Patient and Family Support Services
Below are a number of support services that may be helpful for patients undergoing brain tumor treatment and their families.
UCLA Caregiver Support Group
Dates available: Second Thursday of every month, 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Radiation Oncology, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Level B2
Contact: Jacqueline Dillon, MSW
Please speak to or email the MSW before attending a group session.
UCLA Patient and Family Advisory Council
Dates available: Second Tuesday of every month, 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Wasserman Building, 300 Stein Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Contact: Diana Babayan
UCLA Neuropsychiatric and Behavioral Services ACCESS Center
American Brain Tumor Association
Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
National Brain Tumor Society
Cancer Support Community Los Angeles
The Compassionate Friends of Los Angeles
Grief and bereavement support for those who have experienced the loss of a child.
Transportation program for individuals and seniors with disabilities in Los Angeles County.
(213, 310, 323, 818) + 808-7433
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), U.S. Department of Labor
Continuation of health coverage.
Family and Medical Leave Act, U.S. Department of Labor
Medi-Cal, California Department of Health Care Services
California's state insurance program for low-income individuals and families.
Medicare, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medical insurance for seniors.
Social Security Administration/Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
Federal health and nutrition program for women, infants and children.