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Below is a partial list of resources for Marin area breast-cancer patients and caregivers. Information has been supplied by the agencies and organizations themselves to Marin Man to Man, which does not endorse any particular facility or any claim it may make.

Adopt a Family of Marin

Organization prevents the slide into homelessness, and its Breast Cancer Assistance Project provides stability for Marin families coping with breast cancer by providing rental assistance, security deposits, utility payments, counseling services and food vouchers.

Jacqueline Jaffee, JD, Executive Director
35 Mitchell Blvd., Suite 16
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 456-7805


Month-long Sanctuary healing program, limited to six participants at a time, meets three times a week on Zoom. Cancer Help Program is a week-long retreat for people with cancer in which information is provided on choices in healing, mainstream and complementary therapies, pain and suffering, and death and dying.

Waz Thomas, Intake Coordinator
P.O. Box 316
Bolinas, CA 94924
(415) 868-0970, ext. 316

Kaiser Permanente

Active breast-cancer treatment patients, metastatic patients or survivors can reach out if interested in joining a support group. Because it is online during the pandemic instead of in-person, the coordinator will talk to potential attendees first, then forward the info. The cancer support manager also runs a group for all cancer patients and all cancer metastatic patients.

Joanna Hathaway, MPH, Breast Care Coordinator

Dave Martin, MDiv Cancer Support Manager, Chaplain

MarinHealth Cancer Care

Offers wide range of support programs and integrative health services as well as state-of-the-art cancer treatments, while the MarinHealth Breast Diagnostic Center provides comprehensive breast diagnostic and analytical techniques. 

Integrative Wellness Center
1350 S. Eliseo, Suite 12
Greenbrae, CA 94904
Alison Gause, MPH, Breast Cancer Patient Navigator


To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation

With the motto “No one should face breast cancer alone” in mind, the all-volunteer fund-raising organization grants financial aid to nonprofits that provide services and support to breast-cancer patients.

To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation
Shari Dagg, Executive Director
P.O. Box 367
Kentfield, CA 94914
(415) 455-5882

Zero Breast Cancer

A nonprofit that promotes breast cancer risk reduction through translation of scientific research and recommendations that bolster health and wellness at key stages of life — while focusing on things it can change through education and empowerment. ZBC addresses multiple issues, including stress management and adequate sleep, and reduced exposure to radiation and chemicals.

Catherine Thomsen, MPH, and Lianna Hartmour, Program Directors
30 N. San Pedro Rd. Suite 140
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 507-1949, ext. 102


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