Familias en Acción helps individuals with and without health insurance, who have been diagnosed with any of the following conditions: diabetes, hypertension, kidney failure, cancer, HIV, substance dependence, any chronic disease, and others. Patient navigators help patients and their families through education about cancer and other chronic conditions, to understand their condition and know the different treatment options that are accessible for them. Patient navigators can assist patients and their families to find resources such as accessing financial help, housing support, psychological support and many other services.
Familias en Acción offers a monthly Spanish speaking support group for survivors at any stage of cancer. This group offers camaraderie, compassion and encouragement among participants, and it is based on a family centered support service. Each month participants can share and learn about different pressing issues in their lives and participate in peer based support and enjoy of activities taught by health experts like yoga, meditation, and nutrition.