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A Time to Heal

Free survivorship programs designed to help people regain physical, emotional, and spiritual help, post treatment

  • Education/Training

Nebraska

8707 West Center Road, Ste. 101
Omaha NE

Website: atimetohealfoundation.org/
Phone: 402-401-6083
Email: info@atimetohealfoundation.org

Aero Angel

We help seriously ill children travel to distant, life-saving medical care on private jets at no cost to their families.

  • CareGiving
  • Children

National

1550 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80202

Website: www.aeroangel.org
Phone: 303-817-7355
Email: info@aeroangel.org

American Cancer Society

We are a leading cancer-fighting organization with a vision to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. We are improving the lives of people with cancer and their families as the only organization combating cancer through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.

  • Directory of Pertinent Resource

National

3380 Chastain Meadows Pkwy NW, Suite 200
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Website: cancer.org
Phone: 800-227-2345
Email:

Angel Wings for Veterans

We have a proven plan and process to give patients their lives back through charitable medical transportation. This enables them the opportunity to overcome barriers to a quality life.

  • Support Groups
  • Military/Veterans

National

101 West Main Street, Suite 1000
Norfolk, VA 23510

Website: mercymedical.org/angel-wings-for-veterans
Email: gib.godwin@mercymedical.org

Be The Match

For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, a cure exists. Over the past 35 years Be The Match®, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP), has managed the most diverse marrow registry in the world. We work every day to save lives through transplant.

  • Associations

Global

500 N 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Website: bethematch.org
Phone: 800-627-7692
Email: socialmediateam@nmdp.org

Bosom Buddies Charities

A breast cancer support group of Southwestern Colorado who provides support meetings, financial assistance, resources and supplies.

  • Support Groups

Southwestern Colorado

PO Box 1263
Montrose, CO 81402

Website: bosombuddiesswc.org
Phone: 970-252-2777
Email: info@bosombuddiesswc.org

CanCare

Provide hope to those with cancer and their caregivers through connecting them to trained individuals who have survived cancer or served as a caregiver of a survivor. One on one cancer support serving with compassion and understanding, our community ensures anyone facing cancer can have a survivor by their side.

  • Support Groups

Houston, Atlanta, Charleston, Colorado Springs

Headquarters: 9575 Katy Freeway, Suite 428
Houston, TX 77024

Website: cancare.org
Phone: 713-461-0028
Email: info@cancare.org

Cancer and Careers

Resources and support to help you get back to everyday life and work after diagnosis and treatment.

  • Pertinent Resource

National

Website: cancerandcareers.org
Phone: 646-929-8032
Email: cancerandcareers@cew.org

Cancer Care

Professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved.

  • Pertinent Resource

National

275 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10001

Website: cancercare.org
Phone: 800-813-HOPE
Email: info@cancercare.org

Cancer Fit

Provides exercise plans, podcasts, websites and books for cancer survivors.

  • Education/Training

Southern California

Thousand Oaks, CA

Website: cancer.fit
Phone: 805-490-1330
Email: info@cancerfitinc.com

Cancer for College

Helps cancer survivors realize their dreams of a college education by providing scholarships.

  • Financial Support

National

1050 University Ave.
Suite E107 #705
San Diego, CA 92103

Website: cancerforcollege.org
Phone: 760-599-5096
Email: info@cancerforcollege.org

Cancer Support Community

We are here to provide relevant and highly personalized support when and where it is needed most because Community Is Stronger Than Cancer.

  • Gilda’s Club Support

Global

5614 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 280
Washington, DC 20015

Website: CancerSupportCommunity.org
Phone: 888-793-9355
Email: help@cancersupportcommunity.org

Caring Bridge

CaringBridge is your free online tool for sharing health updates. It is an easy and ad-free way to communicate health news to family and friends—all in one place.

  • Support Groups

National

2750 Blue Water Road, Suite 275
Eagan, MN 55121

Website: caringbridge.org
Phone: 651-789-2300
Email: CustomerCare@CaringBridge.org

Children’s Tree House

Provides cancer center oncology support professionals the tools they need to conduct ongoing support programs for the children whose parents have cancer.

  • Support Groups
  • Education/Training
  • Children

Colorado

3333 S Wadsworth Blvd, Unit D318
Lakewood, CO 80227

Website: childrenstreehousefdn.org
Phone: 303-322-1202
Email: info@childrenstreehousefdn.org

Colorado Cancer Coalition

We support the needs of Coloradans to prevent cancer, detect cancer early, and enhance quality of life for survivors and their caregivers by disseminating education, cancer resources, and connecting patients and their caregivers to opportunities to advocate for better cancer outcomes in Colorado.

  • Education/Training
  • Support Groups

Colorado

1999 Broadway, Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202

Website: www.coloradocancercoalition.org
Phone: 719-412-2207
Email: info@coloradocancercoalition.org

Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance

Creates and promotes resources that provide support, encourage networking, and provide information to women diagnosed with ovarion cancer.

  • Support Groups
  • Researcher Pertinent Resources

Colorado

8801 E Hampden Ave., Suite 104
Denver, CO 80231

Website: colo-ovariancancer.org
Phone: 303-506-7014
Email: Patrice@Colo-OvarianCancer.org

Colorado Respite Coalition

The Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC) provides respite resources, information and referrals to support family caregivers accessing respite services. The CRC also operates programs to further increase respite access and awareness across the state, serving all ages and all special healthcare needs.

  • CareGiving and Researcher Pertinent Resources
  • Financial
  • Training and Education

Colorado

393 S Harlan St #250
Lakewood, CO 80226

Website: coloradorespitecoalition.org
Phone: 303-233-1666 Ext 8
Email: mbettinger@eastersealscolorado.org

Expect MIracles Foundation – Sam Fund Grants

Helps young adult cancer survivors with a successful transition into their post-treatment life by providing financial support through grants and scholarships. It is now recognized as a marquee program of Expect Miracles Foundation.

  • Financial Support
  • Researcher Pertinent Resources
  • Education/Training

National

89 South St, Suite 701
Boston MA 02111

Website: thesamfund.org
Phone: 617-938-3484
Email: info@expectmiraclesfoundation.org

Face Forward

Provides life changing surgeries to survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and other cruel acts of domestic violence.

  • CareGiving
  • Support Groups

Global

PO Box 17298
Beverly Hills, CA 90209

Website: faceforwardintl.org
Phone: 747-207-5610
Email: faceforward.mandi@gmail.com

Fisher House

Provides military families free housing close to a loved one in the hospital for an illness, disease, or injury. Homes are located at military and VA Medical Centers around the world.

  • Support Groups
  • Military/Veterans

Global

12300 Twinbrook Pkwy, Suite 410
Rockville, MD 20852

Website: fisherhouse.org
Phone: 888-294-8560
Email: info@fisherhouse.org

Food Tidings

A free online tool that helps people organize meal or care schedules on behalf of friends and/or family in their time of need.

  • Meals
  • Community Building

For 3 Sisters

A program providing financial, emotional, and resource case management support to men and women affected by breast cancer.

  • Researcher Pertinent Resources
  • Support Groups

Maryland

3570 Olney Laytonsville Road, #1258
Olney, MD 20830

Website: f3s.org
Phone: 301-812-9003
Email: admin@F3S.org

Friend For Life

Friend for Life is a network of cancer survivors and caregivers who provide compassionate, one-to-one support to others diagnosed with cancer, and to their loved ones.

  • Support Groups

National

4003 Kresge Way, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40207

Website: friend4life.org
Phone: 866-374-3634
Email: staff@friend4life.org

Gateway to Hope

We work everyday to support individuals with breast cancer who are financially struggling, empowering them to access the care they need.

  • Personalize Support Plan
  • Financial Support

Missouri

3114 Sutton Blvd
Maplewood, MO 63143

Website: gthstl.org/
Phone: 314-569-1113
Email: info@gthstl.org

Get Palliative Care

Treats people suffering from the symptoms and stress of serious illnesses such as Cancer, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Kidney disease, Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, Amyotrophic Lateral Scerosis (AALS), and many more. The care team focuses on quality of life.

  • CareGiving

National

Website: getpalliativecare.org
Phone:
Email:

Healing Through Cancer

This is a series of podcasts where conversations include individuals who have been directly affected by cancer, and healers who explore transforming pain into sacred pain, engaging with the energy of death, and crafting our personal wisdom stories.

  • Support Groups

National

Website: Podcast
Phone:
Email:

Healthcare.gov

Affordable Care Act website for individuals and families with insurance information you need in one place. Multi-lingual site.

  • Directory of Pertinent Resource

National

Website: healthcare.gov
Phone: 800-318-2596

Hidden Heroes

Establish a national registry, encouraging military caregivers to register at HiddenHeroes.org to better connect them to helpful resources and support.

  • Researcher Pertinent Resources
  • Support Groups
  • Military/Veterans

National

600 New Hampshire Ave, NW Ste 1020
Washington, DC 20037

Website: hiddenheroes.org
Phone: 202-249-7170
Email: info@elizabethdolefoundation.org

Hope Loge

Hope Lodge is available to cancer patients and caregivers traveling far from home for outpatient medical care related to the patient’s cancer diagnosis.

  • CareGiving
  • Support Groups

National

3380 Chastain Meadows Pkwy NW, Suite 200
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Website: cancer.org/support-programs-and-services/patient-lodging/hope-lodge.html
Phone: 800-227-2345
Email:

Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels was created on the belief that no one should have to face cancer alone and without the necessary support.

  • Support Groups
  • Directory of Pertinent Resource

National

2001 N Halsted St., Suite 302
Chicago, IL 60614

Website: imermanangels.org
Phone: 866-463-7626
Email: info@imermanangels.org

Joe’s House

The Joe’s House website lists thousands of places to stay across the country near hospitals and treatment centers that offer a discount for traveling patients and their loved ones.

  • Travel Housing
  • Support Groups

National

505 East 79th Street, Suite 17E
New York, NY 10075

Website: joeshouse.org
Phone: 877-563-7468
Email: info@joeshouse.org

Judi’s House

Judi’s House is a community-based nonprofit bereavement center for children and families with the vision that no child should be alone in grief.

  • Support Groups
  • Children

Colorado

10125 E.25th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80010

Website: judishouse.org/
Phone: 720-941-0331
Email: katlynm@judishouse.org

Kids Alive

A support program for children, ages 6-16, who have a parent diagnosed with cancer. It provides a safe and supportive environment for children to process and cope with their parent’s cancer diagnosis while also connecting with other children who understand what it’s like to have your life impacted by a parent’s cancer diagnosis.

  • Support Groups
  • Children

International

2555 Northwinds Parkway, Suite 1300
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Phone: 800-KIDS-330
Website: kidsalive.org
Phone: Claire Johnston, LCSW oversees the “Kids Alive” program.
Email:

Kitchen Angels

Kitchen Angels provides free, nutritious meals to our homebound neighbors facing life-challenging conditions.

  • Meals

New Mexico

1222 Siler Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Website: kitchenangels.org
Phone: 505-471-7780

LiveStrong Foundation

Provides support and education on treatment options and fertility preservation. Additionaly, insurance, employment and financial matters can be addressed through referrals to financial and local resources.

  • Support Groups
  • Researcher Pertinent Resources

National

623 W. 38th St., Suite 300
Austin, TX 78705

Website: LIVESTRONG.org/GetHelp
Phone: 855-220-7777
Email:

Lotsa Helping Hands

Lotsa Helping Hands powers online caring Communities that help restore health and balance to caregivers’ lives. Our service brings together caregivers and volunteers through online Communities that organize daily life during times of medical crisis or caregiver exhaustion in neighborhoods and communities worldwide.

  • Meals
  • Community Building

National

118 N. Peoria Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60607

Website: lotsahelpinghands.com/lotsa-new/
Email: info@lotsahelpinghands.com

LUNGevity

LUNGevity seeks to empower patients to be active decision makers in their treatment process through our extensive educational resources, online peer-to-peer support, and in-person survivorship programs. We provide a community of empowerment, support, and hope as well as more than 80 grassroots awareness and fundraising events held from coast to coast each year.

  • Support Groups
  • Researcher Pertinent Resources

National

PO Box 754
Chicago, IL 60690

Website: lungevity.org
Phone: 312-407-6100
Email: info@LUNGevity.org

Miracles For Kids Foundation

Helps families with food, clothing, shelter, and more so they can focus on the care their child needs.

  • Financial support
  • Children

California

17848 Sky Park Circle, Suite C
Irvine, CA 92614

Website: miraclesforkids.org/
Phone: 714-730-3040
Email: info@miraclesforkids.org

Mother’s Grace

Helps mothers and families suffering from adversity by providing financial support and guidance.

  • Financial Support
  • Researcher Pertinent Resources

National

Website: mothers-grace.org/
Phone: 480-320-9466
Email: mmmgrace@me.com

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

As the oldest survivor-led advocacy organization, NCCS is a highly respected authentic voice at the Federal level, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.

  • Researcher Pertinent Resources
  • Support Groups

National

8455 Colesville Road, Suite 930
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Website: canceradvocacy.org/
Phone: 1-877-622-7937
Email: info@canceradvocacy.org

Nikki’s Circle

Nicki’s Circle serves women with all gynecologic cancers and their caregivers through groups where information is exchanged about current medical research and how women can effectively advocate for obtaining the best health care possible. There is also the time and space to share the emotional ups and downs of a cancer diagnosis.

  • Support Groups

Colorado

8801 E Hampton Suite 104
Denver, CO 80231

Website: colo-ovariancancer.org
Phone: 303-506-7014
Email:

Ovarian Cancer Alliance

Information on ovarian cancer to create and promote resources that provide support, encourage networking, and provide informationto women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

  • Researcher Pertinent Resources
  • Education/Training

National

8801 E Hampton Suite 104
Denver, CO 80231

Website: colo-ovariancancer.org
Phone: 303-506-7014
Email: ContactUs@Colo-OvarianCancer.org

Patient Advocate Foundation

Individual can access numerious health and insurance related resources, interactive tools, as well as specialzed carelines and financial aid funds.

  • Directory of Pertinent Resources
  • Support Groups

National

421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666

Website: patientadvocate.org
Phone: 800-532-5274
Email:

Pink Fund

Pink Fund provides financial support to help meet basic needs, decrease stress levels, and allow breast cancer patients in active treatment to focus on healing while improving survivorship outcomes.

  • Financial Support

Michigan

P.O. Box 607
Southfield, MI 48037

Website: pinkfund.org/
Phone: 877-234-7465
Email: info@thepinkfund.org

Rachel’s Helping Hands

Provides financial support to cancer patients and their families and raising awareness of the financial burden of cancer treatment.

  • Financial Support

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

P.O. Box 217
Langhorne, PA 19047

Website: rachelshelpinghands.org/
Phone: 866-722-4358
Email: info@rachelshelpinghands.org

Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope’s vision is that no Colorado cancer patient in need goes without support through grants or financial assistance.

  • Financial Support

Colorado

1385 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 108
Denver, CO 80222

Website: rayofhopecolorado.org
Phone: 303.835.2568
Email: info@rayofhopecolorado.org

Reach to Recovery

Reach To Recovery is a mobile app where patients create an online profile and are matched with a volunteer that can offer understanding, support, and hope because they themselves have survived breast cancer. Program volunteers do not provide medical advice.

  • Support Groups

International

Website: Reach to Recovery
Phone: 800-227-22345
Email:

R.E.A.L. Recovery

R.E.A.L. Recovery Program provides a roadmap and authentic solutions for both clients and providers treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.

  • Education/Training
  • Researcher Pertinent Resources

National

Website: realrecovery.org
Phone:
Email: realrecovery.org@gmail.com