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Details for: The Lodge That Gives

Qualifying Criteria:
For a first time reservation, a referral by a medical professional (specialist, social worker, doctor) is required.


The Lodge That Gives offers accommodation to cancer patients and their families living more than 50km away from the cancer treatment center in Halifax. Nova Scotia cancer patients stay free of charge and meals are provided at no cost. Family members and/or support persons are invited to accompany a patient at the Lodge and pay a small daily rate for their room and meals (Please note: There is no charge for a parent or guardian staying with a child, an escort required by a transplant patient, or an ENT patient requiring help with their feeding tube). Out-of-province patients and relatives of hospitalized patients may access the Lodge if beds are available. 

Reservations can be made via telephone.

The Lodge That Gives is within walking distance of the Nova Scotia Cancer Treatment Centre, the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, the VG Site and the IWK Health Centre.

Prosthesis: Breast prostheses and mastectomy bras are available.

Wigs and headwear: The Wig Loan program is available to cancer patients free of charge. Please call to book an appointment.

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5826 South Street
Halifax, NS, B3H 1S6
Primary Contact:
Toll Free: 800-639-0222
Phone: 902-423-6183
Fax: 902-429-6563

Languages: English

Free for NS cancer patients.
Non essential companion: $75.00/night per person
Out of Province: $75.00/night per person.


Sunday 4:00 p.m. to Friday 4:00 p.m. The Lodge is closed on weekends.

Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday: 1:00 p.m.

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.

Target group: Cancer Patient
Last Updated: 5/11/2017
Service ID: 4844

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