Services and support groups available for persons and families living with cancer.
Fremont Health Medical Center
450 East 23rd Street, Fremont, NE 68025
A team of health professionals to help patients and families before, during, and after treatment. FAMC's cancer program received Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (CoC) - the highest level awarded.
Support Groups & Education
I Can Cope
Educational program for people facing cancer-either personally, or as a friend or family caregiver.
Breast Cancer Support Group
A support group for women with breast cancer and their families.
A support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child.
Reach to Recovery
A breast cancer support program operated by volunteers who have been breast cancer patients.
Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma Group
Support and education for patients and caregivers.
Prostate Cancer Support Group
For men and their loved ones; timely and reliable information about prostate cancer and other prostate-related issues.
Look Good...Feel Better
An ACS program that involves a volunteer who will provide those in cancer treatment with a complimentary makeover and skin care session. Each woman receives a free bag of cosmetics worth over $200.
Jean Schneck at (402) 721-8312
The ACS Wig Bank program is made available through La' James International College and is for persons who have lost their hair due to cancer treatment.
(402) 721-6500 or the ACS in Omaha at (402) 393-5801
Free prosthesis for women who have experienced the loss of a breast.
ACS in Omaha at (402) 393-5801;
Judy Nosbish-Harms of Women's Orthotics & Prosthetics at (402) 677-7647;
Mary Allison of Kubat Pharmacy at (402) 558-8888
Home Care/Meal Services
Fremont Health Home Care
Skilled nursing, personal care, rehabilitation therapies and counseling to patients in their homes.
Fremont Health Hospice
Care designed to offer sensitivity and support while enhancing the quality of life for people in the final phase of a terminal illness.
Meals on Wheels
Delivers a hot nutritious meal in Fremont for anyone who cannot cook for himself/herself. Available Monday through Friday.
(402) 721-4444 or (402) 721-5089
Right at Home
Lifeline® from Fremont Health
Personal alert service.
Service for Children with Cancer
Fremont Health Bus Transportation
Free transport between Fremont Health and the patient's residence, for those who cannot provide it for themselves. Scheduled through the department providing service.
Free transportation service for people 55+ within city limits.
Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
Offers transportation for people in Fremont.
(402) 721-7770 or (402) 721-8262
Fremont City Cab
Transit Lines (City Bus Service)
Road to Recovery
Volunteers provide free transportation for patients needing rides to and from treatment.
Patients traveling more than 50 miles for treatment may qualify for a $100 gas card.
Ask your physician or nurse.
Patients traveling more than 50 miles for treatment may be eligible to stay in hotels in Fremont, Omaha, and Lincoln at no cost.