Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer

Site: Mailing Address

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
* offering virtual support services, for more information see website  
 
Regular Service 
OPACC is comprised of representatives from parent groups, parents, guardians, survivors, or close relatives of a child or teen diagnosed with childhood cancer in Ontario * OPACC's goal is to be the parent voice for families with children diagnosed with cancer across the Province of Ontario * supports the establishment of new community-based parent support groups throughout the Province and the strengthening of existing groups * advocates for issues of importance to childhood cancer families 
 
Parent Liaison program offers trained parent facilitators, and parents of a child who has had cancer, that meet with parents and families and help to address fears or concerns that they may have (non-medical advice) * offered at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga * run weekly drop-in support groups, provide informational materials and resources, and distribute free items * offer financial assistance such as hospital parking program and distribution of gift cards for gas and groceries to registered childhood cancer families
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update 
* offering virtual support services, for more information see website
Hours No regular hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Parents, guardians, or close relatives of a child or teen diagnosed with childhood cancer in Ontario * childhood cancer survivors
Application Call, email or visit http://www.opacc.org/membership 
for more information
Languages English ; Spanish - Reception
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-828-7965
Toll Free Phone 1-888-290-5496
E-Mail info@opacc.org
Website www.opacc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OPACC
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/opaccorg
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/opaccorg
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/OpaccOrg
YouTube YouTube: www.tinyurl.com/opaccyoutube
Primary Contact Sarai Porretta, Administrator; Email: admin@opacc.org
Alternate Contact Susan Kuczynski, Lead Parent Liaison; Phone: 416-543-3701; Email: liaison@opacc.org
Primary Executive Helen Robertson, Interim Chair; Email: chair@opacc.org
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer (OPACC) 
PO Box 20005 
524 Bayfield St N 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E9