About Us

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Who We Are

We are a devoted local nonprofit located in Templeton, CA, dedicated to offering steadfast support to cancer patients and their families at absolutely no cost to them.

Established in 2006 as The Wellness Community, Cancer Support Community – CA Central Coast has provided invaluable free assistance to numerous cancer patients and their loved ones.

As an affiliate of the global Cancer Support Community organization, the largest provider of support services for cancer patients and their families in the US, we uphold the highest standards of quality practice.

Cancer Support Community – CA Central Coast’s programs are made possible entirely by the generous contributions from our local community, individual donors, businesses, and fundraising events. Every donation we receive remains within our local community.

Tax ID# 26-4659006

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For more information about programs offered by the Cancer Support Community Headquarters, like the Cancer Support Helpline, visit their website.

Cancer Support Community Values

Cancer Support Community – CA Central Coast uplifts and strengthens people impacted by cancer by providing support, fostering compassionate communities, and breaking down barriers to care.

We provide emotional and social support for anyone impacted by cancer by offering more than 25 programs per month that include support groups, social activities, mind/body therapies, individual counseling, and educational seminars.

  • Integrity: Unified by the highest ethical principles and standards of care
  • Compassion: Concern and understanding for all those affected by cancer
  • Collaborative: Work in partnership with like-minded organizations to deliver the best care possible
  • Inclusive: Open access for all impacted by cancer
  • Professional: Skilled, accountable, and competent staff, board, and volunteers
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