Social and Medical Resources
CLEANING FOR A REASON
Provides FREE Housecleaning – 1 time per month for 4 months – to any woman undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. To sign up an online application must be completed. After the application is processed cleaning for a reason will work to match you with a one of the 3 maid services available in Gainesville. Once matched cleaning for a reason will ask to provide a note from your physician confirming you are in treatment. Upon receipt of this note the maid service will schedule the first cleaning
For more information please visit: http://www.cleaningforareason.org/
PAWS: Pets Are Wonderful Support
A student volunteer organization in UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine that aims to improve the quality of life for Alachua County residents suffering from terminal or disabling disease by offering free veterinary care.
Call for eligibility. 352-392-2213 ext 5494 : www.vetmed.ufl.edu/clubs/paws
Deliver the Dream Retreat
Deliver the Dream provides free retreat weekends to families who have a parent or child living with a serious illness or crisis. On a Deliver the Dream retreat, families will be involved in structured scheduling and psycho-social activities such as recreation, art, play and drama based therapies. These activities are designed to have a positive outcome that transforms their coping skills; improves communication between their family; and strengthens their bonds between each family and each family member. This therapeutic weekend will also provide them with resources and an opportunity to network with other families dealing with a similar situation.