WCRC offers services to all women with any cancer. Our services are offered free of charge.
Volunteers and staff conduct intakes, develop care plans, recommend resources, answer questions, provide emotional support and make follow-up calls to those who request ongoing support.
Call toll free 1.888.421.7900 or 510.420.7900
Para información y recursos en español, llame y dejesumensaje al: 510.601.4040
Workshops and programs are offered to promote healthy living and survivorship and encourage creativity, movement, education and activism.
Our comprehensive lending library includes 2,000 volumes, materials in Spanish and Internet access.
JanRae Art Gallery showcases the work of community artists.
Our groups are run by trained facilitators with experience pertinent to the focus of the group. View the events calendar for meeting times and call 510.420.7900 before attending any group. Some groups may have a waiting list or have an interview process before joining.
Staff and Community Health Advocates provide cancer navigation, emotional support, and education to Latina women in their own language and in support of their cultural values.
Sister to Sister offers safe and welcoming support to African American women through a bi-weekly support group, cancer education workshops and wellness programs and community outreach.
This one-of-a-kind Psychotherapy Program offers 12 sessions free of charge for low income and uninsured women and couples who desire a safe place to discuss any issue related to cancer. Services are available in Spanish.
Volunteers provide practical assistance and emotional support to low income women with cancer in their home – light housekeeping, errands, childcare. This service is limited to 4 hours per week.
The East Bay Breast Cancer Emergency Fund provides financial support of up to $600 to low income women who are actively in treatment for breast cancer and living in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. EBBCEF is funded through the generosity of Friends of Faith, To Celebrate Life Foundation, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. In addition, the Lindy Fund provides financial support of up to $600 to low income individuals who are actively in treatment for all types of cancer (except breast) and living in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. All referrals must be made by a social worker.
African American and Latina volunteers who are cancer survivors and individuals touched by cancer provide outreach about cancer risk, detection and screening at community health fairs and worksite and faith-based events. CHAs also support women through treatment and recovery by accompanying them to medical appointments, providing interpretation services, helping with medical insurance issues and coordinating referrals for wigs, prostheses, nutritional assistance, financial assistance, legal advice, clinical trials and second opinions.