Facing Bladder Cancer

Support Groups

Our online support community is available 24 hours a day. Join us by visiting our Discussion Forum where patients, survivors, caregivers, family members, and other loved ones support each other through the different stages in their journey with bladder cancer.

To participate in our online support community click here.

In-person Bladder Cancer Support Groups are listed below. If you would like to start your own regional support group, please contact us.


Calgary, Alberta

Monthly support group meetings are held in Calgary at:

Wellspring Calgary, 1404 Home Road on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

To register or for more information contact Susan or Ben at: bladdercancercalgary@gmail.com


Durham Region, Ontario

Monthly support group meetings are held in Durham Region at:

Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre, 86 Colborne Street West in Oshawa on the 3rd Friday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 am.

For more information and to register contact Randy at randys@bladdercancercanada.org


Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton support group meetings are held every one to two months at:

Canadian Cancer Society Office, #201, 9452-51 Ave, Edmonton, AB

RSVP or questions - contact Bette at bettet@bladdercancercanada.org

Future meeting dates to be confirmed.  Please contact Bette to be added to her contact list.


Halifax, Nova Scotia

A support group meeting wil be held in Halifax on Saturday, November 28th at 10:00am, in the community room of the Bedford Sobeys store. Guest speakers will discuss living with a urostomy. All are welcome.

RSVP or questions - contact Dorothy at dbarrett@ns.sympatico.ca or by phone at 902-835-0875

Future meeting dates to be confirmed.  Please contact Dorothy to be added to her contact list.


Montreal, Quebec

Hope and Cope Bladder Cancer Support Group  is held in Montreal at:

4635 Cote Saint Catherine Road, Montreal, QC on the first Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

This is a great place to meet other bladder cancer patients, get tips and ideas on how to manage your appliance, how to cope with BCG’s and other treatments, and to hear speakers on a variety of subjects that include exercise, meditation, yoga and oncology treatments. We are a very supportive group that welcomes all.

Meetings are conducted in English but many of the attendees speak fluent French.

For more information contact Jacques: jacquess@bladdercancercanada.org 


Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa's support group meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month (except January and February) at:

Maplesoft Centre, 1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON K1G 3Y9

For more information or to confirm meeting dates contact Snookie at snookie@snookielomow.com


Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Support Group meetings take place on the last Thursday of each month (except in Dec/Jan) at:

Wellspring Downtown Toronto, 4 Charles Street East

10:30am - 12:00pm

For more information, please contact Andy Orr at 416-951-9642 or by email at andyorr@bell.net