For Families

 

When family members first learn that cancer has befallen someone special, it is often hard to know what to do next as well as what is expected of you. One thing is for sure however. Everyone will play an integral role in supporting the newly diagnosed child. The Childhood Leukemia Foundation makes helping navigate these new waters more manageable by providing valuable and practical information that solves the problems facing you and your loved ones. We hope you will take a moment to browse the wealth of resources we have prepared for you. We are confident that the information you find here will arm you to better support your child’s battle with cancer. Should you have trouble locating the information you seek, please contact us.

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General Information

American Cancer Society

800-227-2345

www.cancer.org

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s
Co-Pay Assistance Program
877-557-2672

www.lls.org/copay

National Cancer Institute

www.cancer.gov

Cancer Care

800‑813‑HOPE (4673)
www.cancercare.org

Cancer.Net

888-651-3038

www.cancer.net

Social Security

800-772-1213

www.ssa.gov

Cure Search

800-458-6223 458-6223

www.curesearch.org

Children’s Cancer Association

503 244-3141

www.joyrx.org

Candlelighters

713- 270-4700

www.candle.org

Parents/Caregivers Support Networks

Cancer Hope Network

800-552-4366

www.cancerhopenetwork.org

Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Parent to Parent

610-649-3034

www.alexslemonade.org/parent-parent-network

Momcology

www.momcology.org

Brave Kids

800-872-5827

http://www.bravekids.org

OncoChat

www.oncochat.org

Cancer Support Community

888-793-9355

www.cancersupportcommunity.org

Financial Aid

Special Love, Inc.

888-930-2707

www.specialove.org/financial-assistance

Cancer Care

800‑813‑HOPE (4673)
www.cancercare.org

Cancer Survivors Fund

281-437-7142

www.cancersurvivorsfund.org

Children’s Cancer Association

503 244-3141

www.joyrx.org

Good Days

Chronic Disease Fund

877-968-7233

www.gooddaysfromcdf.org

National Children’s Cancer Society

314-241-1600

www.thenccs.org

Children’s Organ Transplant Assoc.

800-366-2682

www.cota.org

Children’s Cancer Association

503 244-3141

www.joyrx.org

 

**Be sure to check with your local organizations such as; Elks, VFW, Kiwanis, Jr. Women’s League, American Legion and Knights of Columbus

Sibling Support

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov/Publications/patient-education/sibling-has-cancer

Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Super Sibs
610-649-3034
www.bravekids.org

OncoChat
www.oncochat.org

Cancer Support Community
888-793-9355
www.cancersupportcommunity.org

Children’s Cancer Association
503-244-3141
www.joyrx.org

Prescription Assistance

Patient Advocate Foundation
Co–Pay Relief Program
1-866-512-3861
www.copays.org

Cancer Care Co-Payment
Assistance Foundation
1-866-55-COPAY
www.cancercarecopay.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
888-4-PPA-NOW
888-477-2669
www.pparx.org

Chronic Disease Fund
877-968-7233
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Co-Pay Assistance Program
877-557-2672

www.lls.org/copay

Children’s Cancer Association
503 244-3141
www.joyrx.org

Transportation

Angel Flight, Inc.
918-749-8992
www.angelflight.com

Make a Wish Foundation
80-722-9474
www.wish.org

Patient Airlift Services
631-694-PALS (7257)
www.palservices.org

Corporate Angel Network
914-328-1313
www.corpangelnetwork.org

Ground Transportation

American Cancer Society
800-227-2345
www.cancer.org

Cancer Care
800‑813‑HOPE (4673)
www.cancercare.org

Lodging

Ronald McDonald House
630-623-7048
www.rmhc.org

Joe’s House
877-563-7468
www.joeshouse.org

Believe in Tomorrow
800-933-5470
www.believeintomorrow.org

Children’s Cancer Association
503 244-3141
www.joyrx.org

Hope Lodges
American Cancer Society
800-227-2345
www.cancer.org/docroot/subsite
/hopelodge/index.asp

Home Care

Pediatric Home Healthcare
770-441-1580
www.psahealthcare.com

Visiting Nurses Association
888-866-8773
www.vnaa.org

Caregiver.com
800-829-2734
www.caregiver.com

Hospice Foundation of America
800-854-3402
www.hospicefoundation.org

Children’s Hospice International
703-684-0330
www.chionline.org

Grief and Bereavement

Cure Search
800-458-6223 458-6223
www.curesearch.org
Baby Steps
905-707-1030
www.babysteps.org
Bereaved Parents of the USA
708-748-7866
www.bereavedparentsusa.org

Grieving Children
267- 437-3123
www.grievingchildren.org/grief-resources

Candlelighter’s
713- 270-4700
www.candle.org
Children’s Cancer Association
503 244-3141
www.joyrx.org

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