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Medical Equipment and Supplies - Free or Reduced Cost NYS Justice Center  
  Assistive Technology (TRAID) Program: through a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), the Justice Center administers the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program. TRAID’s mission is to coordinate statewide activities to increase access to and ...
Assistance - General 21st Century C A R E  
  21st Century Cancer Assistance, Research and Education (C.A.R.E.) provides assistance, educational programs and screenings, support groups, and supports cancer research. The services offered to patients if eligibility requirements are met are: - Childcare during treatment - Education and support meetings - Cosmetic aide and hygiene products ...
Support - General Cancer 4th Angel  
  Program offering support to cancer patients by phone. One-on-one support. the 4th Angel or Caregiver mentor is paired closely as possible with respect to diagnosis, gender and age. They can share healthful and positive strategies learned from their own experience. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor and/or caregiver – your 4th ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories A & O Surgical Supply  
  Breast Prostheses: Amoena, Camp, Jodee and many other brands. Complete line of lymphedema pumps and sleeves. Feature a full line of fashionable bras, camisoles, swim wear and head covering.
Transportation - Ground A Ride For All  
  A Ride For All has dispatchers who can assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All drivers are fully trained in the use of securement systems and ramps and will be available to assist passengers, as requested in entering and exiting accessible vehicles. Service is only for wheelchair patients. Services all 5 boroughs. Service runs mainly ...
Wigs - Free or Reduced Cost ABC Wigs  
  Carry synthetic and human hair wigs for men and women. Discounts available for cancer patients associated with American Cancer Society (ACS). Must mention American Cancer Society.
National Resource Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  
  The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy serves the public by promoting nutrition, health, and well-being. Academy services via the Web site: • Information: Healthy Weight, Food & Nutrition Topics, Diseases, Allergies & Health Conditions, Children's Health, ...
Assistance - Medical Addabbo Community Health Center  
  Health services, dental, mental, health, nutrition, etc. Non-profit comprehensive health services for low income, medically indigent or medically underserved residents of Rockaway Peninsula.
Support - Breast Adelphi University  
  Breast Cancer Support Groups - registration required for support groups - offer seasonal 8 week groups upon request. Groups such as Women with Breast Cancer, Women Newly Diagnosed, Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer, Women Post-Treatment, The Close Knit Group, etc. Short term groups also available throughout the year. Individual counseling ...
Information and Referral Services Adelphi University  
  Calls answered by professionally trained and supervised volunteers who have had breast cancer. They provide emotional support and advice on accessing services.
Advocacy Adelphi University  
  Advocate for breast cancer research, awareness and education. Advocate for breast cancer patients, professionals and the community. Legislative Advocacy: • Local, State and National • Founding member of the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) • First New York State Grassroots Coordinator of the National Breast Cancer Coalition
Wellness Program Adelphi University  
  Multiple complementary workshops for breast cancer survivors. Workshops such as Reiki, Nutrition, Yoga, Massage Therapy, etc.
Assistance - General African Services Committee  
  African Services Committee is a multiservice agency based in Harlem and dedicated to assisting immigrants, refugees and asylees from across the African Diaspora. Provide health, housing, legal, educational, and social services. Staff provide culturally and linguistically relevant support to this diverse and growing community. - Immigration and ...
Assistance - Medical African Services Committee  
  African Services Committee and each of their linked primary care facilities and City Health Department clinics work in partnership, observing all applicable confidentiality laws, to provide a full complement of diagnostic medical and supportive services all qualifying African and other immigrants.
National Resource After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD)  
  Provides one-to-one customized support to people impacted by breast cancer through it's mentor program. ABCD mentors are trained volunteers who have experienced breast cancer personally. Their support for those with breast cancer is personalized: it is provided by someone with a similar demographic and clinical background, at a convenient time, ...
Assistance - Food AIDS Center of Queens County (Far Rockaway Branch)  
  Food Pantry: offers food to those in need.
Wellness Program Albert Einstein Cancer Center  
  BRONX ONCOLOGY LIVING DAILY - BOLD Living Program: free program of wellness workshops and support designed to empower, nurture and offer connection for those affected by cancer. Funded by the Entertainment Industry Foundation, the New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund, Inc, and Komen Greater NYC. Founded through funding from the Greater NYC ...
Information and Referral Services Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State  
  Website (www.asapnys.org) is a wonderful resource for tobacco control professionals.
National Resource American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)  
  The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is a professional organization representing virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States and Canada. AAD provides: • Information on skin conditions and skin cancer • Public Education/Community Programs • Find Free skin cancer screening and board certified dermatologist near you online • A ...
Advocacy American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)  
  The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is a grassroots, civil rights organization that welcomes people of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnicities as members. ADC works to protect the civil rights of all people of Arab heritage in the U.S. by conducting political advocacy, providing legal services and raising awareness of ...
Support - Breast American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - Flushing
  1) Joy Luck Club Support Group (Breast Cancer Support) - for Chinese American breast cancer patients and caregivers. Patients and survivors from NYC and Long Island are welcome. 2) Daffodil - Breast Cancer Support Group - offering support to individuals and those affected by breast cancer. For Korean American/Korean speaking breast cancer ...
Wigs - Free or Reduced Cost American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - Flushing
  Provides free wigs from limited supply to needy patients suffering hair loss due to cancer treatment. Intended for those with insufficient insurance coverage for cranial prostheses (wigs). Accept donations of new wigs and new hats.
Smoking Cessation and Tobacco - Free or Reduced Cost Medications American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - Flushing
  This program offers referral to New York State Fax To Quit Line. Once the assessment is done, NYS will send the quit tool according to each individuals needs. Will help client fill out the referral paper and fax back to the quit line. NYS trained counselor will call clients to do the assessment and provide free nicotine replacment therapy, gum, ...
Wellness Program American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - Flushing
  Tai Chi Class, Dancing Class, Ping-Pong and Yoga Class. For patients, family /caregivers.
Support - General Cancer American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - Flushing
  Chinese Speaking Support Group: health care specialists provide cancer related information, such as nutrition, treatment, pain management, chemotherapy, radiation, exercise etc, and patients engage in a Q an A session with the specialists, and share their experiences.
Look Good Feel Better Program American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - Flushing
  Chinese and Korean language sessions of LGFB. For women who had chemotherapy or radiation within the year. Each patient is entitled to one free make-up kit during the diagnosis and treatment period. Someone who wishes to attend a 2nd session has to return with the kit or with the makeup items detailed in the 12 Step Guide found in the Instruction ...
Information and Referral Services American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - Flushing
  The Korean Outreach Program works to create equivalent programs for the Korean community that are modeled on ACS programs. Have Korean translated materials to meet the needs of the Korean community and will disseminate those materials to them. Promotes and provides breast, cervical, and colorectal screenings with the New York State Cancer ...
Support - General Cancer American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives - North Brunswick
  Cancer Patient and Families Self Help Support Group: telephone support group open to anyone in Chinese (Mandarin) language facilitated by Maggie Luo, Chinese American Mental Health Outreach Program (CAMHOP), Program Coordinator: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) New Jersey
Look Good Feel Better Program American Cancer Society - Kew Gardens
  Each patient is entitled to one free make-up kit during the diagnosis and treatment period. Someone who wishes to attend a 2nd session has to return with the kit or with the makeup items detailed in the 12 Step Guide found in the Instruction Book in the kit. The same patient would be eligible again in the case of a recurrence or second diagnosis.
Wigs - Free or Reduced Cost American Cancer Society - Kew Gardens
  Provides free wigs from limited supply to patients suffering hair loss due to cancer treatment. American Cancer Society Queens Office Wig Program - free wig sessions for women with cancer.   Accept donation of new wigs.
Smoking Cessation and Tobacco - Programs and Services American Cancer Society - Kew Gardens
  Queens Quits is a program developed to assist Queens-based health care providers to follow best practices for smoking cessation with their patients. Queens Quits is a collaboration between Queens Health Network, American Cancer Society, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Queens Quits offers health care providers information and ...
Reach To Recovery American Cancer Society - New York
  Reach to Recovery is a program that helps individuals cope with breast cancer through one-on-one peer support. It is offered at all points along the cancer continuum, from pre-diagnosis through the entire period when breast cancer remains a personal concern. The program pairs a breast cancer survivor with a recently diagnosed patient who has ...
National Resource American Cancer Society - Quit for Life  
  The Quit For Life® Program is a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and Alere Wellbeing. The program helps people quit tobacco use by providing: - Quitting Aids: Help you decide what type, dose and duration of nicotine substitute or other medication is right for you and teach you how to use it so it really works. Free nicotine ...
Health Education American Cancer Society / Pewaukee
  HEALTH CROSSES A CULTURE - is an 8-segment Hmong cancer DVD resource developed to educate Hmong men and women about cancer prevention and early detection. The information focuses on 6 types of cancer and healthy lifestyles. The introduction segment features local Hmong leaders speaking about the need for information and resources. The information ...
National Resource American Cancer Society Cancer Survivors Network (CSN)  
  The Cancer Survivors Network (CSN) was created by and for cancer survivors and their families for the purpose of sharing their cancer-related experiences and supporting one another. Registration to become a member is secure and without cost. Features of CSN include: • Access to CSN member pages and contributions so you can find and interact with ...
National Resource American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS)  
  The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving the survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care. Established by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) in 1922, the multidisciplinary ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division American Committee on Italian Migration  
  Advocacy, immigrant legal assistance, assistance with documents/filings. Non-profit organization offering free legal services to immigrants on a range of immigration matters, including filing of petitions, citizenship applications, green card information, student visas, and lottery registration.
Assistance - General American Immigrants  
  American Immigrants offers a variety of legal and Immigration services to immigrants and their families. Provides services that assist integration of immigrants into American society.
Mammogram - Free/Reduced Cost American Italian Cancer Foundation  
  The American-Italian Cancer Foundation's Mobile Care Clinic travels the five boroughs of New York City to provide no cost digital mammograms and clinical breast exams to medically under-served women five days a week, all year round . Eligibility: - Women aged 40 and older - Current New York City Resident - No Mammogram in the past 12 months ...
National Resource American Liver Foundation (ALF)  
  The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is a voluntary nonprofit health agency dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver disease through research, education, and advocacy. ALF has very limited information on primary liver cancer. They do not have information about cancer that has metastasized to the liver. Services include ...
Advocacy AMICO ESP - American Italian Coalition of Organizations Inc  
  Provides assistance to communities or individuals to help them overcome specific barriers in areas of health and social progress. Designed to provide comprehensive social services and entitlements to those NYC residents who have varied needs and cirucumstances. Services include assistance with Medicaid, public assistance, food stamps, social ...
National Resource AmpleHarvest.org  
  AmpleHarvest.org, is an online directory of Food Pantries. The web site is designed to help food pantries in your community, where you can get food assistance, get garden fresh produce from local gardeners. This organization does not supply food directly to the public. There is a food pantry locator on the web site, click on For Gardeners, ...
Support - Other Amyloidosis Support Groups  
  Offering amyloidosis support groups. The Amyloidosis Support Groups (ASG) organization offers support groups and events in several cities throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and the Netherlands to people impacted by amyloidosis. Amyloidosis is a condition that occurs when a part of the immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibody ...
Assistance - Clothing Angel Street Thrift Shop  
  Thrift Shop: sells clothing and household items that are high-quality items. Proceeds benefit individuals and families affected by Substance Abuse, HIV, AIDS and Mental Illness.
Health Education APICHA Community Health Center  
  Project Connect, a program for Asian and Pacific Islanders (A&PI) who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Intersex (LGBTQI). LGBTQI A&PI individuals experience barriers accessing services and are often under-served due to a spectrum of reasons including culture, linguistic isolation, and the lack of ...
Assistance - General Arab-American Family Support Center (AAFSC)  
  The Arab-American Family Support Center serves the Arabic-speaking community living in the New York City area. Its goal is to strengthen families and help them adapt to life in the U.S. Services provided include: 1) Free English as a Second Language (ESL) Class: the Adult Education Program offers English language, civics, and citizenship ...
National Resource ASCO - State Clinical Trials Insurance Coverage Information  
  American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) provides State Clinical Trials Insurance Coverage information online at (http://www.asco.org/insurance-coverage-clinical-trial-participants#state) - State Laws and Cooperative Agreements: State by state list of states with Clinical Trials Coverage Laws or Cooperative Agreements. (list is at the bottom ...
Assistance - Legal Asian Americans for Equality  
  Offers free and reduced legal services for everyone with focus on tenant and landlord issues. Prefer to serve those living at China Town and Lower Eastside. Legal issues include housing, immigration assistance, naturalization preparation, healthcare access, food stamps enrollment, benefit counseling, and community wellness.
National Resource Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)  
  The Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) is a nonprofit, professional organization of oncology social workers dedicated to the enhancement of psychosocial services to people with cancer and their families. Some publications are available online for patients, their families, and professionals. The AOSW Web site offers the POWER Directory ...
Assistance - Utilities Assurance Wireless  
  Assurance Wireless offers a FREE wireless phone and 250 minutes of nationwide wireless service to eligible customers each month and unlimited free texts. There are no bills, long-term contracts, activation fees, recurring fees, or surcharges for Assurance Wireless customers. Assurance Wireless is brought to you by Virgin Mobile USA and is a ...
National Resource BBB Wise Giving Alliance  
  The BBB Wise Giving Alliance collects and distributes information on hundreds of nonprofit organizations that solicit nationally or have national or international program services. It routinely asks such organizations for information about their programs, governance, fundraising practices, and finances when the charities have been the subject of ...
Smoking Cessation and Tobacco - Programs and Services Beth Israel Medical Center  
  Stay Off Smoking (SOS) Support Group - program to support those in need of assistance with cessation of tobacco use, smoking and nicotine addiction. NRT Patches available periodically.
Advocacy Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer Foundation  
  The mission of the foundation is to eradicate lung cancer through research, early detection and education.
Assistance - Legal Brooklyn Bar Association  
  Lawyer Referral Service: the Referral Service staff will meet with you to determine the nature of your legal problem. You will then be referred to an appropriate lawyer or other source of help. There is no charge for the screening, and no obligation to meet with or hire a lawyer. The first one-half hour consultation with the lawyer is $25. If ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Brooklyn Chinese American Association  
  Provide free and specialized services to assist individuals to become citizens. Services include application assistance and management, referrals, citizenship classes, legal consultation and ESL. Also language assistance to Chinese-speaking population with Food-Stamp, Medicaid and Medicare application, and housing assistance.
Cancer Screening - Prostate CABS Health Center - Community Healthcare Network NYC  
  Prostate cancer screening
Camps Camp Bravehearts, Inc  
  Bravehearts - an oncology camp for women. Camp Bravehearts is a non-profit organization that offers women dealing with cancer a variety of weekend retreats each focused on a different theme. Whether it’s rafting down a river, or relaxing on a beach, one concept remains the same. Camp Bravehearts is an experience of learning, healing, and ...
Camps Camp Good Days and Special Times  
  Overnight camps and day camp for children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer and other life challenges. Camp Good Days provides residential camping programs at Recreational Facility, located on the shores of Keuka Lake in Branchport, New York, as well as year-round recreational and support activities, in the Rochester, ...
National Resource Camp Kesem  
  Camp Kesem provides a free week of overnight summer camp to kids ages 6-16 who have a parent affected by cancer. This unique camp offers a fun, safe and supportive environment that allows children to form bonds with peers who share similar experiences. At Camp Kesem the focus is on having fun and they aim to give children the best experience ...
Support - General Cancer Cancer and Careers  
  Monthly support group for working young adults who are in cancer treatment and/or recovery. Refreshments will be served, guest speakers based on group preferences.
National Resource Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)  
  The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC), a joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School, is a nonprofit program providing free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, their families, friends, employers, health care professionals, and others coping with cancer. ...
National Resource CancerCare  
  CancerCare provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer and their loved ones, caregivers, the bereaved; and health care professionals. CancerCare provides limited financial assistance to people affected by cancer. As a nonprofit organization, funding depends on the sources of support they receive at ...
National Resource CancerCare (Spanish Version)  
  CancerCare brinda servicios gratuitos de apoyo profesional a personas afectadas por el cáncer: pacientes y seres queridos, cuidadores de pacientes, personas afligidas por la pérdida de un ser querido y profesionales del cuidado de la salud. Los servicios de CancerCare incluyen: • Consejería por teléfono brindada individualmente o a través de ...
Camps CancerCare - New Jersey Office  
  Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp - free 3 day weekend camp event is open to all families with children/teens who have lost a loved one to cancer in the last two years.
Bereavement and Grief Services CancerCare - New York City  
  Support groups for those who are grieving and have experienced the death of a loved one. 1) People Who Have Lost a Loved One Support Group: anyone who has lost a loved a one to cancer in the past 18 months to participate in a face-to-face support group, led by a professional oncology social worker. Pre-registration is required. To register, or ...
Support - General Cancer CancerCare - New York City  
  CancerCare - New York City offer several face-to-face support groups for cancer patients including: 1) General Patient Support Group: 8-week face-to-face group at the New York City office for anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer who are currently receiving a form of active treatment. 2) Support Group for Spanish Speaking Women ...
Support - Family and Caregiver CancerCare - New York City  
  Offering support for caregivers: 1) Caregivers and Loved Ones Support Groups: 8-week face-to-face support group at our New York City location is for people who have a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer. 2) Young Adult Caregiver Support Group: 8-week face-to-face support group at our New York City location is for people between the ...
Assistance - Financial CancerCare - New York City  
  CancerCare provides limited financial assistance to people affected by cancer. As a nonprofit organization, funding depends on the sources of support received at any given time. Please check the website regularly for funding updates. - Financial Assistance for Men: CancerCare is only able to accept requests for financial assistance for men who ...
Wellness Program CancerCare - New York City  
  - Yoga Meditation: with simple diaphragmatic breath exercises, you will learn INSIGHT MEDITATION techniques, which can teach you how to objectively observe physical and emotional feelings. - Reiki: learn how you can benefit from the calming, timeless experience of Reiki, a gentle form of energy balancing. - Art Workshop: learn a new way to ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories CancerCare - New York City  
  Provider of breast prosthesis to cancer patient.
Wigs - Free or Reduced Cost CancerCare - New York City  
  Wig clinic: free wig, by appointment, for cancer patients.
National Resource Caregiver Action Network (CAN)  
  The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association) is a nonprofit, membership association whose mission is to support, educate, and empower family caregivers to help them become their own advocate. Members of the Caregiver Action Network can: • Connect with other family caregivers on the Forum to receive ...
National Resource CarePond  
  CarePond is a free online social networking community that connect caregivers and provides access to information, advice, resources, and social support. CarePond uses a complex algorithm and a multitude of dimensions to help match you with other caregivers. Some of these dimensions include: - Connections questions. The more you answer ...
National Resource Casting For Recovery  
  Casting for Recovery (CFR) provides an opportunity for women whose lives have been profoundly affected by breast cancer to gather in a natural setting and learn the sport of fly fishing. Weekend retreats incorporate counseling, educational services, and the trained facilitators that staff each retreat, including a psycho-social therapist, a health ...
Transportation - Ground Catholic Charities - Bayside NY  
  Transportation to doctor appointment and shopping for seniors age 60 and over with medical disabilities. Service the North East Queens section. Catholic Charities drivers with vans provide transportation, limited service available.
Counseling Services Catholic Charities - Glendale Mental Health Clinic  
  Support: one-on-one, group or family, for patients dealing with depression, side effects of cancer diagnosis and other disorders.
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Catholic Charities - Queens Community Center  
  Immigration Information/Referral, General Educational Development (GED) / English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, Case Management. Four Catholic Charities Community Centers provide a wide array of services to support families, and are the gateway to Charities' services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.
Assistance - Food Catholic Charitites - Howard Beach Senior Center  
  Provides hot lunch (kosher).
Wellness Program Catholic Charitites - Howard Beach Senior Center  
  Have programs for exercise, zumba, yoga, dance with DJ, crafts, tai chi, field trips and more.
Assistance - General Catholic Migration Services  
  1) Immigration Resources: connect people with immigration resources in their native language/community. 2) Legal: provides Immigration Legal Assistance for any Immigrant or Refugees. This includes cancer patients that are experiencing difficulty with immigration during their diagnosis. website: http://catholicmigration.org/immigration/
Assistance - Burial Celestial Love Foundation Inc  
  Celestial Love Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit foundation sponsored by private business - NG and CHUN FOOK FUNERAL SERVICES. Provides burial assistance. Prior approval is required before committing to Funeral Home. The Funeral Home provides Chinese burial ceremony.
Child Care Referrals Center for Children’s Initiatives (CCI)  
  Provides referrals for full time or hourly childcare. Helping families make informed decisions about child care. Basic Referral Service Offers: - A list of child care providers and programs. - A Parent Child Care Guide offering step by step advice on finding child care. - Child Care tax credit information. Enhanced Referral Service ...
Advocacy Center for Hearing and Communication  
  Provides assistance to communities or individuals to help them overcome specific barriers in areas of education, health and social progress. Hearing loss is a possible side effect of cancer and,or its treatment. For hard of hearing and deaf individuals - - a.b.c. (advocates for better communication) - a volunteer group concerned with ...
Assistance - Medical Center for Hearing and Communication  
  Hearing loss is a possible side effect of cancer and/or its treatment. Operates a mobile audiological unit staffed by Board Certified Otolaryngologists with special training and interests in Hearing Health Medicine. Mobile unit provides the following services - - Hearing screening to identify whether or not a hearing loss is present and if future ...
Counseling Services Center for Hearing and Communication  
  For hard of hearing and deaf individuals. Hearing loss is a possible side effect of cancer and,or its treatment. The Mental Health Services Department of the League is licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health as an out-patient clinic. Services include crisis intervention, psychological evaluations, and individual, group, family and ...
Information and Referral Services Center for Hearing and Communication  
  For hard of hearing and deaf individuals. Hearing loss is a possible side effect of cancer and,or its treatment. CHCA (Center for Health Care Access ) - provides information and referrals to hospital staff members so they may be adequately equipped to meet the individual communication needs of each patient. They also advise about reasonable ...
Advocacy Center for Independence of the Disabled in NY  
  Center for Independence of the Disabled (CIDNY) advocacy goals aim to ensure that people with disabilities have the tools they need to live independently, provide for their financial needs and enjoy equal opportunity. They promote an environment where people with disabilities are recognized and respected members of the community and are active in ...
Housing - Low Income Center for Independence of the Disabled in NY  
  Affordable Housing Programs: Center for Independence of the Disabled (CIDNY) is NOT a housing provider. CIDNY provides referrals, assistance, and resources for individuals looking for affordable and accessible housing. website: http://www.cidny.org/housing.php Affordable Housing Programs: - HDC Low and Middle Income Housing Lotteries - HPD ...
Insurance Counseling Center for Independence of the Disabled in NY  
  Center for Independence of the Disabled (CIDNY) provides a variety of services for people with disabilities in New York City. Their benefits counselors can help you find and keep the appropriate package of health care coverage, Social Security and other benefits so that you can maintain your independence. They can work with you to explain which ...
Information and Referral Services Center for Independence of the Disabled in NY  
  Information and Referrals: provides information and referral services to its consumers. Center for Independence of the Disabled (CIDNY) provides a variety of services for people with disabilities in New York City. This includes assistance if you are working to apply for or maintain vocational education opportunities and will work with young ...
Smoking Cessation and Tobacco - Programs and Services Center for Tobacco Control of NSLIJ Health System  
  The Center for Tobacco Control at North Shore-LIJ specializes in the compassionate care of individuals who use tobacco products. They provide tobacco prevention education, cessation services and clinical research in the area of nicotine dependence. Stop Smoking Group - 6 session series led by a Nurse and Nurse Practitioner from Department of ...
Assistance - Food Central Queens Y  
  Service Center - distributes packages of canned and dry food monthly.
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Central Queens Y  
  Service Center. Provides the following services - - For all those in need up to age 60 - help in applying for Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, Social Security, Public Assistance, Food Stamps. For Immigrants with political asylum or refugee status - translation documents from Russian to English, ESL - English as Second Language Classes, classes for ...
Insurance Counseling Charles B Wang Community Health Center - Flushing  
  Health insurance enrollment counselors are available to help you enroll under the New York State of Health or government benefits, including Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Qualified Health Plan. Will provide consumer education and enrollment assistance to Chinese- and Korean-speaking residents. The application procedure is simple and free of ...
Assistance - Medical Charles B Wang Community Health Center - Manhattan, Canal St  
  The Charles B. Wang Community Health Centers provide comprehensive primary care, social services, and health education to underserved Asian Americans in the New York City metropolitan area. The clinic services include internal medicine, pediatrics, mental health, and women's health.
Advocacy Charles B Wang Community Health Center - Manhattan, Canal St  
  -Advocate on behalf of the Asian American Community, who, due to cultural, linguistic, educational, or financial barriers, lack access to basic health care services and health education. -Reach out and interact with the community and its leaders to understand and respond to community needs. -Raise national awareness of Asian American health ...
Support - Breast Charles B Wang Community Health Center - Manhattan, Canal St  
  Support Group for People Living with Breast Cancer: monthly Cantonese language breast cancer support group for women diagnosed with, being treated for, or survivors of breast cancer. - Understand Cancer and how it impacts your life - Learn from an oncology expert - Learn how to live healthy with Cancer - Connect with others who have common ...
Personal Items Chemo Comfort  
  Chemo Comfort provides kits to cancer patients with products that help manage nausea, mouth sores, hair loss, and other side effects of chemotherapy. The kit includes a variety of items such as: - Toothpaste, mouthwash, toothbrush and lozenges to help prevent and manage mouth sores and thrush. - Teas and crystallized ginger for nausea. - A ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Chhaya CDC  
  Chhaya's mission is to address and advocate for the housing and community development needs of South Asian American communities in New York City regardless of class, caste, country of origin, or religious affiliation. Landlord/tenant situations, assisted with NY Housing Authority Paperwork and limited Section 8 (do NOT assist with finding ...
National Resource Children's Leukemia Research Association (CLRA)  
  The Children's Leukemia Research Association (CLRA), also known as National Leukemia Research Association, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to support efforts towards finding the causes and cures for leukemia. The CLRA provides: • Patient Aid: Providing co-pay assistance to eligible children and adults for certain medical ...
National Resource Children's Oncology Group (COG), The  
  The Children’s Oncology Group (COG), a National Cancer Institute supported clinical trials group, is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research. The COG unites more than 8,000 experts in childhood cancer at more than 200 leading children’s hospitals, universities, and cancer centers across ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc - Queens Branch  
  Multi-Social Services is a walk-in center that provides medical, housing, education, legal, general social services data, and 9/11 related case management. It makes referrals to community services providers and offers government entitlement program information. Program components of the Multi Social Service Center (MSS) include Fair Housing, Food ...
Assistance - Legal City Bar Justice Center  
  1. The Cancer Advocacy Project was established in 1994 to provide direct representation and advocacy services to cancer patients, cancer survivors and their families. In the employment discrimination component of the Project, volunteer employment attorneys provide thirty-minute consultations to cancer patients who believe they have been ...
Assistance - Legal City of New York Commission on Human Rights  
  For those experiencing discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on race, color, creed, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender- including gender identity and sexual harassment, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or partnership status.
Advocacy Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF)  
  CACF advocates for improved policies, funding and services including immigration, schooling, and health, for Asian Pacific American children, youth, and families by targeting elected and appointed officials.
Assistance - Medical Coalition for Hispanic Family Services  
  Family Health Center: community-based, primary health care facility offering a full array of medical, dental, community health education, and social services. Operates in partnership with The Brooklyn Hospital Center and its staff is fully bilingual and culturally diverse. Provides health services to all foster children from the Coalition. ...
Bereavement and Grief Services Cohen Children’s Medical Center - North Shore LIJ  
  Provides individual support to Parents and Grandparents who have lost a child, and to Children who have lost a parent (4-18), or sibling. Short-term individual counseling. Support groups also available. Camp in the fall for grieving kids. Outreach and education about children's grief. Center of Hope: 4 groups: 4-5 year olds, 6-7 year olds, ...
National Resource Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP)  
  Through the Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides colorectal cancer screening and follow-up care to low-income men and women aged 50 – 64 years who are underinsured or uninsured for screening, when resources are available and there is no other payment option. To search for a ...
Assistance - Medical Community Health Care Network, Dr. Betty Shabazz Health Center  
  Services include gynecology, pediatrics, adolescent and adult medicine, geriatric care, full physical which includes prostate screenings, available at low cost.
Insurance Counseling Community Service Society of New York  
  Community Health Advocates (CHA), a program of the Community Service Society, provides free, confidential individual counseling and educational community presentations to consumers, advocates and providers for more than 10 years on various health insurance options. We are made up of a network of 30 community-based organizations from around New ...
Support - Children Who Have Cancer Compassion Net  
  CompassionNet serves children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. This unique case management program is offered by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and administered by Lifetime Care. All inclusive care, addressing physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patient and family including bereavement services. Services can be provided ...
Assistance - Utilities Con Edison  
  Provides a grant for 30 day extension if the patient/caregiver calls the telephone number listed and speaks to a service representative and explains the health emergency to the representative. Exception: if other extensions have been granted and payment was not received.
Vision Services Coney Island Hospital  
  Provides cancer patients assistance with eye exams and other eye care needs.
Personal Items ConKerr Cancer - Metro NY  
  A nonprofit group that makes soft cheerful pillowcases for children with cancer and other life changing illnesses.
Medical Equipment and Supplies - Free or Reduced Cost Convatec  
  1) ACCESS - Assistance Program for uninsured: provides 3 boxes one time per year. 2) Support (telephone counseling), information, education, referrals to local suppliers. 3) Provides information and telephone counseling regarding the use of ostomy supplies. 4) Will provide a sample of product to try, or sample a new product to patient ...
Information and Referral Services Cosmetic Executive Women  
  This organization helps women and men, and their coworkers and caregivers deal with cancer in the workplace and women and men working with cancer. They supply tools - web-based information and workbooks and a community of experts, patients, and survivors - so that women can continue to work through treatment. Provides a free workbook in either ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Dale Surgical Supply Inc  
  Providers of breast prostheses. Certified fitter available. Also carry bras and more.
National Resource Dental Lifeline Network  
  Dental Lifeline Network provides access to dental care and education for people who cannot afford it and people with disabilities or who are elderly. DLN operates three service programs: - Bridge/Campaign of Concern: Dental outreach program to help developmentally disabled individuals by bringing hygienists into schools, vocational centers, and ...
Advocacy Disability Rights New York (DRNY)  
  Protection and advocacy for individuals with mental illness and/or physical disability, including individual law reform advocacy assistance, and information and referral and training. Advocate for the civil and legal rights for New Yorkers with disabilities. DRNY is the federally and state-authorized Protection and Advocacy System and Client ...
Disaster Relief Disaster Relief Due to Hurricane Sandy  
  Helpful phone numbers and websites: 1) FEMA Disaster Assistance 2) Disaster Distress Helpline 3) Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance 4) Shelter Locator 5) Disaster SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Information 6) National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster 7) State Emergency Management Agency ...
National Resource Donate Life America  
  Donate Life America, comprised of national organizations and state teams across the United States, assists in mobilizing the transplant community to educate the American public about organ, eye and tissue donation and motivate them to register as donors.
Support - Family and Caregiver DOROT  
  Caregiver Support and Resources: Caregivers’ Connections is DOROT’s educational and support network for caregivers, offered in partnership with hospitals, social services agencies, and healthcare professionals. Weekly support groups and workshops give caregivers the opportunity to speak with experts, learn about resources, and meet other ...
Wellness Program DOROT  
  University Without Walls - For Seniors at Home - Classes on the Telephone: for seniors and caregivers who can’t come to DOROT, we offer classes on the telephone via University Without Walls. These teleconference programs bring learning, laughter, friendship, mental stimulation, and access to resources and peers right into the home. Our classes ...
Camps Double H Ranch  
  A camp for kids (ages 6-16) dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Works with full medical staff. The DOUBLE H RANCH, founded by Paul Newman and Charles R. Wood, has been designed as a year-round, not-for-profit center. Located on 300 acres of forestland in Lake Luzerne, New York, this rustic dude ranch is a unique facility, which offers an ...
Assistance - Employment Dress For Success - Worldwide  
  Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Women must be referred by a partner social service or other non-profit agency. Dress for Success Worldwide was established to oversee and ...
National Resource EBeauty Community Inc  
  EBeauty Community Inc is a non-profit organization that has created an exchange program in which wigs are donated to EBeauty.com and then offered to women who are undergoing Chemo treatments. Provides: - Wig Exchange Program: Permits an individual to make a charitable gift of a wig and allows a woman undergoing treatment for cancer to obtain a ...
Advocacy ElderCare Advocacy  
  Provides assistance to communities or individuals to help them overcome specific barriers in areas of education, health and social progress. Services: Comprehensive Assessment and Care Planning, Expeditious Community and Institutional Medicaid Applications, Optimization of Home Attendant Hours approved by Medicaid, Consultation with your ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Ellen's Boutique/SilverCare  
  Certified fitter available. Breast forms, lingerie, swimwear, lymphedema products, compression stockings, alterations and more.
Assistance - Medical Elmhurst Hospital Center  
  Offers Health Insurance for patients meeting criteria. Senior Care Center - provides outpatient services to those 65 and over. Designed to emphasize the importance of preventive care. Another program - per charge cover prescriptions, clinic visits, lab tests, x-rays, emergency room.
Assistance - Emergency Elmhurst Hospital Center  
  Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) - Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Hot Line, Mobile Outreach.
Smoking Cessation and Tobacco - Free or Reduced Cost Medications Elmhurst Hospital Center  
  This program offers free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) which includes patches and gum-if available. Also offer individaul counseling.
Information and Referral Services EmblemHealth  
  Care for the Family Caregiver - initiative is part of EmblemHealth's community outreach. The goal: Offer information, resources and support that caregivers need to avoid becoming care recipients. Online information available to all (do not have to be part of EmblemHealth to access this information) : website: ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Emerald Isle Immigration Center  
  Help with immigration, citizenship and naturalization, employment program, computer training and general assistance. Citizenship Classes - help in preparation for oral citizenship exam. Legal Clinic - legal assistance with naturalization related immigration issues. ESL - Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced classes.
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Especially For You  
  Providers of breast prostheses, lymphedema sleeves (with pump) and other products for women who have had breast surgery. Certified Fitters available. Medicare and Medicaid participating provider and accepts many health insurance plans.
Assistance - Medical EssenMED House Calls  
  Private medical office that provides primary care for homebound and elderly patients in the Bronx and Lower Westchester. Some of the at home services offered include: diagnostic and treatment of chronic and semi-acute illness, post-hospital stay follow-up care, end of life care, chronic pain, and coordination of care with nursing and home health ...
Information and Referral Services FAHSI Philippine American Center  
  FAHSI provides referral services to individuals and agencies in need of various types of services including: (1) referrals to Filipino-speaking social workers, counselors, and lawyers; (2) referrals to social services (e.g., legal assistance, employment, housing, and health services); (3) assistance in reaching out to the Filipino community; and ...
Counseling Services Federation Employment and Guidance Services (FEGS) - Rego Park, NY  
  Multi-disciplinary staff provides screening, evaluation, and verbal and medication therapies for adults, adolescents and children with a wide range of emotional and/or adjustment problems or psychiatric disabilities. The Center serves individuals, couples, families and groups providing specialty services in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Treatment ...
National Resource Fernside, A Center for Grieving Children  
  Fernside is an organization providing support and advocacy to grieving families who have experienced a death. Fernside offers phone consultations to anyone nationwide. Other Services provided locally are: • Camp Erin: Cincinnati program, providing summer camp and retreat experiences • Community Outreach, including in-school grief groups, ...
National Resource Fifth Season Financial Assistance  
  Fifth Season Loans for Living program provides people living with advanced stage cancer, loans against the face of value of their life insurance policy. The loan is designed to allow cancer patients and their families the ability to focus on living each day to its fullest without the distractions of financial stress. The loan is a secured ...
Personal Items Fighting Pretty Inc  
  Fighting Pretty helps women battling cancer feel strong, beautiful, pretty and confident, inside and out, every day. We are committed to helping women of all ages and work to ensure that each and every one of them feels loved and supported. Pretty Package: Fighting Pretty creates PRETTY PACKAGES for women who are undergoing treatment, as well ...
Homemaker or Chore Services - Free or Reduced Cost First Chinese Presbyterian Community Affairs - Home Attendant Corporation  
  The Home Attendant Corporation is licensed by the New York State Department of Health to provide personal care services to disabled and senior citizens. Home care workers provide personal care, cooking, cleaning, shopping, and assistance with other activities of daily living which allows disabled and elderly individuals to reside safely at home.
Counseling Services Flushing Hospital Medical Center  
  This is an outpatient mental health clinic for all ages. Services include: individual, family, couples and group therapy.
Financial Counseling Food Bank For New York City  
  Free tax preparation to individuals who qualify from January to September 30th. During tax season people who are low income and if in need of service, will be/could be evaluated from different health insurance plans/agencies. Also provide screening and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - formally Food Stamps) enrollment.
National Resource FoodPantries.org  
  FoodPantries.org is an online directory of Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. This organization does not supply food directly to the public. There is a food bank locator on the web site, which you can search for food pantries using the map or clicking on the state name. Once you click on the ...
Assistance - Financial Frankie's Mission - The Francesco Loccisano Memorial Foundation  
  Frankie's Mission has grown into an active, effective and fiscally responsible organization that spans its assistance to families of children with cancer nationwide. Demonstrating integrity and dedication, Frankie's Mission has identified the dire need to help families when they reach an out of control financial crisis due to the overwhelming ...
Camps Friedberg JCC  
  For children with cancer and their siblings ages 3.5 - 16. Get together once a month for camp experience, music, crafts, sports and special guest events. Events are held year round in addition to a 7.5 week day program held in the summer.
Support - Children Who Have Cancer Friends of Karen - Long Island Office  
  Friends of Karen is a children's charity providing financial, emotional and advocacy support to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families in order to help keep them stable and able to cope. Programs and services include Family Support Program and Bereavement Support Staffed with social worker.
Support - Children Who Have Cancer Friends of Karen - New York City Office  
  Friends of Karen is a children's charity providing emotional, financial and advocacy support to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Also provide bereavement support for surviving parents and siblings.
Support - Children Who Have Cancer Friends of Karen - Westchester Office  
  Friends of Karen is a children's charity providing emotional, financial and advocacy support to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Also provide bereavement support for surviving parents and siblings.
Assistance - Financial Genevieve’s Helping Hands, Inc  
  Mission Statement: Genevieve's Helping Hands is a non-profit charity dedicated to helping young women with breast cancer live their lives to the fullest. We seek to accomplish this by providing information about breast cancer and related topics through articles, links to resources, and connections to other cancer patients and support groups. In ...
Support - General Cancer Gilda's Club - New York City  
  Provides many different support and information groups for men, women and children who have cancer and are within one year of diagnosis and or treatment, and their family members and friends. All participants must attend a new member meeting and complete a customized membership plan before joining a support group. Free comprehensive cancer ...
Bereavement and Grief Services Gilda's Club - New York City  
  Bereavement Groups: are weekly support groups for individuals who are grieving the death of a loved one to cancer. For family members and friends of member afflicted with cancer. Noogieland Programs: for children who are grieving the death of a loved one from cancer.
Support - Children Who Have Cancer Gilda's Club - New York City  
  Noogieland Program offers ongoing support for children who have been touched by cancer by providing Noogie Nights, educational and interactive workshops, Gilda's Study Corner, and Camp Sparkle. Who Can Join? Noogieland is open to children who: - have been diagnosed with cancer - have a parent or loved one who is living with cancer - are grieving ...
Support - Family and Caregiver Gilda's Club - New York City  
  Family Groups: are weekly support groups for family members and friends that have been impacted by cancer.
Assistance - Food God's Love We Deliver  
  Delivers meals to any individual who has been diagnosed with life altering illness which prevents them from buying or preparing meals (includes dependent children age 17 and younger and client's senior caregivers). Also provide illness specific nutrition education and counseling to clients and their families, caregivers and other service ...
Wigs - Free or Reduced Cost Good Wishes Scarves  
  Provides a free headwrap or scarf in the pattern and color of your choosing for women or girls experiencing a loss or thinning of hair as a result of illness or treatment. Please call or visit the website to select the headwrap or scarf. Wraps and scarves can be shipped nationwide.
Assistance - Clothing Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey  
  Used clothing and small household items. Thirty-nine stores throughout NYC, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, NY Capital Region and northern NJ.
National Resource Great Clips - Clips of Kindness  
  Clips of Kindness by Great Clips, provides complimentary clipper cuts to customers facing hair loss due to cancer treatment. To find the Great Clips nearest your, go to http://www.greatclips.com or call 800-473-2825. Contact you local Great Clips for additional information.
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Great Shapes  
  Providers of breast prostheses and other products for women who have had breast surgery. Open 7 days a week. Certified fitters.
Wigs - Free or Reduced Cost Hair by Laing  
  Hand made custom wigs for adults and children. Offer 50 percent discount on wigs. Service provided online/by phone. 1-2014 - online website will be available soon. Will accept donated hair.
Insurance Counseling Haitian Americans United for Progress (HAUP)  
  - Managed Care Consumer Assistance Program (MCCAP) MCCAP - provides information, education and advice to enrollees in all types of managed care – Medicaid, Medicare, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus and private commercial insurance. - Medicaid Choice Education Project (MCEP) - provides Medicaid Choice education and enrollment assistance, ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Haitian Americans United for Progress (HAUP)  
  Immigration - HAUP offers immigration related advice, consultation, and INS form preparation on weekdays and on Saturdays. Please call for appointments. - Translation - services are available weekdays and on Saturday. - Educational Programs - beginners, intermediate and advanced English as a second language, citizenship classes, computer ...
Wigs - Free or Reduced Cost Hats of Comfort  
  Offers free hats for any person going through cancer treatment, including women, men, and children. Has a large selection to choose from and can special order hats as well. Can be ordered by the patient, family, or friend on behalf of the patient. Can be shipped within the United States.
National Resource Health Insurance Information Service  
  The American Cancer Society 's Health Insurance Information Service assists patients who are struggling with health insurance-related issues. The service provides guidance with general and state-specific insurance needs and identifies health insurance options for which cancer patients might be eligible based on a variety of factors. Assists ...
National Resource Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care  
  The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care, is a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The purpose of HRSA is to help underserved populations locate medical assistance and primary care service delivery sites. Via the HRSA Web site, geographical searches may be conducted to ...
Counseling Services HealthCare Chaplaincy Network  
  HealthCare Chaplaincy Network helps people and families facing illness and suffering find comfort and meaning. Providing compassionate spiritual care in hospitals, online, and elsewhere for all, whoever they are, whatever they believe. Clinical Service: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network provides professional chaplaincy services in leading health ...
National Resource HealthWell Foundation  
  The HealthWell Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization that helps individuals with insurance (private insurance, employer-sponsored plans, Medicare or Medicaid) who cannot afford their health insurance premiums, co-pays, coinsurance, or deductibles (as they relate to prescription drugs). HealthWell Foundation is serving ONLY those ...
Assistance - Burial Hebrew Free Burial Association  
  Burial assistance - must be Jewish.
Dental Services Helen B Atkinson Health Center - Community Healthcare Network NYC  
  Provides dental care.
Support - Children Who Have a Family Member or Friend with Cancer Hematology Oncology Associates of Central New York  
  Kids Adjusting Through Support - KATS - support group for children age 5-18 who have family that is experiencing cancer. Hematology Oncology Associates of CNY and Camp Good Days and Special Times are sponsoring the support group. KATS program helps children and their families cope with loss, serious illness or death. All groups provide an ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Heron Care  
  A wide selection of high quality breastforms, fashionable brassieres, and accessories. Fitters will fit your breastform to your individual characteristics. Complete line of Mastectomy bras that can be altered to accommodate specific needs.
Assistance - Food Hindu Charities, Inc  
  Gives out boxed canned food once a month, congregate lunch (vegetarian lunch available). For Seniors over 60 and above. Provide Education and Recreation, Health Promotion, Nutrition Education, Congregate Lunch.
Wellness Program Hindu Charities, Inc  
  Yoga, meditation, healthy living workshops.
Information and Referral Services Hispanic Federation  
  Information and Referral Hotline: (866)-HF-AYUDA number to call to obtain referrals to member agencies. Partners with its member agencies to tackle key regional problems through the following joint initiatives and direct assistance: - Economic Empowerment - Emergency Assistance - Health Insurance - HIV/AIDS Awareness - Immigration Assistance - ...
Insurance Counseling Hispanic Federation  
  Health Insurance: the Hispanic Federation in conjunction with community agencies help enroll families in health insurance programs. They also provide guidance to individuals who receive Medicare benefits. Hispanic Federation has a Medicaid/Medicare staff whom evaluate patient in order to assist them with medical coverage.
Support - Children Who Have Cancer Honeysuckle Foundation for Children with Cancer  
  The Honeysuckle Foundation for Children with Cancer is an organization dedicated to improving the quality-of-life of and providing emotional support for children diagnosed with cancer and their families. The Honeysuckle Foundation works in partnership with pediatric oncologists, psychologists and social workers. It is the goal of the Foundation to ...
Hospice Referrals Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State  
  Provides referrals, advocates for beneficial public policy and answers questions.
Bereavement and Grief Services Hospice Care Network  
  Bereavement support for family members, groups for adults and children. Community referrals welcome. Group support and counseling given. Individual counseling may be given if next session offered is not offered for a while and the person is in immediate need but does not do this on a regular basis. Run by a Licensed Social Worker. Adult ...
Support - Other Imerman Angels  
  Imerman Angels provide personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers. Through their unique matching process, for more information, please visit www.imermanangels.org.
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service  
  Helps immigrant patients with cancer access resources and to navigate the system on a one-on-one basis. The Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service uses evidence-based, culturally responsive approaches to enhance the quality of service for underserved populations. The services provided are relevant for all phases of cancer care, including ...
Assistance - Financial Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service  
  Limited funded program for cancer patients having barriers getting to treatment in the 6 health facilities but would not turn away cancer patients in need. The 6 health facilities include: King County Hospital, Ralph Lauren Cancer Center, Queens Hospital Center, Lincoln Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital, NYU, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer ...
Pain Management Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  
  Pain management: offers information and guidance to those suffering from pain.
Wellness Program Integral Yoga Institute  
  Integral Yoga offers more than 100 yoga classes each week at all levels, hundreds of workshops and courses each year. It is the perfect yoga for beginners as well as for advanced practitioners who appreciate authentic, traditional yoga with an emphasis on going inward to access one's peaceful true self. For anyone dealing with a health challenge, ...
Support - Prostate Integrated Medical Foundation Inc  
  Integrated Medical Foundation offers free Prostate Cancer Support groups. The groups provide an opportunity for men (and their partners, if desired) to share their experiences, and to help them cope with diagnosis and treatment. An additional support group has been established solely for significant others. All support groups meet on a monthly ...
Cancer Screening - Prostate Integrated Medical Foundation Inc  
  Integrated Medical Foundation (IMF) arranges for Urologists and technicians to provide free prostate cancer screenings for men which involves a brief physical exam, digital rectal exam (DRE) and/or a simple Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test. You can receive educational materials related to prostate cancer, preventative care, early ...
Support - Other International Prosthetics  
  Amputee Mentoring Program: new amputees can be counseled by amputees who know what they went through and can explain to them what to expect. The mentoring program can be done by phone if the participant is not local. Amputee Walking School: even when an amputee's initial rehabilitation has concluded, they offer a free Amputee Walking School to ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories It’s My Secret  
  It's My Secret, Post Surgical Jacket™ allows for you to comfortably and discreetly hold and hide your surgical drains. The jacket provides easy access to and accomodates up to eight drains.
Assistance - General Jacob A Riis Neighborhood Settlement House  
  1) Immigrant Services: immigration information and referrals, and English classes for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL beginner and intermediate). 2) Advocacy: for healthcare, employment, and housing. 3) Senior Services - Insurance Counseling: case management including assistance with Medicare/Medicaid problems. Breakfast and lunch provided. ...
Support - Breast Jacobi Medical Center  
  SHARE and Jacobi Medical Center are happy to announce a support group for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer, those still undergoing treatment and those who have completed treatment. Women with ovarian diagnoses welcome. Women may join at any time.
Transportation - Ground Jamaica Service Program for Older Adults  
  Senior Center has contract with taxi to take you to and from Doctor's appointments within Jamaica. For seniors residents, age 60 and over, of District 12 and 13, not on Medicaid. Must be ambulatory, but one assisstant is allowed to accompany patients with impaired mobility. Cars are not wheelchair accessible.
Housing - Low Income Jazz Foundation of America  
  1) Emergency Housing Fund: ensures that great elder artists and historical figures in jazz and blues artists only, will never be evicted from their homes. It allows us to pay rents or mortgages during times of illness or personal tragedy when they cannot work. 2) Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund: saves musicians from eviction and pays emergency ...
Transportation - Ground Jewish Association For Services for the Aged (JASA) - Far Rockaway  
  Transportation for medical appointments. For seniors living in Far Rockaway.
Insurance Counseling Jewish Association For Services for the Aged (JASA) - Far Rockaway  
  Information and assistance with Medicare/Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Social Security Income (SSI), Elder Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC).
Information and Referral Services Jewish Association For Services for the Aged (JASA) - Far Rockaway  
  Information and Referrals for Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE), Senior Citizen Homeowners Exemption (SCHE), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Social Security Income (SSI), Weatherization Referral and Packaging Program (WRAP), NY State School Tax Relief Program (STAR), Food Stamps.
Information and Referral Services Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) - New York  
  Help Center: provides information to callers and referrals to appropriate community resources, including JASA services and programs such as: - Helping Hands: Get help from a Social Worker. Whether you are handling your own daily lifestyle issues or assisting an aging relative, sometimes your problems can be overwhelming. JASA has the ...
National Resource Joe's House  
  Joe’s House is a non-profit organization providing information on housing options to cancer patients receiving medical treatment far from their home communities. Joe's House is a lodging directory for patients and family members, NOT a physical house. Lodging possibilities may be searched on the website by state and city or healthcare facility. ...
Insurance Counseling Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center  
  Health insurance plan for children if income is above Child Health Plus level, child can be enrolled directly at above center.
National Resource Kidney Cancer Association  
  The Kidney Cancer Association is a nonprofit voluntary health organization working to improve care and increase survival of kidney cancer patients worldwide; its mission is a world without kidney cancer. The Kidney Cancer Association educates patients and physicians, collaborates and funds research in renal cancer, and advocates at the Federal ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Kings Bay YM-YWHA  
  1) The Way to U.S. Citizenship: program provides culturally and linguistically sensitive support to immigrants in our community who are in the process of applying to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for naturalization. The program offers citizenship preparation and English as a second language (ESL)-Civics classes. ...
Wish Fulfillment Kippenberg Creek Kids  
  WISH FULFILLMENT - Provides camping experiences, hunting and fishing trips, snowmobile outings, skiing and other activities for terminally ill and handicap children for a week or weekend filled with fun and respite. Hunting experiences include deer, turkey, grouse, rabbit and bear. They also have places in Alaska and Montana for their experiences ...
Assistance - Food Korean American Senior Center of Corona (KASCC)  
  Hot Congregate Lunch: Korean ethnic food served daily. Meals on Wheels Program: for Korean and Chinese Americans in Queens, NY, who are age 60 and over. Korean food available, however, must speak to the social worker.
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York Inc - Flushing Location  
  ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, a workforce development program, and other programs available. KCS will interview immigrants, answer questions, and determine eligibility .
Insurance Counseling Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc - Flushing Location  
  1) Insurance Application Assistance - assist people in applying for public insurance. 2) Case management - for patients who are not eligible for public health insurance, KCS provides case management to negotiate with hospital for payment arrangement or other insurance options.
Assistance - General Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc - NY NY Location  
  1) Immigrant Services: ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, civics classes, and other programs available. Korean Community Services (KCS) will interview immigrants, answer questions, and determine eligibility and class level. 2) Public Health Programs: - Insurance Application Assistance - assist people in applying for public insurance. ...
Assistance - Legal LawHelp NY  
  LawHelpNY.org is an internet resource and provides free, user-friendly resources that supply critical legal information in fifteen areas of law (such as family, housing and immigration), and referral information to free legal aid programs. With a Spanish mirror site (www.ayudalegalny.org) and resources in 35 languages, it is the first line of ...
Assistance - Legal Legal Services NYC  
  Legal assistance regarding welfare, housing, forclosure, Medicaid, HIV and social security cases, immigration, and some family law. You will be referred to one of the several local offices in the NYC area. For available assistances in New York, please go to - www.lawhelp.org/NY
National Resource Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The  
  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is a national voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. Patient service programs and resources available throughout the United States and Canada include: • Information Specialist: Speak one-on-one with an Information Specialist who can assist you through cancer treatment, financial and social ...
Wellness Program Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - New York City Chapter  
  A journal writing workshop for cancer survivors to empower the cancer patient during diagnosis, treatment and recovery. The goal of Writing for Your Life is the use writing as a means to empower the cancer patient during diagnosis, treatment, and recovery by - 1) Coming to terms with illness. 2) Exploring your emotional life and any ...
Support - General Cancer Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - New York City Chapter  
  Open communication is critical for coping with the feelings that arise during illness. Family Support Groups feature sessions led by local healthcare professionals where you can share your concerns, fears, problems and experiences in a comfortable and caring setting. Also have various online chat groups for Caregivers, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, ...
Support - Other Life Raft Group  
  GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor): provide support through information, education and innovative research to GIST patients. On-line support group open to all patients, caregivers and family members (forms available on the website). Life Raft Group takes a three pronged approach to curing GIST by focusing on: 1) Patient Support and ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Lillys Mastectomy and Wig Boutique  
  Most prostheses available, will order. Carry camisoles with pockets, silicone breast forms, lightweight prostheses, lingerie and surgical bras. Certified fitter and private fitting room. Wigs.
National Resource LIVESTRONG  
  Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, LIVESTRONG connects individuals to the support they need, leverages funding and resources to spur innovation and engages communities and leaders to drive social change LIVESTRONG SurvivorCare is a one-on-one support program to help cancer survivors learn about cancer and ...
National Resource Living Bank  
  The Living Bank is a nonprofit organization raising awareness of the critical need for organ transplant donors through public education and advocating for donors and their families. Living Bank Programs: - Living Donor Advocacy: Advocate serves to advocate for the best interest of a potential living donor. - Minority Outreach Program: Focus on ...
Transportation - Ground LogistiCare - New York Operations Center  
  The New York State Department of Health has contracted with LogistiCare to manage Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation services (NEMT) in New York City. LogistiCare takes requests for routine transportation on-line at any time or by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There are basic rules for ordering ...
Support - Other Long Island Eye Cancer Support Group  
  Eye cancer support group for adult family members and patients. Offers support and guidance to those affected by any type of eye cancer.
Advocacy Lower East Side Family Union  
  The Lower East Side Family Union is community-based organization with a history of serving children, adults and families in New York City. They offer a host of social, emotional, recreational, vocational and civic resources and opportunities upon request. Limited Services are open to anyone in need of support and Lower East Side Family Union ...
Counseling Services Lutheran Counseling Center  
  Offers individual, family, children and teen counseling. Grief and loss counseling as well as depression counseling and many other types (Faith based counseling). History: Four Long Island pastors brought the Lutheran Counseling Center into existence in 1989 with the vision of raising it up as a healing ministry of the Church. In ...
National Resource Lymphoma Research Foundation  
  The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) organization creates, promotes and supports research and provides educational and emotional support programs for lymphoma patients and their families. Through its national, local and grassroots outreach and advocacy work, the foundation works to raise awareness of this disease and to increase government ...
Immigrant Services - Eastern Division Make the Road New York - Queens Location  
  Provide English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, immigration services which include citizenship classes and document filing. Free of charge are assistance with immigration information, assistance with food stamp application by a staff who visits 2X monthly, Medicaid workshop, assistance with family counseling, Section 8, Medicaid, Medicare, ...
Scholarship Making Headway Foundation Inc  
  Each year, Making Headway Foundation provides college scholarships to several talented young brain or spinal cord tumor survivor Four Scott J. Reisser Memorial Scholarships, each a one-time $5,000 award, are granted to deserving applicants each year. The Reisser family generously funds two of these scholarships and Making Headway Foundation ...
Information and Referral Services Margert Community Corporation  
  Provides referrals and assistance in applying to various housiing assistance programs. The focus of Margert is to help poor and low income individuals and families, seniors, and youth.
Assistance - Utilities Margert Community Corporation  
  HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) -Provides assistance and referrals for applying to HEAP. Program is seasonal: Nov - April, depending on funding available Note: Marget Community Corporation is only a site for application to HEAP
Wish Fulfillment Marty Lyons Foundation  
  Provides wish fulfillment for children, ages 3-17 who are suffering from a life threatening illness or a terminal illness.
Assistance - Financial Mary Anne Mazanec Ovarian Cancer Foundation (MAMOCF)  
  Note: funding is not always available. Please visit the website to find information on the status of financial assistance. There could be a long waiting list for financial assistance. The primary purpose of MAMOCF is to provide financial assistance to ovarian cancer patients and their families. Offer support for most financial needs from ...
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Mary Lerner of Cedarhurst  
  Breast prostheses and other products. Certified fitter.
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Mary's Corsetiere  
  Breast prostheses and other products. Fitters available.
Fertility Services MAZE Laboratories  
  Sperm Bank - provides pre-treatment cancer patients and the general public the option to freeze and store semen for future use - sperm cryobanking.
Breast Prostheses and Accessories Meacham Pharmacy  
  Certified fitter. Provider of breast prostheses and other products for women who have had breast surgery.
Smoking and Tobacco - Prevention, Education, or Advocacy Medical Society of the State of New York - Albany  
  For healthcare professionals only. Programs are to encourage providers to counsel their patients on the dangers of smoking. website: http://www.mssny.org/MSSNY/Public_Health/Public%20Health%20Topics/Smoking_Cessation.aspx
Physician Referral Medical Society of the State of New York - Westbury  
  Will provide background information on physicians in NY State (ie. schools attended, etc) but NO referrals. Website has listing of all County Medical Societies in the state.
National Resource Medline Plus (Part of NLM)  
  Medline Plus has online information on many health conditions and medicines, including cancer treatment drugs and pain medications, including what the medicine is for and its uses, actions, side effects, and precautions. All drug information is available in Spanish on their website. Visit their website at (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus) ...
Support - General Cancer Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  
  Resources for Life After Cancer (RLAC) provides education, professional consultations, peer support and advocacy services to guide and assist patients after cancer treatment is completed. Services include: telephone information, seminars and workshops, professionally-led educational meetings, individual and family counseling, and practical advice ...
Support - Bladder Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  
  This group is co-led by social workers and nurses, and is tailored to give people an opportunity to work on adjustment to life after treatment. This may include changes in physical functioning, appearance, and lifestyle, altered self-image, fatigue, isolation, and concerns about the future. Participants are encouraged to share concerns while ...
Support - Other Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  
  Esophageal Cancer: Finding a New Balance - Online Program:  This information and discussion group is for those learning to adjust to the changes that follow surgery for esophageal cancer. Family members welcome. Participants for this group must be patients at MSKCC and have access to a computer and a telephone
Support - General Cancer Memories Live  
  The mission of Memories Live is to help people with life-limiting illnesses preserve their images, stories and wisdom by creating personalized movies to pass on to their loved ones. How it works: 1) Contact Memories Live or visit the website. 2) Receive their Package - Memories Live will send you a packet of information which will contain a ...
Housing - Low Income Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty  
  Housing programs include: 1) Housing - affordable housing to the poor and near-poor, with more than 1000 units of housing in operation. 2) The Elderly - affordable housing for hundreds of New York's elderly. 3) Homeless and Mentally Disabled - housing facilities for those truly in abject poverty.
Assistance - General Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty  
  1) Crisis Intervention: Met Council is a resource for New Yorkers during their most vulnerable times. When facing a crisis such as a job loss, eviction, utility turn off, medical needs and other emergencies, people can call Met Council for compassionate care, expert assistance, and concrete steps that will address the problem. For more than 40 ...
Homemaker or Chore Services - Free or Reduced Cost Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty  
  1) Met Council's three home care services, Project OHR, Jewish Community Services Commission and Met Council Home Care Service allow the most vulnerable and frail elderly in our community to remain in the comfort of their own homes, ensuring the dignity of the client and the peace of mind of family member. The activities the certified aide may be ...
Transportation - Ground Metropolitan Transportation Authority - MTA  
  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Reduced-Fare MetroCard Program for People with Disabilities provides reduced-fare transportation for person with disabilities. Local buses, express buses and Metro North Railroad would qualify for reduced fee during off peak hours. City buses and subways half price all the time. There are many ...
Transportation - Ground Middle Village Adult Center  
  Limited transportation service to medical appointments and grocery shopping in Middle Village and surrounding neighborhoods. Note: There is only one driver, so please schedule early to assure a ride
Assistance - General Millennium Sistahs, Inc  
  Food pantry, medical mission program, and daycare services for children from 6 weeks to 12 years.
Assistance - Financial Mission4Maureen  
  The eligibility requirements for financial assistance change from time to time, so please check current criteria on website. Organization provides financial assistance to families who are burdened by the staggering cost of brain cancer treatment, as well as those who have brain metastates. Financial aid is available for medical bills, as well as ...
Bereavement and Grief Services MJHS Hospice  
  Metropolitan Jewish Health System (MJHS) - Bereavement Program - support that will help see loved ones through the pain that accompanies loss. Support groups and can receive individual and group counseling.
Support - General Cancer Monter Cancer Center - North Shore LIJ  
  People Living with Cancer and Caregivers - help patients cope both physically and emotionally with their illness. For patients and their families and caregivers. Note: this is two groups and the patient group meets together in a room and the caregivers meet in a different room on the same date and time.
Support - Family and Caregiver Monter Cancer Center - North Shore LIJ  
  People Living with Cancer and Caregivers - help patients cope both physically and emotionally with their illness. For patients and their families and caregivers. Note: this is two groups and the patient group meets together in a room and the caregivers meet in a different room on the same date and time.
Camps MoRE, Inc  
  MoRE Camp Adventure at Quinipet Retreat Center on Shelter Island - will operate for one-week in August. MoRE Camp Adventure is open to children ages 6 - 18 who have been diagnosed with cancer (both on and off treatment) and their siblings. Will also consider bereaved siblings. Applications will be considered throughout the Tri-State area and ...
Support - Breast Mount Sinai Medical Center  
  1) The Healthy Lifestyle Program – educational wellness series promotes recovery through the practice of healthy nutrition, exercise, and effective stress management. The multidisciplinary team provides the skills needed to meet the challenges of survivorship. 2) Latina Support Group - for Spanish-speaking women. The bi-monthly Latina Support ...
Environmental Health Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health - Manhattan Location  
  Provide the following services: - Assistance for your union or co-workers in evaluating your workplace and suggesting ways of eliminating dangerous conditions. - Written information about specific hazards you face at work. - Advice on how to reduce or eliminate work conditions that are causing problems. - Educational programs for unions and ...
Environmental Health Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health - Yonkers Location  
  Provide the following services: - Medical evaluation of groups or individuals with hazardous exposures. - Assistance for your union or co-workers in evaluating your workplace and suggesting ways of eliminating dangerous conditions. - Written information about specific hazards you face at work. - Advice on how to reduce or eliminate work ...
Wellness Program Moving For Life - , Moving On Center - NY  
  Moving For Life uses the joy of movement to help women affected by cancer improve their health and gain a renewed sense of self and community. Moving for Life welcomes anyone looking to restore their health and return to a fully active life. What's Class like? Through accessible instruction class members can learn the anatomical and exercise ...
Cancer Screening - Other Multi-Diagnostic Services Inc - BBHP  
  Free or reduced cost mammograms and clinical breast exams for low-income uninsured or underinsured women. Also provides referrals for cervical cancer screening for uninsured.
Assistance - Medical My Hope Chest Foundation  
  Provides arrangements or a way to finance breast reconstruction surgery for uninsured breast cancer survivors. There is a waiting list, but as survivors contact them, they will seek out doctors in their areas who will provide the series of necessary surgeries at no/reduced cost. All visitors to the website are highly encouraged to take the ...
National Resource National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)  
  Through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides low-income, uninsured, and underserved women access to timely breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services. These services include: - Clinical breast examinations - Mammograms - Pap ...
Assistance - Legal National Cancer Legal Services Network  
  The National Cancer Legal Services Network is a unified voice of over 40 programs seeking to promote access to healthcare and to increase the availability of legal services for people living with cancer. In addition, the Network supports the efforts of individuals and organizations that provide free legal assistance and referrals. Members of the ...
National Resource National Council of Nonprofits