Cancer Connection

Peer Support Program

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Description & Services
Description Canada wide telephone-based peer support service * matches cancer patients or caregivers of cancer patients with a trained volunteer who has been through a similar cancer experience * free, confidential, responsive and accessible to anyone in Ontario * one of 4 emotional support services available for cancer patients by the Canadian Cancer Society
Dates January-December
Hours Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm
Accessibility Not Accessible - Online and telephone support
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - depending on volunteers available
Fees None
Areas Served Canada
Toll Free Phone 1-888-939-3333
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Subjects Cancer ; Counselling ; Information and referral ; Telephone support


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