Resource Guide

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2-1-1 Arizona | https://211arizona.org/ | 877-211-8661
Community Information and Referral Services serves as Arizona’s key source of integrated information that brings people and services
together to meet vital needs. Arizonans easily connect to available health and human services in their communities.

 

21st Century Care | https://www.21stcenturycare.org | 239-938-9307
Provide financial assistance to cancer patients and individuals in need of cancer screening. Must have a social security number, be a legal resident of the United States and living or receiving treatment in the geographic areas noted on the website and a diagnosis of cancer must be within 6 months of the date of the application. There is a $400 maximum limit per patient, per year.

 

ABCD:After Breast Cancer Diagnosis | https://abcdbreastcancersupport.org/ | 800-977-4121
ABCD provides free, personalized information and support to people affected by breast cancer: patients, families, and friends.
Participants are matched with a trained volunteer who has experienced breast cancer as a patient, family member or friend. Matches are
made based on medical and demographic information supplied by mentors and participants. ABCD also provides support through its
Helpline and Resource List. Services are available in Spanish as well.

 

All4One Alliance | https://cancer1source.org/all-4-one-alliance | 508-630-2242
Patients who are receiving treatment for breast cancer are eligible for the All4One Alliance programs if they have a household income
below 250% of the federal poverty level. All4One assistance programs include the Breast Form Fund, the Garment Fund, the Best
Friends for Life Company Program, and the LypheDIVAs Program.

 

American Breast Cancer Foundation | https://www.abcf.org | 410-730-5105
The American Breast Cancer Foundation provides direct financial assistance to women and men of all ages for breast cancer screening
and diagnostic tests through their Community Partnership Program, and the Community Advocacy Program.

 

American Cancer Society, The | https://www.cancer.org | 1-800-ACS-2345
The American Cancer Society website is a great place to spend a couple hours navigating around. ACS offers support groups,
information, financial resources, and information pertaining to different types of cancer and ways to manage life with cancer. ACS offers
emergency financial assistance via phone call to discuss options.

 

American Lung Association | https://www.lung.org | 602-257-7505
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease,
through research, education and advocacy. ALA’s work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air
we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and
tobacco-related diseases.

 

*APS | https://www.aps.com | 602-371-7171
Assistance is available for customers statewide facing financial hardship. If you are having difficulty paying your electric bill because of a
job loss, unexpected medical expenses or other financial hardship, you may be eligible for assistance.

 

*Arizona Assistance in Health Care | https://goodyear.aih.org/ | 623-207-3009
Patients currently undergoing cancer treatment in the Phoenix metro area can complete an online application and a written form
requesting assistance and it will be presented monthly to the board of directors for approval. They assist cancer patients and their
families with non-medical expenses when the cost of prolonged medical care creates financial hardship. Provides up to $250/month.
Must be in active treatment.

 

Arizona Breast Cancer Resource Guide | http://azbreastcancer.org/ |
The Arizona Breast Cancer (ABC) Resource Guide provides quality and comprehensive resources to empower, encourage, and educate
patients and co-survivors through the journey of breast cancer by giving choices where and when it matters most.

 

Arizona Copper RX Card | arizonarxcard.com | 888-227-8315
Arizona residents have access to a statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP). Create and print your FREE discount prescription
drug card coupon online. This pharmacy coupon card will provide you with Rx medication savings of up to 75% at more than 68,000
pharmacies across the country including Kroger, Walgreens, Walmart, Albertsons, CVS/pharmacy, and many more.

 

Arizona Assistance in Healthcare, Inc. | 623-207-3009
The purpose of this organization is to provide assistance for cancer patients and their families during financial hardship. Primary
services include financial assistance for non-medical expenses such as rent, utilities, and transportation.

 

Arizona Department of Economic Security – Short Term Crisis Assistance (Utilities) | azdes.gov | 602-542-4791
The Division contracts with Community agencies to administer Short Term Crisis Services (STCS) and temporary assistance to low
income families experiencing an emergency need.

 

Arizona Property Tax Exemption | 602-716-6843
Arizona offers residents the ability to file for tax exemption based on disability status.

 

Arizona State Health Consumer Assistance Services and State Department of Insurance | azinsurance.gov | 602-364-2499,
602-364-3100, 800-432-4040
ASHCAS helps with understanding medical bills and whether to purchase additional health insurance. Offers information on insurance
laws, rights and companies.

 

Arizona Young Breast Cancer Survivor Initiative | https://azbreastcancer.org/programs/ | 480-456-0402,
Cooperative agreement between the CDC and John C. Lincoln Breast Health & Research Center. Their aim is to educate and create
awareness for young women with breast cancer through educational activities and outreach events. Email: Carrie.Cantrell@jcl.com.

 

Avon Foundation for Women | https://www.avonworldwide.com/supporting-women/avon-foundation-for-women | 212-244-5368
The Avon Foundation for Women, specifically through the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program, links medically underserved women
to breast education and screening services. The Foundation provides targeted, customized approaches to help low-income,
underinsured, and other marginalized populations obtain regular mammograms and clinical breast exams.

 

*Banner Lakes Imaging Center | 623-832-5316
Medical imaging including CT, DEXA, MRI breast biopsy, 3D Mammography, PET, and ultrasound. American Cancer Society resource on site offering FREE wigs, scarves, chemo caps to all cancer patients.

 

*Banner Thunderbird Breast Cancer Support Group | 602-865-5450
Support for individuals, and their caregivers, who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Call for current meeting schedule.

 

Bosom Buddies of Arizona | bosombuddies-az.org | 602-265- 2776
Bosom Buddies of Arizona provides support to those diagnosed with breast cancer, and their families, through the sharing of common
experiences and knowledge through personal contacts, the hotline, support groups, social media, and educational materials. They
provide a 24/7 hotline, staffed by volunteers who are breast cancer survivors, to answer any questions related to breast cancer.

 

*Breast Buds | http://www.breastbuds.org/ | 480-657-0500
Breast Buds is a support group in Glendale, AZ that will help you emotionally, intellectually, physically, and spiritually by compassionately
addressing your thoughts, feelings, and concerns.

 

Barbara’s Mastectomy Boutique | gblbmb@gmail.com | 602-234-9568
Mastectomy clothing and other essentials. They carry the latest prostheses, bras, swimwear, camisoles, and accessories for women who have had breast surgery. Medicare and most insurance plans accepted. Home visits provided at no charge.

 

Blue Hope Financial Assistance | 1-877-422-2030
Through Colon Cancer Alliance, costs may be covered for a screening test or they may provide a $300 one-time financial stipend to help
cover screening and treatment related expenses.

 

Blue Hope Nation | 1-877-422-2030
Online community where one can connect with thousands of other patients, survivors, friends and family members from across the
world who know exactly what you’re going through.

 

Bone Marrow Foundation | https://www.bonemarrow.org | bonemarrow.org/a> | 800-365-1336

 

The Bra Recyclers | https://www.BraRecycling.com | 480-988-2283
Textile Recycling doesn’t just save Mother Earth, it saves mothers, daughters & sisters from a world of domestic violence & human
trafficking. (SOMA at Arrowhead Towne Center accepts donated bras.

 

Breastcancer.org | https://www.BreastCancer.org
Understanding diagnosis and treatment options. Many resources available as well as links to help cancer patients navigate through
their many questions and concerns.

 

Breast Cancer Freebies | https://www.breastcancerfreebies.com
Cancer is an expensive illness. Once you are diagnosed, not only are there worries regarding health, but also about how to pay for the
costs associated with surgery, treatment, medications, copays and more. Thankfully, there are wonderful people and organizations
whose mission it is to make the journey a little easier with FREE wigs, hats, make-up, transportation and many other wonderful things.

 

Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP) | https://www.azahcccs.gov/Members/GetCovered/Categories/femalecancer.html | 602-542-7520
Offered through AHCCCS for underinsured women diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer.

 

Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund | https://www.bmcf.net | P.O. Box 801054, Santa Clarita, CA 91380
The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund (BMCF) supports patients ages 18-40 as they undergo cancer treatment. It provides services to
meet daily needs that are not covered by insurance. Typical grants cover $500 worth of medical co-payments, rent and mortgage,
transportation, car insurance, repairs, and groceries.

 

Cancer.net |https://www.Cancer.Net
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

 

CancerCare | https://www.cancercare.org/financial | 800-813-HOPE (4673)
Offers limited financial assistance for cancer-related costs such as transportation and child care. Must have a diagnosis of cancer
confirmed by an oncology health care provider and be in active treatment. Must meet eligibility guidelines of 250% of the Federal
Poverty Limit.

 

CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation | information@cancercarecopay.org | 866-552-6729
The CancerCare Co-Pay Assistance Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps people being treated for cancer afford insurance
co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs. Certain criteria must be met. Patients must be in active chemotherapy
or targeted treatment when applied and at the time of approval. The types of cancer covered by the Foundation vary. For the latest
information on eligibility and available funding, contact the Foundation or visit the website.

 

Cancer Recovery Foundation of America | info@cancerrecovery.org | 717-545-7600
Through the Pink Diamond Fund, women diagnosed with Breast cancer, Cervical cancer, Endometrial cancer, Ovarian cancer, Uterine
cancer, are helped with a myriad of non-medical expenses associated with cancer.

 

Cancer Support Community’s (CSC) | https://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/ | 888-793-9355
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) resources and programs are available free of charge. Whether newly diagnosed with cancer, a
long time cancer survivor, caring for someone with cancer, or a healthcare professional looking for resources, CSC’s toll-free Cancer
Support Helpline is staffed by licensed CSC helpline Counselors available to assist you Mon-Fri 9am – 9 pm ET.

 

Cancer Support Community-Arizona | https://cscaz.org/  (202) 454-3970
A non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.

 

Cash Assistance | 800-352-8401
The Cash Assistance program will provide temporary cash grants and benefits, as well as other supportive services, to families in
Arizona who need the most aid. The program will assist families with meeting basic needs for well-being and safety and it will help serve
as a bridge back to self-sufficiency.

 

Chronic Disease Fund | https://www.mygooddays.org/ | 800-352-8401
The Cash Assistance program will provide temporary cash grants and benefits, as well as other supportive services, to families in
Arizona who need the most aid. The program will assist families with meeting basic needs for well-being and safety and it will help serve
as a bridge back to self-sufficiency.

 

*City of Peoria Dial-A-Ride | 623-773-7435

 

Cleaning For A Reason | (877) 337-3348
Cleaning For A Reason is a nonprofit organization that serves all the United States and Canada. Their mission is to give the gift of free
house cleaning to women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. Their goal is to let these brave and strong women focus on their
health and treatment while they focus on cleaning their homes.

 

*Classy Sister Wigs | toni@classysisterwigs.com | 602-993-8090
Full service wig salon with the primary focus on medical hair loss. Work with CheckForALump.com and offer an additional discount to
women with breast cancer. They have a number of resources and information to pass along to everyone who goes in. They carry a large
selection of head coverings for women in treatment.

 

*Community Fund of Sun City West | http://www.communityfundsuncitywest.org/ | 623-546-1122
Offers financial assistance with mortgage, prescriptions, hearing aids, medical and dental bills, limited to Sun City West residents only.
Call for interview.

 

*Comprehensive Breast Center of Arizona | www.azbreastcenter.com/ | 602-374-3440
The largest breast surgeon group in Peoria, AZ. They are caring experts who face the journey with the breast cancer patient.

 

Don’t Be a Chump, Check for a Lump | https://www.checkforalump.org
The Don’t be a Chump! Check for a Lump! mission is to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer through education,
prevention, and direct assistance with free wigs and mammograms.

 

Dr. Heather Paulson ND, FABNO, RYT | https://www.drheatherpaulson.com | (480) 939-3589
Dr. Paulson provides natural healing support before, during, and after cancer treatment. She can help you have more energy, reduce
side effects, and get back to living a full and healthy life. You will have support with diet, supplements, herbs, and an individualized
treatment plan specially tailored to you and your health goals.

 

*Duet | https://www.duetaz.org | 602-274-5022
DCan transport patients within 10-12 miles radius of Patient’s home. Patient must be ambulatory. Please call 3-4 days in advance.

 

Face in the Mirror | carina@faceinthemirror.org | 480-443-1344
Provide cancer patients free botanical skin care products as well as wigs. Also offer patients in the hospital room and at infusion, a
relaxing facial and a hand and/or foot massage.

 

*Fine Fittings | customerservice@finefittings.org | 480-443-1344
Provide cancer patients free botanical skin care products as well as wigs. Also offer patients in the hospital room and at infusion, a
relaxing facial and a hand and/or foot massage.

 

Foundation for Senior Living | 602-285-0505
Services include live in care and personal care aides. Discounts are available for cancer patients.

 

Free Gas | https://fhfcharity.com/
A national program for people having trouble paying for gasoline. Financial assistance grants are need based and restricted to fuel
purchases only. Must meet eligibility requirements.

 

*Fine Fittings | customerservice@finefittings.org | 480-443-1344
Provide cancer patients free botanical skin care products as well as wigs. Also offer patients in the hospital room and at infusion, a
relaxing facial and a hand and/or foot massage.

 

*Glendale Community Action Program | 623-930-2460
Offers Glendale residents assistance with utilities, rent and mortgage.

 

*Glendale Dial-A-Ride | 623-930-3500

 

Good Days Medication | info@cdfund.org | 972-608-7141 (Responds to calls in English only)
877-968-7233 (Responds to calls in English only, 8am-5pm CST) Good Days, formerly known as the Chronic Disease Fund (CDF), helps patients with chronic medical conditions (including cancer) who
have limited financial means, get access to the medications they need. Good Days helps qualified patients pay their insurance copays so they get access to prescription medications. The organization assists patients throughout the United States who meet income guidelines and have valid medical insurance coverage. Good Days also offers assistance with costs related to travel for healthcare appointments such as transportation, lodging, parking, fuel and meals. The diseases and drugs covered may vary throughout the year depending on funding; for current information visit the website or call Good Days at the numbers listed.

 

Happily Ever After League | https://www.happilyeverafterleague.org | 480-275-0613
Assistance for mother in active cancer treatment from any type of cancer regardless of being single or married. Mom must have at least one dependent child living at home to receive support from HEAL. Once application is accepted, Mom is sent an American Express gift card to be used for any need.

 

Harvest Arizona | https://www.harvestofaz.com | 480-777-2100
Harvest Arizona wants to empower patients by being a resource for studies related to cannabis as a medicine. Medical cannabis has
several potential beneficial effects. Cannabinoids can serve as appetite stimulants, antiemetics, antispasmodics, and have some
analgesic effects. May also be helpful treating chronic non-cancerous pain, or vomiting and nausea, caused by chemotherapy.

 

Headcovers Unlimited | https://www.headcovers.com | 800-264-HATS (4287)
A great website where you can purchase cute, affordable head covers such as wigs, head wraps, scarves and hats. There are several
styles to choose from.

 

HealthCare Connect | https://azpbs.org/horizon/2005/08/healthcare-connect/ | 602-288-7564
Non-profit organization that connects low-income, uninsured residents of Maricopa County with complete, coordinated health care at
affordable rates. Healthcare Connect is a medical discount program.

 

Health-E-Arizona Plus | https://www.healthearizonaplus.gov/Login/Default | 855-432-7587
A tool to determine what services and benefits are available in the state of Arizona.

 

Healthwell Foundation | https://www.healthwellfoundation.org | 800-675-8416
An independent non-profit organization providing financial assistance to adults and children to cover the cost of prescription drug
coinsurance, copayments, deductibles, health insurance premiums and other selected out-of-pocket health care costs.

 

Help Now Fund | https://www.thebreastcancercharities.org/help-now-fund | 936-231-8460
Provides one-time emergency financial assistance for rent and utility bills. Application for financial assistance is found on website.
Provides up to $500.

 

*Honor Health Breast and Research Center 623-780-HOPE
Provides one-time emergency financial assistance for rent and utility bills. Application for financial assistance is found on website.
Provides up to $500.

 

Hope for Young Adults with Cancer | hope4yawc.org | info@hope2yawc.org
Hope for Young Adults With Cancer is a 501(c)(3) organization that is passionate about making the lives of young adults, ages 18 – 40,
living with cancer a little bit easier. HFYAWC’s mission is to connect with our peers in the fight to provide financial support, a social
network and outlet for those battling, surviving and living with cancer.

 

I’mpact One Breast Cancer Foundation | https://www.impactone.pink | 602-625-8124
I’mpact One connects directly with a breast cancer patients to provide needed functional items to support their physical and emotional
recovery (bras, prosthesis, post surgical items, wigs,) Help for women to obtain breast cancer screening information, and education and
information on breast health as well as breast cancer.

 

Imerman Angels | https://www.imermanangels.org | 866-463-7626
Provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

 

*inkBlossom | inkblossom.net | inkblossom@rocketmail.com | 602-881-2086
Permanent cosmetics, paramedical tattooing, body art by Amy Matas. Amy is a registered nurse who is also a certified permanent
cosmetic technician.

 

Ironwood Cancer & Research Center | https://www.ironwoodcrc.com | 480-821-2838
Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers’ community-based centers are strategically located throughout the Metro Phoenix area.
Ironwood offers advanced therapies and a multi-disciplinary approach usually associated with large academic centers – but with a
personalized touch recognizing the individual needs of the patient.

 

Jen’s Thank You Alliance | JensThankYouAlliance | 888-937-5892
Assist cancer survivors between the ages of 15-39 with mortgage, utility payments, medical premiums, copays.

 

Joe’s House | https://www.joeshouse.org | 877-JOESHOU
Joe’s House is not an actual house, but a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when
traveling away from home for medical treatment.

 

John F. Long Family Services | https://www.rentassistance.us/li/az_john_f_long_family_services | 602-262-6510
The Arizona Department of Housing handles it’s Eviction Prevention and Emergency Homeless Housing (EPEH) Program out of this
office. Services may include rental eviction prevention, mortgage foreclosure help, rental security and utility deposit help or utility
assistance when funds are available. Please contact them directly for more information.

 

KC Ostomy Association | kcostomy.org | 816-421-1305
Offers free or discounted ostomy supplies to uninsured patients.

 

Little Pink Houses of Hope | https://www.littlepink.org | 336-213-4733
Provides free week long vacations for breast cancer patients and their families. To apply for vacation, visit website to submit
an application.

 

Living Hope Cancer Foundation | ttps://www.livinghopecancerfoundation.com
When someone is diagnosed, they experience shock, confusion, and fear. Living Hope Cancer Foundation was founded by cancer people based on their presonal experience. It is a nonprofit organization offering free coaching to help anyone affected by cancer how to navigate their way to hope and the possibility of visualizing life after cancer.

 

Look Good…Feel Better | https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/ | 800-395-LOOK (5665)
Non-medical, national public service program to help women offset appearance-related changes from cancer treatment. It offers a free
program that helps improve self-image, appearance and quality-of-life in people undergoing cancer treatment.

 

Lotsa Helping Hands | https://www.lotsahelpinghands.com
An online resource to schedule meals needed. Friends/family can volunteer to bring meals as needed. Set up a “portal” (it’s really easy!)
and pick the days/times. Then email calendar to family and friends, or even post on Facebook, and with just a couple quick clicks, people
can choose the day they want to bring a meal.

 

*Louisa Kellam Center for Women’s Health | https://www.bannerhealth.com/locations/sun-city-west/banner-del-e-webb-medical-centers-louisa-kellam-center-for-womens-health-meeker | 623-524-4000
Offers a full continuum of breast health screenings and diagnostic services.

 

Love Fitness and You, LLC | https://www.lovefitnessandyou.com/ | 480-220-6242
Founded by a fellow breast cancer survivor. Julie helps design programs for those that are trying to continue to live a health life style prior to, during and post cancer diagnosis. Her focus is on loving yourself at every stage or your life. Through one on one coaching, support groups and specialized fitness programs she will help you find strength through your journey.

 

LympheDIVAS | lymphedivas.com | 866-411-DIVA (3482)
Create medically correct compression apparel for women with post-breast cancer lymphedema. The founders want to inspire women
cancer survivors to feel beautiful, strong and confident.

 

Ma’am Exams | https://www.maamexams.com/ | 480-448-2411
Ma’am Exams provides exceptional medical care for women from adolescence and young adulthood through post-childbearing years and menopause in a beautifully designed office. Ma’am Exams offers a onestop, single copay appointment known as the Women’s Wellness Check. This exam includes a mammogram, a PAP test, and a cancer watch skin check.

 

Maricopa County Department of Public Health | https://www.maricopa.gov/5302/Public-Health | 888-258-8502
Provides breast cancer diagnostic and treatment services for women who have no other financail resources and that are not covered by Well Women Health Check Program.

 

Maricopa County Health Foundation | https://valleywisehealthfoundation.org/ | 602-344-1401
Radiation and other breast cancer treatement services for qualified patients diagnosed with breast cancer that need treatment

 

Medicine Plus | https://medlineplus.gov/cancer.html |
The Us National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health offers easy-to-read information.

 

Metastic Breast Cancer Network | http://mbcn.org/ | 888-500-0370
MBCN is a national, independent, non-profit, all volunteer, patient led advocacy organization dedicated to the unique concerns of women and men living with metastic breast cancer, also known as Stage IV or advanced breast cancer.

 

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses, Inc. | http://www.nahhh.org/ | 800-542-9730
Housing during treatment. The mission of HHN is to support healthcare hospitality houses to be more effective in it’s service to patients and families

 

National Children’s Cancer Society | https://www.thenccs.org/ | 314-241-1600
The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) provides emotional, financial and educational support to children with cancer, their families and survivors.

 

National Comprehensive Cancer Network | https://www.nccn.org/ | 215-690-0300
An alliance of 21 of the country’s leading cancer centers.

 

NeedyMeds | info@needymeds.org | 978-281-6666 (Local Calls) 800-503-6897 (English Only)
NeedyMeds is an online information resource on programs that provide assistance to people who are unable to afford their medications and health care costs. NeedyMeds has information on patient assistance programs supported by various pharmaceutical companies. These programs make drugs available for free or at low costs to patients who are uninsured or underinsured. Copay programs are also available for some drugs. Information on other assistance programs, such as discount drug cards, disease-based assistance (programs that help with costs associated with specific disease), and free or low-cost clinics is also provided on the website.

 

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of AZ | https://ocrahope.org/partner/ovarian-cancer-alliance-arizona/ | lisasfund@ocaz.org | 602-698-7855
$25 gift card through Lisasfund with documentation of diagnosis and active treatment.

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance | https://medicineassistancetool.org/ | 888-477-2669
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance®(PPA), a nationwide effort sponsored by America’s biopharmaceutical research companies, has helped more than 10 million uninsured and underinsured Americans get information about programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. PPA provides a single point of access to more than 475 patient assistance programs, including nearly 200 offered by pharmaceutical companies.

 

Patient Advocate Foundation, Co-Pay Relief | https://copays.org/
Providing critical financial support for patients Nationwide since 2004.

 

Patient Advocate Foundation | help@patientadvocate.org | 800-532-5274 (English Only)
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) provides professional case management services to help patients, caregivers or providers who face debilitating, chronic or life-threatening illnesses resolve healthcare issues. PAF case managers serve as liaisons and safeguard patients employing effective mediation to ensure access to care, maintenance of employment, and preservation of financial stability. Resources that address topics such as finding financial assistance, access to insurance, job retention and more are available on their website and as hard copy publications. PAF has a Scholarship for Survivors program and awards college scholarships to individuals under the age of 25 that are or have been diagnosed with cancer or a critical or life-threatening disease.

 

Patient Access Network Foundation | https://www.panfoundation.org/ | 866-316-PANF (7263)
To help underinsured people with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases get the medications and treatment they need by paying for their out-of-pocket costs and advocating for improved access and affordability.

 

*Peoria Community Action Program | https://www.peoriaaz.gov/government/departments/neighborhood-and-human-services/community-assistance/assistance-programs/ | 623-979-3911 | 8335 W. Jefferson, Peoria, AZ 85380
Offers Peoria residents assistance with utilities, rent, mortgage, deposits, and food referrals.

 

Phoenix Desert Dragons | carproth@gmail.com | 480-946-8741 |
Arizona’s first breast cancer survivor dragon boat team. This sport has been established as playing a great role in recovery from breast cancer; the spirit of an uplifting team endeavor, coupled with the use of upper body and core muscles. Breast Cancer Survivors (BCS) dragon boat teams are flourishing across the US, Canada, and the world.

 

Q Link Wireless | https://qlinkwireless.com/ | 855-754-6543
Offers a free cell phone and 250 minutes every month. Submit a copy of any dated document, which verifies your participation in one of the qualifying programs (E.g. Medicaid number, food stamps, etc.)

 

Reba’s Vision | cruelgirls1961@yahoo.com | http://rebasvision.com/
In partnership with Banner Lakes Imaging, all of the proceeds raised are utilized to assist women without insurance in receiving a 3D mammogram. Reba also makes and presents “Baskets of Hope” to women who have been diagnosed with cancer. They receive and distribute shipments of hats for women and children to use while in treatment for cancer and so much more.

 

Recovery and Rejuvenation Study at ASU | Elizabeth.Rainy@asu.edu | https://asunow.asu.edu/20160303-arizona-state-university-and-mayo-clinic-join-forces-help-breast-cancer-survivors-find
Recovery and Rejuvenation Study at Arizona State University, striving to improve the overall well-being of breast cancer survivors.

 

RX Assist | https://www.rxassist.org/ | info@rxassist.org
Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine. RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of these patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need, all in one place.

 

RX Hope | https://rxhope.com/
RxHope is exactly what its name implies…a helping hand to people in need in obtaining critical medications that they would normally have trouble affording. RXHOPE acts as your advocate in making the patient assistance program journey easier and faster by supplying vital information and help.

 

Safelink Wireless | https://www.safelinkwireless.com/Enrollment/Safelink/en/Web/www/default/index.html#!/newHome | 800-723-3546
Offers a free cell phone and 250 minutes every month. Submit a copy of any dated documents, which verifies your participation in one of the qualifying programs (E.g. Medicaid number, food stamps, etc.)

 

Saint Peregrine Cancer Shrine | https://cancershrine.com/ | 480-844-4493
Cancer resource center/loan closet offers free wigs, treatment supplies, medical equipment, and resources.

 

Sam Fund | http://www.thesamfund.org/ | 617-938-3484
Provides financial assistance to young adults (ages 21-39) as they regain momentum in their lives after cancer.

 

Select Physical Therapy | https://www.selectphysicaltherapy.com/ | 800-331-8840
Part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. Select Physical Therapy empowers its therapists by providing industry-leading continuing education opportunities.

 

Sisters Network, Inc. | https://www.sistersnetworkinc.org/programs.html | 866-781-1808
The Breast Cancer Assistance program provided by this national African American breast cancer survivorship organization provides financial assistance for expenses including utility bills, rent, medical bills, and mortgage. Patients must provide a copy of 1 outstanding bill to be eligible.

 

Social Security Administration | https://www.ssa.gov/ | 800-772-1213

 

Stop Fall Ez | www.stopfallsez.com | 480-357-2919
Contact: Roxanne Reynolds
Whole Body Vibration Noblerex K-1 Rep; Nutritional Counseling & Sunrider Foods. Author of ‘A Senior Guide to Fall Prevention and Healthy Living’ workshop facilitator.

 

Tammy Dykstra Foundation | kdykstra@tammydfoundation.org | 602-295-9679
Contact: Kelly Dykstra
They provide the following services to women with breast cancer: rides, visits, meals, groceries, and give cards for gas/groceries.

 

The 2nd Basemen | http://www.the2ndbasemen.org/ | 720-263-2273
The 2nd Basemen is a not-for-profit organization that provides short term financial assistance to families affected by breast cancer.

 

The Breast Cancer Charities of America | https://thebreastcancercharities.org/help-now-fund/ | 480-844-4493
Through this organization’s Help Now Fund, patients in active treatment for breast cancer who have not been funded in the past 12 months and who can provide documentation of past due rent and /or utility bills may qualify for on-time emergency financial assistance. The maximum amount of assistance is $500 per approved applicant and can only be used for rent, electric, water, or gas bills.

 

The Breasties | https://thebreasties.org/
The mission of The Breasties is to empower those affected by breast and reproductive cancers by igniting strength and positivity through connection, free retreats, wellness activities, events and an all-inclusive resourceful online community. the hope is to spread the message that whatever you are going through — you are not alone. The breasties is unlike other organizations, as it is for everyone — survivors, previvors, warriors, thrivers, carevivors and supporters. This organization believes in the power of community, collaboration and inclusivity, because we truly are stronger together.

 

The Catherine H. Tuck-Foundation | info@catherinefund.org
The Catherine Fund Grant Program provides financial aid grants for basic non medical life necessities to women and men with breast cancer, who are struggling financially as a direct result of the diagnosis and treatment. Patients must be in active treatment (within 3 months of breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation), have a financial hardship as a direct result of the breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have less than $5000 in liquid assets.

 

The Joy Bus | https://www.thejoybusdiner.com/our-story | | info@thejoybus.org
The Joy Bus is a not-for-profit organization whose sole purpose is to relieve the daily struggles of homebound cancer patients with a fresh Chef Inspired meal and a friendly face.

 

The NCI | https://www.cancer.gov/
The NCI is a part of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

The Pink Daisy Project | https://www.pinkdaisyproject.com/ | debbie@pinkdaisyproject.com
The Pink Daisy Project provides short-term assistance for women under ag 45 who are within 3 months of breast cancer treatment or reconstruction due to breast cancer. To help patients offset their budget, the assistance is provided in the form of gift cards for groceries, restaurants, and gas.

 

The Pink Fund | https://www.pinkfund.org/ | 877-234-7465
Have to show reduction of income after diagnosis, helps with bills like rent, utilities, health insurance premiums, car payments, car insurance, for up to 90 days. Can’t be on disability. If a survivor, need a doctor’s note with return to work date.

 

The Pink Ribbon Girls | https://www.pinkribbongirls.org/ | 513-207-2421
The Pink Ribbon Girls offer Simply Fight and No Age No Stage programs which provides free services for those in treatment to help with life needs, such as housekeeping, babysitting, meals and transportation. Survivors can also connect via their secure national database.

 

The Singletons | https://www.thesingletonsaz.org/
The Singletons is a home grown, Arizona-based non-profit with a mighty vision. We are a community dedicated to providing hope and support to single parent families with cancer. Our programs consist of day-to-day needs such as: utility assistance, family style dinners, house-hold necessities and our Focus on the Family events/ activities

 

Tina’s Treasures Boutique | https://www.honorhealth.com/medical-services/cancer-care/support-services/tinas-treasures-cancer-care-boutique | 480-323-1990 | Contact: LeeAnn
Tina’s Treasures is a truly unique retail boutique. While it is especially designed to meet the needs of cancer patients, survivors, and their families, Tina’s Treasures carries a broad selection with items of interest to all. The boutique is named in honor of cancer survivor, Tina Johnson, who dreamed of a special shop where those touched by cancer could find the help they need along their journey. Whether newly diagnosed, currently in treatment or longtime survivor, Tina’s Treasures offers personalized services in a private, comforting and positive environment.

 

Together RX Access | https://www.togetherrxacces.com/ | 800-444-4106
With Together Rx Access®, individuals and families without prescription drug coverage can gain access to immediate savings on hundreds of brand-name and generic prescription products at their neighborhood pharmacies. This website also connects you with resources about the Health Insurance Marketplace, the Affordable Care Act, individual pharmaceutical company patient assistance programs, and other patient assistance resources.

 

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation | https://tnbcfoundation.org/ | 877-800-TNBC (8622)
This organization seeks to ignite interest in the study of triple-negative (ER-/PR-/HER2-) breast cancer among researchers, physicians, educators and scientists; support professionals seeking to identify the causes and discover new and effective treatment options; and increase public awareness and support of this subtype of breast cancer.

 

Triple Step Toward the Cure | http://triplesteptowardthecure.org/ | 424-258-0313 and 510-562-1889
Provides both general and financial support through its Community Resource Program for women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and their families. If diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and would like to apply for general support and/or financial support programs, please download and fill out the Application and Physician Verification form.

 

True Blue Life Insurance, Inc. | https://www.truebluelifeinsurance.com | 866-816-2100
True Blue Life Insurance specializes in no medical, instant and guaranteed issue life insurance. We have policies that help those with family history of cancer or that have been diagnosed with cancer. True Blue is a family business that supports the cancer community as the COO herself is a breast cancer survivor.

 

Tucci’s Touch | 520-483-6737
Massage therapy: pain reduction, stress relief, mental/emotional release and so much more. Tucci’s Touch offers 30% off your first visit. Home visits are also available.

 

United Breast Cancer Foundation | https://www.ubcf.org/ | 877-822-4287
For patients who are currently being treated for breast cancer or are within 3 to 5 years of remission, this foundation offers an individual grant (for medical, insurance, living expenses, travel expenses), Holistic Care Individual Grant (for diet and nutritional services, as well as mind-body, therapies and treatments), and Breast Reconstruction Grant (for breast reconstructive surgery). All eligible applicants will receive assistance. To be eligible, patients must have a household income of less than 2.5 times the federal poverty level and are required to make a “Pay It Forward Contribution” either $25 or $50 (depending on the grant).

 

Utility Discount Program (associated with DES)
Offers assistance with telephone bills for those who qualify.

 

Vincere Cancer Center | https://vincerecancer.com/ | 480 306-5390
Our mission is to provide world class contemporary cancer care in a calming and inspiring environment. Our center houses the most sophisticated technology in cancer care, and our physicians our caring, compassionate and passionate about your health and well being.

 

*West Valley Lymphatic Care | support@westvalleylympathiccare.com | 623-249-8555
Lymphedema services, lymphedema education, Manual Lymph Drainage, Oncology Massage. WVLC focuses on the lymphatic system, detoxification and supporting the oncology patient during the cancer journey.

 

*Young Survivor Coalition (YSC) | https://www.youngsurvival.org/ | 877-YSC-1011
International, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women with breast cancer.

 

*West Valley Resource