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
Cancer Support Community – Benjamin Center
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.