Financial Support Program
BCAK receives many requests during the year for direct client financial support.
Besides the greater Kingston area, our coverage includes those areas from which patients receive treatment at the Cancer Centre of Southern Ontario at KGH, so it stretches as far as Trenton in the west, Picton in the south, Cornwall in the east and points north as far as Sharbot Lake, Perth and Westport.
Facing Challenges in your Financial Life?
Breast Cancer Action Kingston offers financial support to help those living with and/or receiving treatment within the Home and Community Care Support Services South East coverage area. Applicants are expected to canvas other sources of funds available in the community as well as support from BCAK.
BCAK offers Financial Assistance in a Number of Ways
Wig, Prosthesis, Bra and Swimwear Bank.
A donation means a lot to a ‘recipient’. They are in an unfortunate financial position in life compounded by their health problems. The items we have donated for the bank help them to fit into society and everyday life a little better therefore making it easier for them to ‘blend in’. They also give them more self-confidence which helps to fight their health issues.
On behalf of the recipients, we would like to thank the people who generously donated their items. The bank can always use more.
If you are in need of this type of assistance, please contact Bea Faraklas, 613-536-0180.
Breast Cancer needs such as:
Prostheses and Bras
Daily Living Costs such as:
Process For Applications
Download and complete the application form here.
Or complete the online Financial Assistance Application Form here.
Ensure the application is signed and witnessed; attach any relevant information.
Submit the application to the Financial Assistance Committee at BCAK in a sealed envelope either by mail or deliver to our office during office hours.
As of January 1, 2021 there will be a change to requirements to our Financial Assistance (FA) criteria. To apply you must:
1. You have had a diagnosis of breast cancer.
2. Be (or become) a member of Breast Cancer Action Kingston to be eligible to apply for help. The membership fee is $30/year and may be eligible for a receipt.
Membership can be paid in one of 3 ways:
Attach $30 to the application and a receipt will be issued, or
$30 will be withheld from what you are eligible to receive and no tax receipt will be issued, or
Apply for membership here.
All Applications are Kept Strictly Confidential.