DFS dedicates individual care to support healing, stress relief, therapeutic presence to allow for cancer patients to focus on their health.
DFS is committed to dependability by providing free transportation and ensuring that cancer patients get to and from their destination in a timely and supported manner by a qualified volunteer-companion driver that frequently are themselves a cancer survivor.
DFS provides a valuable and unique service to our cancer patients; relieving transportation stress of clients and their care providers by providing the critical component of a pleasant, supportive companion in their healing journey.
DFS, through an ever-increasing pool of volunteers, growing donor support, and increasing number of community partnerships, provides the support systems needed by ambulatory cancer patients and their families in Alameda County. Our Mission is to continue to grow our program as critical needs dictate.
DFS demonstrates high regard for all people and commits to treat each individual with the highest-level dignity and respect.
DFS respects the privacy and experiences of our cancer clients; the nature of our relationship is held to the highest Integrity.
DFS Volunteers foster feelings of togetherness impacting, spiritual, mental, physical and emotional healing. These supportive elements are intricately interwoven and in balance, with caring companionship and trust promoting healing.