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Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources Program - Arts in Medicine

Offers classes in creative expression for cancer patients and their family members. One-to-one counselling is also available with an art therapist.

Classes offered include:

  • soapstone carving
  • painting
  • quilting
  • writing
  • sculpting
  • music
  • other forms of creative expression

Patients and family members who are interested in singing may join the Cross Cancer Institute choir, the Hot Cross Singers.

One-day Arts in Medicine retreats are offered throughout the year for people with specific types of cancer.

Address

Cross Cancer Institute
11560 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 1Z2

Telephone

780-643-4303, 780-643-4304

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair accessible washrooms.  Handicapped parking stalls.  Ramps are available to access the hospital and there is designated parking around the parameter for appropriately designated handicapped vehicles.

Getting there

Bus stops at 114 Street NW, and an LRT station is located NE of the Kaye Edmonton Clinic along 114 Street NW. Phone 780-496-1611 for service schedule.

Wait time

Wait times vary.