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Find information to help you and your family live better with a brain tumour.

Advance Care Planning & End of Life Care

  • Canadian Virtual Hospice
    Information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief
  • Living My Culture
    People from various cultures share their stories and wisdom about living with serious illness, end of life and grief to support others.
  • Speak Up
    Start the conversation about end-of-life care

Brain and Brain Health

Brain Tumour Organizations

Pituitary Organizations

Brain Injury Associations

Epilepsy Organizations

Other brain health and fitness

Financial Resources


  • Canada Revenue Agency
    Offers income tax deductions for some medical expenses that have not been covered by insurances policies or other programs. Also offers deductions and credits for people with disabilities and their caregivers.
  • Disability Tax Credit
    Learn more from the Government of Canada
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
    Offers a variety of income security programs such as Employment Insurance Sick Benefits, Employment Insurance Compassionate Care, Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits and Guaranteed Income Supplement.


  • CaringBridge
    This website offers family and friends the opportunity to create a webpage where they can share their story and relay information to other people
  • Cleaning for a Reason
    Their mission is to give the gift of free house cleaning for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer
  • Cottage Dreams
    This site is for families to apply to get to stay at a donated cottage for a week.
  • Give A Mile 
    This website grants flights to those in need of visiting a terminally ill or critically sick loved one
  • Hope Air
    Helps Canadians in financial need fly to necessary medical treatment
  • Local Cancer Benefit Group of Bay D’Espoir
    Provides financial support to patients in the Bay D’Espoir area requiring assistance with cancer-related expenses

For Children & Youth

General Cancer

Provincial-based Support & Information


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Young Adults

Northey Family Library

The Northey Family Library was established in 2005 as a source of brain tumour information to support anyone affected by a brain tumour.

Pictured: The Northey family, for whom the Northey Family Library was named.

If you live in or near London, Ontario or visiting and would like to come in for a visit to browse our materials, we would love to meet you in person.

Northey Family Resource Library Location:

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Office
205 Horton St E., Suite 203
London, ON N6B 1K7

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm EST.