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Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs

Alternate Name Candlelighters Ottawa ; OCR
Legal Name Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs Inc
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
21 Concourse Gate, Unit 9
Ottawa, ON K2E 7S4
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Intersection Concourse Gate and Colonnade Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Not Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Programs and services for young cancer patients being treated in the National Capital Region and their families and their families  
* support groups: for parents of children On Treatment, for parents of children Off Treatment, for survivors, and young survivors (YSI-Youth Survivor Initiative) 
* financial support: parking program providing parking passes to member parents * Patient Amenities Fund lessening the financial stress on the family * gas cards for hospital trips * Journey Forward packages * bursaries * Tori's Helping Hand Fund for families coping with a child in palliative care * Special Circumstances Fund for extraordinary situations 
* education support: Cyberkids providing iPads or laptops to patients * workshops * E-Reader program * coping with cancer resources * bereavement resources * education support for survivors 
* events: fundraising events and activities 
* education: resources on the child's particular diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, impact on the life of the child and the family
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Cancer patients 18 years and under at the time of diagnosis, being treated for cancer in Ottawa
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Bereavement Support Groups ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Cancer ; Service Cost Payment Assistance ~ Cancer ; Student Financial Aid ~ Cancer
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-715-9157
Fax 613-715-9158
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter
Primary Contact Jason Campbell, Community Development Coordinator
Primary Executive Jocelyn Lamont, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1988
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 877796805 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected
Print Material Quarterly E-newsletter "The Candlelighter"
Resources Website * resource library * seminars / guest speakers
Accreditation No

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