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WEST VIRGINIA Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance For those With Preexisting Conditions Women's Health Center of West Virginia, Charleston, WV
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12. Wyoming
WYOMING Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance For those With Preexisting Conditions
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SOUTH DAKOTA Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance For those With Preexisting Conditions, South Dakota Colorectal Cancer Screening Program 615 East 4th Street Pierre, SD 57501 605-773-3737 Bridge to Benefits (Assistance with Childcare, Basic Daily Care and Health Care Costs) Low Cost - No Cost Colonoscopies Colon Cancer Free or Low Cost Screening Information: South Dakota South Dakota Colorectal Cancer Screening Program 615 East 4th Street Pierre, SD 57501 (605) 773-3737
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WASHINGTON In 2007, the state of Washington passed a law mandating that colon cancer screening be covered by all insurers for people 50 and older and those who are at high risk. This is an important step in eliminating the financial barrier that might prevent people from seeking a lifesaving procedure. Overall Assistance Gilda's Club - Seattle Financial Assistance Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance For those With Preexisting Conditions Washington Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program Cancer Prevention and Control Unit P.O. Box 47855 111 Israel Road SE Tumwater, WA 98504-7855 1-888-438-2247 Seattle and King County Low cost Health Care Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Ronald McDonald Services of Western Washington Cancer Lifeline - Support, Research, Education, Advocacy Washington Basic Health Washington Colon Cancer Stars Support, Treatment, Education, Financial Assistance Seattle Foundation - Cancer Lifeline Patient Assistance Fund at Swedish Cancer Institute - Seattle Northwest Sarcoma Foundation's Financial Assistance Program Washington 211 Resource Page With Thousands of Resources in Washington Bellevue Lifespring - One time assistance with medications and medical supplies for residents of Bellevue Benton Franklin Community Action Committee - Assistance With Prescriptions Cancer Patient Care Organization - Spokane Provides up to $300 for Prescriptions Choice Regional Health Network - Screens individuals for prescription assistance Clark County Veterans Assistance Program - assistance with living costs, medical costs, etc. Coastal Community Action Program - Gray's Harbor - United Way Emergency Fund to help with living and medical costs DSHS Medical Coverage Programs Coordinates low income coverage for residents Emergency Outreach Program, Lacy, Washington Limited Assistance with Prescriptions 360-923-0929 Enumclaw Helping Hands, Enumclaw, Washington Provides assistance for gas, prescriptions 360-825-6188 First Baptist Church, Shelton, Washington Provides Prescription Vouchers Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, Vancouver, WA. Provides Emergency Prescriptions Friends of Friends Medical Support Fund, Langley, WA - Help paying for medical expenses GM Lauridsan Charity Trust Fund - Assistance for widows in Clallam County, expenses, medical expenses, funding not available immediately (360) 452-8282 Harris Medical Center, Bremerton, Washington Patient Assistance Program so patients in need won't be turned away. Emergency Social Services, Walla Walla, WA Foodbank, clothing, rental assistance, living assistance, prescription assistance Charity Care Program, Townsend, WA Financial assistance so no person is denied health care. Income verification required King's County Veterans Assistance Program-assistance with living costs, medical costs, etc. MANNA - Port Angeles, Washington Assistance for utilities, some prescriptions 360) 457-3954 Multi Service Center, Kent Washington - Provides Utility, Prescription, Gas Voucher Asst. Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society, Bremerton, Washington Interest free grants and/or loans for medical care, funerals, food, rent, etc. New Hope Resource Center, Colbert, Washington Assistance with prescriptions North Kitsap Fishline, Poulsbo, WA Limited emergency assistance for medical, utility, transportation, ferry tickets to medical appointments North Mason County Resource, Belfair, WA Prescription Assistance for the Uninsured North Whidbey Help House, Salvation Army Prescription Assistance, Oak Harbor, WA 360-675-0681 Northeast Community Center, Spokane, Washington Prescription Assistance Northwest Lions Foundation, Lions Patient Care Grants, Seattle, WA Special Equipment and Medical Procedure Assistance Olympic Community Action Programs (Statewide) Living Assistance Peninsula FISH - Long Beach, WA Prescription Assistance (360) 642-4987 Ext: 1 Plateau Outreach Ministries, Enumclaw, Washington Provides utilities, prescription and school supply assistance Port Townsend Police Department - Salvation Army Prescription Assistance Project Hope, Lynden, WA Food, Utilities, Transportation Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, Washington Financial assistance for individuals meeting income guidelines for most medical expenses Queen Anne Helpline, Seattle, Washington Prescription Assistance Retsil Veterans Home, Retsil, Washington, Cash Assistance for Living Expenses, Medical Care St. Joseph's Hospital, Bellingham, Washington Necessary health care, low cost-no cost for persons with no other financial resources St. Leo's Parish, Tacoma, Washington Prescription Assistance St. Martin of Tours, Fife, WA Rent, Utility and limited prescription Assistance (253) 970-9037 St. Vincent de Paul, Olympia, WA Prescription Assistance Salvation Army, Everett, WA. Vouchers for free medical appointments at Providence Health Care, Prescription Vouchers, Salvation Army is located throughout Washington and provides healthcare assistance Scottish Rite Foundation, Spokane, Washington Provides Medical Assistance and loans medical equipment Skagit County Community Action Committee, Concrete, Mount Vernon, WA Provides medical assistance in certain critical needs situations. Provides medical assistance to veterans. Small Miracles - Coupeville Emergency Support Fund, Coupeville, WA Financial Assistance for Medical Costs 360) 672-5651 Veterans - Snohomish County, Everett, WA. Provides medical assistance and living assistance to vets and their families. South Beach Christian Outreach - Assistance with paying emergency living expenses, prescriptions (360) 268-1455 St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Wenatchee, WA Food Vouchers, Assistance with Prescriptions (509) 662-4569 St. Vincent de Paul, Seaview, WA Prescription Assistance (360) 642-8401 St Vincent de Paul, Richland, WA. Basic needs and financial assistance, must call first. (509) 946-1325 St. Vincent de Paul, Vancouver, WA Living expenses, basic needs, prescriptions, other St James Episcopal Church, Kent, Washington Prescription Assistance for City Residents Swedish Medical Center, North Hill, Low Cost, No Cost Health Care to Low Income Folks Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ, Carnation, WA Rent, Utilities, Food Prescriptions, Gasoline Vaschon Youth and Family Services, Vashon, WA Vouchers for Emergency Medical Prescriptions Veterans of Foreign Wars, Port Orchard and Bremerton, WA Financial cash grants for living and medical expenses Washington State Department of Health, Breast, Cervical, Colon Screening Programs Washington Women In Need Bellevue, WA- Provides assistance for payment of twelve months of health care premiums for women in need. West Seattle Helpline, Seattle, WA Financial assistance for utilities, heating fuel, bus tickets Willapa Harbor Helping Hands, South Bend, WA. Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Premium Payment Program (800) 562-3022 Medicaid recipients who have private, employer sponsored, COBRA, or Medicare Supplement insurance and are having difficulty paying the premiums may be able to receive assistance through this program Treatment Facilities Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA. Family Assistance Fund Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Swedish Cancer Center Women's Cancer Care of Seattle Floyd and Dolores Jones Cancer Institute at Virginia Mason Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Fund - Provides cash grants for food, rent, utilities, transportation, medical expenses, burial/cremation, repairs, clothing Low Cost - No Cost Colonoscopies Washington Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program Cancer Prevention and Control Unit 111 Israel Road SE PO Box P.O. Box 47855 Tumwater, WA 98504-7855 1 (888) 438-2247 Support Gilda's Club, Seattle Kamp Kesem, Allyn Washington Camp for Children Whose Parents Have Cancer SCAA provides emotional, support and counseling services. Shine Hats, hairpieces and other support items Anton's Hair Company, Bellevue, Washington Beauty and Cancer Program (206) 598-3604 A volunteer-run program at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) 24 Hour Phone Support Cancer Lifeline Support Groups Caregiving Support Teams To Assist With Care Needs King County Crisis Clinic Hope Link (425) 869-6000In partnership with the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Hopelink coordinates door-to-door transportation to and from medical appointments for low income residents on Medicaid assistance. Other types of assistance are available for families in crisis, such as housing, interpretation, energy assistance, food, emergency, and financial. Operation Uplift - Offers Support Services and Free Mammograms yearly Team Survivor Northwest - Women's Support - Fitness for Survivors- Latina Outreach Northwest Hope and Healing for Women With Gynecological Cancers Housing and Allocations During Treatment - Seattle Pete Gross House This facility of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a 70-unit apartment building located less than one-half mile from SCCA. The apartments have been specifically furnished and designed for the comfort of patients and families. Ronald McDonald House The local Ronald McDonald House offers space for 80 pediatric patients and their family members. It serves patients who are being treated currently at both Seattle Children’s and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and who live at least 45 miles away. UWMC Hospitality House (The Collegiana) This facility offers spacious, quiet rooms near University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), with a free shuttle to UWMC. The Collegiana has free Internet access, free laundry and a full kitchen in the common area. SCCA House serves SCCA patients seeking temporary lodging during treatment. This is a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility that provides a healing environment for those needing a place for a few nights, weeks or even months. There are 80 suites with three different room sizes. SCAA Airport Transportation (206) 288-1075 or volunteer@seattlecca.org SCAA provides counseling and emotional services. Genetic Testing Virginia Mason Genetic Counseling State of Washington Genetic Testing Clinics Yakima Memorial Hospital University of Washington Genetics Division Summit Therapy and Health Services, Pullman, Washington Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, WA Evergreen Health, Kirkland, WA Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Genetic Division Northwest Cancer Specialists, Vancouver, Washington DNA Diagnostics Center, Vancouver, Washington Northwest Perinatal Center, Portland, Oregon Healthcare And Other Services For The Underserved ea Mar Community Health Centers - Sea Mar Community Health Centers is a community based organization committed to providing comprehensive health and human services to the community, specializing in service to Hispanics. Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers - Promotes access to primary health care for low income and underserved populations in Washington State. Living Subsistence And Assistance Auburn Food Bank
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15. Texas
TEXAS Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance For those With Preexisting Conditions Cancer Therapy and Research Center, Univ of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX (NCI) Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas (An NCI Institution) Houston Low Cost Colonoscopies Project Accion, University of Texas, El Paso - Free Colonoscopies and Diagnostic Tests UTSW- PROSPR Clinic - Providing A Five Year Study With Diagnostic Screenings, Low Cost Testing Simmons Cancer Center - Providing A Five Year Study with Diagnostic Screenings PROSPR Clinic UT-Parkland - Providing a Five Year Study with Diagnostic Screenings PROSPR Clinic Texas Cancer Registry - Providing a Five Year Study with Diagnostic Screenings PROSPR Clinic UT School of Public Health, Dallas - Providing A Five Year Study with Diagnostice Screenings PROSPR Clinic Low Cost-No Cost Cancer Screenings National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) Dallas County Hospital District This program offers breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic testing, follow-up, and case management services. Screening services offered include clinical breast exams, mammograms, and pap tests. Diagnostic services include diagnostic mammograms breast ultrasounds and biopsies, and colposcopies and biopsies. Dallas County Hospital District Dallas (214) 266-3306 The Freer Center Fort Worth (817) 924-1999 Cancer Screening – Colorectal Health Home Test Health Home Test offers reduced cost FOBTs (Fecal Occult Blood Tests), a test for colorectal cancer that can be done in the home. Health Home Test Arlington (800) 929-2044 Methodist Hospital: West Dallas Multipurpose Center – Central Dallas Dallas (214) 947-0000 Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic – Central Dallas Dallas (214) 947-0000 Martin Luther King Community Center – Central Dallas Dallas (214) 947-0000 Parkland Health and Hospital System Dallas (214) 266-1694 UT Southwestern Medical Center 214-648-7421 Genetic Testing: UT Southwestern - Arielle Yorczyk, MS, CGC Certified Genetic Counselor UT Southwestern Medical Center Moncrief Cancer Institute Scheduling: 214 645-2563 P: 817 838-4874 F: 214 645-2562 UT Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Center Bedford (817) 857-2800 YWCA Women’s Resource Center Dallas (214) 584-2341 People’s Community Clinic – Austin, TX http://www.austinpcc.org/ 2909 North IH-35, Austin, Texas 78722 512-478-4939 CommUnityCare Family Wellness Center North Address: 2901 North IH 35, Suite 101 Austin, Texas 78722 Contact: Coordinator (512) 471-9091 Cost / Fees: sliding scale Eligibility: To qualify, a woman must: Meet income guidelines (one person household can earn no more than 21,660 per year, two person household no more than 29,140, three person household no more than 36,620, and a four person household no more than 44,100. Call for limits for larger household sizes) Be uninsured or underinsured Be age 40 – 64 years for breast cancer screening and diagnostic services Be age 21 – 64 years for cervical cancer screening services Be age 18 – 64 years for cervical cancer diagnostic services Handicap Accessible: Yes Language(s): Spanish ,English Program Dates Program Times Mon, Weds, Thurs 9:00am – 4:00pm El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission, Inc. Address: 7000 Woodhue Bldg C Austin, Texas 78745 Contact: (512) 439-0720 Cost / Fees: sliding scale Eligibility: To qualify, a woman must: Meet income guidelines (one person household can earn no more than 21,660 per year, two person household no more than 29,140, three person household no more than 36,620, and a four person household no more than 44,100. Call for limits for larger household sizes) Be uninsured or underinsured Be age 40 – 64 years for breast cancer screening and diagnostic services Be age 21 – 64 years for cervical cancer screening services Be age 18 – 64 years for cervical cancer diagnostic services Handicap Accessible: Yes Language(s): English Program Dates Program Times Mon – Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm Texas Department of State Health Services Address: Prevention and Primary Care Services 1100 West 49th St, MC 1923 Austin, Texas 78756 Contact: BCCCP (512) 458-7796 Cost / Fees: sliding scale Eligibility: To qualify, a woman must: Meet income guidelines (one person household can earn no more than 21,660 per year, two person household no more than 29,140, three person household no more than 36,620, and a four person household no more than 44,100. Call for limits for larger household sizes) Be uninsured or underinsured Be age 40 – 64 years for breast cancer screening and diagnostic services Be age 21 – 64 years for cervical cancer screening services Be age 18 – 64 years for cervical cancer diagnostic services Handicap Accessible: Yes Language(s): Spanish ,English Program Dates Program Times Mon – Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm Texas Laws Re: Genetic Testing - Statutes Covering Genetic Testing
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PENNSYLVANIA   Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance for Those With Preexisting Conditions   Pennsylvania Colorectal Cancer Control Program Cancer Prevention and Control Pennsylvania Department of Health Room 1011 625 Forster Street Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701 717-787-5251   Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania an NCI Institute Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania University of Pittsburg Cancer Institute - Genetic Counseling Svcs -Screening & Detection   Bringing Hope Home   Providing financial resources for Philadelphia Families Hosts for Hospitals   Provides Lodging for Those Coming To Philadelphia for Medical Care    
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17. Wisconsin
WISCONSIN   ABC For Health,  A Public Interest Law Firm Connecting WI Families to Health Care Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin (Yet to Come) Uncompensated Care (Charity Program)  in Wisconsin. Favre for Hope Gilda's Club Madison Wisconsin 7907 UW Health Court Middleton, WI 53562 Phone: 608-828-8880 Fax: 608-828-8880 - See more at: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/MainMenu/Cancer-Support/Find-a-Local-Program/Wisconsin.html#sthash.S2A2et1C.dpuf   Share the Care Share the Care provides a road map on how to create a caregiver team (comprised of friends, relatives, neighbors, co-workers, etc.) to provide individuals and families with help to meet the daily challenges of illness. Share the Care insures that the person who is ill has the support he or she needs and that no caregiver has to do this very difficult task alone. The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center has developed a 12-minute video to explain the program. The video can be obtained by contacting (608) 265-4618 or nafreeman@uwcarbone.wisc.edu.   American Cancer Society Navigator American Cancer Society Navigators offer free, confidential, one-on-one support to cancer patients and those who care for them. Navigators listen, learn your needs and create an individualized plan made just for you. Navigators provide a vital link between a cancer survivor and resources in the community, including transportation, lodging, and other American Cancer Society programs such as At Home which provides access to free medical equipment for cancer patients, including hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers and commodes. Call 800-ACS-2345 and ask for your regional navigator. Catholic Charities Center for Patient Partnerships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison The Center for Patient Partnerships serves patients with life-threatening and serious chronic illnesses and their families, regardless of income or residence. Patient advocates work with clients to help them make more informed medical decisions, access care, navigate employment issues, find support and build their own self-advocacy skills as needed. The Center trains professional/graduate students in law, medicine, social work, nursing, pharmacy, public affairs, psychology, biology, health systems engineering and others who will work in or around the health care system in their future careers. Advocacy may include issues surrounding diagnosis and treatment, coordination of care and support, family matters, employment, medical bills/insurance, public benefits or public/private disability. For more information, e-mail advocacy@patientpartnerships.org or call (608) 890-0321.   Community Health Charities of Wisconsin Partnering with America's most trusted health charities to deliver credible health information, community-focused volunteer activities and efficient charitable giving to employees in the workplace.    Gilda's Club Madison Gilda's Club Madison will provide one place for men, women and children living with cancer, as well as their family and friends, to gather. Gilda's Club is a free, non-profit support community for anyone touched by any kind of cancer as well as their families and friends. It's a warm and welcoming, non-residential clubhouse where men, women, and children come together to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care. Those interested in joining Gilda’s Club can call (608) 828-8880 to attend a new member meeting. Individuals can participate as much or as little as they want. There is no required time commitment and there are no expectations. Membership is free.   Grant County Department of Social Services  Apply online for financial assistance   Grant County Emergency Food Resources   Boscobel UMC Food Pantry 104 Buchanan Street Boscobel, WI 53805 608.375.4565 Limited to Boscobel area residents. Cassville Emergency Food Fund 608.725.5528 608.725.2340 608.725.5595 Limited to Cassville School District Residents. Hazel Green Food Pantry 2115 N Main Street Hazel Green, WI 53811 608.854.2536 Limited to residents of Southwestern, Cuba CIty and Benton School Districts. Fennimore Food Pantry Depot Exchange 1170 Lincoln Avenue Fennimore, WI 53809 608.822.4060 Limited to Fennimore School District Residents. Lancaster Food Pantry 225 South Madison Street Lancaster, WI 53813 608.723-7070 Limited to Lancaster, Potosi, Cassville, Livingston, and Monfort areas. Livingston Area Outreach 608.943.6260 Available anytime by appointment. Limited to Livingston area residents. Platteville Food Pantry 1345 N Water Street P.O. Box 127 Platteville, WI 53818 608.778.8572 Limited to Platteville residents. Riverdale Food Pantry 116 West Beech Street Muscoda, WI 53573 608.739.3391 608.739.4017 608.739.3933 Limited to Riverdale School District residents Southwest Community Action Program Food Pantries 1108 Wisconsin Avenue, Boscobel, WI 53805 608.375.5903 35 West Main Street, Platteville, WI 53818 608.348.3782   HOPE of Wisconsin (Hospice Organization and Palliative Experts of Wisconsin) Serving the needs of terminally ill people and their families throughout Wisconsin.   In Health Community Wellness Clinic, Bascobel, Wisconsin  Serving Crawford and Grant County   Life After Cancer Networking Group For those who have completed the majority of their treatment and are within six months to one year after treatment. People with cancer are welcome, as well and their family and friends. Meets monthly at Gilda's Club, 7907 UW Health Court, Madison. For more information, call (608) 828-8880.    Look Good … Feel Better A community-based, free service that teaches female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Volunteer beauty professionals lead small groups, usually consisting of six to ten women, through practical, hands-on experience. Women learn about makeup techniques, skincare, nail care, and options related to hair loss such as wigs, turbans and scarves. Each group program participant receives a free kit of cosmetics for use during and after the workshop. Call (800) 227-2345 and ask for your regional navigator. Luthern Social Services Make A Wish Foundation of Wisconsin Man to Man A supportive gathering of men who have experienced prostate cancer. Meetings are both sharing and educational. No charge. Meets twice monthly. Call (800) 227-2345 and ask for your regional navigator.   Men's Networking Group For men who are living with cancer or who love someone living with cancer. Group meets monthly at Gilda's Club, 7907 UW Health Court, Madison. For more information, call (608) 828-8880. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Reach To Recovery This program offered by the American Cancer Society can help breast cancer patients (female and male) cope with their diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Talking with a specially trained Reach to Recovery volunteer can provide a measure of comfort and an opportunity for emotional grounding and informed decision-making. Volunteers are breast cancer survivors who give patients and family members an opportunity to express feelings, verbalize fears and concerns, and ask questions of someone who is knowledgeable and level-headed. Most importantly, Reach to Recovery volunteers offer understanding, support, and hope because they themselves have survived breast cancer and gone on to live normal, productive lives. Call (800) 227-2345 and ask for your regional navigator. Road to Recovery Program that assists ambulatory cancer patients with ground transportation to and from cancer treatment. Call (800) 227-2345 and ask for your regional navigator.   Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison   TEAMSurvivor Madison The mission of TEAMSurvivor Madison, Inc. is to provide women cancer survivors a variety of fitness activities, education and support while taking an active role in our physical and emotional well-being. TEAMSurvivor is unique in that it is open to women surviving any type of cancer diagnosis. Its programs are open to women of all ages and fitness levels, in all stages of cancer treatment and recovery. Visit the TEAMSurvivor Madison website or e-mail info@teamsurvivormadison.org.   United Way 2-1-1 United Way 2-1-1 is a community resource line, providing 24-hour, 365-day a year, free and confidential information and referral services for people in Dane County who are in need of help. Call 2-1-1 within Dane County or (608) 246-4357 from outside Dane County and from cellular phones.   WeCanRow-Madison Camp Randall Rowing Club's WeCanRow-Madison program is designed to provide wellness and recovery options for breast and other cancer survivors with the objective of helping women re-orient themselves to their bodies and learn to accommodate the profound effects of cancer, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and reconstructive surgery. The goal is to give these women a sense of control and to put them in contact with other cancer survivors, while at the same time helping them to rebuild physical strength and mental focus. For more information, visit the WeCanRow-Madison website, e-mail camprandallrowingclub@gmail.com or call Steve Schaefer or Sally Miley at (608) 256-3636.   The Witness Project The Witness Project is a health program for African-American women, which features a group of women who each "witness" about their triumph over breast or cervical cancer. These women provide support, encouragement and hope for one another. This project also offers community education regarding breast self-exam, pap tests, and signs and symptoms of breast and cervical cancer and provides a list of resources that offer low or no cost services to women of color. For more information, call (608) 658-3758.   Wisconsin Well Woman Wisconsin Well Woman is a statewide program that provides free breast and cervical cancer screening for women who have limited or no insurance. Women must meet age and income eligibility criteria in order to enroll in the program. Members may choose from more than 25 area clinics for screening. For more information, call (608) 242-6392.   Young Survivors Networking Group For those with a cancer connection who are in their 20's, 30's and early 40's. Meets monthly at Gilda's Club, 7907 UW Health Court, Madison. For more information, call (608) 828-8880.    Cancer Connect Staffed by skilled nurses and health education.  Cancer Connect offers information on services available at the UW Comprehensive Cancer Center.  This service is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (608) 262-5223 or 1-800-622-8922 Website:  uwccc@uwccc.wisc.edu   CareWear CareWear offers products for women who are receiving treatment for cancer.  These include breast prostheses, breast forms, bras, natural hair eyebrows, headscarves, lymphedema sleeves, and more.  Services are offered at UW Health East and West Clinics and the Breast Center at UW Hospital. (608) 262-2609.   Wigs for Patients Sponsored by the Friends of UW Hospital & Clinics, Inc., wigs, turbans and scarves available at no charge for patients who are receiving treatment at the UW.  Call volunteer services department one week in advance for appointment at (608) 266-6025.   The Center for Patient Partnerships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a University-based cooperative, interdisciplinary program that is committed to helping cancer patients get the answers, treatment, communication, and supoort they need.  Services are provided free of charge. (608)-265-6267 Email: info@patientpartnerships.org Website:www.patientpartnerships.org   Genetic Counseling UW offers cancer genetics risk assessment and counseling to women and men who have concerns about their personal and/or family history of cancer.  To schedule an appointment contact the UW Clinical Genetics Center at          (608) 263-7284.    Madison Area Brain Tumor Support Group All brain tumor survivors and their family or support persons are invited to share their brain tumor experiences in an effort to provide a supportive and educational experience.  Meetings take place at UW Hospital. (608) 265-1192   REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE CENTER   Young Women’s Cancer Support Group This is a support group for young women who are dealing with the emotional and physical challenges that are different for women who are facing the cancer diagnosis at a young age.  For further details call or e-mail: (608) 263-8521 Website:  mick@spwl.net   Prostate Cancer Resources   Man to Man Support Groups A supportive gathering of men who have experienced prostate cancer.  Meetings are both sharing and educational.  No charge.  Meets twice monthly. Call (800)ACS-2345 and ask for your regional navigator.   Us TOO Support Groups Available in Racine, Milwaukee, and other places. Website:  www.ustoo.com Phone:  (630)795-1002   American Urological Association Website:  www.urologyhealth.org or www.auanet.org   United Way 2-1-1 United Way 2-1-1, formerly First Call for Help, is a community resource line, providing 24-hour, 365-day a year, free and confidential information and referral services for people in Dane County who are in need of help.  Call 2-1-1 within Dane County or (608)246-4357 from outside Dane County and from celllular phones.       Froedtert & Medical College Cancer Center, Web site: Cancer Center at Froedtert; Sue Derus, phone: (414) 805-4350 See Froedtert & Medical College's Cancer Center's 2006 Annual Report (PDF)           Kathy's House, 600 N. 103 Street, Milwaukee, WI 53226, is located about a mile from our affiliated hospitals, is an independent hospitality house where out-of-town patients, family members, and caregivers can stay overnight. There is no charge, but donations are appreciated. The lodging is comfortable, offering 18 private bedrooms with baths. (414) 453-8290 or mail@kathys-house.org   Turville Bay Radiological and Oncology Care Center, Madison    Calumet County Resources:   Calumet County Benefit Specialist for Public Assistance 920-849-1451 Calumet County Disability Benefit Specialist  920-849-1451 Housing Authority of the City of Chilton  920-849-7042 SUBSIDIZED HOUSING RESOURCE Appleton Housing Authority 925 W. Northland Ave., Appleton 920-739-6811  G&D Management Scattered Site Duplexes (Tri-County Area) Milwaukee 414-273-3779  Kaukauna Housing Authority 125 W. 10th St., Kaukauna 920-766-4772  Neenah Court Apartments 2112 Marathon Ave., Neenah 920-722-9136  Outagamie County Housing Authority 3020 E. Winslow Ave., Appleton 920-731-9781  Primrose Apartments 1316 Primrose Ln., Neenah 920-729-0672  Woodridge Gardens 3040 Green Meadow Dr., Appleton 920-733-8811  Dominion Management 37 Tayco St., Menasha 920-729-6336  Fireside Commons 115 Professional Plaza, Neenah 920-722-2242  Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities 611 N. Morrison St., Appleton 920-731-6644  New London Housing Authority 505 Division St., New London 920-982-8509  Parkview Village 2820 Kernan Ave., Appleton 920-731-7288 Fuel Assistance Program, ESI Energy Assistance, 18 W. Main Street, Chilton, WI. Leaven, 1475 Opportunity Way, Menasha, WI   920-738-9635  Rent and Utility Assistance Theda Care At Home Hospice  Theda Care Genetic Testing MEDICAL FACILITES  APPLETON MEDICAL CENTER ADDRESS: 1818 N. Meade Street  Appleton, WI 54911 PHONE: (920) 731-4101 WEBSITE: www.thedacare.org CALUMET MEDICAL CENTER ADDRESS: 614 Memorial Drive  Chilton, WI 53014 PHONE: (920) 849-2386  WEBSITE: www.affinity.org ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL ADDRESS: 1506 S. Oneida Street  Appleton, WI 54911 PHONE: (920) 738-2000 WEBSITE: www.affinity.org ST. VINCENT HOSPITAL ADDRESS: 835 S. Van Buren St.  Green Bay, WI 54307-3508 PHONE: (920) 432-8621 WEBSITE: www.stvincenthospital.org 65BELLIN HOSPITAL ADDRESS: 744 S. Webster Avenue  Green Bay, WI 54305-3400 PHONE: (920) 433-3630 WEBSITE: www.bellin.org ST. NICHOLAS HOSPITAL ADDRESS: 1601 N. Taylor Dr.  Sheboygan, WI 53081 PHONE: (920) 459-4739 FAX: (920) 452-8336 WEBSITE: www.stnicholashospital.org THEDA CLARK MEDICAL CENTER ADDRESS: 130 Second St.  Neenah, WI 54956 PHONE: (920) 729-3100 WEBSITE: www.thedacare.org Fox Cities Community Clinic, 1800 N. Appleton Road, Menasha, Wisconsin  920-731-7445 Salvation Army 16 W. Main Street, Chilton, WI St. Vincent De Paul: FOOD PANTRIES: Holy Family Parish  1100 Ryan St., Brillion, WI  Open 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. till noon   Holy Rosary Parish  1814 Madison St. (School gym), New Holstein, WI  Open 3rd Friday, 5:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m.  SERVICES: Hilbert Area financial and in kind services available on an individual case basis. Call (920) 849-4859 or  (920) 418-5075  Chilton Area services available through the Good Shepherd Parish. Call (920) 849-9363.  Department of Health and Human Services  920-849-1400  Financial, Fuel and medical assistance 206 Court Street, Chilton, WI CANCER C.A.R.E.S. Meeting – fourth Tuesday of Each Month – 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Cancer Awareness, Resources, Education & Support) Care, Knowledge, & Support for individuals with cancer and their  family members or friends. All are welcome including survivors, those in remission, & those in active treatment. No registration required. Calumet Medical Center – Free 614 Memorial Drive Chilton, WI 53014 FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP Family Caregiver Support Group Meeting – Last Thursday of Every Month – 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.  Recognizing that caring for others is not only rewarding, but at times stressful, this program will explore the natural transition where aging parents, relatives or friends need help from those around them. No  registration required. Calumet County Courthouse - Free 206 Court Street, Room 301 (3rd floor)  Chilton, WI 53014 Call the ADRC at (920) 849-1451 for more information, transportation, or respite services CHARIOT CABULANCE SERVICE LLC W2748 Mueller Rd. Hilbert, WI 54129 PHONE: (920) 277-1802  PURPOSE: Chariot Cabulance Service is a non-emergency transportation provider that can meet all of your needs with one phone call. Chariot will provide transportation for (but is not limited to): scheduled  doctor’s appointments, dialysis and radiation treatments, hospital discharges, pulmonarycardiac-and orthopedic rehab, holiday and religious functions, all family functions. COST: Cost varies according to day of the week and time of day. Call for more information. CONTACT: Melissa Seefeld, President   Updated 7/13/2013            
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