Peer volunteers return calls within 48 hours and provide nonjudgmental support and resources in English and Spanish. A genetic counselor helpline is also available.

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Support > Helpline

Share how we can help

The more information you provide, the better our volunteers and staff will be able to address your specific needs.

  1. For financial assistance, please see our listing of national resources.
  2. For personalized support, get matched to a volunteer who shares a similar experience as you to talk by phone and receive a free resource guide.
  3. For general support, please complete this short form for a trained volunteer to contact you within 48 hours.

If you prefer to leave a message on our Helpline, call 1-866-288-RISK (7475) and share your name, email, phone number, best time to return your call and reason for your call.

*Please note that volunteers and staff do not provide personal, medical or legal advice. Seek medical and professional experts to address these needs.

Speak with a board-certified genetic counselor by telephone

FORCE is collaborating with InformedDNA to provide you access to board-certified genetic counselors. If you would like to ask a general question about genetics call toll-free: 866-288-RISK (7475), extension 704.

A genetic counselor from InformedDNA will return your call within 48 hours.

Para hablar con un Voluntario en Español

Nuestra línea gratuita ya esta disponible en Español.

Asistencia para personas interesadas en el cancer hereditario. Todas las llamadas son confidenciales. Puedes llamar a cualquier hora.

Los voluntarios no dan consultas médicas, pero ofrecen su apoyo sin juzgar y comparten sus experiencias en el tema y pueden orientarte hacia donde acudir de acuerdo a tus intereses.

Para hablar con un Consultor Genético o con un Voluntario en Español, llama a nuestra línea gratuita: 866-288-7475 y marca la extensión 720.

Funding & Support

The FORCE toll-free helpline is made possible by a generous grant from Genentech.

"FORCE has over 350 volunteers across the country, ensuring no one faces hereditary cancer alone."

Sandy Cohen
FORCE SVP of Volunteer Services
and Previvor