Guidance for the Journey: Social Work Services
A cancer diagnosis does not only affect one’s health, relationships and life direction, but often presents challenges to one’s finances and other practical concerns. With emotions tried and energy taxed, it is often difficult to know where to start. This is where a resource social worked can help.
They can provide guidance for all your questions during this journey and can help find and arrange needed services in the hospital and in the community.Resource Social Workers at Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Cross Cancer Institute can connect people to appropriate community resources and government programs to insure that basic needs are being met. Some of these needs may be related to medication coverage, transportation, accommodations and finances.
If you find yourself overwhelmed with thoughts and questions concerning navigating the practical side of your cancer journey, make an appointment with a social worker free of charge. Whether you have not yet begun cancer treatments, are in the middle of them, or are in the post-treatment phase, take advantage of this great program with professionals who can help and make an appointment today.
Click on the links below to find a Social Worker in your area: