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What is the Saint Joseph Cancer Center Resource Services?

 

Saint Joseph Cancer Center Resource Services is a multi-disciplinary team of oncology professionals and trained volunteers from our cancer care and medical community available to provide information and support to any adult and their loved ones facing a cancer diagnosis.  We provide one-to-one consultations with our team members:  nurse navigators, chaplain, clinical dietitian and social workers.  For those seeking information regarding cancer and related topics, they can visit our library or attend a weekly, ongoing education series on various cancer-related topics.  If searching for an opportunity to meet and talk with other cancer survivors, you are invited to attend one of our evening cancer support groups.  Resource Services also provides a monthly music expression, Rhythms Drum Circle, and monthly Mind/Body Wellness presentations for survivors and caregivers interested in integrating complementary approaches to their treatment and survivorship care plan.

 

Where is Resource Services located?

 

Saint Joseph Cancer Center Resource Services primary location is conveniently housed at 701 Bob-O-Link Drive, Suite 250.

 

Where can I park?

 

The 701 Bob-O-Link Building has its own parking lot.  Parking is free and easily-accessible to the building. 

 

Do I have to be a patient of Saint Joseph Health Systems to visit or call Resource Services?

 

No.  Resource Services is available to anyone in the community who may be facing a cancer diagnosis as part of the outreach and Mission of Saint Joseph Health System and Catholic Health Initiatives. 

 

How much does Resource Services cost?

 

Resource Services is free. 

 

Do I need an appointment?

 

Although no referral is necessary and walk-ins are welcomed, it is recommended to call ahead to schedule a consultation with a team member if you do not wish to wait. 

 

When is Resource Services open?

 

Resource Services is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm, with support groups, classes and presentations as scheduled.  Resource Services' activities closings for inclement weather will be posted on WLEX, WKYT and WTVQ on the day of the scheduled activity. 

 

Can I bring spouse/significant other/family with me?

 

 

 

We recognize the cancer survivor's support system as an integral partner in care.  Caregivers are welcomed and encouraged to come to Resource Services for information, support and assistance.  Although children are welcome, child care is not provided at Resource Services.