OUR SERVICES

 

Our services raise social awareness regarding cancer and other issues that are derived from living with cancer.  

 

Our support groups bring together people who are going through or have gone through similar experiences.  They provide an opportunity for people to share personal experiences and feelings, and coping strategies.

Prayer

 Outreach

 WIGS

Education

Seminars, Lectures

Resource Assistance

Support

Wellness Services

 

Access Community Health Network

Free or low-cost mammograms

866-267-2353                          www.achn.net

The Advocacy Connector – A Patient Resource Site

A dedicated, up-to-date resource that connects patients with national and state organizations offering assistance.

https://advocacyconnector.com

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.

800-227-2345                           https://www.cancer.org/

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

312-345-1322                          www.asilverliningfoundation.org

 

CancerCare

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.

800-238-6479                          http://www.cancerrecovery.org

 

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

http://cancersupportcenter.org/

 

Cleaning for a Reason

Gift of a clean home to women undergoing treatment for cancer.

877-337-3348                          www.cleaningforareason.org

 

Faye’s Light

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

708-431-3643                          www.fayeslight.org

 

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

312-464-9900                          http://www.gildasclubchicago.org/

 

Illinois Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program (IBCCP)

Free mammograms, breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women 

888-522-1282                          http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/life-stages-populations/womens-health-services/ibccp

 

Imerman Angels

Connecting cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

205 W. Randolph Street, 19th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606

866-IMERMAN (463-7626)     https://imermanangels.org/

 

MyLifeLine

An online social media outlet dedicated to empowering cancer patients and caregivers to foster connection, inspiration, and healing through free, personalized websites.

888-234-2468                           https://www.mylifeline.org/

 

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)

630-323-5150                          http://wellnesshouse.org

Other Services

 

Assistance Fund

Assist patients with paying for their medication copays, health insurance coverage premiums and/or basic medical incidental expenses.

888-845-3663                          https://enrollment.assistfund.org/home

 

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.

866-843-2572                           http://cancerlegalresources.org

 

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

312-655-7500                          https://catholiccharitiesusa.org

 

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.

800-532-5274                           http://www.patientadvocate.org/

 

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.

877-778-2366                           http://www.teammaggieforacure.org/

 

 

Pink Fund

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,

877-234-7465                          www.thepinkfund.org

United Way 2-1-1 Information Line

Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, healthcare, counseling and more.                                                                 www.211.org

Cancer Support Team, Inc. 

430 East 162nd Street #179,  South Holland, Illinois   60473

(708) 580-6456   ~   contactuscst@gmail.com   ~  www.cancersupportteam.net