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Social Work

The Department of Oncology Social Work is here to address your emotional needs. Our department consists of social work and case management services. Our staff wants to keep you and your family informed about what to expect from your condition and treatment. We are sensitive to the personal difficulties and inconveniences that your condition and treatment can cause. We are concerned for your privacy and want to ensure you are included in decisions about your treatment.

Our staff are leaders in providing cancer support services and programs to the community. We provide psychosocial assessments, emotional support, counseling, crisis intervention, financial assessments, community outreach, and patient advocacy.

We have an extensive support group program which offers various groups to patients as well as family members. All groups are available to any Lowell General Hospital patient/family at no cost. We coordinate a wide range of supportive services like Exercise to Wellness, Reiki, Therapeutic Massage, Art Therapy.

We also provide community education and cancer screening programs. For more information please 978-937-6393.

Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. Our goal is to provide you with very good care physically and emotionally. The Oncology Social Work Department may be reached during normal business hours by calling 978-937-6142 or 978-937-6129.

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