Online Resources

Information Highlight

This month’s information highlight is Nutrition and Cancer, brought to you by Registered Dietitian Charlotte Jones. Charlotte will discuss how to manage taste changes, how to optimize your diets during treatments, and how to read nutrition labels to make the most informed decision. Interested in chatting with Charlotte? Please contact Krista at or call 705-549-6444 ext 203 to take the next step in your journey

Government of Canada


Who is Eligible? 

How to Access
Employment Insurance (EI)Those who have lost their job due to no fault of their
EI Sickness BenefitsYou are unable to work due to medical
Caregiver BenefitsYou are unable to work due to responsibilities to care for a sick child, adult, or someone at the end of their
Tax DeductionsTo cover or aid in costs not covered by insurance policies 

Or call the CRA at 1-800-959-8281

Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health BranchEligible First Nations and Inuit peoples 

Call 1-800-665-8507

Canadian Pension PlanPrograms for those who are at least 60 years old

Government of Ontario

ProgramWho Benefits or What Is Covered?How to Access
Ontario WorksThose searching for temporary assistance to cover living expenses while searching for a
Emergency AssistanceThose who are not receiving funds from Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support
Low-income Worker’s Tax CreditA tax credit for those who earn a low
Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income Systems (GAINS)A monthly, non-taxable benefit to low income
Ontario Drug BenefitsVaries based on
Trillium Drug ProgramThose with high prescription drug costs compared to household
Exceptional Access ProgramTo cover medicines or medical devices not covered by Ontario Drug

Utilities, Travel and More

ProgramWho Benefits or What is Covered?How to Access
Hope AirThose who have to travel far distances to receive medical
Low-Income Energy Assistance Those who are having difficulty paying electricity or natural gas bill may be
Ontario Electricity SupportLow-Income

Additional Support

ProgramHow to Access
Breast Cancer Assistance

Pancreatic Cancer 
Wellspring Money
Peer MentorshipWebpage &
Cancer: A Guide for CaregiversWebpage &
Covid-19 Resources University Health
Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should
Covid-19 Ways to Cope with Pandemic
Covid-19 Tips & Checklist for a Successful Virtual Care
Covid-19 Ways to Stay Social Despite the
National Film
Google Arts and
National Arts Centre
Crosswords &
Letting Go of Control & Finding Purpose in the Randomness of
Cancer-related Fatigue
Brain Fog and
Cancer Journey Guide Book & PlannerVideo &
The Derm Review – Guide to Skin Cancer
Quit CafeWebpage & Nicotine Replacement
Zoom Video Tutorials – Getting


The Mission of the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre is to provide emotional, physical, social, spiritual support, education and information as  complement to the medical system for people affected by cancer.



 The Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre strives to be recognized as a source of support, education and motivation for people living with cancer. their families and caregivers. Our vision is to be recognized throughout North Simcoe and the surrounding communities as a place of hope, comfort, strength and courage.