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Resource Directory

ALSF is committed to helping families who have experienced a childhood cancer diagnosis by offering programs as well as external resources. The Resource Directory is designed to help connect families with additional organizations that provide a variety of services and support. Sort the resource list by your area and type of assistance below.

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Name Description
Canadian Cancer Society

Provides information for families of cancer patients across Canada. 

Cancer + Careers

Support for people with cancer who are trying to manage their cancer and their career. Answers and advice for working through treatment, FMLA, and managing side effects throughout.

Cancer Card Xchange

One-time gift cards distributed to verified cancer patients simply to brighten their day.

Cancer Care

Professional support services for patients, survivors, caregivers & loved ones. Counseling, support groups, publications, financial/co-pay assistance, and community programs.

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition

CFAC is a coalition of financial assistance organizations joining forces to help cancer patients experience better health and well-being by limiting financial challenges, through:

  1. Facilitating communication and collaboration among member organizations;
  2. Educating patients and providers about existing resources and linking to other organizations that can disseminate information about the collective resources of the member organizations;
  3. Advocating on behalf of cancer patients who continue to bear financial burdens associated with the costs of cancer treatment and care.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition

CFAC is a coalition of organizations that help cancer patients manage their financial and practical challenges. 

Cancer For College

Provides hope and inspiration to cancer survivors and amputees by providing college scholarships. Cancer for College also offers financial assistance with other costs relating to school needs, outside of tuition.

Cancer Hope Network

Provides free one-on-one support to adult cancer patients and their loved ones. Their goal is to connect patients with someone who can relate to their experience and provide hope. 

Cancer Kids First

Cancer kids first is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working towards providing kids at cancer hospitals with a more normal childhood.  Our goal is to supply pediatric cancer patients with toy and book donations, cards or e-cards, coloring pages, care packages and more.  We strive to to make the hospital environment as enjoyable as possible, inspire patients to keep fighting, and spark some joy within their lives through our many programs.

Cancer Kids of San Joaquin

Provides financial assistance to families of San Joaquin County, California.

Cancer Kiss My Cooley

Financial assitstance for children who are residents of the Houston area,  up to 21 years old, diagnosed with certain brain tumors.

Cancer Support Community

Create a private community website to keep your friends and family informed and involved, join discussion boards to find support and information, or find local support groups near you

Cancer Survivors Network

The American Cancer Society's Cancer Survivors Network is an online community of cancer survivors, families and friends offering ways to share their stories online to receive support.

Cancer Survivors' Fund

We envision to reach every young cancer survivor who is actively seeking for a scholarship and/or financial assistance to obtain prosthetics needing our help to continue their education for personal growth and better, brighter future.

Candle Lighters

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance provides emotional, educational and practical support to families of children with cancer.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada

Our mission is to provide emotional support, quality of life programs, and financial assistance for children and their families affected by childhood cancer. 

Candlelighters of Brevard Inc.

Financial and emotional support for indiviudals in Brevard County, Florida

Care Fund

Our mission is to keep families in their homes while they care for their seriously ill or injured child. Care Fund provides mortgage and rent assistance to Arizona families who are experiencing financial hardship due to their child’s unforeseen medical illness or injury.

Caring Bridge

Offers free personalized websites to people who wish to keep in touch with family and friends during treatment and beyond.

Caring With Grace

Caring With Grace is dedicated to bringing support to pediatric cancer patients and their families in any way possible. Families can request a care package on the website or get involved with their events!