CONTACT INFORMATION

Address 10 Quarry Ridge Road Barrie, Ontario L4M 7G1 Phone 705-726-5199 Fax 705-726-7101 E-Mail admin@gildasclubsimcoemuskoka.org

Why Support Gilda’s Club?

For people learning to live with cancer, the feeling of emotional distress can be hard to bear. Maybe you have seen this with someone you care about.  Members of Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka what that feels like. Every member of Gilda's Club has felt the impact of cancer. They've also felt the power of the emotional and social support they find in the cancer support community at Gilda's Club. Here they find the information, companionship and emotional support they need to make it through their cancer journey, whatever the destination.

Dec 1

“Traditions Around the World ~ A Season of Giving” Holiday Party

Please join us for an evening of December Holiday Celebrations and Traditions from around the world! Come and enjoy the numerous holidays that members of our community celebrate at the end of the year, and share with us all the traditions and holiday memories that are important to you. There will be plenty of food, […]

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Dec 1

Gifts Made Easy through A Personal Touch

On Thursday December 4th from 1 – 3 pm, join your fellow members in coming together to share your fabulously creative, ingeniously affordable ideas that you have used as gifts for yourself or others during the holiday season. It does not matter what the idea is, just bring your creativity and thought! Please bring one […]

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Dec 1

Thank you to our Gilda’s Week Sponsors!

A huge thank you to the amazing individuals and businesses in our community for supporting Gilda’s Week! Your generosity helps us keep our red door open and our program FREE of charge for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer.    

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Nov 10

Discover Me: Silencing the Bully Within: Learning to Love Yourself – Free to Members

Continued from October, This 6 week series is intended to explore themes of self-discovery, maximizing your strengths, and loving yourself more. Facilitated by Cecelia, you will have the opportunity to explore useful tools for understanding self-awareness, personal development, improved communications, and enhanced interpersonal relationships. November 12th 6:00 – 8:00 pm For more details and registration, call […]

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Oct 9

Frankly Speaking About Cancer Treatments and Side Effects – Open to the Public

This free workshop is open to those diagnosed with cancer along with their family members and friends. Join Riya Roy,Social Worker, and Tanya Kewley, Oncology Nurse, from the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program, for this discussion on strategies to manage treatment side effects. Learn ways to cope with emotional distress and optimize quality of life, […]

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Sep 22

Let’s Talk About Sex : Sexual Health, Intimacy and Cancer  

  In partnership with SHIC, the Sexual Health and Intimacy Clinic  of the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program, Gilda’s Club is pleased to present this intimate and informative discussion on the impact of a cancer diagnosis and treatment on sexual health and intimacy. Learn about a variety of common sexual health and intimacy challenges faced […]

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Sep 2

Donating online through CanadaHelps

Notice: Anyone wishing to donate to Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka Cycling Teamrider’s please be advised that the Canada Helps.org page is experiencing glitches in their system. In order to search for Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka, type in theword Gilda in the keywords and we are the second listing on the results page. We do apologize for […]

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Aug 20

Immunotherapy – Your Immune System & Cancer Treatment

Understanding how the immune system works is opening the doors to developing new treatments that are changing the way we think about and treat cancer. Today, immunotherapy is one of the most exciting areas of new discoveries and treatments for many different kinds of cancer.  To learn more click on the attached article on Your Immune System and Cancer Treatment

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Aug 15

Days of Summer at Gilda’s…

Ladies are you still looking for some fun activities to take part in during the summer months?  Then come join us for some virgin mojitos, tortilla chips, salsa and guacamole on “Ladies Latin Fiesta Night” Wednesday August 20th and feel the sizzle of a hot summer night!!  Then sit back and enjoy our featured movie Romancing the Stone […]

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Aug 11

It Happened to Me

You know what sucks about having cancer when you’re young? No one else gets what you’re going through! Calling all Young Adults between the ages of 19-35 with a cancer diagnosis. Whether you’ve just been diagnosed, are on treatment or have finished treatment, join us as we gather to connect with others. This first get […]

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