ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM

ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides 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
Geographical 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 Operation Call the Hotline 7 days a week 24 hours a day; Support Group hours vary
Specific Hours: Call the Hotline 7 days a week 24 hours a day; Support Group hours vary
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Hillary Rutter, LCSW, ACSW
Contact's Position Executive Director
Contact's Phone (516)877-4313
Contact's Email rutter@adelphi.edu
Physical Site Address 1 Adelphi University
Physical Site Address 2 One South Ave
Physical Site City, State, Zip Garden, NY 11530
Mailing Address 1 Social Work Building
Mailing Address 2 One South Avenue; PO Box 701
Mailing City, State, Zip Garden City, NY 11530
Mail Attention To Breast Cancer Support Program
Main Phone (516)877-4320 (office phone)
Hotline Phone (800)877-8077 (hotline)
Fax (516)877-3039
Service Location Email breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu
Web Address www.adelphi.edu/nysbreastcancer
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Last UpdateSep19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: ADELPHI UNIVERSITY
Affiliated Program: ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM
This Service: ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Breast Cancer (YF-3000.1480-120)
Breast Care Centers (LV-6000.1000)
Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups (PN-8100.1400)
Health/Disability Related Counseling (RP-1400.8000-300)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)
Mastectomy Patients (YF-6000.8000-500)
Personal Health Care Advocate Services (LH-6300.6550)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)
Women's Support Groups (PN-8100.4500-900)