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General Info & Support

American Cancer Society

Survivorship during and after treatment

Phone: (800) 227-2345  


American Childhood Cancer Organization

Survivorship and Bereavement

Phone: (855) 858-2226 or (301) 962-3520

Resource contact list:

The National Children's Cancer Society: Beyond the Cure

Preparing survivors and families for life after cancer


Phone: (314) 241-1600 

Brain Injury Association of America


Phone: (800) 444-6443

Cancer Legal Resource Center 

    Free resources on cancer-related legal issues,

legal counsel from a panel of qualified attorneys


Phone: (866) THE-CLRC  (843-2572)

CDC’s Cancer Survivorship Page

Information for patients, survivors, caregiveres, and providers

Children’s Oncology Group Survivorship Guidelines

Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, 

Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers

Lacuna Loft

Wellness support programs and resources 

for young adult cancer survivors


Lance Armstrong Foundation

Resources and brochures for those affected by cancer

Phone (General Info): (877) 236-8820

Phone (Cancer Support): (855) 220-7777

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Research, patient support, and policy advocacy

Phone (General): (914) 949-5213

Phone (Information Specialist): (800) 955-4572

National Cancer Institute: Coping with Cancer

Survivorship: living with and beyond cancer


Phone: (800) 422-6237

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Resources, information, and support

Phone: (800) 253-6530

The Samfund

Diverse resources and support for YA cancer survivors


Phone: (617) 938-3484 

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

Resources for young adults and their loved ones who have been impacted by cancer


Phone: (410) 964-0202

Camps & Activities

Access 2 Adventure

Sports program for people with physical disabilities  
New website coming soon


Phone: (301) 217-0960


An annual international conference for young adult survivors, patients, caregivers, family members, non-profit and health professionals.

Camp Casco, The Camp for Cancer Survivors  

Camp Casco creates amazing camp experiences that build lifelong connections for children with cancer and their families. Our vision is to build a supportive community for children with cancer and their families.


Phone: (857) 30-CASCO (2-2726)

Camp Make A Dream 

Cost-free programs offered to children, teens, young adults and women with cancer, with programs for children who have a sibling or a parent with cancer.

Phone: (406) 549-5987

Camp Rising Sun

One week summer program for kids (ages 5-17) with cancer


Phone: (203) 481-7277

Camp Sunshine

Provides camp sessions for children suffering from/who have suffered from cancer and their families


Phone: (207) 655-3825

First Descents

Provides outdoor adventures for young adults 

(ages 18-39) impacted by cancer


Phone: (303) 945-2490

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Summer camp for children with 

medical conditions, including cancer


Phone: (860) 429-3444

True North Treks

Free outdoor treks for teens and young adult cancer survivors as well as long term survivorship support

Co-Pay Prescription Assistance Program

Healthwell Foundation 

Provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to cover coinsurance, co-payments, healthcare premiums and deductibles for certain treatment.


Phone: (800) 675-8416

Partnership for Prescription Assistance 

Helps patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.

Patient Advocate Foundation Co-pay Assistance Program 

Provides financial assistance to patients for prescription drug co-payments.

Phone: (757) 952-0118


Disability Services

Idea Partnership

Provides info about learning disabilities

Phone: (877) 433-2463

Learning Disabilities Online

Provides info about learning disabilities

Phone: (212) 545-7510

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Provides info and resources regarding learning disabilities


(888) 575-7373

National Center on Response to Intervention (RTI)

Provides info on RTI, guidelines to help struggling students succeed


The PLUS Company

People Learning Useful Skills: support for people with disabilities

Phone: (603) 889-0652

RTI Action Network

Provides info on RTI, guideline to help struggling students succeed

The What Works Clearing House

Site researching “what works in education”

Phone: (202) 245-6940

Emotional Support & Mental Health

American Brain Tumor Foundation Support Page

CareLine (Support Hotline): (800) 886-2282 

American Cancer Society: Cancer Survivors Network

Provides a community for those affected by cancer


Free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer 


Phone: (800) 813-4673 

Cancer Support Community

Provides free psychosocial support to people recovering from cancer


Phone: (888) 793-9355

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation

Phone: (866) 228-4673

National Institute of Mental Health

Depression awareness, recognition, and treatment program


Phone: (866) 615-6464

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Groups Page

Provides support groups


Phone: (914) 949-5213

To speak with an information specialist call: (800) 955-4572


Next Step

Provides free year-round education and support programs for young people, ages 16-29, who are coping with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders.

Phone:  (617) 864-2921

Pediatric Oncology Resource Center

Online resource center created by and for people who know young people who are recovering from cancer.

Screening for Mental Health


Phone: (781) 239-0071

Starbright World 

A global online community of young people with chronic illness.

Stupid Cancer 

Young adult cancer advocacy, research, and support.

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults 

Resources for support, educating, and connecting young adults and their loved ones affected by cancer. 


Phone: (410) 964-0202

Special Education and Advocacy

American Cancer Society: Cancer Action Network
Phone: (202) 661-5700

From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide 

(2nd Edition) by authors Pam and Pete Wright

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Phone: (866) 843-2572 

Federation for Children with Special Needs


Phone: (617) 236-7210 

(800) 331-0688 

Intervention Central

Resources for special education


National Association of School Psychologists
Phone: (307) 657-0270 or (866) 331-6277

For a list of email contacts go to

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Phone: (877) 622-7937

Patient Advocate Foundation

Phone: (800) 532-5274


Provides info about special education law and advocacy as well as libraries regarding these topics


Resources for College

Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or AD/HD 

8th Edition

Published by Peterson’s

College Scholarships

Colleges with programs for students with learning disabilities

Help for College Students with Disabilities

Help for college students with disabilities

Office for Civil Rights

Students with disabilities preparing for postsecondary education

Phone: (800) 872-5327

Ready by 21

Toolkits/resources with strategies for preparing kids for college and work

Scholarships and Educational Financial Aid Resources

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Scholarships for the deaf and hard of hearing.


American Foundation for the Blind

Scholarships for the blind

Phone: (212) 502-7600


Network of national service programs, requires a one-year full-time commitment and will then award an educational grant for schooling or repaying student loans.


Cancer for College

List of scholarships for cancer survivors around the country.

Cancer Survivor Fund

Provides college scholarships and medical expense assistance for those diagnosed with cancer, receiving treatment, or in remission

College Board

Free online scholarship search

College Scholarships

Open Access Scholarship Search Engine

Enter "cancer or cancer survivor" for Keyword

Department of Education

Student guide to financial aid and application for federal financial aid

Expect Miracles Foundation

College scholarship program for students with a history/current diagnosis of cancer


Financial Aid Information Page

Overview of financial aid options and cost calculations as well as Q&A forums with financial aid administration volunteers. 

The Gates Millennium Scholars

Provides scholarships to students at any U.S. accredited college or university


Provides information and small scholarships for people with disabilities who are seeking education after high school.

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Awards $4,000  to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer

My Hometown Heroes

Provides scholarships to young adult cancer survivors ages 17 to 39

National Amputation Foundation

Offers college scholarships to students with past amputations

National Children's Cancer Society 

Beyond the Cure Scholarship Program

Awards college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation

Offers $1,000 scholarship to a cancer survivor or current patient between the ages of 18-35

National & Community Service Program

Provides full time educational awards.

National Grace Foundation

Offers free college consulting services to teen cancer patients and survivors.

Nursing Majors

Awards scholarships ranging from $250 to $500 to qualified students with disabilities to continue their education in a nursing program

Patient Advocate Foundation “Scholarships for Survivors” Program

Offer a $5,000 scholarship to any student whose education has been interrupted, slowed down, or in some way altered by a disease.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States

Provides funding for technical or vocational schools and junior or four-year colleges for pediatric brain tumor survivors

Pediatric Oncology Resource Center

List of scholarships for cancer survivors.

Ronald McDonald House Charities  – Eastern New England chapter

Offers scholarships to students from disadvantaged communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities

Surviving and Moving Forward: The Sam Fund

Provides grants to cancer survivor’s ages 21-39 to assist with education, living expenses, loans, and medical expenses

Database where you can search millions of scholarships


Assist women who are the primary financial support for their families

Special Love

Offers college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

Matt Stauffer Memorial Scholarship

Helps young adults ages 15 to 39 affected by cancer continue their education.

Disability Scholarships: Learning and Physical Limitations

Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship

Offer financial assistance to graduating high school seniors with learning disabilities  who are pursuing post-secondary education.

American Association on Health and Health and Disability

Scholarship awarded to student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies related to health and disability.

Colleges with Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities

List of colleges with programs designed to support students with learning disabilities


Dana Farber Fertility Preservation Program 

Fertility consultation and discussion of preservation options


Phone  (888) 733-4662


Phone (for girls 15 years or older): (617) 732-4222
Phone (for girls under 15 years): (617) 355-5768

Fertile Hope 

 Understanding fertility risks & options, fertility preservation discounts

Phone: (855) 220-7777

Fertility Therapy for Cancer Patients and Survivors: Brigham and Women’s  Hospital

Elective egg freezing and fertility preservation 

Phone: (617) 732-4222

Fertility Within Reach

Provides financial assistance for fertility preservation

Save My Fertility

Information regarding fertility preservation before and during cancer treatment

Take Charge

 Create awareness around Oncofertility, help start conversations and support fertility preservation for cancer patients.

Verna's Purse

Financial assistance for cancer survivors for fertility preservation

Region Specific Resources




New Hampshire

Rhode Island



REACH for the STARS Survivorship Program  

Connecticut Children's Medical Center  

282 Washington Street Hartford, CT  

 Phone: (860) 545-9630 | Fax: (860) 545-9622  

Eileen Gillan, MD; Kerri Moss, MD; Courtney King, RN 

Hartford Hospital: Cancer Center Classes, Events, Programs, and Support Groups 

Phone: (860) 545-5000

Yale Cancer Genetics Program 

Phone (203) 200-4362

Yale Cardio-Oncology Program 

Phone  203) 785-7867

Yale Fertility Center 

Phone (203) 785-4708

Yale Metabolic Health and Weight Loss

Phone: (203) 737-4138

Yale Sexuality and Intimacy Program

Phone (203) 785-7385 (women)

            (203) 785-2815 (men)

Yale Stress Center

Phone: (203) 737-3398



Helps people with disabilities and their families; Email:

The Dempsey Center

Offers a variety of programs to help support those affected by cancer

Phone: (207) 795-8250 / (877) 336-7287


For Mainecare recipients to arrange rides to and from medical appointments or sign up for mileage reimbursement


Maine Cancer Foundation

Funds programs for those affected by cancer


Phone: (207) 773-2533 

STRIVE: Serving Teens and Young Adults with Intellectual and Emotional Disabilities


Phone: (207) 774-6278



Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Family Support Groups, Massachusetts Chapter

Phone: (508) 810-1300;

Address: Suite 101, 9 Erie Drive, Natick, MA 01760

Boston Cancer Survivors

Website primarily for young adult cancer survivors

Special Education in Massachusetts

Special Needs Advocacy Network


Phone: (508) 655-7999

Survivors Journey

A non-profit organization which  supports adults, young adults, and pediatric cancer survivors, and their caregivers and loved ones.


Phone: (413) 276-6100

Wellness Warriors  

Dragon Boat team for cancer survivors; A paddling support group for men and women of all ages diagnosed with cancer

New Hampshire

211 New Hampshire

Provides connection to statewide resources for multiple needs;

Area Agencies in New Hampshire

Provide developmental services 

Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire

Provides various information and services

Phone: (800) 773-8400 or (603) 225-8400

Community Mental Health Centers in NH

Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology in Londonderry

Provides Resources as well as a list of support groups

Click the “Support Groups” tab  near the middle of the page;

Phone: (603) 552-9100

Disabilities Rights Center

Email:; Phone: (603) 228-0432

The Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning

Easter Seals Children and Family Services

Phone: (603) 623-8863

Frisbie Memorial Hospital Community Resources

Provides a list of  support groups in the Rochester NH area & statewide

Phone: (603) 332-5211  

Gateways Community Services

Provides services for those with disabilities


Phone: (603) 882-6333

Governor’s Commission on Disability


Phone: (603) 271-2773 or 

(800) 852-3405

Map of mental health providers for children by region in NH and VT 

(Click “Providers by County Map” tab on left-hand side of page) 

National Alliance on Mental Illness, New Hampshire (NAMI-NH)

Support, education, and advocacy regarding mental illness

Phone: (603) 225-5359 or

(800) 242-6264

New Hampshire Department of Education

Phone: (603) 271-3494

New Hampshire Family Voices

Supports families who have kids with special needs


Phone: (800) 852-3345 (ext. 4525) or 

 (603) 271-4525

New Hampshire Partners in Health 

New Hampshire Vocational Rehabilitation

Parent Information Center

Parent Information Center on Special Education

Parent Information Center on Special Education Resources Page

Provides several resources about special education, such as “A Family Guide to Special Education in NH”

ServiceLink: Aging and Disability Resource Center

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center Living with Cancer Support Groups and Resource Links

Special Education Directors and Contacts in NH

St. Joseph Hospital

For a list of support groups, visit: 


Rhode Island

Goodwill Industries of Rhode Island

Provides vocational and other services


Phone: (401) 861-2080

The Izzy Foundation 

Mission is to design, fund and Izspire creative projects and programs that will help families live, laugh, love and play during and after cancer. 

Phone: (401) 331-4999

Kid’s Link Rhode Island

Emergency Hotline for Kids in Emotional Crisis

Phone: (855) 543-5465

Parent Support Network

Group of family members, youth, and adults working together to promote awareness for the safety, health, well-being, and recovery of individuals of all ages who are risk or who have behavioral health challenges. 

Phone: (800) 483-8844

The Point: Services for Adults with Disabilities

The POINT is a statewide resource network that provides information, referrals, and long-term care options to seniors, adults with disabilities, and  caregivers. 

Phone: In Rhode Island, dial 211

Rhode Island Community Action Programs

The mission of the Rhode Island Community Action Association is to serve Rhode Island’s network of Community Action Agencies through training, technical assistance, public education, capacity building, and development of public policy to address the impact of poverty in Rhode Island.

Phone: (401) 941-0774

Rhode Island Community Food Bank


Phone: (401) 942-6325  

Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center

The Rhode Island Council of Community Mental Health Organizations (RICCMHO) is a responsive resource comprised of private, non-profit community behavioral healthcare organizations in Rhode Island.


Rhode Island Department of Human Services

Office of Rehabilitation Services—Includes Vocational Rehabilitation, as well as Career Planning for Students with Disabilities

Phone: (401) 421-7005

Rhode Island Legal Services

Phone: (401) 274-2652

Rhode Island Tutorial and Educational Services

Provides tutoring, workshops, and summer learning programs


Phone: (401) 723-4459  


RIPIN: Rhode Island Parent Information Network

Has a lending library and workshops


Phone: (401) 270-0101 or (401) 270-7049


Helps people with disabilities gain access to assistive technology

Phone: (401) 463-0202

The Tomorrow Fund 

Support and assistance for families of children treatment at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Phone: (401) 444-8811


Brain Injury Association of Vermont


Phone: (802) 244-6850

Helpline: (877) 856-1772

Cancer Patient Support Program of Vermont

Phone: (802) 847-4848 

(800) 358-1144 (ext. 4848)

Map of mental health providers for children by region in NH and VT 

(Click “Providers by County Map” tab on left-hand side of page) 

Vermont Cancer Survivor Network

A community for those affected by cancer; Provides a “Kindred Connections Program”

Phone: (800) 652-5064