Cancer Connection

Peer Support Program

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Description & Services
Description Canada wide telephone-based peer support service * matches cancer patients or caregivers of cancer patients with a trained volunteer who has been through a similar cancer experience * free, confidential, responsive and accessible to anyone in Ontario * one of 4 emotional support services available for cancer patients by the Canadian Cancer Society
Dates January-December
Hours Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm
Accessibility Not Accessible - Online and telephone support
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - depending on volunteers available
Fees None
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Register online
Select a volunteer by identifying the things you’d like to have in common.  
Speak with a volunteer on the phone.
Location, Telephone & Internet
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CanadianCancerSociety
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/cancersociety
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/CDNCancerSociety
Location Canada
Areas Served Canada
Toll Free Phone 1-888-939-3333
E-Mail match@cancer.ca
Website match.cancer.ca
Search Category
Settlement Headings Health ; Language
Subjects Cancer ; Counselling ; Information and referral ; Telephone support
Other Details
Established 1999
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations

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