Find Assistance from Organizations
Providing Financial or Practical Help
The Assistance Fund
4700 Millenia Blvd., Suite 410, Orlando, FL, 32839
Helps patients facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other health-related expenses. Covered diagnoses change, please check website for current funding.Breast CancerCo-PaysFinancial AssistanceNational
11654 Plaza America Drive #725, Reston, VA, 20190
Funds for Families program offers financial assistance to families of young breast cancer patients (between 15-45), based on need. For qualifying applicants, payments will be made directly to their medical provider or billing entity for medical treatment, rent, utilities and/or necessities.Breast CancerFinancial AssistanceHousingUtilitiesNational
Sisters Network® Inc. - A National African American Breast Cancer Survivorship Organization
African-American breast cancer survivorship organization. Promotes the importance of breast health through empowerment, support, breast education programs, resources, information and research. Provides financial assistance for mammograms, co-pay, office visits, prescriptions, medical-related lodging and prosthesis.Breast CancerFinancial AssistanceLodgingMedical Equipment/SuppliesMedicationProsthesesNational
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd. , Atlanta, GA, 30329
Provides free or low-cost access to breast and cervical cancer screening services for underserved women in the United States including the District of Columbia, 6 U.S. territories and 13 American Indian/Alaska Native tribes or tribal organizations.Breast CancerScreeningNational
Triple Step Toward the Cure
Seeks to promote awareness and education for the diagnosis, treatment, and cure of triple negative breast cancer and to provide support, both emotional and financial, to affected individuals and their families. They offer assistance with: meal delivery, emergency funds for rent, groceries, and utilities, transportation related to treatment, housekeeping services, childcare, selected co-pay assistance, prosthetics and wigs.Breast CancerFinancial AssistanceFoodHousingMeal DeliveryProsthesesTransportationUtilitiesWigsNational
Casting for Recovery
Provides healing outdoor retreats for women with breast cancer, at no cost to the participants. Retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life, and experience healing connections with other women and nature. Retreats are open to women with breast cancer of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery.Breast CancerCamps/RetreatsNational
The Pink Fund
Provides short-term financial aid to patients who are in treatment for breast cancer. The aid covers both medical and non-medical related expenses, including health insurance premiums, prescriptions, house or rent payments, car insurance payments, and utility payments. Applicants must be employed, in active treatment and experiencing a loss or reduction in income as a result. Payments are made directly to creditors.Breast CancerFinancial AssistanceHousingMedicationTransportationUtilitiesNational
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program (PAF CPR)
421 Butler Farm Rd., Hampton, VA, 23666
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.Breast CancerCo-PaysMedicationNational
Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery (AiRS)
3401 Lee Pkwy., Suite 1504, Dallas, TX, 75219
The Foundation works in partnership with physicians in the United States, providing the resources necessary to make this surgery an option for women who would not otherwise have access to breast reconstruction. Partners with health care providers, health care centers and other groups to promote this service and teach other professionals and educators to carry on this work while supporting advances in health care research. View information about applying for assistance.Breast CancerReconstructionNational
Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation
P.O. Box 30500, Bethesda, MD, 20824
Provides co-payment assistance to patients who have insurance but lack the means to pay for out-of-pocket costs for their medications or infusions. Currently includes coverage for numerous disease funds, including various cancers and related illnesses. Check website for up-to-date list of diagnoses and medications covered. Offers a tool that compiles available assistance across co-payment foundations: https://fundfinder.panfoundation.org (registration is required).Breast CancerFinancial AssistanceCo-PaysNational
CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
American Cancer Society
250 Williams St. NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303
A nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Has online searchable resource database where you can search for numerous types of assistance (financial help, support groups, screenings, etc.).
- Offers Hope Lodge locations throughout the United States that provide cancer patients and their caregivers a free, temporary place to stay when their best hope for effective treatment may be in another city. Also, offers inexpensive hotel stays through their Hotel Partners Program.
- Offers transportation support through its volunteer program, Road to Recovery, to help patients get to and from treatment.
- Offers wigs, headcovers, mastectomy products, and other items are a lower cost than for-profit organizations through Tender Loving Care.
2201 E. 6th St., Austin, TX, 78702
Help cancers survivors access discounted rates on fertility preservation services. The LIVESTRONG Foundation offers donated fertility medications and discounted sperm, embryo and egg freezing services through a national network of reproductive clinics and sperm bank partners. These network members agree to directly discount their services for approved applicants.All CancersFertilityNational
An online lodging resource for cancer patients and their families who must travel away from home for medical treatment. The site lists thousands of lodging facilities near cancer treatment centers and hospitals that cater to patients. Joe’s House’s website offers discounted lodging options for patients; it does not provide financial assistance.All CancersLodgingNational
Dental Lifeline Network
A national humanitarian organization providing access to comprehensive dental services for people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically at-risk. Search for Donated Dental Services (DDS) programs by state.All CancersDentalNational
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