Ray of Hope Programs

Patient Assistance Programs

Patients diagnosed with cancer face psychosocial concerns ranging from transportation needs to caring for the caregiver. CARTI’s resource coordinators provide specialized services designed to facilitate treatment and improve quality of life for cancer patients and their families.

Areas of assistance for those who qualify include housing, transportation and financial, emotional and nutritional counseling. In addition, CARTI offers a variety of publications and resources on cancer, treatment and prevention.

If you have any questions or concerns, or just need to talk with someone, please ask for a Resource Coordinator at the facility where you are seeking treatments.

Katherine Jefferson, LCSW, OSW-C
LRHO, a division of CARTI
Oncology Social Worker
501-320-0870 ext. 2423
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Olivia Wyatt, LSW, OSW-C
CARTI Counseling and Resources Coordinator
501-660-7633
800-482-8561
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Bonnie Wellborn
Patient Resource Liaison
501-296-3228
501-482-8561
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Laura Aday, LCSW

Clinic Social Worker
Hematology Oncology Services of Arkansas/CARTI
Ph: 501-320-3216
Fax: 501-320-3296
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At CARTI, we treat the whole family, not just the patient. In addition to the services above, we offer several programs available to the caretaker as well as the patient. Please contact Mary Machen, LSW, to learn more about the programs listed below at 501-660-7614 or email hidden; JavaScript is required.