Organisation Québécoise des Personnes Atteintes de Cancer (1984) inc.

To offer personalized services and community activities based on welcoming, listening, mutual aid and solidarity, specifically aimed at people with cancer and their loved ones on the territory of the Capitale-Nationale region from Portneuf to Charlevoix.

Service offerings

Young adult

Complementary information: Opening hours: Registration required. Visit the organization's website for the schedule of activities. Location where the service is offered: Quebec Fees: Free.

Physiotherapy

Complementary information: Opening hours: Location where the service is offered: Fees:

Support group

Complementary information: Meetings For caregivers. One-time activity; contact the organization to find out the themes and schedule of meetings. Relatives of people with cancer Opening hours: Check the organization's website for the calendar of events. Location where the service is offered: Québec Fees:

Art therapy

Complementary information: Creative workshop 'Les bois perdus': sculptural pieces from elements of nature. We relax, create, share.Led by a retired orthopaedic surgeon. Opening hours: Offered on a variable basis depending on the activity schedule. Location where the service is offered: 1575, 3e Avenue, Québec (QC) G1L 2Y4 Fees: Free.

Support group

Complementary information: La Boîte à Papote for people with cancer, survivors and loved ones. Benevolence program for loved ones of people with cancer. Virtual meetings. Living with metastatic cancer: café rencontre. People with cancer, relatives and loves ones Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; Friday 9 am to 12 pm Location where the service is offered: 1575, 3e Avenue, Québec QC G1L 2Y4 Fees: Annual membership: $15

Art therapy

Complementary information: Writing workshops 'In my own words' led by a professional. Opening hours: According to the organization's calendar of activities. Location where the service is offered: 1575, 3e Avenue, Québec (QC) G1L 2Y4 Fees: Annual membership to the organization : $15

Massage therapy

Complementary information: Fasciatherapy and cranial therapy: for people with cancer and people in post-treatment. Opening hours: By appointment Tuesday at 9 am, 10:15 or 11.30 am. Location where the service is offered: 1575, 3e Avenue, Québec QC G1L 2Y4 Fees: Annual membership: $ 15; Massage $ 70 (with insurance) and $ 40 (without insurance); Free. for all other services

Information and documentation

Complementary information: Reception, support, accompaniment, information and referrals to appropriate resources for people with cancer and their loved ones. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 4:30 pm.; Friday 9 to 12 pm Location where the service is offered: Quebec City Fees: Annual membership: $15; Massage therapy $70 (with insurance) and $40 (without insurance); Free for all other services.

Kinesiology

Complementary information: Group training program to make training progressive and adapted to oncology patients. All supervised by a physical activity professional for people with cancer.A training guide will be given to you including the different exercises proposed during the sessions. Each session will be assigned a theme (exercises with balls, exercises with elastics, etc.) and there will be a variation of 3 difficulties per exercise so that you can adapt them to your condition, your limitations or your energy level. Opening hours: According to the predefined schedule in the organization's calendar. Location where the service is offered: 1575, 3e Avenue, Québec (QC) G1L 2Y4 Fees: Annual membership to the organization : $15

Information and documentation

Complementary information: Interactive rehabilitation program. It is given in 7 group sessions and is designed to encourage the participant to become actively involved in the post-treatment follow-up of cancer. The aim of the program is to provide a successful transition from the end of active cancer treatment to the re-appropriation of daily life by focusing on physical health and emotional well-being. This program has been awarded best practice by Accreditation Canada and has been recognized by the Société de cancérologie du Québec. OQPAC offers it Free. of charge to the community in partnership with the CHU of Quebec City. Opening hours: Weekly group meetings (3 hours) for 6 to 7 weeks. Location where the service is offered: 1575, 3e Avenue, Québec (QC) G1L 2Y4 Fees:

Other complementary therapies

Complementary information: Sophrology: positive consciousness training. Fasciatherapy, oncology yoga, adapted physiotherapy, onco-aesthetic care. People with cancer, relatives and loves ones Opening hours: Tuesday PM and Wednesday evening Location where the service is offered: 1575, 3e Avenue, Québec QC G1L 2Y4 Fees: Annual membership: $ 15

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