Find Assistance from Organizations
Providing Financial or Practical Help
Catholic Charities USA
2050 Ballenger Ave., Suite 400, Alexandria, VA, 22314
Association of social service agencies that help people in need, regardless of religious affiliation, with emergency assistance. Use online locator to search for resources.All CancersFinancial AssistanceNational
Locations throughout the U.S, and can refer to local assistance programs. Use online locator to find closest United Way office or local 2-1-1 line.All CancersFinancial AssistanceNational
Cancer Recovery Foundation Women's Cancer Fund
6380 Flank Dr., Suite 400, Harrisburg, PA, 17112
Helps women facing cancer with financial burdens associated with the disease by providing help with rent and utility assistance. Also provides referrals to additional available patient assistance. Accepts applications for assistance from medical professionals and social workers on behalf of their patients. Program disburses assistance on a monthly basis based on each patient’s individual situation and availability of funds.All CancersHousingUtilitiesFinancial AssistanceNational
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)
421 Butler Farm Rd., Hampton, VA, 23666
Provides direct services to patients with chronic, life threatening and debilitating diseases to help access care and treatment recommended by their doctor. Offers co-payment assistance - check website for up-to-date list of covered diagnoses and medications. Maintains a searchable National Financial Assistance Resource Directory. Provides a Scholarships for Survivors Program.All CancersScholarshipsFinancial AssistanceMedicationFoodHousingTransportationUtilitiesNational
Offers a Merkel Cell Carcinoma Financial Aid Fund that provides a one time grant for transportation expenses.
The Actors Fund
729 Seventh Ave. , 12th Fl., New York , NY, 10019
Helps all professionals in entertainment and the performing arts. The Actors Fund is a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need or going through a crisis or transition. It offers several services, including help attaining affordable housing and health insurance, financial assistance for people in a medical crisis or those disabled by illness, case management, referrals, support groups and funeral/burial assistance. The Actors Fund is administered in offices in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles.All CancersFinancial AssistanceHousingMedical Equipment/SuppliesMedicationProsthesesTransportationNational
275 Seventh Ave. , 22nd Fl., New York , NY, 10001
Financial Assistance Program offers limited financial assistance for cancer-related costs such as transportation, home care and child care, and oncology social workers can help find additional resources. Also provides co-payment assistance through the CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (check website for current funding). Offers free wig and prosthesis clinics in our New York, NY office, and free wigs by appointment in our Ridgewood, NJ and Long Island, NY locations. Can assist people with breast cancer with pain and anti-nausea medication, oral hormonal medication, lymphedema supplies and durable medical equipment. View all of CancerCare's services >>All CancersFinancial AssistanceHome CareMedical Equipment/SuppliesMedicationTransportationProsthesesWigsNational
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