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   Providing support to guide people through the cancer experience, bringing them together to fight cancer—and working for a world in which our fight is no longer necessary.

 

The Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute (HPFPNI), is the only patient navigation institute led by founding pioneer of patient navigation Harold P. Freeman, M.D. The patient navigation program is an intensive 3-day training program that prepares individuals and organizations for successful implementation. The HPFPNI is also a lifelong community of alumni committed to the global development and education of patient navigation.

       The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership supports the expansion, advancement, and integration of MLP by providing technical assistance to programs across the U.S. and Canada, facilitating the national MLP Network, promoting leadership in law and medicine, and coordinating national research and policy activities related to preventive law, health disparities, and the social determinants of health.

The New York State Coalition of Medical-legal Partnerships is coordinated by LegalHealth, a division of the New York Legal Assistance Group, and is funded by the New York State Health Foundation.  The Coalition is comprised of legal and medical professionals who either have a medical-legal partnership or who are interested in starting one. The purpose of the Coalition is to: Share information, resources and best practices; support relevant legislation; reach out to legal and medical organizations to advance the growth of medical-legal partnerships; and support new partnerships.

  The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer and provides tools that empower people to advocate for themselves.

  The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School. The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.

    The New York Legal Assistance Group serves immigrants, seniors, the homebound, families facing foreclosure, renters facing eviction, low-income consumers, those in need of government assistance, children in need of special education, domestic violence victims, persons with disabilities, patients with chronic illness or disease, low-wage workers, low-income members of the LGBT community, Holocaust survivors, and others in need of free legal services.