Cancer Support Community

A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people with cancer and their loved ones. Offer free services and programs including support groups, stress reduction programs and educational workshops through local chapters in communities across the country.

Cancer Information

A program of the National Cancer Institute, CIS provides personalized, confidential responses to specific questions about cancer. Information specialists are available by telephone and online.


Provides support services for anyone affected by cancer including limited financial assistance grants for:
- Transportation
- Child care
- Home care


National multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Its website includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and a section on resources for people affected by TBI and their families.

Brain Injury Resource Center

Serves as a clearinghouse of scientific and medical information about brain injuries. Also provides information and consultations for additional resources.

Brain Injury Association of America

Serves as a clearinghouse for information and resources on brain injury. Operates a Family Helpline for families of brain injury patients seeking assistance, education and support.

Association for Frontotemporal Dementias (AFTD)

Promotes and funds research, and provides information, education and support to people with FTD and their caregivers.

Arthritis Foundation

Provides a large number of community-based services nationwide to make life with arthritis easier, including: support groups, informational and exercise classes and free educational brochures and booklets.

American Stroke Association

A division of the American Heart Association, provides information and referrals to stroke survivors and their caregivers through the Stroke Family Warmline.

American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. (APDA)

Supports research, provides patient and caregiver support and coordinates 65 chapters and 57 information and referral centers.


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