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The Wellspring Approach

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We know that taking that first step toward seeking help is difficult. But we’ve made is easy to become a Wellspring member. Simply complete the online membership form and you will receive an invitation to meet with one of our friendly and helpful peer support volunteers who will help you with the next steps. These volunteers have also gone through a cancer experience, and you will find they are a powerful and welcoming first step to help you get started on your road to well-being.

What to Expect

IMG_2639Being part of the compassionate and understanding Wellspring community means having the opportunity to talk with others who have been through cancer, to access experts, and to share knowledge and experience in a warm, safe, encouraging and non-clinical environment. Every person who visits Wellspring is unique. Our peer support volunteers work closely with each and every member to identify resources and program options that will best meet your particular needs based on where you are on your cancer journey.

Programs and Services

Led by experienced professionals, including psychologists, physiotherapists, art therapists and dietitians, Wellspring’s more than 40 programs and services span a comprehensive range of categories, from individual and group support activities to learning coping skills, to expressive arts programs and to practical guidance in areas such as nutrition, financial management and workplace issues. All programming is evidence-based and developed and piloted through the Wellspring Centre of Innovation.IMG_2464