Caregivers

8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60631
800-886-2282
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PROVIDES:

  • Information support resources
  • List of doctors involved in investigational treatment.
  • Online Care Consultation
  • Care for the caregiver
  • Financial Assistance Resources
  • Health Insurance Assistance Resources
  • Reaching out for support
  • Therapeutic recreation

St. Louis Support Groups- please see website for complete details

2310 Skokie Valley Road
Suite 104
Highland Park, IL 60035
888-597-7674
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No Local Chapter

PROVIDES:

  • Find a transplant center via directory online
  • Peer Support Programs
  • Talk to a survivor or family member
  • Tips for family caregivers
  • Help with finances/insurance
  • Resources
  • Drug database
  • Books and support publications – patient handbooks
  • Advocacy

Cancer Support Community
1058 Old Des Peres Road
St. Louis, MO 63131
314-238-2000
Laura Rossmann
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  • 3rd Thursdays monthly 6:30-8:30 pm.

A caring environment in which to learn about and discuss issues associated with brain cancer: memory, cognitive losses and challenges, communication, and the impact on family. Family and friends welcome. No prescreening required.

  • Emotional Support Groups led by licensed therapist.  Prescreening required to attend group.  Appointment necessary.

Mercy Hospital-St. Louis
David C. Pratt Cancer Center
607 S. New Ballas Rd., Suite 1440
St. Louis, MO 63141
314-251-6569
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This group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  This group provides education and support for women newly diagnosed and survivors of breast cancer, as well as their female family and friends.

275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
800-813-HOPE (4673)
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PROVIDES:

  • Counseling by Oncology Social Worker available by telephone
  • Education Workshops
  • Publications (order form) by type of cancer
  • Financial Assistance – online
  • Information for Healthcare Professionals

1058 Old Des Peres Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
314-238-2000
314-909-9900
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PROVIDES:

Free educational programs, support groups, separate groups for bereaved and caregivers, education workshops, and mind-body activities such as: yoga, relaxation, & visualization. Also provides vouchers towards the cost of medical supplies directly related to a cancer diagnosis through their Staenberg Family Cancer Services program. Nutritional supplements, incontinence and ostomy supplies, lymphedema sleeves, wigs, and DME such as walkers, shower chairs, etc. are additionally available. Patient needs a referral from a social worker, nurse, or physician; form available online.

SSM St. Joseph Health Center & St. Joseph West
300 First Capitol Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63301
636-947-5009
Nancy Gassner
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1st Thursday of the month

Time 5:30-7:30 p.m.

A light dinner will be served.

To register  Call 636-755-3056

4000 North Illinois, Suite B
Swansea, IL 62226
618-236-1000
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PROVIDES:

  • General and Specific Cancer Information
  • Cancer Treatment Options
  • Coping with Cancer
  • Home Care & Hospice Options
  • Community Resources
  • Wellness Programs
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Lending Library

PO Box 93 Stockdale TX 78160
admin@CareCalendar.org
www.CareCalendar.org

Online scheduler for meals, helpers, etc.
Hand-written card service – all occasions
Caregiver’s book list

CaringBridge
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PROVIDES:  Free patient websites bring people together when health matters most. CaringBridge is for anyone facing any health condition: big or small, acute or long term, available for as long as needed! Start a site for someone today so they can share their story and stay connected.