General Information (Manitoba)

CancerCare Manitoba

675 McDermot Ave

787-2197

 

St. Boniface Unit

O Block – 409 Tache Ave.

237-2559

Patient and Family Support Services:

Psychosocial Oncology

675 McDermot Ave.

787-2109

St. Boniface Unit

237-2006

– has counsellors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, spiritual health specialists, and other health care professionals who can help you and your family deal with the emotional, psychological, social and spiritual stresses you might be experiencing. Support groups and other programs are also available.

 

Nutrition Services

787-2109

– provided by a registered dietician specializing in cancer.

 

Patient and Family Resource Centre

787-4357

– is a quiet, comfortable environment with a library, computers, telephone and complimentary refreshments. Main floor, CCMB.  A library is also available at St. Boniface Unit.

 

Guardian Angel Caring Room

787-4180

– offers help with appearance related side effects, information sessions on managing side effects of treatment, as well as the Look Good Feel Better program. Wigs, turbans, and head coverings are available free of charge. A wig room is also available at the St. Boniface Unit.

 

CCMB Breast Cancer Centre of Hope

691 Wolseley Ave.

788-8080

No charge dial – 1-888-660-4866

– offers a library, free prostheses, a province-wide link to information and support, and peer support.  A nurse is available for consultation and help with decision making.

 

Community Cancer Programs Network

787-5159

– helps rural and northern Manitobans receive cancer care.

 

Patient Representative

787-2065

Main floor, CCMB, 675 McDermot Ave. Room ON1212.

– liaises between patients/families and CancerCare Manitoba staff. All inquiries are handled confidentially in a respectful and timely manner. If you have any concerns regarding the care you are receiving, call them.

 

Patient and Family Support Services

787-2109

Services through The Canadian Cancer Society

Telephone Peer Support – available through Canadian Cancer Society’s Peer Support Program

Call 774-7483 or 1-888-939-3333.

 

Transportation

The Canadian Cancer Society coordinates a Transportation Service for patients. Registration and a minimum of 3 working days notice is required. A daily user fee is charged. Call 787-4121 or toll free 1-888-532-6982 or visit the CCS Driver Office on the main floor of CancerCare Manitoba at 675 McDermot Ave..

 

*Information from CancerCare Manitoba Foundation – The Navigator

 

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