• 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

    Check out our Monthly Schedule of Events

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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

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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Amoena Training with Staff

Our team at the Lodge That Gives looks for any opportunity to improve the support and service that we provide to those living with and beyond cancer - whether they are a resident at the Lodge, or a member of the local community. Recently, Deborah of Amoena provided an information session to our team, to explain the different types of mastectomy prostheses and bras that are available, and how to fit someone for these items. We have a limited supply of bras and both temporary and permanent prostheses available free of charge. If you wish to lean more or book

Volunteer Opportunities Available.

We would love to engage you as a volunteer, and throughout the year we offer a number of exciting volunteer opportunities.  We are currently looking to fill the following positions: Volunteer HairdresserBingo VolunteerSobey Cancer Support Volunteer For more information about these positions please visit  Cancer.ca. Any questions about these and any
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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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