In addition to support services and complementary therapies, Swedish offers a variety of resources for our Ivy Center patients, including:
- Long-Term Planning: Your social worker can provide you information and counsel about a number of important long-term planning topics including finances, insurance, Advanced Directives and Social Security Disability.
- Transportation and Lodging: Your social worker can help you determine if you are eligible for a disabled parking permit. Additionally, we can provide assistance with transportation needs and identifying lodging options near the hospital.
If you need assistance with a referral, or just need more information about the services, please contact your Ivy Center Integrative Care Specialist/Social Worker.
Chris Elliott Fund
425-642-8364 / www.ChrisElliottFund.org
The Chris Elliott Fund provides resources, information and support for people living with brain cancer.
206-297-2100 / www.cancerlifeline.org
Cancer Lifeline provides a unique array of services to cancer patients and survivors, their family members, caregivers, friends and co-workers.
206-709-1400 / www.gildasclubseattle.org
Gilda’s Club provides meeting places where people living with cancer and their families and friends join with others to build emotional, social and educational support as a supplement to medical care.
Team Survivor Northwest
206-732-8350 / www.teamsurvivornw.org
Team Survivor Northwest provides a broad range of fitness and health education programs to enable women cancer survivors to take an active role in their ongoing physical and emotional healing.
American Brain Tumor Association
1-800-886-2282 / www.abta.org
The National Brain Tumor Society
American Cancer Society
1-800-ACS-2345 / www.cancer.org
Clinical Trails Resources
National Cancer Institute
National Institute of Health
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At the Ivy Center, patients and their families have access to a wide range of support services.