Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada, founded in 1994, is a national not-for-profit organization that provides free support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer.
Our vision is that all people living in Canada affected by breast cancer will have timely access to unbiased information and compassionate support services to help those living with breast cancer.
Our mission is to provide peer support and information to people affected by breast cancer, including those at high risk.
Willow respects the dignity and privacy of each individual and group.
Willow is compassionate and supportive.
Willow values quality and non-judgmental provision of timely service.
Willow is responsive, inclusive, and seeks to be more accessible to all groups.
Willow respects and values collaboration and cooperation.
Willow's programs and services include:
Peer Support: connects people with a trained breast cancer survivor who understands the impact of a diagnosis and offers information, emotional support and encouragement
Information Services: shares personalized, current and credible information on all aspects of breast cancer
Community Support Program: provides breast cancer survivors with the knowledge and tools necessary to start and sustain community-based support groups
In Our Genes Program: provides information and support for anyone affected by hereditary breast or ovarian cancer
Patient Education Series: up-to-date booklets on a variety of topics related to breast health and breast cancer
Translation: free interpreter services for individuals wishing to speak in their language of choice during a support call
All of Willow's programs and services are delivered free of charge. Through a national toll-free number 1.888.778.3100, by emailing email@example.com or by visiting our office, anyone has access to information about breast health and breast cancer.