Side by side. Every step of the way.

When people with cancer come to Cancer Services, they meet with a Client Advocate, a person who becomes their key resource. The Advocate interacts not only with the cancer patient, but with the entire family, as well.  He or she assesses and identifies the full-range of needs for each family, and works with each client on an ongoing basis to assure that those needs continue to be met.

Clients and their families benefit from:

  • Personalized supportive counselin
  • Specialized programming for children with cancer (Kids Surviving Cancer)
  • Specialized programming for children affected by cancer (Courageous Kids)
  • Professional financial consultation
  • Professional legal consultation
  • Support communities
  • Financial assistance for cancer-related expenses
  • Advocacy with insurers and employers
  • Information and referrals
  • Resource library
  • Durable medical equipment loans
  • Home health care supplies
  • Nutrition consultations and education
  • Nutrition supplies
  • Educational workshops
  • Transportation assistance 
  • Massage
  • Exercise therapy, including yoga, tai chi and stretching
  • Wigs, hats and scarves
Our Volunteers:
  • Perform task-oriented duties, such as clerical work and data entry
  • Perform project-oriented duties, such as grant research and sewing
  • Serve on committees, such as Finance or Programs
  • Host special events, such as the Educational Symposium and Design on Life
  • Directly serve clients through support groups and transportation
  • Give their time, talent and treasure to make a difference in the lives of those touched by cancer in our community