Welcome to Hope & Cope

 Cancer changes everything.


The mission of Lou's House - the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre - is to teach, guide and support you through all stages of cancer survivorship. We invite you to enter our relaxed, peaceful and home-like setting, where you will discover many diverse programs and activities that will help you live well with and beyond cancer. Give us just 1 hour of your time and we’ll get you started on your personal path to wellness!  Click here for more information and to download and print the forms. Registration form


“From the time of cancer diagnosis and for the balance of your life, you are a cancer survivor.”
- Definition of cancer survivorship from the U.S. based National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship

"So You Think You Can Dance" - our thanks to the Coalition priorité cancer for filming this video!




Multimedia journalist Sara Cornett spent time with our Voices of Hope Choir. Click on the following links to see and hear the results.

Voices of Hope Choir 


Voices of Hope Choir - full version  

Calendar of activities


Summer is finally here. Participate in our wellness activities and plan to spend some time relaxing in our beautiful, peaceful Christine and Hercshel Victor Garden. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

July-August (updated July 2)

Watch an Overview

Comedy Gives Back
Comedy Gives Back, in association with Just For Laughs, brings laughter to cancer survivors
Children and Teens Creative Workshop – June 26th
When a parent has cancer, the whole family is affected.