Hope & Cope

We’re here to help you live well at every stage of cancer. Whether you are dealing with a new diagnosis, a recurrence or advanced cancer, we’ve got you covered with innovative, evidence-based programs, offered in a warm, welcoming environment.  

We’re offering several of our popular classes and support groups as well as new workshops online via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check our special calendar for details. 

 

Support is just a phone call away!

Rest assured that even though we haves suspended our “in-person” services at our Cancer Wellness Centre and our sites within the Jewish General Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic,  our staff and volunteers are here to support you as you cope with cancer. We are just a phone call away and encourage you to reach out to us with any concerns you may have at 514 340-3616, or 514 340-8255.Our wonderful volunteers are available to make supportive phone calls. If you would like to receive a call from us, you may leave a confidential message by phone 514 340-8222, ext. 25531 or email hgoodman@jgh.mcgill.ca  Don’t forget to include your name and phone number!  

We’re also offering wellness classes, support groups, workshops and information sessions online. Click here for details: special calendar

See our Wellness Centre in action!

New resource for talking to children about cancer

“What do we tell the kids?” This is often the first question parents have when diagnosed with cancer. Hope & Cope is pleased to introduce a a series of three booklets to help parents, caregivers and professionals talk to children about cancer at different stages, from diagnosis through advanced cancer to grief and loss.

To download your copy, click here

 

 

Special Events

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