Supportive Care Resources in the Community



BC Cancer
BC Cancer offers services and support programs including patient and family counselling.

BC Centre for Palliative Care
Resources for individuals and families in the midst of a serious illness, or wanting to plan ahead for future health care needs.

Canadian Cancer Society General Information
Canadian Cancer Society Information Helpline
The Information Helpline is a national toll-free service for people with cancer, their caregivers, their families and their friends, as well as the general public and healthcare professionals. Cancer can be difficult to understand and coping with it can be stressful. It can help to talk to a Canadian Cancer Society Information Specialist that can provide you with current, reliable information. An information specialist will take the time to answer your questions about any part of your cancer experience and can provide you with information and resources in the community.

Diane’s Lingerie – After Surgery Care
During recovery and treatment, women undergoing breast surgery face unique physical and emotional challenges. Diane’s Lingerie is committed to helping women during this time by providing comfortable undergarments, information, and TLC.

Kamloops Cancer Supportive Care Society
An advocate for supportive cancer care in the Kamloops and Thompson-Nicola region connecting patients to available resources in the area.

University of Victoria Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health
The Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health (IALH) is committed to promoting and conducting rigorous basic and applied research to improve the health and quality of life of individuals across the life course.

Young Adult Cancer Canada
Young Adult Cancer Canada’s mission is to support young adults living with, through, and beyond cancer. To be the connection to peers, bridge out of isolation, and source of inspiration.