Description & Services
Description (Agency) A national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • A national, community-based organization of volunteers  
  • Funds research on all types of cancer 
  • Provides support for people living with cancer, family members and friends 
  • Offers comprehensive and credible information on cancer, risk reduction and treatment
 
  • Offers presentations to community groups focusing on "Seven Steps to Health" general risk reduction 
  • Participates in community displays to promote healthy living and distribute cancer-related information
 
Peer Support 
  • Offers telephone support for those who would like to talk to someone who has had a similar experience
 
Wheels of Hope Transportation Program 
  • Provides transportation assistance to clients who must travel either to their local or out-of-town cancer-related appointments
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District - North Shore ; Bruce Mines ; Dubreuilville ; Elliot Lake ; Sault Ste. Marie ; St Joseph Island ; Thessalon ; Wawa
Eligibility Individuals living with cancer and their families and friends
Application
  • Referrals from Algoma Regional Cancer Program, physicians, or self-referral 
  • Volunteers must complete an application form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-253-4781
Toll Free Phone 1-888-930-8883 
Peer Support: 1-800-263-6750 
Information: 1-888-939-3333
Fax 705-946-3020
E-Mail algoma@ontario.cancer.ca
Website www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/contact-us/algoma-on/?region=on
Social Media Twitter Twitter
Volunteer Coordinator Carly Brown, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator; Phone: 705-253-4781 ext 3725; Email: cbrown@ontario.cancer.ca
Primary Executive Rodney Buzdygan, Algoma Community Office Manager; Email: rbuzdygan@ontario.cancer.ca
Alternate Executive Sandra Pawson, Algoma Community Office Coordinator; Email: spawson@ontario.cancer.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 390 McNabb St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 1Z1
 
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Intersection McNabb St and Edmonds Ave
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible; Parking -- one handicapped parking spot; Washroom -- Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1938
Funding Fundraising ; Donations