Other Resources



Local Resources

Brighter Days Grief Center
Offers a private and compassionate space for adults and children anticipating or enduring the passing of a family member. Tutoring and financial services also available.

Camp Kesem
A college student run summer camp for kids with a parent who has cancer, is in remission from cancer, or has passed away from cancer.

Cancer Legal Care
Provides legal information and help at no cost for Minnesotans affected by cancer.

Crisis Connection
612-379-6363
A nonprofit agency that provides 24 hour crisis line serving the metro area.

Fairview Youth Grief & Support
Fairview Youth Grief Services offers a free, comprehensive seven-session grief support program in the fall and winter for families with children ages 4 through 18.

Gilda’s Club Twin Cities
A clubhouse offering social and emotional support through a variety of classes and workshops.

It’s Still Me
A private, upscale wig studio where you can receive one-on-one nurturing consultation and be able to purchase a fashionable wig. The focus is on emotional support as well as technical expertise to help re-create a woman’s look.

Jack’s Caregiver Coalition
Provides support groups and programs for men who are caregivers to a person with cancer.

Open Arms
A nonprofit service organization that cooks and delivers free meals specifically tailored to meet the nutrition needs of individuals living with cancer and other serious illness.

Pathways
A health crisis resource center that offers educational programs, support groups, and complementary therapies. Pathways provides programs designed to support a creative healing response to life threatening illness.

Prepare + Prosper
Provides free tax assistance to low-income working taxpayers and sole-proprietors in the Twin Cities.

United Way 211
A free and confidential community helpline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 2-1-1 helps people access information they need to navigate the ever increasing and complex array of human services. The first step to finding help is knowing who to call.

Well Spouse Support Group
Local support group and resources for spouses of persons with chronic illness.

National Resources

American Cancer Society
Provides information on cancer, programs and research.

CancerCare
800-813-4673
Free online Cancer Support Groups and Resources for cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

Caring Bridge
Offers protected websites for people in time of need can share updates, videos and photos with family and friends.

CureLauncher
Provides help to find appropriate clinical trials.

Disability Rights Legal Center
A free resource that provides information and education about cancer-related legal issues to the public through its national telephone assistance line.

Give Forward
A free online tool where friends and family can contribute to a loved one’s medical and living expenses while battling cancer (or other diseases).

Imerman Angels
Provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer survivors and caregivers.

Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation
For parents who have late stage, incurable cancer. JAJF provides family WOW! Experiences™ which can include resorts, award shows, concerts, professional and college sports and theme parks.

Kids Konnected
Provides friendship, understanding, education and support for kids and teens who have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent with cancer.

LIVESTRONG Foundation
Provides information, support and services for any type of cancer.

National Cancer Institute
Offers current, credible cancer information from the National Institutes of Health.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Educational resources and advocacy for persons with any type of cancer.

NeedyMeds.com
Information about how to find pharmaceutical manufacture assistance programs.

On Healthy Survivorship- Dr. Wendy Harpham
A blog where patients, families, physicians, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and even hospital administrators can exchange ideas and work together to help modern patients get good care.

Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides patients with arbitration, mediation and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness. Offers the Co-Pay Relief Program, which provides direct financial assistance to insured patients who meet certain qualifications to help them pay for the prescriptions and/or treatments they need.

Note: The listing of these resources does not imply endorsement by Angel Foundation. We try to update this listing regularly, but it is important to check with each organization to determine what resources are currently available.