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Camp Goodtimes

Camp Goodtimes provides a safety-focused, medically supervised, fun and recreational experience for children and teens affected by cancer and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Local: (604) 675-7141
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7141
Fax: (604) 675-7124
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Canadian Cancer Society

Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon Division
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Cancer Connection

Peer support for people with cancer and their caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-822-8664
Local: (604) 675-7148
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Cancer Information Service

Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Connect for Health

Connect for Health is a FREE phone or email-based service that connects people in pain to resources that go beyond the doctor’s office. Trained volunteers assist people with chronic pain with issues relating to income, housing, isolation, food security, childcare and a wide-variety of other issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
Pain BC
BC
Toll Free: 1-844-430-0818
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Jean C Barber Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
575 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C3
Phone: (604) 879-9131
Fax: (604) 675-7131
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Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

We are a non-profit organization/fellowship of addicts helping addicts recover from drugs. We are a non-religious 12 step program focused on abstinence and spiritual principles. We have no initiation fees or dues and anyone can join our fellowship. We have a meetings most days of the week and they can be found on BCRNA.ca or NA.org. We also have a help line 1-866-683-6819. more info

Address / Contact Info
Narcotics Anonymous, Various facilities
please see helpline or web for latest meeting addresses
, Mission , BC
NA help line : 1-866-683-6819
Phone: (604) 873-1018
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New Normal

Adjust to life after breast or colorectal cancer.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-822-8664
Local: (604) 675-7148
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Run to Quit

Run to Quit pairs the quitting expertise of the Canadian Cancer Society with Running Room’s learn to walk or run 5km clinics. The program greatly increases a person’s chances of quitting smoking while raising their physical activity level.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Phone: 1-800-419-2906 ext. 264
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The Adapt Clinic (Psychiatric Genetic Counselling)

This provincial clinic offers free (covered by MSP) genetic counselling to individuals of all ages (and / or their families) who live with a psychiatric diagnosis. The service can help individuals with mental health disorders and their family members better understand the cause and potential chances for them or their family members (eg. children) to develop a psychiatric disorder. The clinic offers individuals and families a very powerful service as it helps people better understand why they have a mental health disorder. The clinic’s counsellors can help patients reframe understandings of the causes of mental health disorders. This is the only clinic of its kind in the world! Learn more about genetic counselling on our website.more info

Address / Contact Info
Department of Medical Genetics, Medical Genetics, BC Women's Hospital, Shaughnessy Building, C234
Department of Medical Genetics, BC Women's Hospital, C234 - 4500 Oak Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1
Angela Inglis: (604) 875-2726
Emily Morris: 604-875-2000 x. 6787
Fax: (604) 875-2825
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