Families/Friends of People With Cancer

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    Taxonomy Code: YJ-6740

    The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have cancer, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by concern about the individual.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    A HELPING HANDProvides a searchable, online database of financial and practical assistance available for people with cancer. This comprehensive online tool features up-to-date contact information and descriptions for hundreds of national and regional organizations offering financial help to people with cancer. You can search by diagnosis, zip code or type of assistance.NassauFINANCIAL ASSISTANCECANCERCARE LONG ISLAND OFFICE
    CANCER INFORMATION SERVICEA national resource for information and education about cancer including treatment, research, and new clinical trials. Provides cancer information to patients and their families, the public and health professionals by talking with people one-on-one, working with organizations through its Partnership Program, participating in research efforts to find the best ways to help people adopt healthier behaviors, and providing cancer information over the internet. Provides referrals to support groups and conducts smoking cessation counseling over the phone. Also offers LiveHelp Online Chat, a confidential online text chat with a cancer information specialist. Call or visit website for further information.CANCER INFORMATION SERVICENATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
    CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA(CLL)SUPPORT GROUPOffers individuals living with chronic lymphocytic leukemia(CLL)and their caregivers a opportunities to meet and talk to peers dealing with similar issues. Please call for meeting dates and times.NassauCHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA(CLL)SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
    FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMOffers individualized case management provided by a team of experienced and compassionate social workers, Child-Life specialists, art Therapists specialists for children with a life-threatening illness and their families. Services include emotional support, palliative/bereavement support, financial assistance, and advocacy support.SuffolkFAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMFRIENDS OF KAREN, INC.
    GIFT PROGRAMSHelps children with a life-threatening illness and their siblings cope with the ordinary day-to-day tasks and special occasions that are sometimes overlooked or forgotten. Provides back-to-school supplies, birthday gifts, supermarket gift cards, and holiday gifts.SuffolkGIFT PROGRAMSFRIENDS OF KAREN, INC.
    HAVE A HEART CHILDREN'S CANCER SOCIETYOffers assistance with medical bills, treatments, equipment, transportation, and household expenses to families whose child has been diagnosed with cancer.SuffolkHAVE A HEART CHILDREN'S CANCER SOCIETYHAVE A HEART CHILDREN'S CANCER SOCIETY
    KAMP HOPEProvides children impacted by a parent's cancer with a supportive camp experience with year-round activities within a community that recognizes and understands the unique and sensitive needs of each child.SuffolkKAMP HOPESUFFOLK Y-JCC
    ONCOLOGY SUPPORT GROUPOffers individuals with cancer(up to two year post diagnosis) and their family members opportunities to discuss issues and share experiences. call for meeting dates and times.SuffolkONCOLOGY SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
    PEOPLE LIVING WITH CANCER AND CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUPOffers individuals living with cancer and their caregivers opportunities to meet and talk to peers dealing with similar issues.NassauPEOPLE LIVING WITH CANCER AND CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
    SUNRISE DAY CAMPProvides children diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, ages 3-16, a daytime camp experience designed to meet their emotional, social, recreational and physical needs. Facilities include a nature center, ball fields, pools, science and art centers, a miniature golf course, driving range, playscape and universally accessible tree house. Offers on-site infirmary staffed by pediatric oncology nurse. Daily activities include swimming, dance, art and drama workshops. Operates from the end of June to mid August in one to two week sessions. Also operates year round monthly, Sundays and school recess programs.SuffolkSUNRISE DAY CAMPFRIEDBERG JCC
    SUNRISE DAY CAMP-YEAR ROUND PROGRAMSProvides year round programs for children with cancer and their siblings, ages 3-16. Includes monthly Sunday activities and/or trips and holiday and school recess programs.NassauSUNRISE DAY CAMP-YEAR ROUND PROGRAMSFRIEDBERG JCC
    THE SARAH GRACE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER, INC.Dedicated to improving the quality of life of children with cancer and to provide comfort and support to the families. Services include recreational and wish granting for patient and siblings, financial aid and support to the parents and disseminating information to the general public about children suffering from cancer. Operates in Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, Winthrop, Columbia, Montefiore, Nassau University Medical Center and other area hospitals.NassauTHE SARAH GRACE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER, INC.THE SARAH GRACE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER, INC.

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