Melissa Barrois, LMSW is a master’s level social worker. Melissa provides free services to patients from diagnosis through treatment. Services include education, advocacy, discharge planning, case management, as well as, referrals to community and national resources such as financial and medication assistance and transportation. The services are designed to maximize the patient's utilization of the health care system. Melissa acts as a liaison with the healthcare team and provides for the psychological, social, emotional, spiritual, and practical needs of patients and their caregivers.