"We celebrate the highs and grieve the losses together. The group has become a constant for me. I have created friendships that I am certain will last a lifetime."
Register today and join our community!
We offer local and national support for young adult cancer survivors & co-survivors to ensure you never feel isolated and have a community to call your own.
Ta'lor L. Pinkston, The Heart Advocate, a Self-love Therapist and Advocate, will facilitate the 12-month program to support you in finding self-love again, to provide you with a foundational understanding of how to use self-love as a coping skill for mental health and healing, and/or helping to support with enhancing your current practice. You've been through enough, and this workshop will leave you feeling MUCH better about yourself.
We have a limited amount of journals to mail! First come, first serve.
This virtual program launches on Tuesday, October 25th from 7:00-8:30pm and will meet consecutively on the LAST Tuesday each month
*November's date will be 11/15/22
*January's date will be 1/24/23
*July's date will be 7/18/23
Those who register will receive the Zoom link directly via email prior to each workshop.
LGBTQ+ Cancer Support Group!
YASU currently provides financial assistance to YA cancer survivors residing in Western PA due to funding restrictions. Eligible applicants may apply annually and must be a registered YASU member.
If you or someone you know is in need of financial assistance, submit a registration form using one of the buttons at the top of this page, and someone will follow up with you.
38 yrs old
Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer Survivor
Being able to get the grant each year helps to pay some bills that need caught up on. Going in and out of treatments, surgeries, scans, etc., and having to put payments off and picking and choosing who gets money first gets tiring. The grant helps relieve some of that stress.
23 yrs old
I had no idea that the group I was joining would become one of the strongest parts of my support system. They understand me better than my friends and family.
Young Adult Co-Survivor
The socials are what really helped me. Being able to talk to others about what my wife had gone through helped tremendously to put things in perspective. I can't say enough about what YASU has done for me, my wife, and our relationship.
Financial assistance is available to help reduce the burden of financial toxicity during and after cancer treatment. After registering, someone will follow up to provide you with an application.
P.O. Box 65
Allison Park, pa 15101