BrainWAVE Program

Fun and support for families on the journey with a pediatric brain tumour

If you are looking for a way to provide fun and support for your child and family as you face the journey with a pediatric brain tumour, consider joining BrainWAVE.

BrainWAVE is a support program for families with a child (19 years of age or younger) with a brain tumour. Through the program, BrainWAVE offers you and your child/teen the opportunity to connect with other families in a similar situation and to obtain much-needed support, information and education.

Several times a year, BrainWAVE families have the opportunity to meet and relax through fun activities such as trips to sports events, historical sites and other family attractions. These free events give all members of the immediate family a welcome break from treatments and doctors' visits.

All activities are planned and organized by volunteers on the BrainWAVE Committees. 

BrainWAVE operates in Lower Mainland British Columbia, Alberta (alternately between Calgary and Edmonton), Southwestern Ontario, and NEW for 2018, in Quebec as BrainWAVE / GOcervo!

Upcoming events:

 

More upcoming BrainWAVE events, with links to RSVP information, will be posted to this page when the details become available.

In addtion: for BrainWAVE families in or visiting Ontario, we have access to reduced ticket prices for the Raptors 905 (farm team for the Toronto Raptors). To get your tickets, please use code: BRAINWAVE905.    

BrainWAVE in less than two minutes! Check out this video:

See pictures from past BrainWAVE events here

 

Thank you to the following organizations for your financial support of BrainWAVE!

CIBC

 

CIBC

 

David Bloom Legacy Fund
David Bloom Legacy Fund


Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation



Edmonton Public Teacher's Association


Lutheran Social Services sponsor BrainWAVE
Lutheran Social Services (London)

 

  

For more information about BrainWAVE or to register, please contact:

Tracey Jones
Programs & Services Director
tjones@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext 249

  

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Upcoming Events

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  • 17/Dec/2018: Guelph Support Group: Meets at Hospice Wellington, Community Program Room, 795 Scottsdale Avenue,... Learn more >
  • 17/Dec/2018: Edmonton Support Group: Meets at Wellspring Edmonton, 11306 65 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB ... Learn more >
  • 18/Dec/2018: Groupe de soutien virtuel: Un groupe de soutien virtuel pour personnes touchées par une tumeur... Learn more >
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