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Organization: Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House - Oakville - Community-Based Cancer Support  
Phone Numbers: 905-257-1988
Toll-Free: 1-877-499-9904
Fax: 905-257-6109
2545 Sixth Line
Oakville, ON
L6H 7V9
Intersection: Sixth Line and Dundas St W
Location: Oakville (River Oaks)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * Sat 9am-12noon * Money Matters Resource Centre is open Tue and Thu 9am-5pm * some programs are offered in the evening - call to verify program dates and times
Dates Available: Closed on Sat in July
Executives: Christina Smith - Chief Executive Officer
416-961-1928 *
Judi Perry Brinkert - Executive Director, Wellspring GTA Centres
905-257-1988 ext 205 *
Public Contacts: Susy Borges Santos - Centre Manager
905-257-1988 ext 202 *
Lauren Bryson - Program Coordinator
905-257-1988 ext 204 *
Service Description: Wellspring is a network of community-based support centres offering programs and services for people living with cancer, as well as for those who care for them

Centre provides emotional, psychological, rehabilitative, practical and informational support for cancer patients, their families and caregivers * offers over 40 professionally-led programs, registered and drop-ins, available free of charge, including peer support, group support, counseling, cancer exercise, Nourish (cancer specific nutrition), coping strategies, resource library, educational series and the Money Matters Resource Centre * onsite childcare is available for those participating in programs * transportation services is provide free of charge to members by volunteer drivers * no referral is necessary * refer to the website for other locations

Details of Wellspring's programs and services including program schedule, criteria, and availability are also available on the website

Support groups include:
  • breast, lymphoma, myeloma, and metastatic cancer support groups
  • family programming * parents' support group * children's support group
  • bereavement support group
  • pediatric oncology networking and education (PONE)

Look Good, Feel Better sessions held last Monday of every month, 7pm-9pm, registration required

Related Websites:

Fees: None
Application: Medical referral not required * appointment or registration is required for some programs
Eligibility / Target Population: Cancer patients, their families and caregivers
Languages: English
Area Served:
Halton Region and Mississauga  
See Also: Breast Health and Diseases Support Groups and Organizations
Cancer and Tumour Support Groups and Organizations
Colon Cancer Support Groups and Organizations
Diseases and Conditions Support Groups

This information was last completely updated on October 12, 2018

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Updated October 12, 2018
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"About Us"
To create the best programs to meet the psychological, emotional and educational needs of individuals and families living with cancer and deliver those programs to people in Canada