CANCER CONNECTION RESPONDS TO COVID-19

Cancer Connection continues to provide Befriending (one to-one-support) by telephone and is offering all of our support groups and some programs via remote technology.

Please continue to tell your friends and family facing cancer that we are here for them.

Befrienders are available by phone during our regular Befriending hours:

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10 AM - 2 PM and Wednesday 10 AM - 12 Noon.

Call the center (413) 586-1642 and leave a message with your contact information and available times. A Befriender will call you back.

The Center at 41 Locust St, Northampton, remains closed to in-person services.

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We are Cancer Connection and we care for you.

As Massachusetts reopens with a phased approach, Cancer Connection will also reopen in phases. When our Center can reopen, we will move with care and safety to offer integrative therapies, programs, and support groups at that location once again.

As always, we invite you to call or email if you are, or someone you care for is, dealing with cancer. Our Befrienders are available to talk, listen, share information, and offer our services where we can during this time of in-person closure. If you do not reach a Befriender, please leave a message and available times. We will call you back as soon as possible.

Center Phone: 413-586-1642

General Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please check our Programs page for information about our current offerings and call us at 413-586-1642 for support, to learn more, and to register.

For the latest news, please follow the Center and Thrift Shop on our social media and sign up for our enews here:

Please provide your gift to support those facing cancer.

Thank you.

IMPORTANT NEWS for anyone seeking support while dealing with cancer or for anyone who is a loved one or caregiver:

Call us at 413-586-1642 Our Befrienders are available to talk, listen, share information, and offer our services where we can during this time of in-person closure. If you do not reach a Befriender, please leave a message. We will call you back as soon as possible.

Since we can't bring you inside our living room today, we'd like to share the calming sound of a singing bowl. This was recorded in our living room along with an image from our new oriental rug (Thank you CC Thrift Shop!). It's 23 seconds of Zen to calm the soul. Click here to enjoy. 

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Updated guidance and information about health and safety

 

Please read and follow the guidance on this flyer from the Massachusetts Department of Health:

https://www.mass.gov/doc/stop-the-spread-of-germs-respiratory-diseases-like-flu-and-covid-19/download


Additional sources of information are available here:

City of Northampton Health Department
https://northamptonma.gov/2104/COVID-19-Coronavirus

Cooley Dickinson Hospital
https://www.cooleydickinson.org/home/coronavirus-resources/covid-19-community-resources/

Baystate Health System
https://www.baystatehealth.org/covid19

Holyoke Medical Center
https://www.holyokehealth.com/patients-visitors/covid-19-information-update/

Mercy Medical Center (COVID-19 info located at Trinity Health of NE site)
https://www.trinityhealthofne.org/find-a-service-or-specialty/covid-19/

Please help us all to keep each other safe!

 

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Cancer Connection, 41 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Phone : (413) 586-1642 FAX (413) 280-0223

Cancer Connection is a registered 501(c)3 organization. EIN # 04-3493483