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Details for: Jean C. Barber Lodge

Qualifying Criteria:
Cancer patients must be able to care for themselves and be independent regarding bathing, feeding, taking their medication, and mobilizing, otherwise they must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.


The Jean C. Barber Lodge, 62 beds,  is owned and operated by the Canadian Cancer Society BC & Yukon Division. It is open year-round and offers affordable, comfortable and supportive accommodation for patients and family member (caregivers) who have to travel away from home to undergo cancer diagnosis, treatment, or follow-up. The lodge is located just one block away from the Vancouver Cancer Centre, Vancouver General Hospital and Skin & Eye Care Centres. 

If there are no vacancies, alternate accommodations will be suggested. Family members and friends (over 18 years of age) will be accommodated on a lesser priority, space allowing. Similarly non-cancer patients and family members will be accommodated provided they pose no health risk to cancer patients and if space is available.

 Scope of Services included in cost: 

  • wheelchair accessible
  • all accommodation is on a shared basis with ensuite bathroom 
  • meals served in dining room and snacks included
  • pay parking at Vancouver Cancer Center available
  • laundry facility
  • relaxation therapy 
  • access to wig and breast prosthesis bank
  • fireside lounges
  • library
  • information resources (computer, publications)
  • activity and games room
  • outings

Contact Information: Map this service
575 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C3
Primary Contact:
Phone: 604-879-9131
Fax: 604-675-7131

Languages: English
Fees: $52 per night plus tax.

Open seven days a week, with closures at Christmas and Easter.

Last Updated: 8/16/2017
Service ID: 6031