FAQ

How is one referred to Nueva Vida?

Nueva Vida provides outreach and education to the local Latino communities that it serves. Families who come in contact with Nueva Vida through these efforts need not reach out to Nueva Vida. For Patient Navigation and Survivorship, Nueva Vida begins services at the time of diagnosis. We have referral partners that provide us respective information to get clients enrolled into Nueva Vida.

Does Nueva Vida offer services to men?

Nueva Vida ofrece apoyo psicológico a los cuidadores masculinos. Nueva Vida se encuentra en medio del desarrollo de servicios para los hombres, pero no ofrecemos un programa centrado específicamente en los hombres a este momento. Nuestro alcance y la educación se está ampliando actualmente para centrarse en los hombres y que esperamos ampliar esos esfuerzos a medida que crecemos . Si conoces a alguien que necesita ayuda inmediata, le recomendamos consultar con su clínica del condado o centro de cáncer.

Does Nueva Vida offers services to children?

Nueva Vida is in the beginning processes to start serving children and teens. We do currently offer individual counseling for a teenager if her parent is affected by cancer. In 2015, Nueva Vida will begin to offer Patient Navigation and Survivorship specifically focused on children and teens. Baltimore currently offers a support group for children affected by mothers with cancer.

How much are the services offered by Nueva Vida?

All of NV services are offered to the local community for no charge. NV does offer through its Center for Training Services a variety of training programs that are offered through community and philanthropic support.

How can I volunteer?

Nueva Vida suggests that you closely review the volunteer support page to identify the variety of volunteer opportunities we have available.

Are any volunteers paid?

No, but a minimal stipend is offered to semester long interns.

How can I donate to Nueva Vida?

You can donate here. Or you can make a check out to Nueva Vida and have it delivered to Nueva Vida’s headquarters’ offices at:

201 N. Washington St – Ste 300
Alexandria, VA 22314