To create wellbeing by giving a supportive hand throughout your cancer journey and beyond
W.A.Y.S. We Are Your Support Inc. is a non-profit organization providing free services to the cancer community and their support systems. Let W.A.Y.S. take some weight off of your shoulders throughout your journey and continue to support you long after!
W.A.Y.S. will donate wigs, head wear and related items to individuals. These items have been donated to us to be donate back into the cancer community. We can assess on a one on one basis your personal needs and also donate clothing, personal care items, home care essentials and more.
Meal Planning & Management
We will create a link to a meal planning site for you during your phases of treatment and recovery. We will provide support for you by organizing and managing your meal plan. W.A.Y.S. will assess your preferences , allergies, and more to create an individualized plan for you and your family. This link will then be provided to you and can be shared with family and friends, where they can sign up to bring home-cooked food or have local restaurants or meal services deliver to your doorstep. W.A.Y.S. will also send meals on a regular schedule throughout your treatment. This will be one less weight off your shoulders during a time where the focus needs to be on you and your journey.
Access To A Licensed Therapist
W.A.Y.S. has partnered with Kristine Mendenhall LMFT License #98103 Kayle Torres LMFT License #96006 and Arielle Grossman LMFT License #114055 to provide our clients with counseling services. These sessions will be free of charge to the client based on a Client Care Contract between the client and W.A.Y.S.
Quarterly Group Events
We will schedule one-on-one or group outings. Anything from coffee & yoga to walks & hiking--based on individual need or request. Our quarterly group events consist of activities to comfort the heart and nurture the mind. Instructional activities in painting, meditation, yoga, essential oils and activities alike. Our goal is to provide you with support, conversation and activity as you embark on your journey and beyond. Our team will also provide resources and assist with gathering and providing information based on individual need.
Transportation & Treatment Support
We will arrange to support you at your doctor appointments, chemotherapy, radiation or any related need. Let us take notes and assist with questions during your appointments by allowing us to be an advocate in your wellbeing. Transportation to and from appointments, chemotherapy and radiation can be provided by our team as well.