At OHC, we understand the impact a cancer diagnosis can have on you and your family and that’s why at OHC we connect patients with cancer-focused, community support resources to help you and your family throughout your cancer journey. These support services make daily life a little easier, so you can focus on what matters most: beating cancer.

FindHelp

OHC offers Findhelp, America’s leading social care network, to connect patients, family members, and caregivers with resources, including:

  • Financial assistance
  • Transportation to your appointments
  • Food pantries
  • Childcare
  • Counseling services
  • And more

With Findhelp, you have easy access to a vast online one-stop-shop resource for all available services in our area and across the United States.  OHC is the only medical practice in the region to offer this online resource and Findhelp continues OHC’s mission of surrounding patients with everything they need to beat cancer.

Go to Usoncology.findhelp.com or for more information, ask an OHC healthcare team member today.

American Cancer Society

While most people know the American Cancer Society (ACS) for their research, ACS does so much more. They promote healthy lifestyles to help with prevention. They research cancer and its causes to find more answers and better treatments. They fight for lifesaving policy changes. They provide everything from emotional support to the latest cancer information for those who have been touched by cancer. And they do it all 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Services:

  • Connect with a breast cancer patient
  • Education online
  • Online support groups
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American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Their work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; champion clean air for all; improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and create a tobacco-free future. Services:

  • Connect with another cancer patient
  • Education online
  • Educational webcasts and podcasts
  • Exercise
  • Support groups, online and in-person
  • Social gatherings

Cancer Family Care

Cancer Family Care (CFC) is a nonprofit organization that helps children and adults cope with the effects of a cancer diagnosis in the family. For more than 40 years, CFC has provided therapeutic counseling, education, support, and hope to all people touched by cancer. Additional services include free wigs, therapeutic massage and Healing Touch sessions for cancer patients and at reduced rates to caregivers. Their programs are available at six area offices, and to ensure continuity of care, our social workers and counselors are glad to make house calls, when necessary. Services:

  • Counseling for adults, children, families
  • Free oncology massage and healing touch
  • Free wigs

Cancer Support Community

For nearly 30 years, Cancer Support Community Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky (CSC) has been enhancing the lives of people in the local community by offering free support and services to improve quality of life and survivorship. CSC offers community-based programs and services that are intended to provide emotional and social support and education for men, women and children with any type or stage of cancer and their loved ones. CSC’s programs and services are designed to complement conventional medical care, enhance quality of life, strengthen survivor care, improve the recovery, and facilitate better communication with medical teams. Services:

  • Support groups
  • Online support groups
  • Survivorship classes
  • Connect with a cancer patient
  • Exercise
  • Nutrition classes
  • Meditation
  • Social gatherings
  • Yoga

CLL Society

The CLL Society is a patient-centered, nonprofit organization focused on patient education, support and research. Dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and related blood cancer communities, they explain the rapidly changing therapeutic landscape and the importance of clinical trials, support and build patient networks, engage in research and educate providers and patients. Services:

  • Education online
  • Educational webcasts and podcasts
  • Social gatherings

Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels’ mission is to provide comfort and understanding for all cancer fighters, survivors, previvors and caregivers through a personalized, one-on-one connection with someone who has been there. Services:

  • Connect with a cancer patient (all types of cancers)
  • Connect caregivers with other caregivers, connect high-risk patients with other high-risk patients

Karen Wellington Foundation for LIVING With Breast Cancer

The Karen Wellington Foundation for LIVING With Breast Cancer believes that having something to look forward to is an important part of the treatment and healing process. Scheduling time on the calendar for vacations and FUN has a profound effect on the recipient as well as her family and friends. Services:

  • Vacations, spa day, gifts of fun for breast cancer patients and their immediate families

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is at the forefront of the fight to cure cancer. Our mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. We are the largest nonprofit dedicated to creating a world without blood cancers. Since 1949, we’ve invested nearly $1.3 billion in groundbreaking research, pioneering many of today’s most innovative approaches. We are the leading source of free education and support for blood cancer patients and families. We provide personalized, one-on-one support, including assistance with identifying and enrolling in a clinical trial. Services:

  • Connect with a cancer patient
  • Education online
  • Educational webcasts and podcasts
  • Financial support
  • Support groups, online and in-person
  • Caregiver Support
  • Nutrition Consultations
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Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati

The local chapter of the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati has been operating for the past decade to create public awareness about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, to provide support, resources, and education to ovarian cancer survivors and caregivers; and to fund research focused on early detection and a cure. Services:

  • Connect with a gynecologic cancer patient through our Woman to Woman Program
  • Social gatherings
  • Provide care baskets for newly diagnosed women

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is dedicated to fighting the world’s toughest cancer. In their urgent mission to save lives, PanCAN attacks pancreatic cancer on all fronts: research, clinical initiatives, patient services and advocacy. Services:

  • Connect with a pancreatic cancer patient
  • Education online
  • Educational webinars
  • Locating financial support
  • Support Resources
  • Pancreatic cancer clinical trials search
  • Access to precision medicine

Pink Ribbon Good

Pink Ribbon Good provides critical services to cancer patients at their time of greatest need. This is independent of age, stage, or socio-economic considerations – because cancer doesn’t discriminate. Pink Ribbon Good provides services and programs to those with breast and gynecological cancers free of charge. Services:

  • Meals
  • Rides to treatment
  • Housecleaning
  • Peer support and education
  • In the Fight (Simply Fight!) program which offers two months of services to clients currently undergoing breast or women’s gynecological cancer treatment for non-metastatic cancers.
  • Mets Cancers (No Age No Stage) which serves those with metastatic cancers with a stipend for direct services as needed throughout the duration of cancer treatment.

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

The YMCA offers programs that build healthy spirits, minds, and bodies. Visit myy.org for a list of locations and contact information. Services:

  • LIVESTRONG program at the YMCA is a small-group program developed and established in partnership with the LIVESTRONG Foundation that assists those who are living with, through or beyond cancer to strengthen their spirit, mind and body.