HAMILTON AREA

OPACC (community support groups in Hamilton and Niagara Falls)
Bereavement camp for children and youth ages 7-17 grieving a significant death (Hamilton)
Camp for children with cancer (Hamilton)
An organization focused on children with cancer treated at McMaster Children's Hospital by providing opportunities for them and their families to smile and have fun (Welland)
Hospital and childhood cancer treatment centre (Hamilton)
Provides peer support groups for grieving children, teens and their families (Oakville)
Adult survivors support (Oakville)
Cancer support centre (Hamilton)
Cancer support centre that offers a variety of support programs (Niagara Falls location)
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KINGSTON

KITCHENER-WATERLOO

Community support groups in Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo
Offers grief support programs for the whole family at no cost to the participants (Cambridge)
POGO Satellite Clinic at Grand River Hospital (Kitchener)
Cancer support centre (Waterloo)
Provides free custom cakes to families impacted by the critical illness of a child (Kitchener)
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Hospital and childhood cancer treatment centre
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LONDON/SOUTHWEST ONTARIO

Community support group in London
Support for families of pediatric brain tumour patients (London)
Support for families of children with cancer in SW Ontario (London)
Hospital and childhood cancer treatment centre
Provide free weekly classes to sick children in the mind-body techniques found in the martial arts (London)
Wish-granting organization (London)
Cancer support centre offering a variety of support programs (London location)
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NORTHERN ONTARIO

OTTAWA AREA

POGO Satellite Clinic at Northeast Cancer Centre, Health Sciences North (Sudbury)
Support for childhood cancer families in Sudbury & area (Sudbury)
Provides financial assistance for families of sick children in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
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Provides programs and services to young cancer patients, and their families, receiving treatment in the National Capital Region (Ottawa)
Hospital and childhood cancer treatment centre (Ottawa)
Dads With A Purpose
Informal group of childhood cancer dads in Ottawa that meet monthly to support each other
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PETERBOROUGH

POGO Satellite Clinic at Peterborough Regional Health Centre
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SIMCOE MUSKOKA

Candlelighters Simcoe provides support for families of children with cancer in Simcoe County and surrounding areas (Barrie)
Offers free week at donated cottage for cancer survivors (Haliburton)
Support for cancer families in Simcoe Muskoka and surrounding areas (Barrie)
Season's Centre for Grieving Children: Provides peer to peer support programs, in a safe home-like atmosphere for children, teens and their families grieving the death or life-threatening illness of a loved one (Barrie)
POGO Satellite Clinic at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
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TORONTO & GTA (DURHAM, HALTON, PEEL & YORK REGIONS)

OPACC (in-hospital support at SickKids and Credit Valley Hospital as well as community support group in Peel Region)
Provides free wigs and financial assistance to financially disadvantaged children in Canada who are facing illness (Mississauga)
AYA Cancer Canada Resource Portal (AYA resources) (Toronto)
Camp for kids with cancer (Toronto)
Camp for kids with cancer (Toronto)
For Jewish children diagnosed with a life-threatening illness: financial assistance, Disney trips, event tickets (Toronto)
Their mission is to create victories for Canadian children with cancer through investment in research and education/community programs (Toronto)
Wish-granting organization (Pickering)
Free chiropractic healing for kids with cancer (Mississauga)
Presents "Kids Being Kids" free event for families of kids with cancer (Mississauga)
Provides care to medically fragile children in a home-like environment, from respite through to palliation and end of life care (Milton)
Assists children and their families with the unique challenges associated with terminal illness, pediatric palliative care and grief support (Toronto)
The first pediatric palliative care hospice in Toronto
Support for cancer families (Toronto)
Provides financial assistance to families of seriously ill children (Uxbridge)
Their mission is to cure blood cancers and improve the quality of life of patients and their families (Toronto)
Wish-granting organization (Toronto)
Summer playground builds and Christmas gift packages (OPACC program)
Programs and financial support for pediatric oncology families (Toronto)
POGO Satellite Clinic at Rouge Valley Centenary (Scarborough)
Camp scholarships, gift packages, bill payment, assistance, transportation funding, and more (Newmarket)
Hospital and childhood cancer treatment centre (Toronto)
POGO Satellite Clinic at Southlake Regional Health Centre (Newmarket)
POGO Satellite Clinic at Credit Valley Hospital (Mississauga)
Cancer support centre with locations in Toronto, Brampton, and Oakville offering a variety of support programs
Young Carer’s Program (Toronto)
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WINDSOR

Offer free weekly classes for sick children in the mind-body techniques found in the martial arts (Windsor)
POGO Satellite Clinic at Windsor Regional Hospital
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