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Caregivers and Family Members

Updated 07/05/2012

Cancer Caregiving

Cancer Caregiving’s goal is to provide comprehensive, balanced heath information that is medically accurate yet easy to understand and apply to making informed health decisions.


CaringBridge® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit web service that connects family and friends during a critical illness, treatment or recovery. CaringBridge’s website is personal, private and available 24/7. It helps ease the burden of keeping family and friends informed. Patients and caregivers draw strength from loved ones’ messages of support.

Family Caregiver Alliance

Family Caregiver Alliance has developed a wide array of services and publications based on caregiver needs and offers programs at local, state, and national levels. Often described as a "one-stop shopping center for caregivers."

Group Loop

This online community is primarily for teens who have or had cancer, but it also contains resources for teenagers who know someone with cancer. It offers a safe space for teenagers to connect with and gain emotional support from other teens whose parents are coping with cancer. Moderated by a professional.

Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation

When Mom or Dad is diagnosed with late-stage cancer, children find their immediate world turned upside down and face the reality that the rest of their lives will never be quite the same. The Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation helps kids and their parents spend quality time together in the face of these hardships and uncertainties.

Kids Konnected

Kids Konnected's mission is to provide friendship, understanding, education and support for the children who have a parent with cancer, or have lost a parent to cancer.

Lotsa Helping Hands

Lotsa Helping Hands is a private, web-based caregiving coordination service that allows family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues to create a community to assist a family caregiver with the daily tasks that become a challenge during times of medical crisis, caregiver exhaustion, or when caring for an elderly parent.

Memories of Love Foundation

Memories of Love is the only wish foundation in existence having the single focus to fulfill Florida dream vacations for families with young children and a terminally ill parent.

Men Against Breast Cancer

MABC is a national nonprofit organization providing targeted support services to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when breast cancer strikes a female loved one and to target and mobilize men to be active participants in the fight against breast cancer.

Mommy's Light Lives On

The purpose of Mommy’s Light is to bring joy and comfort to children and teens by helping them keep alive traditions or simple pleasures they shared with their mothers. To support young people in adapting to their mother's passing, Mommy's Light's key services include: free direct services to children and teens whose mothers are terminally ill or deceased, and education materials targeting grieving children and the adults who live with or come into contact with them.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer

MSDBC is a national nonprofit organization providing free support services to help mothers who have daughters battling breast cancer.

National Family Caregivers Association

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) empowers family caregivers to take action that will improve their life and the life of their loved one by providing them with support, education, and a public voice.