Cancer support services
To help cancer patients and their families thrive and survive, Allina Health offers supports services, including resource centers, care coordinators, support groups, financial assistance and more.
What it is
When it comes to cancer, It helps to know you're not alone. We encourage you and your family to gain support not only from our cancer experts, but also from others going through similar experiences.
Search Events & Classes to learn about support groups in your area.
Cancer rehabilitation services from Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute can help you cope with the effects of cancer and its treatment. These services can be helpful before and after treatment.
Other services include:
- Nutrition therapy: Registered dietitians can assess your food needs and help you set goals to improve eating and manage weight.
- Social services: Social workers can help patients and their families find support for emotional or financial issues, and community resources.
- Spiritual care: Chaplains encourage each person's journey of faith and hope.Sacraments and rituals of many faith traditions are available.
- Financial services: Patient account representatives can answer questions about hospital bills or insurance coverage. They also can help you access Allina Health Financial Assistance Services.
- Support groups
Good to know
Cancer resource centers at the following locations are open to anyone affected by cancer.
Piper Building, fourth floor, 800 East 28th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
701 South Dellwood Street, Cambridge, Minnesota
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
4050 Coon Rapids Boulevard, Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
United Hospital - The Sharon K. Willbrandt Resource Library
310 N Smith Ave, Suite 300, St. Paul, MN 55102
Source: Allina Health Cancer Care Team
Reviewed by: Allina Health Cancer Care Team
First published: 8/6/2019
Last reviewed: 8/6/2019