Community-based cancer support
Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House, located in Oakville Ontario is one of nine community-based centres throughout Southern Ontario and Calgary that provides support for people living with cancer.
Each Wellspring centre is a separate legal entity, responsible for its own governance and funding and for program offerings that are tailed to the unique needs of the local community. The three centres in the Greater Toronto area (Wellspring Downtown Toronto, Wellspring Westerkirk House, and Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House) are governed by one Board of Directors.
All Wellspring centres adhere to Wellspring’s values, model, and quality review processes.
Wellspring’s Centre of Innovation is the where programs are developed, tested, piloted and continuously evaluated to ensure the only the highest quality, evidence-based and effective outcomes are achieved for those who come to Wellspring. Click here to learn more about the important work of the Wellspring Centre of Innovation.
Wellspring charges no fees, and requires no medical referral. Programs and services are available free of charge, on both a drop-in and registered basis, for anyone living with cancer, at any stage.
Each year, Wellspring centres in the Greater Toronto Area help close to 5,000 people overcome the many challenges that follow a cancer diagnosis. yet, Wellspring receives no government or hospital funding. It is the generosity of donors and grateful members that enables all Wellspring programs to be provided at no charge. Any support you can provide would be gratefully appreciated.