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The Women’s Cancer Resource Center is here for you. We provide FREE services that can support you throughout your cancer journey. We can assist you in finding transportation to treatment appointments and understanding your treatment options, including accessing a second opinion, and connecting you with other supportive services, such as help with financial assistance for food, durable medical equipment, and rent support.

We also offer support groups, movement classes, culturally-responsive therapy, meditation and art workshops and educational classes at no cost. At WCRC, we see you, we hear you, and we strive to empower you with tools that champion self-advocacy and support your loved ones.

Emotional Support

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Support Groups

WCRC’s support group program offers specialized and safe environments where women and non-binary individuals with cancer can gather for support.

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We offer 12 free counseling sessions for low income women, non-binary individuals, and caregivers who desire a safe place to discuss any issue related to cancer.

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Sister to Sister

Sister to Sister offers safe and welcoming support to African American women, with support groups, educational and wellness workshops, and community outreach.

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Latina Services

We provide cancer navigation, emotional support, social support, and education to Latina women in their own language and in support of their cultural values. 

Community Wellness

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Classes and Workshops

Workshops and programs are offered to promote healthier living and survivorship and encourage creativity, movement, education, and activism. 

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The JanRae Community Art Gallery

Hundreds of established and emerging artists have shown their work in the gallery, which winds throughout the WCRC building. Check out our calendar of events for upcoming art shows.

Practical Assistance

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Financial Assistance Programs

The Faith Fancher Breast Cancer Fund provides one-time support to low-income people actively in treatment for breast cancer and living in Alameda or Contra Costa County. The Lindy Fund provides one-time support to low-income people actively in treatment for all other types of cancer, living in Alameda or Contra Costa County.

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Patient Navigation

Our patient navigation program strives to reduce medical and treatment barriers via culturally-centered communication about a cancer diagnosis and treatment options; reduce loneliness through ongoing emotional support; and empower our clients to be advocates by working with their doctors and medical team.

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Contact us for information and assistance!

We look forward to hearing from you and working to assist you with your needs. Please call us at 510.601.4040 or send us an email at

Esperamos escuchar de usted. Queremos trabajar contigo para ayudarte con tus necesidades. Llámenos al 510.601.4040 o envíenos un correo electrónico a