Canadian Blood Services

Site: Halton

Record #: OAK0297
Last Full Update: 24 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Toll free 1-888-236-6283 (1-888-2-DONATE)
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A not-for-profit charitable organization that operates independently from government to manage the national supply of blood products for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec)

  • created through a memorandum of understanding between the federal, provincial, and territorial governments
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Primary Executive Dr Graham D. Sher, Chief Executive Officer
Funding Provincial ; Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Provides reliable access to safe, high-quality blood, plasma, stem cells, and organs and tissues

Activities include:

  • Blood: collect, test and manufacture blood and blood products, including red blood cells, platelets and plasma
  • Plasma: collect plasma from volunteer, unpaid donors in Canada to meet the transfusion needs of Canadian patients, but most is shipped to contract manufacturers who use a process called fractionation to create plasma protein products
  • Stem cells: collect cord blood and manufacture stem cells through the cord blood bank as well as operate a robust national registry of potential adult stem cell donors and participate in an international network of donor registries
  • Organs and tissues: manage a national transplant registry for interprovincial organ sharing and related programs for organ donation and transplantation (OTDT)

Burlington Donor Centre:

  • Mon-Wed 1 pm-7 pm
  • Thu 11 am-7 pm
  • Fri-Sat 8 am-3 pm

For other clinic locations and hours, see website

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and up 
Contact for donor criteria or see website

Book appointment online or by calling

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Burlington Donor Centre, Power Centre
1250 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7P 1X8
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Intersection Brant St and North Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Canadian Blood Services 
1800 Alta Vista Dr 
Ottawa, ON K1G 4J5
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Blood Supply Services

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