Life-limiting and/or life threatening medical conditions

ALS Society of BC
604 278-2257

The ALS Society of BC is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, along with their families, and caregivers, to ensure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS.

Phone, email or visit website for more information.
1233 – 13351 Commerce Parkway Richmond, BC
V6V 2X7

THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF B.C. is the only province-wide non-profit organization dedicated to helping people concerned with or facing dementia have the confidence and skills to maintain quality of life. We’re also committed to ensuring public perceptions reflect the real issues, and to securing funding for support and research.

B.C. Cancer Agency
604 877-6000

The BC Cancer Agency, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides a province-wide, population-based cancer control program for the residents of British Columbia and the Yukon. They provide information about cancer, treatments and the many support services available. The Agency accepts patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and are referred by a physician.

Toll Free: 1-800-663-3333

600 West 10th Avenue
V5Z 4E6
1-888-939-3333 TTY 1-866-786-3934

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based charitable organization of volunteers whose mission is to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life of those living with the disease.

There is a branch office in Salmon Arm.


Cancer Care

Professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved.
250- 860-6275

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is a source of information about stroke, heart disease, surgeries and treatments


Suite 4-1551 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna
V1Y 9M9
250 861-7125

A not-for-profit organization which enhances knowledge, tools and services to support overall health during and after cancer treatment. The professional team members value standard cancer treatments, and will work with the person with cancer and supportive persons, the family doctor and oncologist to provide the best cancer care possible. No referral required. They are located in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria.

Call or visit website for more information or appointment

250 861-7107
#123-565 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, B.C.
V1Y 8R4
604-736-9775 or Toll Free 1-800-567-8112

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is committed to patient services, public education, organ donation awareness, peer and community support and communications.

Support for people living with liver disease

604-731- 5864 or Toll Free 1- 800-665- 5864

The Lung Association of British Columbia provides information and support for people living with a lung disease or those caring for someone with a lung disease

2675 Oak Street,Vancouver
V6H 2K2