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RESOURCES

 

Thank you for visiting the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation Resources page. We encourage you to browse through this section to discover which resources best meet your needs. Detailed descriptions can be found in the individual resource sections. 

 

Our resource list includes financial resources for:

  • Screening and treatment
  • Co-pays and deductibles
  • Other financial needs such as rent and utilities

 

Resources are divided into three main groups:

 

NATIONAL RESOURCES 

National Organizations-  National breast cancer organizations that provide financial services across the country. These organizations provide funds directly to patients. They do not have locations in individual states; any that have affiliates that provide funds for services are listed in state listings.

Hill-Burton Program - The Hill-Burton Program provides funds to hospitals and other health facilities to:
(1) provide a reasonable amount of free or reduced-cost care to people unable to pay
(2) make services available to all people living in that local area.
***Eligibility rules and procedures may vary by facility. If you are in need of services, please call the numbers listed  to find out if they have funds for your needs. Not every facility covers the same conditions.*** 

 

STATEWIDE RESOURCES (Under Construction)

Community Heatlh Centers (Federally Qualified Health Centers, FQHC) These clinics provide primary medical and dental care to people of all ages, whether or not they have health insurance. Services are provided on a sliding fee scale, based on  ability to pay. Find a clinic based on your location: http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/

County Health Departments County Health Departments are a good source to look for special programs (including the Breast and Cerivcal Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP) outlined below); however, not all offer primary care. To find department locations that offer primary care, visit their websites to see if any of the programs will fit your needs, including access to mammograms.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP) - The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP) makes it easy to get the breast and cervical cancer screenings that doctors recommend. The screenings are free or low cost if you meet program eligibility requirements. There are many BCCEDP sites located throughout Florida. Click to contact your local health department to find a site near you.

 

LOCAL RESOURCES (Listed by County and/or City)

Other Resources for Screening Services (Grants with Expiration Dates)

City Specific Resources  (Under Construction)