Social Work Services

Cancer patients, family members, and friends may experience fear, uncertainty, pessimism, anger, fatigue, information overload, isolation, and changes in relationships.

The Supportive Services Program's licensed clinical social workers provide the following areas of psychosocial support:

  • Concerns about talking to your kids, family, friends, or co-workers
  • Financial issues
  • Transportation issues
  • Individual and/or group counseling
  • Worried about the strain of cancer on your relationships
  • Crisis intervention and psychiatric referrals
  • Communication with multidisciplinary medical teams
  • Impact of your illness on your career
  • Home healthcare referrals
  • Information and referrals to community resources including transportation services and home meal delivery
  • Coordination with inpatient services, pain management, hospice coordination, palliative care, and supportive oncology
  • Integrative health programs
  • Cancer, intimacy, and reproductive health