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ACS Advanced Directives

https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/planning-managing/advance-directives/types-of-advance-health-care-directives.html

A summary provided by American Cancer Society explaining types of advanced directives. There are many advance directive formats. The most common types of advance directives are the living will and the durable power of attorney for health care (sometimes known as the medical power of attorney).

All CancersLegal AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitPractical Needs SupportNational Resource
ACT: About Clinical Trials
Act2Change Therapy & Wellness Center

https://www.act2changetherapy.com/

2801 Buford Highway NE, Suite 510 , Atlanta, GA 30329

404.565.4616

At Act2Change, we specialize in providing therapeutic services to individuals (18+) presenting with a wide range of concerns. We pride ourselves on offering support to clients from all walks of life, including members of the LGBTQQIAAP+, BIPOC, and immigrant communities. Abby Culin's practice centers on recognizing our automatic reactions and moving toward growth. Through this lens, she assist clients who present with anxiety, depression, traumatic reactions or trauma histories, low self-worth, identity questions, life transitions, family and relationship issues, or just plain “feeling stuck.”

All CancersAdolescents and Young Adults (AYAs)Emotional/Mental Health Support
Air Care Alliance

https://www.aircarealliance.org/getting-assistance/patient-medical-transport/

The Air Care Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public service organization supporting the work of volunteer-based charitable organizations whose members fly to help others. ACA is devoted to fostering, enhancing, and promoting public benefit flying in the United States and other countries. All across the country, Volunteer Pilot Organizations (VPOs) help patients in need access distant medical care or supportive services by arranging FREE flights through volunteer pilots.

All CancersNational Foundation and NonprofitTransportationNational Resource
Along Comes Hope

https://alongcomeshope.com/

805-322-1423

Along Comes Hope® is a 501(C)3 nonprofit helping families by providing support for children with cancer to inspire HOPE and healing by keeping families together, when it matters the most. We also provide support through financial assistance with travel for treatment, creative emotional support programs and advocacy to promote policy changes, awareness and education.

All CancersAdolescents and Young Adults (AYAs)Emotional/Mental Health SupportFinancial AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitSupport GroupsTransportationNational Resource
American Cancer Society - Hope Lodge

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/hopelodge/index

Lodging for cancer patients in treatment

All CancersNational Resource
American Society of Clinical Oncology - Cancer.Net

http://www.cancer.net

Expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.

All CancersAdvocacyCaregiversEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportExerciseFinancial AssistanceSurvivorshipNational Resource
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

http://www.cancer.net

2318 Mill Road, Suite 800 , Alexandria, VA 22314

888-282-2552

The mission of ASCO is to conquer cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.

All CancersAdvocacyResearchNational Resource
Athens Nurse Clinic

http://athensnursesclinic.org/wp/

240 North Avenue , Athens, GA 30601

706-613-6976

The Athens Nurses Clinic is a non-profit health care clinic providing free evaluation, treatment, and education for acute and chronic medical and dental conditions to uninsured low-and-no income residents of Athens-Clarke County and the surrounding communities. The mission of the Athens Nurses Clinic extends far beyond providing medical treatment to patients, focusing heavily on education and disease prevention.

All CancersEducational ProgramsNational Foundation and NonprofitPhysical Health SupportScreenings
Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation

https://www.atlantacancercarefoundation.org

5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30342

404-213-1667

Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation is a local 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides emergency financial assistance for basic needs such as housing, utilities, food and medications to cancer eligible cancer patients in the 17-county Metro Atlanta area.

All CancersFinancial AssistanceNational Foundation and Nonprofit
Atlanta Legal Aid

https://atlantalegalaid.org/

54 Ellis St. NE , Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 614-3969

Atlanta Legal Aid Society has offered free civil legal aid for low income people across metro Atlanta. With five neighborhood offices, three offices in Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospitals, three county courthouse projects, a variety of self-help clinics, and countless community education programs, Legal Aid lawyers and volunteers reach tens of thousands of people annually. Projects under our Health Law Unit assist cancer patients and low-income individuals living with HIV and AIDS with a variety of legal issues including housing, public benefits, employment issues, health insurance access, and end of life/estate planning.

All CancersLegal Assistance
Be The Match

https://bethematch.org/patients-and-families/support-for-you-and-your-family/

For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, a cure exists. Over the past 30 years Be The Match, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. We work every day to save lives through transplant. We are here to help you get reliable, easy-to-read information from diagnosis through recovery. Call or email us for confidential, one-on-one support from caring experts. We'll listen and help you find answers. All of our programs and resources are free.

All CancersEmotional/Mental Health SupportNational Foundation and NonprofitSupport GroupsSurvivorship
CanCare

https://www.cancare.org/support

Local - 10950 Bell Road , Johns Creek, GA 30097

888-461-0028

CanCare matches people currently facing a cancer diagnosis with a cancer survivor to walk alongside you and offer support as you navigate your treatment and the life changes that come with your diagnosis. We also match cancer caregivers and loved ones with support from those that have walked the path of loving and caring for someone with cancer. Wherever you are in your cancer journey, CanCare is committed to connecting you with a voice of hope.

All CancersSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
Cancer Care

http://www.cancercare.org

National organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

All CancersAdvocacyCaregiversEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportExerciseFinancial AssistanceSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition

https://www.cancerfac.org/

CFAC is a coalition of financial assistance organizations joining forces to help cancer patients experience better health and well-being by limiting financial challenges, through facilitating communication and collaboration among member organizations, educating patients and providers about existing resources and linking to other organizations that can disseminate information about the collective resources of the member organizations, and advocating on behalf of cancer patients who continue to bear financial burdens associated with the costs of cancer treatment and care.

All CancersFinancial AssistanceFood/Meal DeliveryLiving Expenses/LodgingMedical Equipment/SuppliesNational Foundation and NonprofitTransportationWigs/ProsthesesNational Resource
Cancer Hope Network

http://cancerhopenetwork.org/

2 North Rd Ste A, Chester, NJ 07930

877-HOPENET

The Cancer Hope Network provides free one-on-one confidential support to all people (patients, family or friends) impacted by cancer, along the entire continuum from diagnosis through survivorship.

All CancersEmotional/Mental Health SupportSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
Cancer Legal Resource Center

https://thedrlc.org/cancer/

866-843-2572

Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a program of the Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC), a 501C-3 non-profit, public interest advocacy organization that champions the civil rights of people with disabilities as well as those affected by cancer and other serious illness.  DRLC’s Cancer Legal Resource Center provides information through its national telephone assistance line, outreach programs and community activities to educate and to support cancer patients, their families, healthcare professionals and advocates on matters like maintaining employment through treatment, accessing healthcare and government benefits, taking medical leave and estate planning.

All CancersEducational ProgramsLegal AssistanceNational Resource
Cancer Navigators of Rome

https://cancernavigatorsga.org/

3 Central Plaza #415 , Rome, GA 30161

(706) 509-5040

Cancer Navigators is a community-based 501 (c)3 non-profit organization funded by donations from citizens and businesses of Northwest Georgia, and by grants from private and public organizations. It has the endorsement and support of Harbin Clinic, Floyd Medical Center and the Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition. Cancer Navigators partners with many organizations including the American Cancer Society to provide resources and educational materials.

All CancersEmotional/Mental Health SupportMedical Equipment/SuppliesNational Foundation and NonprofitNavigationPractical Needs SupportSupport GroupsTransportation
Cancer Quest

http://www.cancerquest.org

1510 Clifton Road, NE , Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-0308

CancerQuest is a cancer education and outreach program at Emory University.  We provide reliable information about cancer biology and treatment.

All CancersEducational Programs
Cancer Support Community: A Global Network of Education and Hope

https://www.cscatlanta.org/

1100 JOHNSON FERRY RD., NE BLDG 2, STE LL90, Atlanta, GA 30342

404.843.1880

Cancer Support Community Atlanta is the local chapter of the world’s largest nonprofit provider of psychosocial oncology programs. Our mission is simple: help people affected by cancer enhance their health and well-being by providing free programs of support, education, and hope. CSC Atlanta provides a variety of programs and classes to help support survivors and their loved ones during and after treatment. There is something for everyone at Cancer Support Community Atlanta – a cooking demonstration, an educational seminar, a stress reduction class, or a support group.

All CancersCaregiversEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportNational Foundation and NonprofitSupport GroupsNational Resource
Cancer Treatment Centers of America

https://www.cancercenter.com/integrative-care/spiritual-support

855.335.3094

For faith-based individuals, spiritual support may play a fundamental role in their treatment journey at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA). Getting in touch with your spirituality may help you better cope with the psychological and emotional effects of cancer. If you express an interest in spiritual support services, they will be made available to you and your family members. At CTCA, we reach across cultures, beliefs and religious backgrounds so that all patients, from any faith, may find the strength, motivation and inspiration they need during their cancer journey.

All CancersNational Foundation and NonprofitSpiritual Health SupportSupport GroupsNational Resource
Cancer.Net: How Cancer is Treated

https://www.cancer.net/

888-651-3038

Cancer.Net is trusted, compassionate information for people with cancer and their families and caregivers, from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians and oncology professionals.

All CancersCaregiversEducational ProgramsNational Resource
Cancer.Net: How Cancer is Treated
CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation

https://www.cancercare.org/copayfoundation

275 Seventh Avenue , New York, NY 10001

866-552-6729

In response to an overwhelming need by insured patients facing high co-pays, deductibles and coinsurance for prescribed treatments, we launched the CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (CCAF). CCAF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to removing insurance barriers by helping qualified patients afford the co-payments, coinsurance and deductibles for prescribed cancer treatments. We offer easy-to-access, same-day approval over the phone and online.

All CancersFinancial AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitNational Resource
CareCalendar

http://carecalendar.org/

CareCalendar is the original free website to organize meals and other help for families during a time of illness, recovery or a life changing event, such as the birth of a baby or death of a family member.

All CancersFood/Meal DeliveryNational Resource
CDC's "Talk to Someone" Simulation

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/survivors/life-after-cancer/talk-to-someone-simulation.htm

Staying healthy after cancer treatment can be challenging. Linda, a cancer survivor, gives advice on four different topics. You can choose different options to get answers to your questions about making healthy choices.

All CancersEmotional/Mental Health SupportNational Resource
Center for Black Women’s Wellness

http://www.cbww.org

477 Windsor Street Suite 309, Atlanta, GA 30312

404-688-9202

Over the past 30 years, the Center for Black Women’s Wellness has created a legacy in the Atlanta community. That legacy ensures that women and families will always have access to quality healthcare. We know physical, mental, emotional, and financial health is the foundation for full and productive lives where individuals can thrive and not merely survive. CBWW offers wellness programs, women's economic programs, breast screenings and more.

All CancersEducational ProgramsFinancial AssistanceNavigationScreeningsSurvivorship
Champions Can! Foundation for Cancer Wellness, Inc.

https://www.championscanfoundation.org

706-631-1030

Champions Can! Foundation for Cancer Wellness, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that advocates for cancer survivorship by striving to provide services to unite, support, and educate individuals before during, and after their course of cancer treatment with the goal of promoting cancer survivorship and improving quality of life, regardless of the cancer diagnosis.

All CancersAdvocacyEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportSurvivorship
Children's Leukemia Research Association

https://www.childrensleukemia.org/

585 Stewart Avenue Suite 520 , Garden City, NY 11530

516-222-1944

The CLRA is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The CLRA Patient Aid Program is a co-Pay assistance program for reimbursement of leukemia/blood cancer related medical bills that are listed under “Covered Treatments and Services”. Upon approval of each claim, payment will be made to the patient or guardian as applicable.

All CancersAdolescents and Young Adults (AYAs)Financial AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitNational Resource
City of Hope

https://www.cityofhope.org/homepage

800-826-4673

City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, making it a national leader in advancing research and treatment protocols.

All CancersEmotional/Mental Health SupportNational Foundation and NonprofitResearchSpiritual Health SupportSupport GroupsNational Resource
Cleaning For A Reason

https://cleaningforareason.org/

Cleaning for a Reason provides free home cleaning to patients battling cancer. When cancer makes life at home difficult, our trusted network of residential cleaners, cleaning industry volunteers, and community volunteers come together to support cancer patients and their families.

All CancersNational Foundation and NonprofitPractical Needs SupportNational Resource
CURE - Cancer Updates Research & Education

http://www.CureToday.com

2 Clarke Drive Suite 100, Cranbury, NJ 08512

800-210-2873

CURE magazine, launched in 2002 for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers, has become the largest consumer magazine in the United States focused entirely on cancer.

All CancersAdvocacyEducational ProgramsSurvivorshipNational Resource
CURE Connections

http://cureconnections.curetoday.com/

Our medical experts, patient guests, caregivers, and family members are here to share their insights based on their own knowledge and experiences.

All CancersNational Resource
Cure: Annual Cancer Guide Newly Diagnosed
Cure: Resource Guides

http://www.curetoday.com/resource-guides

Resources guides for specific cancers

All CancersNational Resource
EBeauty Community- Wig Exchange Program

http://www.ebeauty.com/

EBeauty’s mission is to enhance and strengthen the education, charitable and community support network for women undergoing cancer treatments. EBeauty works to improve the quality of life of women undergoing chemotherapy treatments through the implementation of its Wig Exchange Program and Hospital Partnership Program. Our primary goal is to provide all women, regardless of economic status or geographic location, access to wigs. EBeauty’s Wig Exchange Program and Hospital Partnership Program aim to help every cancer patient access a quality, free wig.

All CancersNational Foundation and NonprofitSurvivorshipWigs/ProsthesesNational Resource
Eminence Physical Therapy

https://www.eminencept.com/

2321 Henry Clower Blvd., Suite B , Snellville, GA 30078

706-631-1030

Eminence Physical Therapy, LLC is a cash-based physical therapy practice specializing in one-on-one care for cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema treatment. When receiving treatment for cancer or lymphedema, having to attend numerous appointments can be a taxing effort as well as extremely time consuming. Why travel to crowded clinics, have long wait times, or split the amount of time spent with your therapist due to being double-booked when you can receive exceptional care by a doctor in the privacy of your own home or with a private in-clinic appointment!

All CancersPhysical Health SupportRehab
Emotional Wellness Checklist

https://d15yi9gnq6oxdl.cloudfront.net/assets/images/content/NIH%20emotional-wellness-checklist.pdf

Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. Attached are tips for improving your emotional health.

All CancersEmotional/Mental Health SupportNational Resource
empowerline

https://www.empowerline.org/

404-463-3333

Empowerline (formerly AgeWise Connection) serves the City of Atlanta as well as Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, Douglas County, Fayette County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Henry County, and Rockdale County. If you don’t live in the Atlanta region, you can find an area agency on aging to help you in Georgia by visiting the Division of Aging Services or nationwide on n4a.org.

All CancersAdvocacyCaregiversFinancial AssistanceFood/Meal Delivery
Family Caregiver Alliance

http://www.caregiver.org/

101 Montgomery Street Suite 2150 , San Francisco, CA 94104

415-434-3388

The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care. For over 40 years, FCA has provided services to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Our services include assessment, care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial consultation vouchers.

All CancersCaregiversFinancial AssistanceSupport GroupsNational Resource
Family Health Centers of Georgia

http://www.fhcga.org

868 York Avenue , Atlanta, GA 30310

404-752-1400

The Family Health Centers of Georgia, Inc. is one of more than 1,500 Federally Qualified Community Health Centers (FQHC) operating in the United States. FQHCs use a healthcare delivery system that has proven success with improving healthcare outcomes and reducing healthcare costs.

All CancersScreenings
Fisher House Foundation

https://www.fisherhouse.org/

(888) 294-8560

Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital. These homes are located at military and VA medical centers around the world. Fisher House Foundation also operates the Hero Miles program, using donated frequent flyer miles to bring family members to the bedside of injured service members as well as the Hotels for Heroes program using donated hotel points to allow family members to stay at hotels near medical centers without charge.

All CancersAdolescents and Young Adults (AYAs)Financial AssistanceLiving Expenses/LodgingNational Foundation and NonprofitNational Resource
FORCE - Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

https://www.facingourrisk.org/

866-288-RISK (7475)

FORCE improves the lives of the millions of individuals and families facing hereditary breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, colorectal and endometrial cancers. Our community includes people with a BRCA, ATM, PALB2, CHEK2, PTEN or other inherited gene mutation and those diagnosed with Lynch syndrome. We accomplish this through our education, support, advocacy and research efforts. We are dedicated to providing up-to-date, expert-reviewed information and resources that help people make informed medical decisions. Our strong, supportive community of peers and professionals ensures no one must face hereditary cancer alone. FORCE serves as a champion, unifying the community and advocating for awareness, access to care, and better treatment and prevention options.

All CancersAdvocacyEducational ProgramsFinancial AssistanceGenetic TestingNational Foundation and NonprofitScreeningsSupport GroupsNational Resource
FreeWill

https://www.freewill.com/

Estate planning is traditionally considered complex, scary, and expensive. That’s why we set out to build a simple tool that anyone can use to create these important documents. All estate plans made using FreeWill are 100% legal and specifically tailored to your jurisdiction.

All CancersLegal AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitPractical Needs SupportNational Resource
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC)

https://www.fodac.org/programs/durable-medical-equipment/

4900 Lewis Road , Stone Mountain, GA 30083

770-491-9014

FODAC’s mission is to provide durable medical equipment (DME) such as wheelchairs and hospital beds at little or no cost to individuals with disabilities and their families. We provide home health (mobility and daily living) equipment to people of any age or with any disability, temporary or permanent, for medically necessary and medically helpful reasons. These items are provided at little or no cost to the recipients and their families.. Clients do not have to qualify financially.

All CancersMedical Equipment/SuppliesNational Foundation and Nonprofit
Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University

https://www.augusta.edu/cancer/

1120 15th Street , Augusta, GA 30912

The Georgia Cancer Center at the Medical College of Georgia brings together a team of basic science researchers, clinicians, radiation oncologists, nurse navigators and patient support staff to create a community fostering innovation and care focused on improving the lives of our patients. The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University is dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer in Georgia and across the globe through superior care, innovation, and education. Research at the Georgia Cancer Center’s M. Bert Storey Research Building focuses on the most promising pathways for the prevention and treatment of cancer.

All CancersResearch
Georgia Cancer Specialists Advanced Directives

https://www.gacancer.com/advance-directives

If you are ever unable to make your own healthcare choices or to clearly communicate your wishes, other people will have to make choices for you. Advance Directives are a way to let your family, friends, and healthcare providers know, in advance, of your wishes to receive, or not receive medical care and treatment. To make sure that your family, friends, and healthcare providers understand your choices, it is important to have your Advance Directives in writing.

All CancersLegal AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitPractical Needs SupportNational Resource
Georgia Department of Community Health

https://dph.georgia.gov/cancer-aid

1035 TIMBER LANDING RD , BRUNSWICK, GA 31523

9126028290

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is one of Georgia’s four health agencies serving the state’s growing population of over 10 million people. DCH offers the *Women's Health Medicaid Program (WHMP) and *Cancer State Aid.

All CancersLung CancerFinancial AssistanceGovernment Programs
Georgia Drug Card

https://georgiadrugcard.com/

Georgia Drug Card is a free statewide discount prescription assistance program. The program was launched to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescriptions. There are no requirements needed to use the Georgia Drug Card program. Unlike insurance programs, there are no income, age, pre-existing condition, deductible, or waiting period restrictions. The program is designed to help patients nationwide who do not have prescription drug coverage or who have coverage but are subject to large deductibles, large co-pays, formulary limitations, dosing limitations, gaps, and/or any cash out-of-pocket expenses.

All CancersFinancial Assistance
Georgia Legal Aid

https://www.georgialegalaid.org/

GeorgiaLegalAid.org is a joint project of Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. and the Georgia Legal Services Program. The project is powered by Pro Bono Net, funded by Legal Services Corporation and the Georgia Access to Justice Project and produced in cooperation with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and legal service organizations and government agencies throughout Georgia and the United States. Our goal is to provide the public with easy Internet access to basic legal information and legal resources in Georgia.

All CancersLegal Assistance
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Georgia CORE

 

Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofitthat leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.