New Day Foundation for Families is committed to alleviating the emotional burden of cancer. Through this program, individuals with cancer and their families can pursue emotional care in the midst of their cancer journey.
To get started, please complete the questionnaire through the link below and have your oncology social worker complete the application if he/she has not done so already. If you don’t know your social worker or if your social worker is not familiar with New Day, we can help. Call us at (248) 648-1105 for guidance.
Who qualifies to receive services through the Emotional Support Program?
Individuals impacted by cancer. This may include but is not limited to individuals with an active cancer diagnosis, their family members living in the home with them, surviving spouses, individuals in transition out of treatment, etc.
How does an individual/family become part of the Emotional Support Program?
Individuals may be referred by their medical team. Individuals may also express interest by contacting us through our website, social media, and/or phone call. When New Day receives a notice of interest, the emotional support program manager will contact them to gather any additional information beneficial for care. Once that is complete, the individual interested in emotional support or their guardian will be provided the name and contact information of a mental health professional and a “New Day Emotional Support Program – Participant Release of Information” form will be emailed through DocuSign for electronic signature. The individual will be responsible to call the mental health professional to schedule the appointment.
Who qualifies to provide emotional support through this program?
Licensed therapists and grief consultants with a heart and desire to serve individuals and families walking through the cancer journey.
After a mental health professional goes through an onboarding process with the emotional support program manager regarding specialties, experience, and motivation, and to ensure they are a good match for the families we serve.
How will payment occur during participation in the program?
If a participant has insurance that fully covers mental health services, then the mental health professional may bill a participant’s insurance. Otherwise, New Day emotional support program award covers the cost of up to 8 50-minute sessions up to once a week.
Where will counseling appointments take place?
Sessions may take place in the physical location where the mental health professional sees clients as well as through HIPAA-approved TeleHealth programs. This can be determined between the mental health professional and the program participant.