• Stella Fauvelle

    Stella, a resident at The Lodge That Gives, shares her experience and memories of the friends she made along the way.

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  • Avril Young

    Avril, a recreation volunteer at The Sobey Cancer Support Centre, talks about her time connecting with residents and the moments they share together.

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  • Gabrielle Gietzen

    Gabrielle is a Reiki practitioner who volunteers at The Sobey Cancer Support Centre to provide healing touch sessions for residents.

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  • Centre Photos

    Have a look at our beautiful new bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, programming rooms, common areas and Day Respite room.

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  • Program Schedule

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The Sobey Cancer Support Centre

The Sobey Cancer Support Centre is a place of reflection, support and empowerment for cancer patients. The Centre includes The Dr Susan K. Roberts Lodge That Gives, The Programming and Wellness Area and Nova Scotia offices of the Canadian Cancer Society.

The Sobey Cancer Support Centre is Nova Scotia’s most comprehensive cancer support facility, offering not only lodging and meals but also programs and services to meet the needs of people living with cancer and their companions. 

The Dr Susan K. Roberts Lodge That Gives is comprised of two floors of accommodations in addition to the main floor. The Lodge can welcome up to 64 guests per night, and includes shared laundry rooms, TV and reading rooms, beautiful deck area and comfortable sitting rooms.  Chef-prepared, dietician approved meals are served in a spacious dining room.

The Programming and Wellness Area includes healing touch therapies, yoga, an exercise room, space for reading or meditation, and a multi-purpose room for games, puzzles, arts and/or craft sessions, and many more activities.

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News & Events

One Night Stand Against Cancer

Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 10, 2018 – Today, the Canadian Cancer Society joined together with comedian, actor, and writer, Mark Critch at The Sobey Cancer Support Centre to launch a new campaign called, One Night Stand Against Cancer. The campaign is aimed at raising funds to provide accommodation for patients in Nova Scotia who must travel for cancer treatment. In 2017, it was estimated that 6,200 Nova Scotians were diagnosed with cancer. Some of these patients have to travel from their home community to access radiation therapy or specialized cancer care in Halifax. Last year, the Canadian Cancer Society’s Dr

The Sobey Cancer Support Centre Now Open 24/7 For Cancer Patients

Halifax – June 20, 2018 — The Canadian Cancer Society will now open its doors full time for patients who must travel to Halifax for their cancer treatment. Previously, the Sobey Cancer Support Centre was available Monday to Friday to address an unmet need for patient accommodations during treatment. Expanded access to free accommodations, emotional supports, and other programming at the Dr. Susan K. Roberts Lodge That Gives will better prepare people to fight their disease. “Reducing the burden of cancer is an important goal of the Canadian Cancer Society,” said Jane Parsons, Regional Executive Director – Atlantic Canada. “Patients

Paint Your Workplace Yellow

Paint Your Workplace Yellow marked the final hurrah for Daffodil Month this April. This initiative encourages workplaces across the country to support CCS by decorating their workspaces and dressing in daffodil yellow. Independent fundraisers were also a part of many activities of the day. The Lodge staff enlisted some of
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Donate to The Sobey Cancer Support Centre

The Sobey Cancer Support Centre is Nova Scotia’s most comprehensive cancer support facility. Each and every donor dollar has made the Sobey Cancer Support Centre possible. 

Find out how you can support The Sobey Cancer Support Centre.

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