Family Caregiver Alliance
The Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is the first community-based nonprofit organization started in the United States to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Long-recognized as a pioneer in health services, FCA now offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers. For more information, visit www.caregiver.org or call 800.445.8106.
Kids Konnected was developed on the premise that when a parent gets cancer, the entire family is affected and the needs of the children must be addressed. Kids Konnected offers support, understanding, community, comfort and a safe haven while a child goes through a parent’s cancer journey. For more information, visit www.kidskonnected.org or call 949.582.5443.
National Family Caregivers Association
The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform family caregivers’ lives by removing barriers to health and well being. For more information, call 800.896.3650 or visit www.thefamilycaregiver.org.
Straight Talk To Kids
Straight Talk To Kids (STTK) is an online resource developed by the Social Work Department of the NYU Hospitals Center. STTK was designed to assist parents, caregivers or other adult family members in talking to children when a parent or a significant family member is diagnosed with cancer or a serious illness. For more information, visit http://cancer.med.nyu.edu/patients/patient-care/supportive-services/stra....
Well Spouse Association
The Well Spouse Association, a nonprofit membership organization, advocates for and addresses the needs of individuals caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled spouse/partner. The organization offers peer to peer support and educates health care professionals and the general public about the special challenges and unique issues “well” spouses face every day. For more information, visit www.wellspouse.org or call 800.838.0879.
Young Cancer Spouses
The mission of Young Cancer Spouses is to bring together young spouses of adults with cancer to share information, support, and experiences. For more information, visit www.youngcancerspouses.org.