L’Chaim Cancer Support For Jewish Women

890 Sheppard Avenue West
Toronto, ON M3H 6B9

Susan Austin
P: (416) 630-0203
F: (416) 633-1956

L'Chaim offers confidential peer support to Jewish women undergoing cancer treatment.

All L'Chaim volunteers are Jewish women cancer survivors trained to provide peer support to newly diagnosed women.  

Services include: --a telephone buddy support network matching clients with volunteers who have had similar cancer experiences --gift bags for newly diagnosed clients --an educational DVD "What Every Jewish Woman Should Know About Cancer" which includes information about the BRCA 1 & 2 cancer causing genes --a speaker's bureau for community groups to raise cancer awareness --educational programs for its members and the community at large  

L’Chaim is a project of National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Toronto Section.

Contacts: Susan Austin & Irene Papernick - lchaim@ncjwctoronto.org

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