Going through an illness or injury is demanding and isolating. CaringBridge brings you relief on that journey.

Make Your Health Journey Easier with CaringBridge

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What Can CaringBridge Do for You?

CaringBridge is your free online tool for sharing health updates. It is an easy and ad-free way to communicate health news to family and friends—all in one place. 

Online Journal to Post Health Updates

When you're on a health journey, even something simple like texting or emailing updates to loved ones is one to-do too many. CaringBridge is a website for sharing health updates with everyone in your circle—saving time and energy.

The CaringBridge Planner

Tasks specific to your health journey that make your to-do list overwhelming. But even when you need help the most, you may be hesitant to reach out directly—worried that it's asking too much. The CaringBridge Planner offers relief and support. Easily ask your community to help with some of your tasks.

Mobile App

Our mobile app offers you convenience, which is essential on a health journey.

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It’s easy to feel alone, and you don’t want to ask for help because you feel it is your burden to carry. But there is so much victory in being able to go through this with other people. You don’t have to carry this alone. 

Lianne O.

Lianne uses CaringBridge for her son who was diagnosed with retinoblastoma in 2018

Why CaringBridge?

More than 300,000 people use our private communications platform every single day. We have the tools you need to navigate your health journey and are always adapting based on your feedback.


Unlike other online platforms, privacy—not profit—is our main concern. CaringBridge is a secure, ad-free community that never sells your data.


We are a nonprofit that has been supporting health journeys for nearly 25 years. We are trustworthy and we know the power of community support in health journey communications.

Personalizing your page and sharing written updates, photos and more are straightforward with our easy-to-use interface. Our Customer Care team is also readily available to answer your questions.

Easy to Use

Create a website for your health journey in just a few steps--it only takes five minutes.

Quick Set-Up

Start a Site in 5 Minutes

Step 1: Register your email address

Sign up with your email, connect your Facebook account, or connect your Google account to easily start a site for yourself or a loved one.

Step 2: Personalize your site

Make your site your own by giving your CaringBridge website a name, adding a main site photo, and selecting a cover photo.

Step 3: Choose your privacy settings

You control access to your site and can see who’s visiting and following it. You also decide if your site is searchable online by search engines like Google.

Step 4: Start posting your updates

Let people know what’s happening with your health journey. Share a quick update, write a longer Journal entry, post a photo, or upload a video. Your site is all about what you need to say and hear.

Our Vision reflects how patients, caregivers, family and friends like you see CaringBridge: A world where no one goes through a health journey alone.

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