Welcome to Hope & Cope

We’re here to help you live well at every stage of cancer – from the shock of diagnosis through treatment, recovery and survivorship. If you are affected by cancer our innovative, evidence-based programs, offered in a warm, welcoming environment, will help you get back on track.

Upcoming Events

To view all of our daily classes, workshops, lectures and special events, please see our Events and activities page..

Live your best life with our post-treatment programs!

Building Healthy Habits – begins September 23, 2016

We all want to incorporate healthy habits into our daily lives but, let’s face it, making lasting changes is never easy.

fitness-1208141__180In this 12-week course (one hour per week for 12 consecutive weeks), life coach Christina Roberts will teach you how to live your best life by applying effective strategies for meaningful change.  You will learn how to take responsibility for creating and maintaining healthy habits and gain the confidence necessary to sustain these changes.

Cost: Free for Wellness Centre participants, but you must commit to attend a minimum of 9 out of the 12 sessions.


 Weigh to Go – begins October 18, 2016

This is one of our more popular post-treatment programs, and with good reason!

HC-wellness-kitchen-6Combining nutrition and exercise, this course ( twice a week for 8 consecutive weeks) will teach you how to lose weight safely and effectively.   You’ll learn how to set specific, realistic goals, plan and shop for meals, control your food portions and other weight loss strategies.   You’ll participate in fun, functional exercises that work all of your muscle groups and are easy to incorporate in your daily life. You’ll also receive an elastic and a pedometer to take home along with diagrams of all the exercises.  

Separate English and French groups. Cost: $50, includes all materials. Payment is necessary to secure your spot.

Registration: 514 340-3616.

Advisory from the City of Montreal

Beginning May 16, there will be major roadwork on the north side of Côte Ste. Catherine Road

The City of Montreal is undertaking major infrastructure work (sewers, water mains, sidewalks, lighting) on Côte Ste. Catherine Road between Victoria Ave. and Côte des Neiges Rd. for a period of several months. Expected impact will include traffic delays,full or partial closure of streets and intersections, limited street parking in the surrounding neighbourhood and the rerouting of the 129 bus (westbound – towards Décarie) to Edouard-Monpetit and Victoria, where it will stop in front of the Côte-Sainte-Catherine métro. Note that métro access will be maintained.
For the safety of everyone, please obey all traffic signs and give yourself extra time to get here.

Latest News

From Montreal to Rio: Our Paralympic Connection

From Montreal to Rio: Our Paralympic Connection

It’s a long way from Canada to Brazil, but with the Paralympics in full swing in Rio de Janeiro, Hope & Cope staffer Marize Ibrahim is paying particular attention to the games, especially the swimming competitions. She knows that there’s an army of people behind...

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Celebrating Together at our Volunteer Social

Celebrating Together at our Volunteer Social

This past August, 175 volunteers gathered for cocktails, camaraderie and celebration at one of the most anticipated events on our calendar – Hope & Cope’s annual Volunteer Social. Several notables spoke to the assembled guests, including Dr. Gerald Batist,...

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12 ways to ease the back-to-school transition

12 ways to ease the back-to-school transition

By Sandy Lipkus Getting your child ready to start the school year can be trying at the best of times. This can be especially challenging when you are also balancing medical appointments, treatments, symptoms of fatigue, or pain management. How can you make this time a...

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"What do I tell the children?" is often the first question parents have when they are diagnosed with cancer. Our En famille program can help, with age-appropriate resource kits, books, workshops for children and teens, home-cooked meals and support for parents. Call 514 340-8222, ext. 2591 or 4854.

Même en temps normal, le rôle parental peut être difficile à assumer. Mais lorsque l’un des parents a le cancer, tout se complique. Pour rejoindre notre équipe En famille, composer le 514 340-8222, poste 2591 ou 4854.
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