How we help cancer patients and families.
Comprehensive cancer counseling for each client's unique needs.
Dr. Frances Baumgarten, cancer survivor, center co-founder.
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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. Services provided in English and Spanish.
Meet the clinicians and board members of Fran's Place, and find out why they are so passionate about our mission.
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.
Fran’s Place just concluded our first Imagining Mental Wellness Giving Day, and we exceeded our goal! We raised over $36,000 on May 17. Many thanks to Orange County Community Foundation, which coordinated this event, and provided the donation platform, the design and technology, and many other important resources. Thanks to the 107 donors and the...
May 18, 2023
Grant Received to Expand Services Fran’s Place has received a $15,000 grant from Tower Cancer Research Foundation Community Partner Grant to expand our no-charge cancer counseling services to adult patients and parents who have a child with cancer. “In 2022 alone the Center provided over 900 hours of no-charge psycho-oncology services,” says Dr. Baumgarten. “The Community Partner...
January 19, 2023
Meet one of our new Clinicians, Dr. Alexia Holovatyk. Please visit her website, Live Well Psychology Group How did you become involved with Fran’s Place? “When I learned about Fran’s place, I really resonated with their mission to provide complimentary care to individuals, couples, and families who need it most. The cost of seeing a...
January 19, 2023