Find a Mentor Angel
No one has to face cancer alone.
Through our unique matching process, Imerman Angels partners individuals seeking cancer support with a Mentor Angel – a fighter, survivor, previvor or caregiver – who has been in their shoes.
Mentor Angels fill the understanding gap in cancer care
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A Mentor Angel is a person who has been affected by cancer, and provides emotional and psychosocial support to a cancer fighter or previvor with a similar background and experience to yours.
Imerman Angels connects Support Seekers with their very own cancer confidante at no cost. We work to match you with the right Mentor Angel — someone with the same cancer type, cancer mutation/risk and life experience — for one-on-one support.
No algorithms, just people helping people. Mentor Angel volunteers are trained to provide a safe, nurturing space for asking questions, laughing, crying and sharing.
Support is also available for caregivers.
If you are the caregiver or loved one of someone with cancer we offer support for you through a Caregiver Mentor Angel. We define caregivers as anyone supporting and caring for a parent, spouse, partner, child, sibling, family member, friend, etc. with a cancer diagnosis. If you would like to be matched with a Caregiver Mentor Angel with an experience similar to yours click the button below.
Attention Social Workers
If you have any questions about our availability for a match, or would like details about how we can partner to service your clients, please use the button below to contact us. Once at the form select “Peer-to-Peer Partnership” as the subject and submit your inquiry.
Is it really free for anyone to have a Mentor Angel?
Yes! Imerman Angels is completely free of cost.
Can I still apply if I have special needs or a disability?
If you need special assistance, please contact us and we will work with you to get you the support you need.
How does the Mentor Angel matching process work?
Real people find your match. We will ask you questions about your life, background and cancer experience and personally connect you with a Mentor Angel whose story mirrors yours.
What kind of activities and communication are involved?
That’s up to the Mentor Angel and Support Seeker! We’ve seen many beautiful bonds evolve from peer-to-peer support.
I’m not ready to request an Mentor Angel yet, but how can I stay up-to-date with Imerman Angels?
You can join our mailing list here and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. We update often, so keep in touch!
Can I refer someone to become a Mentor Angel?
Absolutely! You can apply for our program here. We can’t wait to meet you!
I’m a healthcare provider – how can I inquire about availability for Mentor Angels on a patient’s behalf?
If you have any questions about our availability for a match or any details about matching, please contact us.