Welcome to Hope & Cope

 Cancer changes everything.


The mission of Lou's House - the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre - is to teach, guide and support you through all stages of cancer survivorship. We invite you to enter our relaxed, peaceful and home-like setting, where you will discover many diverse programs and activities that will help you live well with and beyond cancer. Give us just 1 hour of your time and we’ll get you started on your personal path to wellness!  Click here for more information and to download and print the forms. Registration form


“From the time of cancer diagnosis and for the balance of your life, you are a cancer survivor.”
- Definition of cancer survivorship from the U.S. based National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship


"So You Think You Can Dance" - our thanks to the Coalition priorité cancer for filming this video!



Calendar of activities


We are gearing up for a busy and exciting fall season at the Wellness Centre / Lou's House. 

Check out our new programs such as reiki as well as a variety of workshops and lectures covering diverse topics from "Internet Advisor" to "Ask the Pharmacist" and much, much more!

September-October 2014 (updated September 15th)


New programs, lectures and workshops this fall 

Watch an Overview

Hospital honours Hope & Cope Founder Sheila Kussner
Health care activist and consummate volunteer Sheila Kussner, O.C., O.Q., LL.D. (h.c.) was honoured by the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) with the unveiling of a special plaque at the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre / Lou’s House.
Car Wash August 6
Vanier College Supercamp to host car wash fundraiser for Hope & Cope