Health Professionals - Chronic Disease

AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) is a community-based AIDS Service Organization (ASO) that provides education, support, and advocacy for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other communicable diseases.more info

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toll free: 1-800-665-2437
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Alzheimer Caregivers Support Group

This group is a volunteer initiative sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of BC and the Family Caregiver's Network Society.more info

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379 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Phone: (250) 537-5004
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BC Cancer Agency - Vancouver Island Centre

The BC Cancer Agency offers comprehensive cancer care including prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, community programs, research and education.more info

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2410 Lee Avenue
, Victoria, BC, V8R 6V5
general enquiries, toll free: 1-888-939-3333
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Jean C Barber Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

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Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
575 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C3
Phone: (604) 879-9131
Fax: (604) 675-7131
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Vancouver Island Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the Royal Jubilee Hospital and within walking distance to the BC Cancer Agency. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

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Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
2202 Richmond Road
, Victoria, BC, V8R 4R5
Phone: (250) 592-2662
Fax: (250) 592-7616
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Wigs and Breast Prosthesis Banks

Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.more info

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Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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