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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. Services provided in English and Spanish.

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

  • Survivors Stand Up – Comedy Benefit

Saturday, November 18, 5 pm PST Survivors Stand Up, a hilarious live online stand-up comedy show, is set to tickle funny bones and warm hearts. The virtual event will raise funds for Fran’s Place – Center for Cancer Counseling, a dedicated 501(c)3 organization, that provides licensed, professional therapists, who are knowledgeable and experienced in dealing...

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  • Letter from Fran on Fundraising Needs

Hello to all of our FABULOUS supporters, As a small nonprofit we are very proud of our ability to provide services to cancer patients and their family members for over 23 years due to your loyalty, kindness, and participation in our mission. As you all know, we are a volunteer board and our therapists work at...

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  • Imagining Mental Wellness is a Success!

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...

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