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CCS Peer Facilitator Training

The Canadian Cancer Society will be offering training to peer lead breast cancer support group facilitators for women in Atlantic Canada. This workshop will equip women who have had a breast cancer diagnosis or are at high risk for hereditary breast cancer with the knowledge and tools needed to start and sustain peer support groups.

  • Learn from experts and veteran facilitators
  • Connect with others doing similar work
  • Share experiences and lessons learned
  • Feel rejuvenated in your role by practicing self-care


Friday, October 12 – Sunday, October 14, 2018


Sobey Cancer Support Centre
Halifax, NS


  • Volunteers who are currently facilitating a support group
  • Women who are interested in becoming active in peer support groups

Click here to find out more about eligibility, travel and the application process.



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