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Practical Needs Support Resources

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Community

https://www.lls.org/georgia

Blood Cancers (Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma)Financial AssistancePractical Needs Support
Livestrong

https://www.livestrong.org

623 W. 38th St. Ste 300 , Austin, TX 78705

855-220-7777

We have a Mission Question, not a Mission Statement, because we believe that we can only achieve the best solutions through asking the right questions. We ask survivors and caregivers what they need, we ask the system how it can be more person-centered, we ask innovators how we can bring impossible ideas to life.

All CancersEducational ProgramsNational Foundation and NonprofitNavigationPractical Needs SupportSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
The Breast Cancer Survivors' Network, Inc.

http://www.bcsurvivorsnetwork.org/

770-487-4396

Provide assistance, education, and positive support services before, during, and after diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of breast cancer.

Breast CancerFinancial AssistancePractical Needs Support
The Lydia Project

https://www.thelydiaproject.org/

1369 Interstate Parkway , Augusta, GA 30909

706-736-5467

The Lydia Project provides free services to women and girls anywhere facing any type of cancer.  This support includes ongoing correspondence and encouragement every month for at least twelve months. Locally, Lydia grants funds for rent, utility, medical supplies, and prescription assistance to women who are unable to afford these basic expenses while undergoing cancer treatment and who reside in Georgia's Burke, Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond Counties; and South Carolina's Aiken and Edgefield Counties.

All CancersFinancial AssistanceLiving Expenses/LodgingPractical Needs SupportSupport GroupsSurvivorship
United in Pink

http://unitedinpink.org/

1515 Bass Rd Suite H, Macon, GA 31201

(478) 254-5247

United in Pink's mission is to focus on survivorship and quality of life for families affected by a breast cancer diagnosis. It provides unique services to the community in that it is the only local organization to focus on the holistic needs of families affected by breast cancer. Although there are other support groups in the region, United in Pink is the only group that purposefully includes therapeutic activities and support for all members of the family. All United in Pink programs and services are offered at no charge and have no barriers to access.

Breast CancerEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportFinancial AssistanceFood/Meal DeliveryPractical Needs SupportSupport GroupsSurvivorshipTransportation
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Georgia CORE

 

Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a public-private partnership that creates collaboration among the state’s cancer organizations and institutions to connect more Georgians to quality, personalized cancer care. We welcome you to this one-of-a-kind online information center for all things related to cancer and survivorship care in Georgia.