Emotional Support for Families

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.

Take this short survey to help us understand your needs.
All responses are strictly confidential.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who qualifies to receive services through the Emotional Support Program?
Individuals with an active cancer diagnosis and their family members living in the home with them.

How does an individual/family become part of the Emotional Support Program?
Individuals will be asked to complete a questionnaire indicating their desires for care as well as additional necessary information. Next, the emotional support coordinator will contact them to review their questionnaire and gather any additional information beneficial for care. Once that is complete, the individual will be provided the name and contact information of one or more therapists. The individual will be responsible to call the therapist to schedule the appointment.

Who qualifies to provide emotional support through this program?
Licensed therapists with a heart and desire to serve individuals and families walking through the cancer journey.

After a therapist completes their interest questionnaire, the emotional support coordinator will contact them to review information about specialties, experience, and motivation, and ensure they are a good match for the families we serve. Once they are included in our team of therapists, contact information will be provided to the program participant to schedule an appointment.

How will payment occur during participation in the program?
The initial intake session and the following two 50 minute session are pro bono (no charge). After the first three sessions, each 50-minute session once a week will be $40 up to 5 additional sessions. The fee may be collected through insurance, from the program participant, and/or through a New Day grant.

Where will counseling appointments take place?
Sessions may take place in the location where the therapist sees patients as well as through HIPAA-approved TeleHealth programs.