“Strength to Strength”Wellness Program – Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center This breast cancer wellness and aftercare program for women who are completing treatment is designed to restore strength, flexibility and a positive body image in the wake of their treatment.
Program Director: Stuart Botwinick
Support Connection - Customized Care and Information Hotline and Services Individualized information and support is provided to women with breast cancer and their families via telephone. Customized information packets are then designed to meet the need of each individual caller.
Program Director: Katherine Quinn
Necessities, Inc. – “Necessities Bag” Bags are designed for the pre and post mastectomy patient filled with essentials for wound care, hygiene and personal comfort.
Program Director: Mary Ellen Heaney
SHARE – “Young Women And Breast Cancer” offers support services, educational programming and networking opportunities to young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Key services include a teleconference support group aimed at women under 50 years of age, webinars on topics such as intimacy and sexuality, and networking events that allow women to connect in a lighthearted, festive way.
Program Director: Alexandra Exley
Lean On Me Breast Cancer Network One-to- one emotional support for the newly diagnosed breast cancer patient taking from diagnosis to surgery to adjuvant therapies.
Program Director: Sharon Pape
Cancer Care, Inc. – “Breast Cancer Support and Education Project”. Free, professional support services including education, information, referrals to additional sources of support, counseling and financial assistance is provided to women diagnosed with breast cancer on Long Island. Program Director: Patricia Spicer
Stony Brook University Hospital – Fit And Fabulous Program Therapeutic yoga is offered to women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
Program Directors: Catherine Tuppo, Linda Bily
Hewlett House – “Women In Need Of Support” (WINS Program) Comprehensive cancer learning resource center provides psychological and educational services to women living with breast cancer.
Program Director: Geri Barish