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




Featured Activities

Not just for laughs: the health benefits of laughter

December 2, 2021 at 11:30 am

Join certified Laughter and local stand-up comic Leader Pam Wener as she leads this free workshop of merriment and mirth – just in time for the holidays! Click here to register.







Latest News

Author Patricia Rodi gives back

Author Patricia Rodi gives back

A memoir for patients, family, and friends dealing with critical illness, WHAT COMES AFTER CANCER, is now available on Amazon, and soon, you can order from your favourite bookstore. The author, Patricia Rodi, generously gives fifty percent of profits that benefit to...

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Sarah’s story: finding connection, support and hope

Sarah’s story: finding connection, support and hope

When 38 year-old Sarah Kettenbeil first felt the lump in her breast in December 2018, she knew something was wrong. Her suspicions were confirmed when she received the diagnosis of stage 2, grade 3 breast cancer.  Months later, after a PET scan revealed a mass on her...

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Meet our Donors: Marlene and Joel King

By Hena Kon As generous philanthropists, Immediate Past Co-Chairs and current Board members, Marlene and Joel King are true champions of Hope & Cope in every sense of the word. No strangers to cancer - each of their fathers died of the disease – they are proud to...

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Meet our staff

By Sonia Hazan At Hope & Cope, we are very lucky! As volunteers, we get to work with amazing and dedicated staff. They nourish the patients and us, and during COVID times, have shown their flexibility and their ingenuity.  In this edition of Volunteer Voices, we...

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Journaling: A Literary Support System

 By Marylin Smith Carsley Journaling represents an opportunity for individuals to express themselves freely and without judgement. In our fast paced society, we are conditioned to motor through life without taking the time to reflect. Writing in a journal is a simple...

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