Coping with a cancer diagnosis can be a scary, lonely and emotional time. Support from family and friend is crucial, but no one can truly understand the challenges of having cancer like someone who has been there.
The Hope Connection connects patients and their families with trained volunteers who have personally experienced the challenges and complex issues of a cancer diagnosis. Volunteers are available to listen, talk, and offer support at any time before, during, and after cancer treatment.
The Hope Connection Program:
When can I use the Hope Connection?
As soon as you are ready to talk, a referral can be made by any member of your health care team or you may call the program directly at 615-936-8501.
What happens when I call?
We will ask you about your cancer and your specific concerns and match you with a volunteer who has also been touched by cancer. The Hope Connection volunteer will call you within 48 hours.
Hope Connection volunteers provide one-to-one telephone support to adult cancer patients and their families. By providing encouragement, guidance, coping strategies, and resources, volunteers help individuals reduce their fear and uncertainty, strengthen their ability to cope, feel more prepared for treatment and decision making, and give them hope.
For more information call (615) 936-8501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.