Resources for Families

We know that this is a very difficult time for you and your family.  We have compiled a list of our partnering organizations that have access to many valuable resources for you and your family.  

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Camp kesem

Camp Kesem at the University of Pittsburgh is one of over 100 active Camp Kesem chapters that fundraise all year to offer a free, week-long summer camp to children, ages 6-18, whose parent has or has had cancer.

Cancer caring center

The Cancer Caring Center is a 30 year old local Pittsburgh charity that provides free emotional and social support to patients, survivors and their loved ones so that no one confronts cancer alone. All services are professionally led and include Individual Counseling, Community Support Groups, a Young Adult Cancer Support program, Wellness Programs (Gentle Yoga, Reiki, Nutrition Classes, Art Therapy, Hands on Therapy), and a small Food Pantry for patients who qualify. Call 412-622-1212 for more information.

Colorectal cancer alliance

Addressing the needs of those affected by colon and rectal cancer alike — to provide support services, to raise awareness of preventive measures, and to inspire efforts to fund critical research

Our Clubhouse

The Our Clubhouse mission is to create welcoming communities of support for everyone currently living with cancer—men, women, teens, and children —along with their families and friends.

Our unique program is an essential complement to medical care, providing networking and support groups, workshops, education and social activities.

All of the activities are offered to our members at no cost and membership is free.

The Highmark Caring place

The Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents and Their Families, is a safe place where grieving children and families can come together and be with others who understand what they’re going through.

An essential community resource, the Caring Place offers services at no charge to grieving families from throughout the community

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

The mission of the NOCC is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for Survivors.