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Programs & Services


Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources - Spiritual Care Services

Provides spiritual support to inpatients, outpatients and families impacted by cancer.

Services are offered to people of all cultures, spiritual beliefs, and life orientations, including people who are:

  • in distress and wanting one-to-one or family support
  • struggling with meaning in life and death
  • wrestling with experiences of loss, self-worth, being in the hospital, or feelings of being isolated
  • looking for support with ethical decision making
  • in need of prayer or religious rites
  • wanting to explore their understanding of the Divine/God
  • coming to terms with bad news or with a future which has become more uncertain

Services include:

  • one-to-one spiritual counselling
  • connecting with community religious and spiritual leaders
  • prayers, rites, and sacraments
  • help dealing with difficult situations or issues of life and death
  • spiritual support for patients and their family members
  • support with life and health issues within each patient’s personal belief system
  • dealing with ethical concerns or problems

A multi-faith Prayer Centre is located on the first floor of the Cross Cancer Centre by the gift shop and provides a quiet sacred environment for meditation, prayer, and reflection.

Contact Details

Cross Cancer Institute

Address
11560 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 1Z2
Telephone
780-643-4303, 780-643-4304
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Note
Service hours not available.
Access
Service Providers May Include
spiritual care providers
Service Access

Patients and their families can call for an appointment and are seen at either the Cross Cancer Institute (CCI) or Westmount Shopping Centre offices.  Inpatients should ask their bedside nurse to request a spiritual care visit and will be seen in their rooms.


Service Locations