Duke University Hospital offers several support services designed to help you or your loved ones.
- Bereavement Services (support for grieving family members)
- Cancer Support Services (support groups, counseling, therapies, and more)
- Chaplain Services (emotional and spiritual support)
- Decedent Care (support after patient death)
- Partners In Caring (support for people living with HIV)
- Social Work Services (clinical social workers are available in our hospitals and clinics)
Duke also provides a list of Community Resources which includes information on obtaining food, transportation assistance so you can get to your doctor appointments, financial assistance for obtaining medications, and other resources.
These groups, which are not part of Duke, are available to speak on behalf of your specific interests.
- North Carolina State Government, Department of Human Resources
Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
- North Carolina Division of Social Services
Refugee Assistance Program
- North Carolina State Government, Department of Justice
Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General's Office
- Area Agencies on Aging
Triangle J. Council of Governments
- North Carolina State Government, Department of Administration
Governor's Advocacy Council for Persons with Disabilities
- North Carolina Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Division
- Durham County Government
Social Services Department
- National Child Abuse Hotline