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Practical Services

Practical Services for Patients & their Families

Programs for in-patients, out-patients, their families and friends!

 

Humanitarian Fund

This is a special fund which goes towards supporting those who are in financial need. We work closely with social services to identify anyone who needs extra help with parking,  homecare, medication expenses or other needs.

 

Wigs, Hats, Turbans

Free access to stylish wigs, scarves, turbans and caps, in the CanSupport office at the Royal Victoria and Montreal General hospitals.  Comprehensive list of wig stores on and off the island of Montreal.  We happily accept donations of new or gently used wigs, hats, scarves or turbans which helps keep the program running.

 

 

Parking

Receive a special parking vignette, allowing access to parking spots close to the hospital entrance when coming for treatment. We also offer reduced fees for monthly parking passes.

 

Hospitality Service -Out Patient Day Clinic

Enjoy coffee, tea, juice or cookies free of charge while you are in the waiting room.

 

Tea Time  

Tea @ 2 is a very popular and lively event which takes place at both the Montreal General Hospital and the Royal Victoria Hospital. An opportunity to enjoy some delicious home-baked goods, tea in china cups, conversation and music provided by CanSupport’s dedicated volunteers. Tuesdays at the MGH on 17 E family room, Thursdays at the RVH on 7 Medical family room.

 

 

Entertainment programs: Movie Night, Music and DVD lending

 Movie night occurs regularly on the inpatient units. Out patients have access to CD’s, DVD’s and players to listen to music or watch a movie while in treatment.