ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides a statewide breast cancer hotline offering information, referrals, support groups for women and men with breast cancer. The goal is to educate, support and empower and advocate for breast cancer patients, professionals and the community, call our hotline seven days a week and speak with specially trained, professionally supervised volunteers for information, referrals and emotional support. Previous support groups were offered to those who are: General Support Group; Support Group for Friends and Family of People Diagnosed with Breast Cancer; Young Women’s Support Group, Under 40; Stage 4/Metastatic Breast Cancer; Touchstone: Book Club/Support Group; Cafecito – On-Going Breast Cancer Support Group for Latina Women; Online Support Group; Support Group for Men with Breast Cancer and Time-Limited, Topic-Focused, Psychoeducational Breast Cancer Groups. Support Groups are available upon request. If you do not see the group you want below, please call our hotline at (800)877-8077. We form support groups based upon your requests and needs. All support groups are free & confidential. In addition the program offers workshops, forums, and seminars all aimed as a supplement to treatment. Check the calendar for the most current programs offered.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaGarden City, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation.
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityWomen and men of all ages who have or are concerned about breast cancer. Businesses, government and community organizations interested in obtaining information about breast cancer.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesAll services are free and confidential. Call for appointment.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationCall the Hotline 7 days a week 24 hours a day; Support Group hours vary
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameHillary Rutter, LCSW, ACSW
Contact's PositionExecutive Director
Contact's Phone(516)877-4313
Contact's Emailrutter@adelphi.edu
Physical Site Address 1Adelphi University
Physical Site Address 2One South Ave
Physical Site City, State, ZipGarden, NY 11530
Mailing Address 1Social Work Building
Mailing Address 2One South Avenue; PO Box 701
Mailing City, State, ZipGarden City, NY 11530
Main Phone(516)877-4320 (office phone)
Hotline Phone(800)877-8077 (hotline)
Fax(516)877-3039
Program Emailbreastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu
Web Addresswww.adelphi.edu/nysbreastcancer
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Last UpdateSep19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
ADELPHI UNIVERSITY
This Program: ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM
Affiliated Services: ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM