NOTE: Due to impact of COVID-19, Canadian Cancer Society programs are unavailable including: Travel Treatment Fund and Cancer Lodges, Breast Prosthesis and Wig bank).
Note: Many other non-profit resources may be impacted by COVID-19. If you need to travel for cancer treatment here are some services that may help:
For those who need assistance with accomodations associated with cancer treatment appointments, the following resources are available:
Canadian Cancer Society Lodges
Cancer lodges run by the Canadian Cancer Society provide lodging for out of town patients and their families, who need to be close to a cancer centre
for treatment or tests. You must be independent in your daily living activities and/or have an escort to assist you. You can contact the Lodges directly to find out more or to register.
- Jean C. Barber Vancouver Lodge, 575 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C3, Phone: 604-879-9131
- Vancouver Island Lodge, 2202 Richmond Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8R 4R5, Phone: 250-592-2662
- Southern Interior Rotary Lodge, 2251 Abbott Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y1E2, Phone: 250-712-2203
- BC Cancer – Prince George (Centre for the North), Kordyban Lodge, Prince George, BC, Phone: 250-562-3535
Medical Travel Accommodation Listings
For more information about hotels, motels and inns close to your local cancer centre
, refer to Medical Travel Accommodation Listing
. Put in the name of the city where you want to stay and you will receive a list of available accommodation. When you book a room, don't forget to request a medical rate.