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American Cancer Society Resource Center

Address: 593 Eddy Street
PROVIDENCE, RI. 02903
Phone: Barbara Dickinson - (401) 243-2622
Languages Spoken: english
Program Details

 
  Program Fees
Free

 
  Intended Audience
General, Cancer Patient, Family and Caregiver, Survivors, Health Professional

 
  Directions
HEADING NORTH ON I-95 - When traveling north on I-95, take exit 18. Bear left at the end of the exit onto Thurbers Avenue. At the first traffic light, take a right onto Eddy Street. After approximately 1 mile, you will come to a light at the intersection of Eddy and Dudley streets. To reach the Main Building or Jane Brown, continue straight through the light and take a left into the main entrance. To reach other points on campus, such as the Cooperative Care Center, Medical Office Center, Davol emergency department, Hasbro Children’s Hospital or the APC Building, take a left onto Dudley Street and follow the signs.

HEADING SOUTH ON I-95 - When traveling south on I-95, take exit 19 and bear right. At the end of the exit ramp there is a traffic light at the intersection of Eddy and Dudley streets. To reach the Main Building or Jane Brown, take a right at the light and take a left into the main entrance. To reach other points on campus, such as the Cooperative Care Center, Medical Office Center, Davol emergency department, Hasbro Children’s Hospital or the APC Building, continue straight onto Dudley Street and follow the signs.

FROM ROUTE I-195 WEST - Take I-195 West to 95 South. Move into the right-hand lane right away and take exit 19. Bear right while on the exit ramp to the intersection of Eddy and Dudley streets. At the intersection, you will see the hospital campus directly ahead. Follow the signs.

 
  Program Dates
Mon-Thur
Fri

 
  Program Name
American Cancer Society Resource Center

 
  Description
A resource center in partnership with a cancer care center, which offers patients, families, and the public current information about cancer, American Cancer Society programs, and local community resources. Volunteers will also assist visitors in obtaining information about prevention/detection, treatment guidelines, and support groups. Those using the resource center will be able to listen to, or read prerecorded personal stories and discussions among survivors and caregivers via the Cancer Survivors Network. Some centers feature ACS Wig Banks. Wigs are available at this site.

 
  Additional Information
Please call for an appointment for wigs

 
  Comments
Volunteer staffed during stated hours. Resource Center is opened 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. On Fridays a Reach to Recovery Volunteer is available to talk with recently diagnosed breast cancer patients. Please call for an appointment for wigs.

 
  Program Times
9:00 am-1:00 pm
1:00 - 3:00 pm