About Support Connection
Support Connection is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to provide emotional, social and educational support services to women, their families and friends affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The support provided enables women to help each other and empowers them to become their own health care advocates.
Our office is located in Yorktown Heights, NY, but through our toll-free telephone line, we provide support to people nationwide.
We are here for you. Regardless of where you are in your journey with cancer, we are here for you. From diagnosis, throughout treatment, recovery, and beyond, we help you navigate the changes you experience as a result of living with breast or ovarian cancer.
If you’re dealing with any stage of breast or ovarian cancer, or if a friend or family member has been diagnosed, we are dedicated to providing you with personalized attention in a warm, caring and compassionate way to meet your needs.
Our Unique Approach
Our program is staffed with Peer Counselors, professional counselors who are cancer survivors themselves. They have walked the walk. They know how it feels to hear the words “you have cancer,” which makes all the difference in the world. These Peer Counselors answer calls to our local and toll-free numbers. They provide individualized support by phone, email, and in person. They help you find resources and information to answer your questions and meet your needs. They plan and implement all of our other programs, insuring that each program is presented from the point of view of someone who has experienced cancer.
All of our services are free of charge. They include:
- One-on-One Peer Counseling, locally and via national toll-free telephone
- Resource and referral information, locally and via national toll-free telephone
- Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Groups, locally and via national toll-free teleconference
- Educational and Wellness Programs
- National educational webinars and toll-free teleconferences
- Newsletters and educational materials
- A lending library
- Social activities and special events where you can meet other cancer survivors
You can call our local and toll-free numbers anytime during office hours Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm EST. After hours calls are returned the next business day. Call us at 914-962-6402 or toll-free nationwide 800-532-4290.