Nutrition & Wellness

American Cancer Society - Nutrition

Phone 800-227-2345


Nutrition and Wellness guides are available to anyone on their cancer journey.  Just call for a free guide.

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc.

Address 660 N. 36th St., Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone 765-447-7683 or 800-382-7556


Provides energy assistance for utility services, rental assistance, food and transportation.  Family Caregiver Program to assist caregivers.  SHIP Medicare counselors.  Provides the Pre-Admission Screening for persons wanting to enter a nursing home.
Check your local listing for what is offered in your area.                                                                                                                                                      
• 660 N. 36th St., Lafayette, IN 47905 
Phone: 765-447-7683 or 800-382-7556

• 901 Prince William Rd, Delphi, IN 46923
Phone: 765-564-6466

• 301 E. Clinton St., Frankfort, IN 46041
Phone: 765-659-1408

• 116 E Marion St., Monticello, IN 47960
Phone: 574-583-6048


Bauer Family Resources

Address 330 Fountain Street, Lafayette, IN 47902
Phone 765-742-5046


Support Families in need in so many ways through their 19 programs and services.

Brady Lane Church of Christ

Address 2701 Brady Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909
Phone 765-474-1633


Provides food pantry each month on the second Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.; last Tuesday from 8am- Noon. 

Community Cancer Network (CCN)

Phone 765-446-5464


Mission: To support the non-medical needs of area cancer patients in collaboration with care providers and other community resources.

Service Area:  11 North Central & West Central Indiana counties - Benton, Cass, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren, White

Call CCN direct or be referred by health care provider, family or  friend  to become a Community Cancer Network client

Free Services (not limited to):
-Client Advocacy
-Food Pantry (Shelf Stable Food/Limited Toiletries/Limited Cleaning Supplies)
-Durable Medical Equipment (Wheelchairs, Walkers, Canes)
-Limited Financial Assistance (qualifying guidelines/ex: Fuel Card, Utility/Rent/Mortgage/Prescription Payments)
-Transportation to/from cancer treatment
-Wig Salon (intimate environment with broad selection)
           ~And so much more! 

Clients are encouraged to share their unique needs so CCN may address them or refer them on to a collaborating organization

Elmwood Church of Christ

Address 2501 Elmwood Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47904
Phone 765-447-2874


Provides food one time per month - 4 weeks between visits.


Faith Church & Faith Community Center

Address 5526 State Road 26 East, Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone 765-448-1986/765-449-4600


Community Center Food Pantry and Clothing Closet - open by referal only.

Food Finders

Phone 765-471-0062


The Mobile Pantry Outreach Program directly serves clients in areas where food is needed in an effort to supplement other hunger relief agencies in that area. The mobile pantry truck travels around Mid-North Indiana providing nutritious perishable and non-perishable food. ***check website to confirm dates and distribution locations.  Income guidelines are also shown on the website.  Listing of all agency-partners in the program:

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Home Health Care and Hospice

Address 1701 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone various-depending the service


St. Elizabeth Home Health Care offers a wide variety of health care services in the comfortable environment of your own home. Familiar surroundings of home often decrease anxiety and make it easier to get well. It also provides more cost-effective alternatives to hospitalization.

Our focus is on providing compassionate home health care and the support you need to achieve quality of life and independence. Patients choose us because we care, and our patient satisfaction surveys consistently indicate a more than a 98 percent satisfaction with our services.

After Diagnosis and Self Help - Has partnered with Cancer Support Community to develop a monthly support group that will start in the last quarter of 2017, so please call for more details.  765-502-4122

Nutrition - A registered dietitian can separate facts from fads and explain the latest scientific findings into easy to understand nutrition information. Dietitians help promote good health through proper eating. Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health offers individualized and group nutrition counseling to meet your nutrition goals by working with you to develop a plan that fits your lifestyle. A physician referral is needed to make an appointment. Ask your doctor for a referral for medical nutrition therapy.  For questions please call 502-4230

Palliative Care Team - Provides Consultation for hospitalized patients, to assist with support and symptom management for chronic and/or life-limiting illnesses. Also, assists with Goals of Care and Advance Care Planning.  Provides end of life care for all ages and all cancer diagnosis (skilled nurses, social workers, aides, spiritual care, volunteers and bereavement services). Phone: 765-502-4949

Physical Therapy- Outpatient physical therapy can help decrease pain, improve mobility and assist the patient with maintaining as active a lifestyle as possible. 765-423-6885

Lymphedema Therapy: Lymphedema is a swelling of a body part, most often an arm or a leg, caused by the abnormal accumulation of lymph fluid. Lymphedema therapy helps relieve this often painful swelling that can result from trauma, surgery, infection, disease or other factors. We have an experienced lymphedema team consisting of three nationally certified lymphedema therapists trained to treat any involved body part. The lymphedema team also provides wound care when appropriate. Phone: 765-423-6885

Speech Therapy -The ability to communicate and understand others is vital to independence. Speech Language Pathologists are trained in the techniques designed to improve speech, language, and cognitive disorders. Speech Language Pathologists also work with individuals with dysphagia or difficulty swallowing. Phone:  765-423-6336

Hospice - Hospice gives comfort and support for persons in the last phases of incurable disease so they may live as fully and comfortably as possible. 765-423-6224 or 800-755-5650

Lafayette Urban Ministry (LUM)

Address 420 N. 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone 765-423-2691


LUM is an organization of 47 local churches that serves as a social safety net in our community for families and children with critical needs. Please call to see if they have any assistance to help you. (ie assistance with utitiles, rent).  Monthly we offer cooking class with a nutrition specialist.


Phone (855) 220-7777


To order one or more physical copies of the LIVESTRONG Guidebook and the LIVESTRONG Guidebook Planner & Journal, visit our online store ( The two-volume set is free, but shipping and handling charges will apply.

Meals on Wheels of (Tippecanoe County)

Address 1915 Scott Street (Jenks Rest), Lafayette, IN
Phone 765-429-6325


Meals on Wheels of Greater Lafayette carries on a proud tradition of bringing hot and nutritious meals to individuals who have challenges getting meals on their own. Meals on Wheels works with IU Health hospital to prepare delicious and healthy meals. As a United Way agency, we also work closely with many other organizations to make sure food insecurity and safety needs are being met in a comprehensive manner.  We work on a 5 week rotating menu with 2 entrée choices & 4 side choices everyday.  Each client customizes their menu.

Hot Meals (entrée, 2 sides, fruit, dessert, drink) $4.25 OR  Cold Meal (deli sandwich, fruit, dessert, drink) $3.25

Ensure (vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry, case of 24) $25.00. 


Metamorphic Fitness

Address 200 Farabee Drive North, Suite E, Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone 765-543-1259


Metamorphic Fitness is an all-women's fitness studio. We are NOT a gym. Our mission is to empower women to feel confident and strong through the physical and mental transformation of a healthy lifestyle. Our trainers have college & advanced level education, enabling us to clarify current health & fitness trends. We offer small sessions so you can receive more attention from trainers regarding form & performance. Our trainers will provide specialized guidance to help you reach your fitness goals faster. Our studio setting allows us to know you and to understand your individual goals and needs. We offer personal training sessions and small group fitness sessions. We work with women of all ages & abilities. Prices start at $15 per session,  please visit website for more info. & online schedule for small group session times

Miracle Fitness

Address 257 Sagamore Parkway West West Lafayette Indiana 47906
Phone 765-463-3007


Miracles Fitness is a small, intimate facility that specializes in personal training and small group training. Our trainers have at least four year degrees in a health related field and are confident in working with clients of any age or health condition.

Phone 800-503-6897


Assists in finding pharmaceutical companies that may provide free prescription drugs, including cancer care drugs. May have discounts available for certain medical procedures.  Drug discount cards available, discounts on imaging centers, MRI's and CAT scans depending on your diagnosis.

Nutritional & Wellness Complex

Address 40 Professional Court, Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone 765-447-2222


The Nutritional & Wellness Complex is a comprehensive wellness facility that provides an evolutionary leap beyond traditional healthcare.

Services that we offer are Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Nutritional Response Testing, Nutritional Lifestyles, Quantum Neurology Rehab, Bax3000, Massage Therapy, European Therapies, Rehabilitation, Allergy Elimination, Detoxification, and Weight Loss.  Our complex is among some 250 other wellness complexes worldwide who have been a guide to corporate America in this avenue of healthcare.  Now, after 30 years plus we introduce our “Back To The Basics Of True Wellness – Advanced Program.”

Complex Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 7:00pm; Friday 8:00am to 1:00pm; Saturday & Sunday: Closed; ON CALL: 24/7 for established patients

PhysioCare Home Healthcare and Hospice

Address 501 Veternas Memorial Parkway E, Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone 765-838-1660


Provides: Skilled nursing, home health aides/hospice care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dietary counseling, social work assistance.  Also includes wound care

Spiritual: Nursing assistance and social workers help locate additional resources and support within the community that may be needed, and a chaplain is available for spiritual support.

Serves: Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Marion, Hamilton, Howard, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren & White Counties.

* 700 E. Firmin Street, Suite 100, Kokomo, IN 46902 - 765-450-4007

* 5054 W. 52nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46254 - 317-222-5347

Sunshine Yoga Spa

Address 519 Main St, Downtown Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone 765-479-1111


We are a full service Holistic Spa including: Yoga for anyone (including private sessions) first class is free, Massage Therapy, Holistic Nutrition, Detox Programs, Personal Training, Boxing For Women, Ear Candling, Spa Packages, and more.  We try to promote healing from the inside out using clean eating and holistic health care.

The Oasis at Franciscan St. Francis

Address 8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite #11, Indianapolis, IN 46237
Phone (317) 528-1309


The Oasis offers a wide range of cancer care products, including breast prostheses, custom wigs, skin care treatments and over-the-counter-medications. Massage therapy, aromatherapy, healing touch and other services are also available.

Wildtree, All Natural and Certified Organic Food

Address 3526 Canterbury Drive, Lafayette, IN 47909
Phone 765-427-4633


Wildtree offers the highest quality herbs, blends, oils, etc. that are free of preservatives, additives, fillers and are Certified Organic. By cooking with Wildtree you can create a healthier lifestyle. We believe in the value of making cooking a quicker, easier, more healthful project for those who are short on time.

YWCA Greater Lafayette Women's Cancer Program

Address 604 N. 6th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone 765-742-4375


Patient Navigation Services available for those diagnosed with Breast or Cervical Cancer once enrolled into the program. Cancer Wellness Program available as described in Nutrition and Wellness section. Funding provided for Mammograms, Pap tests and other diagnostic services/treatment related to breast and cervical cancers provided at no charge for eligible women. Referrals to volunteer wound care nurses that work with clients enrolled in our program to provide dressing changes and wound care assistance. Wound care supplies in limited quantities available to clients with breast cancer once enrolled in our program.

Program serves 23 Indiana counties. Spanish speaking staff available. “ The YWCA does not provide medical advise, consultation or direct medical care. All referrals are made for informational purposes only.”

In partnership with Purdue University Department of Health and Kinesiology; a fitness program to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors is offered at various times throughout the year. For class schedule and registration contact the YWCA.