Englewood Area Cancer Foundation

Resources

This page will help serve as a link to local cancer resources available in the area.

  • The Cancer Resource Network – When you are at crossroads, we’re here to help you navigate the resources in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Helping individuals find services that will aid them in their personal cancer journey.
  • Moffitt Cancer Center Lodging – Link to lodging information when traveling to Moffitt Tampa.
    • Hotels
      Moffitt Cancer Center has partnered with the Residence Inn Tampa North and TownePlace Suites Tampa North to offer all suite accommodations that include full kitchens. The Marriott Tampa North Hotels offer our patients very competitive rates with many standard amenities, such as in-room WiFi and shuttle service to and from Moffitt. These hotels are located near Fletcher Avenue and I-75, within five miles of Moffitt. For current rates and reservations call the Residence Inn at 813-972-4400 or the TownePlace Suites at 813-975-9777.Moffitt has also negotiated reduced rates at a variety of hotels in the area. In order to obtain the hospital rate call the hotel directly and mention you are coming to Moffitt. View the list of hotels near Moffitt Cancer Center and Moffitt at International Plaza.Furnished Housing
      ATB Furnished Housing, a full service housing provider, maintains a limited number of apartments at The Lodge at Lakecrest on N. McKinley Drive to accommodate the lodging needs of Moffitt patients.  All apartments are located on the ground floor and set up based on typical patient needs.  A minimum stay of 30 nights is preferred, but shorter lease periods can be accommodated depending on availability.  For additional information contact ATB Furnished Housing at 866-621-8090 or visit their website at www.atbfh.com, click on patient lodging; the password is “gettingbetter” (all lower case no space).

      Hope Lodge
      American Cancer Society Tampa Hope Lodge, a non-medical residential facility, is located on the Moffitt campus. Patients must live a minimum of 40 miles away or have at least a one hour commute to Moffitt. A social work referral is required and rooms are assigned based on availability. There is no charge to stay at the Hope Lodge.

      RV Parking
      Due to our association with the University of South Florida, we are unable to accommodate requests for overnight RV parking. Patients traveling with an RV should make arrangements with local RV parks for parking/accommodations. For treatment day parking information please contact the Parking and Transportation office at 813-745-8822.

      For additional information regarding lodging near Moffitt Cancer Center, contact the lodging department at 813-745-4589 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Project Phoenix – Englewood – Can assist with obtaining recliners for medical necessity and Wigs.
  • 21st Century C.A.R.E – Mission to provide cancer education to patients, physicians, and the public, support cancer research, and provide financial assistance to cancer patients in need.
  • JFCS – Cancer support and Wellness programs offers information, support groups, and serviced to cancer patients, caregivers and family members.
  • Team Tony – Provides personalized matches that enable 1-to-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers so you don’t have to face cancer alone.
  • American Cancer Society – For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.
  • CURE Magazine – CURE is a FREE quarterly magazine for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.

 

  • The EACF is actively working in Charlotte County  to assemble a network of cancer related organizations and foundations that would resemble our association with the above Cancer Resource Network. If you know of any that would like to be part of it, please let us know by pressing Contact Us.

 

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