Below is a list of recommended resources for information, services and programs available for cancer patients, including lodging, transportation, online cancer forums, financial and legal assistance and more.
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society is a trusted resource for cancer information and
American Cancer Society Patient Services: Trained cancer information specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to answer questions about cancer, link callers with resources in their communities and provide information on local events. Call 1-800-227-2345.
The Richard M. Schulze Family American Cancer Society Hope Lodge
Hope Lodge provides free overnight lodging for cancer patients and their caregivers who live more than 40 miles from their cancer treatment location, creating an environment which eases the stress of the cancer journey and the financial challenge of receiving lifesaving treatment.
National Cancer Institute
Credible, current cancer information from the U.S. National Cancer Institute. A-Z list of cancer diseases, information, clinical trials, cancer topics, news.
CaringBridge transforms your personal connections into support when you need it most. By creating a free CaringBridge website, people in a time of need can share updates, photos and videos, connecting with friends and family who care and want to help.
Support issues with Social Security Disability, the American Disability Act and how it impacts the person with cancer in the workplace, COBRA and other issues that may impact income and insurance.
A gift registry catering to cancer patients and their loved ones. Rally Registry allows you to browse helpful products and services to create a personalized registry which can be easily shared with family and friends looking to help.
United Way 2-1-1
Trained resource referral specialist will provide individual support. Visit their website or call 651-291-0211 or 211.
Pathways is a building, a space, and a community. It is a place set aside for exploring ways to come to holistic health through classes, special events, and individual sessions. By participating in the many free services at Pathways, you are supported in taking charge of your healing journey – wherever that may lead.
For our older patients, a great place to start is your local community senior center who can connect you with neighborhood resources such as local transportation or meals or grocery store deliveries.