Living With Cancer

Living With Cancer

How we help you

Anyone who is a caregiver, supporter or family member to someone with a cancer diagnosis is welcome to become a Wellspring Niagara member – free of charge and without referral.

Participating in this vibrant, supportive community gives you access to a wide range of resources, programs, speakers and events. Best of all it gives you a safe landing place among friends… people who understand the physical and emotional landscape of cancer.

What you'll receive

Peace of mind knowing programs and services are free-of-charge

Peer Support from trained volunteers with lived-cancer experience

Access to 50+ professionally-led online and in-person programs

Self-paced online learnings, available 24/7

Programs that provide symptom management, help with financial and workplace issues, provide emotional support for you and your loved ones, and improve your physical and mental health

The Registration Process

Getting started at Wellspring Niagara is easy.

Fill out the membership registration form

Check your inbox for an email confirmation

Start signing up for programs right away!

Wellspring Niagara will reach out to you shortly and will set up a peer support call

Our Approach

Wellspring Niagara provides a community of support for those living with cancer and their loved ones, driven by our members’ needs.

Free & Without Referral

We are 100% donor funded
Wellspring Niagara seeks to break down potential barriers by ensuring all of our programs and services are available free of charge and without referral. While we don’t require medical referrals, the number one way new members hear about us is through health care professionals.

50+ Evidence-Informed Programs

Wellspring Niagara offers more than 50 diverse and evidence-informed programs and services, delivered by paid professionals. Programs fall within six categories, and are available 5-6 days per week.


Volunteers are the heart of Wellspring Niagara. We have hundreds of volunteers that support all areas of the organization, providing:

  • Operational support
  • Peer support
  • Program support
  • Support with fundraising events
  • Governance through our Board and Committees
  • Support as ambassadors
  • Their professional expertise in service of our mission

Member Stories

Hear from others who have used Wellspring Niagara’s programs and services. 

Resource Library

Want to get started right away? Check out our in centre resource library (Herman Stolk Resource Library) for printed resources and online for recorded educational webinars and other resources on various topics that may help you through your cancer experience.

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