas||Information|
|Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills||Halton Hills, ON||Transportation|
|HopeSpring||KW, Cambridge & surrounding areas||Nutrition|
|Georgian Bay Cancer Support |
|Communities of |
North Simcoe, ON
|Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation||Ottawa, ON & surrounding areas||One on One Support|
|Jean LaMantia||Ontario, Canada||Registered Dietician with Cancer/Lymphedema focus|
Many of the community resources listed above offer online and telephone support too. Here are a few I’ve found through my online ventures:
Facebook is a great resource for online support. If you go to the search engine and type in ‘acute’ you will get a number of group options:
I have been part of the Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia group for about 1 year and I am still regularly shocked by how loving and supportive this group of people from across the globe are. I feel very fortunate to have them join me through my journey.
If you know of any local support groups that you would like added to this list, please reach me through the Contact menu above or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.