Cancer Support Team, Inc.’s mission is to empower, encourage, and inspire individuals impacted by cancer. Our services raise social awareness regarding cancer and other issues that are derived from living with cancer. We assist survivors and caregivers as they Manage the Facts (Diagnosis), Hold the Vision of Health, and Keep the Faith.
Our approach to emPOWERment is
Prayer, Outreach, Wigs, Education, Resource, Support
VIRTUAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
Cancer Support Team support groups bring together people going through or have gone through similar experiences. We provide an opportunity for people to share personal experiences, feelings, encouragement and coping strategies.
Cancer Support Team host two monthly cancer support group meetings. The Cancer Survivor Support Group and the Cancer Caregiver Support Group meet at 6:00 PM (Central Time Zone) via Zoom Online.
Click the appropriate button, choose one meeting date and complete the registration. A confirmation email will be sent containing the information to join the meeting.
CANCER SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
1st Wednesday of month @ 6:00 PM (Central)
CANCER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
3rd Wednesday of month @ 6:00 PM (Central)
Access Community Health Network
Free or low-cost mammograms
The Advocacy Connector – A Patient Resource Site
A dedicated, up-to-date resource that connects patients with national and state organizations offering assistance.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
Funds and conducts research, shares expert information, supports patients and spreads the word about prevention. Services provided include treatment option discussions, advice on coping with side effects, and health insurance assistance.
A Silver Lining Foundation
Buy a Mom a Mammogram Program provides free screening mammograms and follow up diagnostic testing. CCIC program provides access to national cancer research and services including free wig
134 N. Wells, Suite 1218, Chicago, IL 60602
Free, professional support services provided to anyone affected by cancer as a patient or caregiver and include counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, and financial assistance.
800-813-HOPE (4673) https://www.cancercare.org
Cancer Recovery Foundation of America (CRFA)
Equip patients to survive cancer through research, advocacy, education, and support.
The Cancer Support Center
FREE programs for those affected by cancer. From networking groups to cooking demonstrations and yoga, there are plenty of programs for you.
2028 Elm Road, Homewood, IL 60430 708-798-9171
19645 South. LaGrange Road, Mokena, IL 60448 708-478-3529
Cleaning for a Reason
Gift of a clean home to women undergoing treatment for cancer.
Cancer Comfort Treatments to men and women in active treatment for cancer. These qualities of life services complement medical care and include massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, reiki, creative art, and guided meditation. All are provided at NO COST TO THE RECIPIENT. Free spa services and holistic therapies to those currently undergoing treatment for cancer.
P. O. Box 991, Homewood, IL 60430
Gilda’s Club Chicago
FREE programs for men, women, children, and their families and friends whose lives have been impacted by any kind of cancer.
537 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Illinois Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program (IBCCP)
Free mammograms, breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women
Connecting cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
205 W. Randolph Street, 19th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606
866-IMERMAN (463-7626) https://imermanangels.org/
An online social media outlet dedicated to empowering cancer patients and caregivers to foster connection, inspiration, and healing through free, personalized websites.
Wellness House, Living with Cancer
Learn practice healthful living, reduce stress. All our programs are FREE.
131 North County Line Road, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 (Main Location)
Assist patients with paying for their medication copays, health insurance coverage premiums and/or basic medical incidental expenses.
Cancer and Careers
The organization provides support for people with cancer who are managing a career. They provide expert advice, interactive tools, and educational events to empower cancer fighters and survivors in the workplace.
646- 929-8017 https://www.cancerandcareers.org/
Cancer Legal Resource Center
Provide cancer-related legal information and resources to people nationwide. Services provided include a telephone assistance line, conferences, seminars, workshops, education, and outreach programs, and other cancer community activities. Overall, resources for legal issues are provided.
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Chicago
Complete services including Counseling, Domestic Violence, Health Care, Legal, Rental, Senior Care, Utility and Emergency Assistance
721 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides professional case management services to Americans with chronic, life-threatening, and debilitating illnesses. This organization seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment, and preservation of their financial stability.
Team Maggie For a Cure
It provides fertility support for young adults facing cancer. Services provided include support, education, and financial assistance to teens and young adults with cancer seeking fertility preservation.
90-day non-medical cost-of-living expenses (car, house or rent, medical, car insurance, and utility payments) for breast cancer patients in active treatment for breast cancer,
United Way 2-1-1 Information Line
Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, healthcare, counseling and more. www.211.org