Cancer Patient Resources: King County



Classes and Support Groups

Group Health cancer support group

Weekly support group for cancer patients and their friends and family.
206-326-3602


Home Care

Home and Long-Term Care

Assistance for managing medical problems at home. Physician referral required.

Hospice Program

Home-based care for people in the advanced stages of a terminal illness. Physician referral required.


CLEAR at Northwest Justice Project

Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral service (CLEAR) offers access to free legal services for seniors and eligible low-income clients. Self-help materials and forms can be printed from the site.
1-888-201-1014/TTY 1-888-201-9737
If you are age 60 or older, call the Senior Hotline at 1-888-387-7111
www.nwjustice.org

Senior Services of King County

Volunteers assist in a wide range of legal issues. Free legal clinic offered twice a month.
206-448-5720 or 1-888-435-3377
www.seniorservices.org


Support Services

Behavioral Health Services

Individual, family, and group counseling for families and patients living with cancer.

Care Management

Information, support, and referral to Group Health social workers.
206-326-3440

Resource Line

Information about support groups and community resources.

American Cancer Society

Information about community-based support groups.
1-800-227-2345: Ask for Patient Services
www.cancer.org

Cancer Lifeline

Emotional support and information, by phone 24 hours daily.
1-800-255-5505
www.cancerlifeline.org

Gilda's Club

A warm meeting place where men, women, and children living with cancer, along with their families, partners and friends, join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care.
206-709-1400
www.gildasclubseattle.org


Transportation

Resource Line

Information on community transportation resources.

King County Metro Access Transportation Service

You must be a King County resident and eligible for the ADA Paratransit Program before you can request Access van service.
206-263-3113 or 1-866-205-5001
TTY 711
metro.kingcounty.gov/tops/accessible/accessvan.html


Clinical review by Jean Catellani, LICSW
Group Health
Reviewed 03/01/2014