NONPROFIT MEMBER: CancerCare
Founded in 1944, CancerCare is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Our comprehensive services include case management, counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and copayment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided by master’s-prepared oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts. To learn more, visit www.cancercare.org or call 800-813-HOPE (4673).
CancerCare PROGRAMS & RESOURCES
Telephone Case Management
CancerCare provides free telephone case management to people living with cancer, post-treatment survivors and caregivers affected by cancer. CancerCare’s Case Management services are provided by professional oncology social workers. This service is available in English and Spanish and centers on the practical challenges that arise from cancer.Link to program
CancerCare offers limited direct financial assistance to individuals living with cancer. Eligibility is additionally based on location, diagnosis and income level. Expenses include transportation, home care, child care and more. Information changes frequently; we invite you to call our Hopeline for the most accurate and up-to-date information on financial assistance.Link to program
CancerCare's Community Programs offer a variety of opportunities to connect with others affected by cancer and to learn strategies to better cope with a cancer diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one.Link to program
Cancer Out Loud: The CancerCare Podcast
Cancer Out Loud: The CancerCare Podcast features conversations with people living with cancer, caregivers, survivors, loved ones and the bereaved. Wherever you are in your experience, CancerCare is here to provide help and hope.Link to program
Time to Screen
Time to Screen is a collaboration between the non-profits CancerCare and the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) to encourage people to take control of their health by getting recommended cancer screenings back on track. Call the Time to Screen toll-free hotline today to speak with a support specialist and learn about screening options in your area: 1-855-53-SCREEN (1-855-537-2733).Link to program
Support Groups for Caregiving
Connect with others in support groups for cancer patients, loved ones and people who have lost a loved one, led by oncology social workers. To learn more about CancerCare’s support groups, please call 800‑813‑HOPE (4673) or click on the link below.Link to program
My Cancer Circle
My Cancer Circle is a free simple online tool that helps organize the community of caregivers. It coordinates their efforts to more efficiently support those affected by cancer.
Connect Education Workshops
Leading experts in oncology provide up-to-date information in one-hour educational cancer workshops over the telephone or online. We also offer publications about cancer-related topics.Link to program
Our staff of professional oncology social workers provide individual and group support, practical information and resources to help you better cope with cancer.
Due to COVID-19, in-person services are being held virtually. If you are interested in face-to-face counseling, please call our Hopeline at 800-813-4673 to speak with an oncology social worker.
Breast Cancer Resources
CancerCare provides free, professional support services for people affected by breast cancer, as well as breast cancer information and additional resources.
We also offer a Women’s Cancers Program to help support female-identifying individuals coping with cancer.
Coping Circle Workshops are virtual educational and supportive workshops led by oncology social workers and qualified co-facilitators. These workshops cover numerous topics and are offered in English and Spanish.Link to program