Social Work Services

Social Work Services

Cleveland Clinic Florida has a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Breast Patient Navigator to help patients access services and support, facilitate support groups and access care.

A social worker is trained to help reduce social and emotional psycho-social concerns, by providing services to patients, families and care partners facing the impact of their cancer diagnosis. Social workers are an integral part of the healthcare team. Our clinical social worker and breast patient navigator are part of your care team and collaborate with specialists in the development of your treatment plan.

Social work services can provide assistance and access to the following:

  • Individual, family and group counseling to help with coping and adjusting to lifestyle changes
  • Referrals to community and national organizations
  • Assistance with governmental agencies and programs that help people with disabilities, including the Social Security Administration and Medicare
  • Cancer Support Organizations
  • Support Groups
  • Financial assistance programs and referrals to a Patient Financial Advocate
  • Employment and disability benefits
  • Assistance for help at home if indicated by your physicians

For more information or assistance from Social Work Services call 954.659.5604

Patient Resource & Education Center

Patient Resource & Education Center

Our Patient Resource and Education Center at the Maroone Cancer Center provides patients and their friends and families information and resources about cancer, including:

  • Pamphlets and informational brochures
  • Computer terminals that can be used for conducting internet searches
  • WiFi access for laptops
  • Conference area where you can sit with a nurse and ask questions
  • Listings and registrations for support groups and other patient programs
  • Listings of resources such as wigs, transportation, and lodging

The Patient Resource and Education Center at is open to help you obtain cancer information from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Integrative Oncology Program

Support Services

View our Patient Support Services List to find services for you at Cleveland Clinic Florida's Maroone Cancer Center. For information on any of the services listed, please call the Patient Resource Center at 954.659.5840.

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Cancer Support Services

Cancer Support Services

Cancer Support Services

Monthly Events

Next Steps – Patient Orientation, Every Wednesday, 10 – 11 a.m., Virtual Microsoft Teams Meeting, Pre-register by emailing [email protected]. Spanish Version available upon request.

Beauty in the Face of Cancer Program, Every 3rd Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m., Virtual Teams Meeting, Pre-register by calling (954) 487-2918.

Blood Cancer Support Group, Every 3rd, Tuesday, Noon - 1 p.m., Virtual Zoom Meeting, Pre-register by calling the LLS at (954-744-5310).

Virtual “Surviving and Thriving” Support Group, Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, Noon - 1 p.m. Pre-register by email [email protected].

Virtual “Living Long Term with Breast Cancer” Support Group, 1st and 3rd Friday Noon - 1 p.m. Pre-register by email [email protected].

Patient Resource Center
The Braathen Center Patient Resource Area provides brochures, a lending library, Internet access, and information on support groups, patient-related events, transportation and lodging.

4th Angel Mentoring Program
Receive complimentary, one-on-one phone or email support from patient or caregiver mentors who have made the same journey you are about to begin. 866.520.3197, | [email protected]

Psychological Services
Individual and family therapy for patients and caregivers. Therapy will focus on developing techniques and strategies to help manage and cope with substantial stress, mood difficulties, and cancer-related threats to health. This counseling service is provided through insurance coverage. Possible co-payment. Call 954.659.5840 to find out more and schedule an appointment.

American Cancer Society
Transportation and lodging assistance. Call 800.227.2345.

Art Therapy
Individual, family and group-oriented sessions geared to engage in active, therapeutic art making, the creative process, and respective reflection, insight-oriented discussion in/through all stages of treatment. No art background necessary. All materials provided and complimentary to service. 954.659.5840.

Beauty/Body Image Services
An oncology esthetician can help to calm and hydrate the skin from side effects of chemotherapy and radiation, as well as assist with personal image recovery. Available every Tuesday and Wednesday. Call 954.659.5840 for scheduling.

Beauty in the Face of Cancer
A program designed for cancer patients recently diagnosed or currently going through chemotherapy and/or radiation whom are facing challenges with their skin and image. Learn about ingredients, skin care routine, eyebrow and eyelash recreation and the do’s and don’ts before, during and after treatment. Every 3rd Wednesday from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 954.487.2918 for reservations.

Breast Cancer Book Club
Every other month.  Email [email protected] for reservations.

Massage Therapy
Complimentary one hour light massage that gently manipulates the soft tissues to release muscle tension and pain, ease anxiety, increase circulation, and help improve body function. Available Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. 954.659.5840.

Men's Support
Forum for men with cancer to provide group support and education. 954.389.2496.

Music Therapy Services
Explore the creative, expressive ways music can aid patients and family members during treatment through listening, reflecting, singing or playing. No musical background required. 954.659.5840.

Nutrition Services
Individual and group sessions available for patients and families to discuss nutrition needs before, during, and after treatment. 954.659.5840.

Social Work Services
Assistance with resources including financial and emotional/social support. 954.659.5840.

Wig Boutique
The wig boutique carries complimentary wigs, hats and other accessories for our patients actively undergoing treatment. Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You can ask your nurse or social worker for more information.