Cancer Support Now

Mailing Address: 2212 Lester Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 255-0405
NTEE Code: B- Education, E- Health Care, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

Cancer Support Now: We are a community of survivors reaching out, supporting, informing and advocating for survivors, their loved ones and caregivers.

Primary Programs:

Cancer Support,a membership-based group of volunteers who have a personal experience of cancer either as a survivor or caregiver,provide free:

1. Peer support facilitator training for those wishing to provide cancer peer support facilitation of groups or provide matched one-on-one peer cancer support;

2. A Helpline that is answered by a cancer survivor from 9am to 9pm seven days a week. Calls received on voice mail are returned in a prompt manner.Referrals are made to our 12 support groups, one-on-one support or referrals are made to other appropriate resources;

3. Caring for the Cancer Caregiver Workshops;

4. One-on-one smoking cessation support is provided free based on the American Lung Association's evidence based Freedom From Smoking program; 5. A day-long Long-Term Effects of Cancer Survivorship Conference on a annual basis with scholarships available to cover registration fee. Nationally know experts on long-term effects of cancer surviorship participate in the conference as keynote speakers.

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Disabled, Elderly, Families, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Men and Boys, Native American, Rural, Urban, Veterans, Women and Girls
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $24,999 or less
Personnel: All Volunteer
Executive Director:

Patricia Torn

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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