Hope & Cope

We’re here to help you live well at every stage of cancer. Whether you are dealing with a new diagnosis, a recurrence or advanced cancer, we’ve got you covered with innovative, evidence-based programs, offered in a warm, welcoming environment.  

We’re offering several of our popular classes and support groups as well as new workshops online via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check our special calendar for details. 

The Faces of Cancer Survivorship Video Project

Our video is ready for viewing! Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate cancer survivorship! We admire your courage, your resilience and your determination to live life to the fullest!


Support is just a phone call away!

Rest assured that even though we haves suspended our “in-person” services at our Cancer Wellness Centre and our sites within the Jewish General Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic,  our staff and volunteers are here to support you as you cope with cancer. We are just a phone call away and encourage you to reach out to us with any concerns you may have at 514 340-3616, or 514 340-8255.Our wonderful volunteers are available to make supportive phone calls. If you would like to receive a call from us, you may leave a confidential message by phone 514 340-8222, ext. 25531 or email hgoodman@jgh.mcgill.ca  Don’t forget to include your name and phone number!  

We’re also offering wellness classes, support groups, workshops and information sessions online. Click here for details: special calendar

To see our Wellness Centre in action during our Open House, check out this video:

Wellness Centre Open House

New resource for talking to children about cancer

“What do we tell the kids?” This is often the first question parents have when diagnosed with cancer. Hope & Cope is pleased to introduce a a series of three booklets to help parents, caregivers and professionals talk to children about cancer at different stages, from diagnosis through advanced cancer to grief and loss.

To download your copy, click here



Special Events

Don’t miss out on these special upcoming events:

  • Nov. 26 at 11:30 am – Rencontre inoubliable avec Laetitia Colombani, auteure du livre intitulé « La tresse » (in French): Joignez-vous à l’auteure Laetitia Colombani pour un entretien sur son premier livre, dédié à l’amie qu’elle a accompagnée dans son combat contre le cancer. Inscrivez-vous ici.
  • Nov. 29 at 10 am – En famille: Improv Theatre, for school-aged children and teens: In collaboration with Geordie Theatre, Hope & Cope’s En Famille program is proud to present this fun, interactive virtual workshop for families with school-aged children! We will get a bit silly and have a few laughs while thinking about how we talk to each other and how we express ourselves. Register here.

Latest News

Smooth Transition

By Sonia Hazan The Volunteer Management Council (VMC) is our voice at the Hope & Cope Board. Composed of volunteers representing a wide variety of areas within Hope & Cope, the Chair of the Board, the Executive Director and a few other staff, the Council...

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Support groups on Zoom : a new reality

By Suzanne Asselin Hope & Cope’s Cancer Wellness Centre has always provided a warm and welcoming environment for patients attending a variety of support groups. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Centre was forced to temporarily close its doors. In the blink of...

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Volunteering in the Time of Coronavirus

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all sectors of human endeavour. The same goes for Hope & Cope, an organization that has always been focused on providing in-person support to patients with cancer. Since last March, we have faced a huge...

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Volunteers and Personal Self-Care

By Marylin Smith Carsley Hope & Cope relies on the selflessness of its volunteers, and not even a pandemic will deter them from providing patients with support. Despite the public health requirements for social distancing, Hope & Cope’s volunteers are always...

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