Financial Support

​​​​​​​Two people looking at their financesLiving with cancer can be financially challenging. When you are newly diagnosed, it is important to determine your eligibility to all financial programs immediately. Delays can have an impact on your finances because there may be waiting periods for some programs. It will be helpful to contact a social worker nearby to help you with this. If you would like to see a social worker, ask your primary oncologist or the AYA program for a referral.

Below is a list of financial programs and services available.


Programs & Services

Melanie’s Way
Wellspring Money Mat​ters​


Scholarships & Bursaries

Emmy Duff Scholarship
Pink Pearl Scholarship
​Childhood Cancer Canada Survivor Scholarship


Coverage Programs

Trillium Drug Program​
Power of Hope: Cost Reduction Program
POGO Financial Assistance Program (POFAP) (Under 18)
Canadian Breast Cancer Support Fund (Breast Cancer)
Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation (Breast Cancer)



Coping with Cancer - Know how to get financial help​
Income Assistance

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Last reviewed: 9/24/2020
Last modified: 9/25/2020 7:16 AM