Social Work and Support

Throughout treatment, you may feel afraid, angry, overwhelmed or alone. Our Patient Navigators and Licensed Clinical Social Workers are available to provide you with the support and services you need, at any stage. 

Services include:

  • individual counseling and support groups
  • seminars and workshops
  • special programs for caregivers and children
  • communication with medical teams
  • support during therapy
  • home healthcare referrals
  • information about community resources and Hospice care
  • financial support

Our Licensed Clinical Social Workers are available to any oncology patient in the hospital, pre- or post-treatment. Our bilingual social worker can assist patients who speak Spanish. Depending on your individual needs, services can include a psychosocial evaluation, counseling and resource referral services to cancer patients in collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team assisting in patient care.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 203-384-3904 or e-mail cancer resources.