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 or call 800-813-HOPE (4673).


Support & CounselingHelpline

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.

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Financial Resources

Financial Assistance

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.

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Education & AwarenessConferences & Workshops

Community Programs

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.

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Education & AwarenessPodcasts

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.

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Education & AwarenessSupport & CounselingHelpline

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).

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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.

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