Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer

Site: Mailing Address

Description
Description (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 * support the establishment of new community-based parent support groups throughout the Province and the strengthening of existing groups * advocate for issues of importance to childhood cancer families 
 
Parent Liaison Program 
* trained parent facilitators, and parents of a child who has cancer, 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
Service Details
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Parents or close relatives of a child or teen diagnosed with childhood cancer in Ontario
Application Call or email for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-828-7965
E-Mail info@opacc.org
Website www.opacc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OPACC
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/OpaccOrg
Primary Contact Sarai Porretta, Administrative Coordinator; Email: admin@opacc.org
Alternate Contact Susan Kuczynski, Parent Liaison; Phone: 416-543-3701; Email: liaison@opacc.org
Primary Executive Corinne Eiriksson, Chair
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer (OPACC) 
PO Box 20005 
524 Bayfield St N 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E9