Resources: Miscellaneous

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BUSINESSPHONE NUMBERWEBSITENOTESADDITIONAL NOTES
Patient Access Network1-866-316-7263https://panfoundation.org/index.php/en/patientsCan only assist with Breast, colorectal, multiple myeloma,myelodysplastic syndroms (MDS)or non-small cell lung cancer,Has, or is in the process of securing private, independent, COBRA, or government health insurance
United Way Atlanta -211n/ahttp://211online.unitedwayatlanta.orgOnline directory for a wide array of community resources
AT&T "Lifeline Program"888-757-6500Discounted phone service
Henry County Cancer Service770-288-6510https://www.henrycountycancerservices.com/Application Necessary
Cobb County Senior Services770-528-5364Lite Housekeeping
American Cancer Society(800) 227-2345https://www.cancer.org/May be able to offer assistance
Brown Dog Foundation[email protected]Service Dog Resource
Ga Canines for Independence404-824-4637Service Dog Resource
Georgia Cancer Infohttps://www.georgiacancerinfo.org/has a list of different organization and payment assistance options.
The advocacy connectorhttps://www.cancer.com/treatment-journey-support/advocacy-connectorconnects people with resources based on type of cancer and their needs.
AVONcares Program1-800-813-4673Women with breast and cervical cancers
Atlanta Legal Aid (404) 614-3969 https://atlantalegalaid.org/Provides free civil legal services to low-income residents in the counties of Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett help through their Cancer Legal Initiative.
The Cancer Legal Resource Center 866-843-2572 http://drlcenter.org/about/cancerlegalresource.cfmThe Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles. The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.
Georgia Legal Services Program   (770) 535-5717 or (800) 745-5717 https://www.glsp.org/Georgia Legal Services, an independent, non-profit organization, provides free legal services to low-income people in civil matters in the 154 Georgia counties outside the 5 county Atlanta metropolitan area. The mission of Georgia Legal Services is to work for equal access to justice under law to all people of Georgia.
Center for Medicare Advocacy860-456-7790http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/For assistance in receiving Medicare benefits
Friends of Man303-798-2342http://www.friendsofman.org/Must apply online. Have us or social worker send in application for client. [email protected]
The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia800-227-2345Only assists clients in Banks, Borrow,Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart,Habersham, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Wilkes, Stephens, Taliaferro, or Walton County
Cleaning for a Reason1 (877) 337-3348https://cleaningforareason.org/Free housecleaning for cancer patients
The Pink Frog Foundation404-984-FROGhttp://www.thepinkfrogfoundation.org/Buddy support program, maid service, nutrition service, transportation
Starkey Hearing Foundation800-328-8602http://www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org/A national nonprofit program committed to assisting those permanently residing in the U.S. who are deaf or hard of hearing and have no other resources to acquire hearing aids. Offers the Hear Now Program.
Foundation for Sight and Soundhttp://www.foundationforsightandsound.orgMission is to enhance the quality of life for men, women and children with vision and/or hearing impairments. Offers a Help America Hear program.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)https://www.cancer.net/A comprehensive online resource providing oncologist-approved cancer information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions. Has "ASCO's Guideline on Fertility Preservation" for patients available for free at www.cancer.net/patientguides.
LIVESTRONG Fertility(855) 220-7777www.livestrong.org/we-can-help/fertility-services/LIVESTRONG Fertility is dedicated to providing educational information and access to resources that support cancer patients and survivors whose cancer and its treatment present risks to their fertility.
Fertility and Cancerhttp://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/fertilityandcancerwhataremyoptions/fertility-and-cancer-tocProvides information on how cancer treatment can affect fertility, ways to preserve fertility before treatment, and fertility options available after treatment.
Northside Hospital - Clinical Nutrition Services404-236-8036Clinical Nutrition Services offers initial assessments, reassessments, telephone consults and nutrition classes for survivorship.  For additional information on nutrition services available at Northside Hospital Cancer Institute
National Association for Home Care and Hospicehttp://www.nahc.orgThe nation's largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, home care aide organizations, and medical equipment suppliers. Provides a consumer section that includes a database of home care and hospice agency.
First Baptist Church - Atlanta(770) 234-8383http://www.fba.org/missionary-careFacility will determine eligibility.Offers clothing assistance to those in need.
Sweetwater Valley Community Action Mission Program(770) 819-0662http://www.sweetwatermission.org/- Services South Cobb County, Austell, Clarkdale, Mableton and Powder Springs. - Other services include food pantry and clothes closet.
MUST Cherokee(770) 479-5397http://www.mustministries.org/Open to Cherokee County residents.Resources to provide clothes. Services also include food, clothing, household items, limited rent/utility assistance, and employment services.

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