Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House

Site: Oakville

Service: Community-Based Cancer Support

Record #: MHH0383
Last Full Update: 18 Oct 2023

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments At this time, all programs are available online.

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-257-1988 or 416-961-1928
Toll Free Phone 1-877-499-9904
Fax 905-257-6109
E-Mail feedback@wellspring.ca
Website wellspring.ca/online-programs/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Patsy Kinio, Centre Manager; Phone: 905-257-1988 ext 202; Email: patsy@wellspring.ca
Alternate Contact Margaret Valois, Director, Communications & Marketing; Phone: 416-961-1928 ext 239; Email: margaret@wellspring.ca
Contact Form wellspring.ca/online-programs/contact-us/

Agency Information

Description (Agency) Wellspring is a network of community-based support centres offering programs and services for people living with cancer, as well as for those who care for them
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established July 2000
Primary Executive Christina Smith, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 416-961-1928; Email: christina.smith@wellspring.ca
Alternate Executive Judi Perry Brinkert, Chief Mission Officer; Phone: 905-257-1988 ext 205; Email: judi@wellspring.ca
Funding Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Centre provides emotional, psychological, rehabilitative, practical and informational support for cancer patients, their families and caregivers * offers over 40 professionally-led programs, registered and drop-ins, available free of charge, including peer support, group support, counseling, cancer exercise, Nourish (cancer specific nutrition), coping strategies, resource library, community links, educational series and the Money Matters Resource Centre * onsite childcare is available for those participating in programs * transportation services is provided free of charge to members by volunteer drivers * no referral is necessary * refer to the website for other locations * check program schedule for in-person, online and telephone support programs * volunteer opportunities available

Support groups include:
  • breast, lymphoma, myeloma, prostate, and metastatic cancer support groups
  • family programming * parents' support group * children's support group
  • bereavement support group
  • pediatric oncology networking and education (PONE)
  • peer support is available via telephone * email dawn@wellsping.ca to book an appointment
  • visit Well on the Web for all programs listing
Hours Vary per program * check program details for time, location and registration * Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Mississauga
Boundaries Halton Region and Mississauga
Eligibility Cancer patients, their families and caregivers
Application Medical referral not required * appointment or registration is required for some programs
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Oakville (River Oaks)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2545 Sixth Line
Oakville, ON L6H 7V9
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Intersection Sixth Line and Dundas St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible


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