Susan G. Komen® New England Grant-Funded Programs
Click here for a complete list of our grant programs in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Komen Treatment Assistance Program
M-F 9AM – 10PM
1-877 GO KOMEN or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The following assistance is available for qualifying breast cancer patients:
—Assessment by an oncology social worker
—Financial assistance for:
Oral pain and anti-nausea medication
Oral chemotherapy/hormone therapy
Child care/elder care
Transportation to and from treatment
Lymphedema care and supplies
Durable medical equipment
—Breast cancer education
—Information about local resources
The Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
The Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (CBCCEDP) is a comprehensive screening program available throughout Connecticut for medically underserved women. The primary objective of the program is to significantly increase the number of women who receive breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic and treatment referral services. All services are offered free of charge through the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s contracted health care providers located statewide. For more information, contact The Connecticut Department of Public Health at 860-509-8251.
UConn Health Breast Cancer Support Group
Uconn Health Breast Cancer Support Group engages with other women who have “been there” and understand the challenges that a breast cancer diagnosis brings into everyday life. Here, you can share stories, concerns, victories, and much more with other women who have also gone through it.
Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program
Free breast and cervical cancer screenings are available for eligible Maine residents. For help finding an enrollment site or to get more information, call this toll free number: 1-800-350-5180 (TTY: 711).
Women’s Health Network
Free breast and cervical cancer screenings are available for eligible, uninsured Massachusetts residents through the Department of Public Health Women’s Health Network. For help finding an enrollment site or to get more information, call this toll free number: 1-877-414-4447 (TTY 617-624-5992). The toll free number includes messages in Spanish and Portuguese as well as English.
Let No Woman Be Overlooked Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
The Let No Woman Be Overlooked program provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings to women age 21-64 who have no health insurance or have insurance that does not pay for screening tests and with family incomes at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level. Income guidelines are updated each year in February. Screenings are offered at many health care sites including NH hospitals and physician offices. Call (800) 852-3345, ext. 4931 for more information.
Women’s Cancer Screening Program
The Rhode Island Department of Health Women’s Cancer Screening Program covers the cost of breast screening to program-eligible women. Call 401-222-4324 for more information.
Ladies First: Cancer Screening for Women
For more than 20 years, Ladies First has provided low-income, uninsured, and underserved women access to timely breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services. Ladies First is Vermont’s implementation of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Contact the Member Services Coordinator at (800) 508-2222 with any questions.