Family Reach is a financial lifeline for families fighting cancer.

Family Reach is a financial lifeline for families fighting cancer.

Family Reach is a national organization dedicated to eradicating the financial barriers that accompany a cancer diagnosis, a widespread issue known as Cancer-Related Financial Toxicity (CRFT). We work with patients and healthcare professionals at more than 400 top-tier hospitals and cancer centers, striving to reach more families before they hit critical financial breaking points. Through our solutions-oriented Financial Treatment Program, nationwide events, strategic partnerships, and generous community support, we disrupt how cancer financially affects families.

The Problem

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1 out of 3 Americans will experience cancer in their lifetime

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Nearly ⅓ of families are unable to meet their basic needs because their child is in cancer treatment

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Cancer patients are 2.65 times more likely to declare bankruptcy than those without cancer

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Cancer patients who file for bankruptcy have a  79% greater risk of early mortality

The Solution

The Financial Treatment Program

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Education

Our Financial Handbook increases awareness of CRFT among patients and caregivers and empowers them to manage financial challenges during treatment.
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Navigation

Family Reach navigation links patients to resources that can reduce costs associated with cancer treatment. The program is delivered by our team of in-house Navigators who communicate directly with patients, caregivers, and the oncology care team.

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Planning

Pro bono Certified Financial Planner™ professionals help manage spending, negotiate reductions in debt and maintain a healthy financial situation as families juggle lost income and increased expenses during cancer treatment.
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Grants

We meet the immediate financial needs for nonmedical expenses (e.g. housing, transportation, utilities) for families at greatest risk for CRFT.
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Click here to learn more about our innovative approach to solving Cancer-Related Financial Toxicity (CRFT).