Support for each other

A Place Where Hope Lives

Cancer Counseling

How we help cancer patients and families.

Who We Serve

Comprehensive cancer counseling for each client's unique needs.

Our Co-Founder

Dr. Frances Baumgarten, cancer survivor, center co-founder.

Donate

Please support our mission with a donation.

Our Approach

We help clients express thoughts and feelings without guilt or shame, manage overwhelming fears and concerns, and talk more openly with family, physicians, and caregivers

Meet the Team

Meet the clinicians and board members of Fran's Place, and find out why they are so passionate about our mission.

Make a Difference

Cancer touches everyone. We all want the best quality of life for cancer patients and their families and caregivers, and we can help, with YOUR help.

Our Latest Updates

  • FALL BRUNCH DELIGHT RAFFLE

Welcome fall with these magnificent brunch-themed wine and goodies baskets. Everything you need for an autumnal celebration: Champagne, Prosecco, Chardonnay, and sangria Pumpkin-spiced delicacies (waffle mix, coffee, panettone) Brunch cookbook (Brunch Life by Basile & Zanardi) Everything you need to host friends and family for a fall brunch gathering. All beautifully displayed in a hammered-copper large...

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  • Meet the Team: Carol Eddy

Carol Eddy, MA, MFT, is a clinician in private practice in Orange County.  Here is her story about becoming involved with Fran’s Place. I had the great fortune of meeting Dr. Fran Baumgarten in graduate school, as my very first professor. She disclosed being a two-time cancer survivor.  Her story touched my heart deeply.  Having...

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  • Community

Community At Fran’s Place we know the importance of a “cancer support community” to each cancer patient we serve, and to their family members and caregivers as well.  A good support community comes together like a family, helping the cancer patient to face the overwhelming emotions that a cancer diagnosis brings. In addition to facing...

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