We found out about Gilda’s Toronto, and they had a lot of information for me as her primary caregiver and for younger individuals, like our son. I signed up for one of their caregiver support groups. I found the psychosocial care I needed at Gilda’s Toronto, which was a relief. It was a supportive environment where
A friend suggested I seek out a support group, something I would never have considered. I’m a private person, and I pride myself on always solving my own problems.
“Congratulations to Gilda’s Club on the work that’s been done with its Resilient Communities Fund grant,” said Jessica Bell, MPP for University-Rosedale. “Your ongoing work supporting and empowering people affected by cancer is critical. Thank you for your commitment and dedication throughout the pandemic and beyond.”
Please join us to celebrate on June 21, 2022, at 7 p.m. EST for the premiere of the Teen Documentary Collective, a result of 10 months of collaboration, commitment and creativity between participants of the Teen Talk peer-support program at Gilda's Toronto.
Over the years, the connection has become more personal for Fiona – when her close friend received a diagnosis, Fiona called Gilda’s Toronto because she knew she would get the kind of support she needed.
"I was happy to be paired with someone who shared the same experiences" through the mentee/mentor relationship. "Amy told me things that worked for her, and I was able to try them out myself."
This week our Teen Talk program participated in a special ‘paint night’ to wrap up their year-long support group sessions. Engaging in self-care, this experience proved to be a fun and relaxing evening to reflect on the past year together as a group. While cancer was not the focal point of discussion, on this particular night,