Free Supportive Services for Cancer Patients
Don't be shy about contacting these agencies.
The wellness community offers free supportive services for those who are or were in treatment for cancer in comfortable home-like settings around the country. The web site offers an easy directory to see if there is a location near you.
Cleaning For A Reason is a nonprofit organization that offers FREE professional housecleaning, and maid services to "improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for cancer." Locations are in 50 states and Canada. One must apply on line, for this service, I assume there are some criteria for selection.
Y-me.org — 800-221-2141, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Breast cancer patients only. This site is a national organization dedicated to offering support to women with breast cancer by trained volunteers all of whom have had breast cancer themselves.
aicr.org — 800-843-8114
Free hotline for cancer patients wanting advice on nutrition. Your questions will be taken and your call will be returned with in three days by registered dietitian. This service is offered by the American Institute for Cancer Research which promotes research and education on diet and cancer.
MyLifeLine.org is a nonprofit organization that encourages cancer patients and caregivers to create free, customized websites. Their mission is to empower patients to build an online support community of family and friends to foster connection, inspiration, and healing.