Children’s Healing Center AYA program
We are a social group of adolescents and young adults (AYA), ages 18-26, with medical conditions that weaken immune systems put by young adults in the same situation. Side by side, we share empathetic relationships in a fun and casual environment. Vita Collective hosts typical social experiences such as game nights, yoga and grill outs as a program of Children’s Healing Center and AYA Movement. We continuously develop a close-knit community of young adults doing life together.
Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids is a peer support system that ensures no one goes through cancer alone. The clubhouse is a 120 year old renovated farmhouse in the heart of a residential neighborhood that hosts their support groups.
A cancer diagnosis turns a person’s world upside down–emotionally, physically and financially. CancerCare® can help.
CancerCare is committed to providing professional oncology social workers that offer personalized care. All of our services are free of charge. Explore the website to learn more.
Cancer Support Community Greater Ann Arbor
High School Yearbook
High School Yearbook, through the book, it’s website, and social media is about the empowerment of teens with cancer, having them get that they are beautiful, powerful and alive with possibility, connecting young people with cancer and their families with others going through similar circumstances throughout the world, and having the world get these young people as the extraordinary human beings they are.
Hope For Young Adults With Cancer
Located in several states, the CSC has a variety of educational workshops and support groups for adolescents, young adults and adults affected by cancer.
Imerman Angels mission is to provide personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
Instapeer is a free mobile app connecting young adults to each other.
LiveStrong provides numerous types of cancer support. Through their Cancer Navigation Services, they offer counseling, support groups, classes and peer-to-peer connections.
Planet Cancer is a community of young adults with cancer in their 20s and 30s. It’s place to share insights, explore our fears, laugh, or even give the finger to cancer with others who just plain get it.
Stupid Cancer proudly supports a global network of patients, survivors, caregivers, providers and advocates to ensure that no one affected by young adult cancer go unaware of the age-appropriate resources they are entitled to so they can get busy living.
Ulman Cancer Site
The Ulman Cancer Fund, founded by Doug Ulman, a young adult cancer survivor, is based in Maryland but offers support to all young adults. They help young adults fighting cancer understand their options through education and support programs. Their Patient Navigation program ensures that no young adult faces cancer alone. In addition, The Ulman Cancer Fund created the Cancer to 5K program. Get ready to get fit!
Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC)
YACC’s mission is to support young adults as they move through and beyond cancer. To be the connection to peers, bridge out of isolation, and source of inspiration. Any cancer, any stage, YACC’s got your back.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.
Lacuna Loft is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that encourages, empowers, and connects young adult cancer survivors and caregivers around the world, 24/7. Lacuna Loft provides online wellness support programs and resources, lifestyle encouragement, and peer support community that young adults need to overcome their challenging health and life circumstances, and thrive.
Friend 4 Life
Established in 1988, Friend for Life is a network of cancer survivors and co-survivors (caregivers) who serve as trained volunteers, providing one-on-one emotional and psychosocial support to persons recently diagnosed with cancer, and their loved ones.