Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions that aren’t answered below?  If so, please call 804-562-0371 for assistance.

A loved one or myself has been diagnosed with cancer, how can CancerLINC help?

The time immediately following a cancer diagnosis can be frightening, difficult, and overwhelming, but help is available to you and your family. CancerLINC can help ease the burden of cancer by connecting you to its network of professional resources such as attorneys and financial planners.


With CancerLINC's help, you and your family are given guidance, direction, and peace of mind so that you can focus on your treatment and recovery. You don’t have to face cancer alone. Call us for help today at (804)-562-0371, ext. 103.

Who is eligible for CancerLINC’s services?

Patients with cancer and their families being treated or living in the Greater Richmond area (City of Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, and the 13 surrounding counties of Amelia, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George, and Sussex.) with incomes below 80% of the area median income ($90,950 for a household of 4) and no significant assets are eligible for free services. Most families who use income-based public programs will qualify. We will connect cancer patients above our income guidelines to attorneys and financial planners to discuss fees.

There is no citizenship requirement and no geographic residency requirement to receive CancerLINC services.

Is there a fee for CancerLINC’s services?

There is no fee for CancerLINC's counseling and referral services.

Will my CancerLINC attorney or financial planner charge a fee?

CancerLINC’s volunteer attorneys and financial planners do not charge a fee as long as you meet our income qualifications.

Does CancerLINC provide financial assistance to clients?

No, CancerLINC does not provide financial assistance in the form of grants. However, CancerLINC can provide eligible individuals with information about resources that do provide financial assistance.