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Supporting young adults living with, through, and beyond cancer.

YACC is here to be the connection to peers, bridge out of isolation, and source of inspiration. Every cancer, every stage, YACC’s got your back.

Photo collage of YACC events

Find the support and resources that suit YOUR needs

  • Connect with others who know what it’s like to live with, through, and beyond young adult cancer
  • Register for YACC’s digital, local, and national programs
  • Read customized posts and profiles from other
s who know what it’s like
 to face cancer in your late teens, 20s, 
and 30s
  • Support the community through 
fundraising efforts across the country


Our Programs range from simple meet-ups to mountain climbing, and much more!

  • Program

    YACC Web: Chats

    YACC Web: Chats provide a way for young adults affected by cancer to connect in an easy, safe, and supportive environment.

    Learn more about YACC Web: Chats
  • Program

    We Get It: Web Series

    We Get It is a weekly discussion with Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) program director Karine Chalifour and a subject-matter expert or member of the YACC community on an issue or challenge related to the young adult cancer experience. Topics include body image, grief, relationships, accessibility, research, and more! Tune in Mondays at 7 p.m. ET!

    Learn more about We Get It: Web Series
  • Program


    Localife is a fun, local, social activity-based group led by YACCers in eight cities across Canada. Come connect over hot wings or at a great event where the conversation isn’t always about cancer, but it’s always welcome to come up.

    Learn more about Localife
  • Program

    Private Facebook Group

    A private and confidential community of young adults is at your fingertips and eager to help you navigate your current cancer challenges 24/7.

    Learn more about Private Facebook Group


None of this would be possible without the ongoing fundraising support we receive each year.

We LOVE our partners!