Cancer Support

Caring Resources Near You

Dealing with cancer is hard for both patients and family members. And in many ways, our practice functions as a very caring support group. But there are other groups outside our office that can provide patients and families with added information, guidance and an unparalleled understanding of living through cancer. Click on the links below to learn more.
 
 

Local Resources

Cancer Resource Centre
Offering support groups, cancer information library, lectures and counseling. 

926 Ridge Road
Munster, IN 46321
219-836-3349 

Cancer Support Center
Free wig/hat/cap/scarf boutique, individual and group programs, drop in groups, yoga, meditation and nutrition counseling.   

19250 Everett Lane
Mokena, IL 60448
708-478-3529

2028 Elm Road
Homewood, IL 60430
708-798-9171

Cancer Wellness Center
Offering programs, events, activities, counseling and informational services.

Northbrook
215 Revere Dr.
Northbrook, IL 60062
847-509-9595 

Grayslake
18630 W. Old Gages Lake Rd.
Grayslake, IL 60030
847-509-9595

Waukegan
2824 Belvidere Road
Waukegan, IL 60085
847-509-9595       

Gilda's Club Chicago
Programs and support for patients and caregivers.

537 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 312-464-9900

Imerman’s Angels
One on one cancer support for your specific cancer type. 

400 W. Erie Street, Ste. 405
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 274-5529

Living Well
Resource center with programs, events and ways to help out.

1803 W. State Street
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 262-1111

Wellness House
Offering psychosocial support and education.

131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-5150

Wellness Place
Providing education, counseling and support for those affected by cancer.

1619 West Colonial Parkway
Palatine, Illinois 60067
Phone (847) 221-2400 

Y-Me National Breast Cancer Foundation
Emotional support and programs for breast cancer patients.

135 S LaSalle St, Ste 2000
Chicago, IL 60603
312-986-8338
800-221-2141, 24 hour
800-986-9505, Spanish

National Resources

American Cancer Society
Search the website or call 800-ACS-2345to find local office. 

American Cancer Society - Road to Recovery
Provides volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from appointments.  

Cleaning for a Reason Foundation
A national foundation providing FREE professional house cleaning to women undergoing cancer treatments.   

National Cancer Institute: Coping with Cancer
Information on supportive and palliative care.

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)
An educational, supportive and empowering resource for caregivers of cancer patients.

American Cancer Society Regional Offices

Chicago Downtown
225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1210
Chicago, IL 60601
312-372-0471 P ∙ 312-372-0910 F 

DuPage Region (Oak Brook Terrace)
1801 Meyers Road, Suite 100
Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181
630-932-1141 P ∙ 630-932-1171 F 

Eastern Region (Champaign)
2509 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217-356-9076 P ∙ 217-356-7721 F 

Fox Valley Region (Batavia)
143 First Street
Batavia, IL 60510
630-879-9009 P ∙ 630-879-9047 F 

Lake County Region (Lincolnshire)
100 Tri-State International, Suite 125
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
847-317-0025 P ∙ 847-317-0366 F 

Metro East Region (Maryville)
Maryville, IL 62062    
618-288-2320 P ∙ 618-288-2054 F

Northern Region (Rockford)
4312 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-229-1287 P ∙ 815-299-1363 F

North Shore Region (Evanston)
820 Davis Street, Suite 400
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-5147 P – 847-570-6403 F

Northwest Region (Rock Island)
3727 Blackhawk Road
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-794-0601 P ∙ 309-793-3251 F 

Northwest Suburban Region (Arlington Heights)
1114 North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
847-368-1166 P ∙ 847-368-1168 F

Prairie Land Region (Tinley Park)
17060 Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
708-633-7770 P ∙ 708-633-7773 F

Southern Regional (Marion)
4503 West DeYoung, Suite 200-C
Marion, IL 62959
618-998-9898 P ∙ 618-997-8456 F

West Central Region (Peoria)
4234 North Knoxville
Peoria, IL  61614
309-688-3488 P ∙ 309-688-9493 F

West Cook Region (Riverside)
7234 West Ogden Avenue, Suite 3 South
Riverside, IL 60546
708-484-8541 P ∙ 708-484-3179 F

Western Region (Springfield)
675 E. Linton Avenue
Springfield, IL 62703
217-523-4503 P ∙ 217-523-4739 F