Legal & Financial Assistance

The UNC Cancer Pro Bono Legal Clinic is a free service by appointment that helps cancer patients and their caregivers to prepare legal documents that are important to future health care planning.  Specially trained law students and volunteer attorneys help patients with preparing Advanced Directives (Living Wills), Health Care Powers of Attorney and Durable Powers of Attorney.  Learn more by calling (984) 974-8100.

Second-year law student Kristi Nickodem, left, confers with cancer patient Chanda Holst at UNC Hospitals’ N.C. Cancer Hospital.

Second-year law student Kristi Nickodem, left, confers withChanda Holst at UNC Hospitals' N.C. Cancer Hospital.

Cancer Patient Assistance:  Coping with the high cost of cancer can be a stressful part  of the cancer journey. 

  • The CCSP Patient Assistance Coordinator and N.C. Cancer Hospital social workers can help you find resources that may help lessen the burden. 
  • Possible resources include federal, state, and local government benefits and services, and private foundation support.  
  • Call the Patient Family Resource Center for more information: 984-974-8100