How We Help

How We Help

The Support We All Need

Wellspring Niagara offers programs and services, at no charge and without referral, to anyone with any type of cancer at any stage in their journey.

The Need

Hearing the words “you have cancer” is life-changing. Over 650 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer every day, and 80% have significant physical, emotional, and financial challenges that go well beyond the important medical treatments they receive in hospital.  That’s where Wellspring Niagara fits in. 

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Our Solution

Wellspring Niagara is part of a network of charities that is the Canadian leader in cancer support programming, devoting itself exclusively to the unique non-medical impacts of having cancer. At Wellspring Niagara, people living with cancer, their families and friends can exchange information, develop a support system and create a sense of hope in a warm, caring community. As part of this network of registered charities, Wellspring Niagara offers programs and services that meet the emotional, social, physical and practical needs of people living with cancer and those who care for them. All Wellspring’s evidence-informed programs and services are free-of-charge and available without referral. 

Featured Programs

Children’s and Parents’ Program

Self-Development & Educational

Children’s and Parents’ Program

Families where an adult member is living with cancer. Parents and/or significant caregivers are invited to attend with children.
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COMPASS for the Caregiver

Self-Development & Educational

COMPASS for the Caregiver

Wellspring members who are in an active caregiving role.
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Food and Nutrition

Self-Development & Educational

Food and Nutrition

All members including people living with cancer, family members and significant caregivers.
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Our Impact

In 2023, Wellspring Niagara registered 794 individuals as members, noting improved health, wellbeing and overall quality of life. 

At Wellspring Niagara, our members sometimes share a bit about their cancer experience and how Wellspring impacts their lives.  

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Wellspring Niagara in Numbers

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Community Stories

Hear from individuals who have been positively impacted by Wellspring.

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Our Learnings

The BMO Centre of Innovation is Wellspring’s way of realizing its commitment to those who seek support. It is an investment in research and development to create programs based on current knowledge, with defined goals, expert leadership and high quality outcomes. 

Donate to Wellspring Niagara

Wellspring Niagara charges no fees and receives no core government or hospital funding. Programs and operations are made possible only through the generosity of donors and funds raised through sponsorships and special events. Every dollar raised for Wellspring Niagara stays in Niagara.

Your donation makes a difference.

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