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250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Local Phone: 404-320-3333 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-227-2345 (1-800-ACS-2345) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. In addition to providing a wide variety of services and programs for cancer patients, family, friends, and caregivers, the ACS also supports cancer research, advocacy, and education. The Cancer Helpline, available 24 hours/day, connects callers with trained staff that can help answer general questions about cancer, recent diagnoses and treatment. Cancer Information Specialists can also provide information on support services and assist in finding local and national financial assistance programs.

Information is available in both English and Spanish, with select topics available in 11 other languages.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, some services and programs may have been suspended. For up-to-date information on available services, visit the Support Programs and Services web page or contact the ACS at the phone number above.

ACS programs and services include:
Health Insurance Assistance Service: health insurance specialists provide information for those who have lost, or are in danger of losing, their health care coverage
Hope Lodge: lodging for patients and caregivers
I Can Cope: online cancer education classes for patients and loved ones
Online Support Communities
Reach to Recovery: breast cancer support
Road to Recovery: rides to treatment
tlc (Tender Loving Care): catalog and website of hair loss and mastectomy products
Categories: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medical Supplies, Wigs, Prostheses , Medication (includes co-payments), Screening, Treatment, Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups
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500 N. 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401-1206
Local Phone: For calls from outside the U.S.: 763-406-8140 (Patient Services) or 763-406-5800 (general information)
Free Line: 1-888-999-6743 (Patient Services for patients and families), 1-800-627-7692 (1-800-MARROW2) (for general information)
patientinfo@nmdp.org
Operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, Be The Match® is the largest and most diverse bone marrow registry in the world. The registry includes more than 22 million volunteers willing to donate bone marrow and 300,000 units of umbilical cord blood. Be The Match® supports patients, caregivers and families before, during and after a transplant through one-on-one support, referrals and free educational resources. The Patient Assistance Grant Program helps eligible patients, and their caregivers, access financial support for costs associated with a donor search, travel, housing, and prescription co-pays. Calls are answered in English and Spanish, with additional support offered in more than 100 languages.
Categories: Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment, Health Professional Referrals, Lodging & Travel

The Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC) is a coalition of organizations that help cancer patients manage financial and practical challenges. Patients and health care providers can search the CFAC online database for cancer support organizations by diagnosis, location, and/or type of assistance. While CFAC cannot respond to individual requests for financial assistance, patients may contact member organizations directly for information and assistance.
Categories: General Living Expenses, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medical Supplies, Wigs, Prostheses , Medication (includes co-payments), Scholarships & Camps, Treatment
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275 Seventh Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Local Phone: 212-712-8400 (Administrative)
Free Line: 1-800-813-4673 (1-800-813-HOPE) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
info@cancercare.org
CancerCare provides free, professional support services and information to help anyone affected by cancer. Services include individual and group counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, practical help and referrals. Limited financial assistance may be available for select cancer-related expenses. Information on current programs is available online or by calling CancerCare directly. Short-term counseling is provided by oncology social workers and is available in-person (at their local offices), online or over the telephone.

Many resources, including counseling, are available in Spanish.
Categories: Medication (includes co-payments), Counseling, Educational Programs , Support Groups
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22nd Floor
275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Local Phone: 212-601-9750 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Free Line: 1-866-552-6729 (1-866-55-COPAY) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
information@cancercarecopay.org
The CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (CCAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping qualified patients afford co-payments, coinsurance and deductibles for prescribed cancer treatments. Patients must be in active treatment or have a treatment plan in place prior to applying. Assistance programs may change depending on available funding.

For the latest information on covered diagnoses and program eligibility, contact the CCAF or visit their website. Co-payment specialists are also available to refer clients to other public and/or private financial assistance programs. For information in Spanish, contact the CCAF directly.
Categories: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment
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6900 Dallas Parkway
Ste 200
Plano, TX 75024
Local Phone: 972-608-7141 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-877-968-7233 (Responds to calls in English only, 8am-5pm CST)
info@mygooddays.org
Good Days provides financial support for qualified patients with chronic and life-altering diseases (including some types of cancer), allowing them access to treatment that may otherwise be unaffordable. Programs may include assistance with prescription co-pay and health insurance premiums, diagnostic testing, and treatment-related travel expenses. Assistance programs may change depending on available funding.

Information on current programs, eligibility criteria, and other support resources is available online or by speaking with a Care Navigator. Support in Spanish is available over the phone and via chat.
Categories: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments)
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P.O. Box 489
Buckeystown, MD 21717
Free Line: 1-800-675-8416 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
grants@healthwellfoundation.org
The HealthWell Foundation® provides full or partial financial assistance to eligible individuals who cannot afford prescription copayments, health insurance premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance, pediatric treatment costs and travel expenses. Eligibility and funding are dependent on several criteria, including insurance coverage, household income, diagnosis, and treatment. A full list of the diseases and medications covered, as well as income requirements, is provided on the Foundation's website. Patients or family members can apply online or over-the-phone.
Categories: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment
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3 International Drive, Suite 200
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Free Line: 1-800-955-4572 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
infocenter@lls.org
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) is dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and services to patients and caregivers. Support services include local support groups, online chat, an online patient community, and peer-to-peer support that links patients and their families with a trained volunteer who has experienced a similar situation.

Additional resources include educational programs, publications, home-care services, financial assistance, and information tailored to caregivers. Information specialists are available over-the-phone to assist with questions related to diagnosis and treatment, financial and social challenges, and support. Information is available in Spanish, with language interpretation available in 170 languages. LLS has chapter offices located throughout the United States and Canada.
Categories: Hodgkin Lymphoma, Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Other Cancers, General Living Expenses, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments), Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

623 W 38th St
Ste 300
Austin, TX 78705
Free Line: 1-855-220-7777 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Livestrong provides free, confidential, one-on-one support to anyone affected by cancer, including patients, loved ones, friends, health care professionals and caregivers. Through education, referrals, and counseling services, Livestrong helps patients, and their loved ones, manage the physical, emotional, and practical effects of cancer. Support resources provide information on insurance, employment and financial concerns, transportation, emotional support and counseling, treatment concerns and clinical trials, nutrition, specialized services for young adults, and information on fertility and associated financial support programs. Livestrong Cancer Navigators provide over-the-phone assistance in English and Spanish.
Categories: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Educational Programs

7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
Local Phone: 410-786-3000 (Responds to calls in English only)
Medicaid.gov@cms.hhs.gov
Medicaid (Medical Assistance) is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income individuals and families who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law. Although the Federal Government establishes general guidelines for the program, Medicaid is a state-administered program, and each state sets its own guidelines regarding eligibility and services. Information about coverage is available from local state welfare offices, state health departments, state social service agencies, or the state Medicaid office. The Vaccines for Children Program (VCP) provides immunization services for children 18 and under who are Medicaid eligible, uninsured, underinsured, and receiving childhood immunizations through a Federally Qualified Health Center or Rural Health Clinic, or are Native American or Alaska Native. Spanish-speaking staff are available in some offices.
Categories: Childhood, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments)

7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
Free Line: 1-800-633-4227 (1-800-MEDICARE) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
TTY Line: 1-877-486-2048
Medicare is a Federal Government health insurance program that is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease. Medicare is divided into four parts - Parts A, B, C, and D. Part A is Hospital Insurance and helps pay for inpatient hospital care and care at nursing facilities, hospice, and home health care services. Part B is Medical Insurance and covers doctor services, outpatient care, and some preventive services. Part C is the Medicare Advantage Plans, which allow you to get Medicare benefits through private companies approved by and under contract with Medicare (includes Part A, Part B, and usually other benefits Medicare doesn't cover). Most plans also provide prescription drug coverage. Part D is Prescription Drug Coverage and is run by private companies approved by Medicare. Medicare reimburses patient care costs for its beneficiaries who participate in clinical trials designed to diagnose or treat cancer. To receive information on eligibility, explanations of coverage, and related publications, call Medicare or visit their Web site. Some publications are available in Spanish.
Categories: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments)

5th Floor
383 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
Local Phone: 203-229-0464 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-603-6628 (available M-F, 9am-7pm ET)
info@themmrf.org
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) provides information for patients with multiple myeloma and other types of plasma cell disorders. In addition to resources specific to the disease, including information on signs and symptoms, initial diagnosis, and treatment options, a variety of publications and educational programs are available for patients and their caregivers. The MMRF also provides information on finding a treatment center, support groups, and financial assistance programs. Nurse Patient Navigators offer information and support over-the-phone, via email and through social media. Select publications are available in Spanish.
Categories: Multiple Myeloma, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment, Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals, Support Groups
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Post Office Box 219
Gloucester, MA 01931
Local Phone: 978-281-6666
Free Line: 1-800-503-6897 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
info@needymeds.org
NeedyMeds is an online information resource dedicated to helping people who can't afford medications and other healthcare costs. Their website provides information on prescription assistance, drug discount coupons, rebates and cards, diagnosis-specific programs, free or low-cost clinics, scholarships, and transportation. Eligibility criteria varies by program. Additional information includes patient education and treatment resources, brochures, and webinars. A toll-free helpline is also available to assist those who do not have access to a computer or who might need further assistance. Many online resources are available in Spanish.


Categories: Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Scholarships & Camps, Treatment, Health Professional Referrals

421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Free Line: 1-866-512-3861 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) provides direct financial assistance with co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles required by the patient’s insurer for medications prescribed to treat and manage their disease. CPR counselors work directly with the patient, or care provider, to obtain necessary medical, insurance, and income information to advance the application. Assistance funds are allocated to specific diagnoses and may change depending on available funding; not every disease is covered by a program.

For the latest information on covered diagnoses and program eligibility, contact the CPR or visit their website. Phone support is available in Spanish and other languages.
Categories: Medication (includes co-payments)
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2922 Rosedale Street
Houston, TX 77004
Local Phone: 713-781-0255 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-781-1808 (Responds to calls in English only)
infonet@sistersnetworkinc.org
Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI) is a national African American breast cancer survivorship organization that addresses the breast health needs of African American women through its affiliate chapters and partnerships with existing service providers. Sisters Network has a breast cancer assistance program (B-CAP) that provides assistance to women facing financial challenges after diagnosis. The program provides financial assistance for mammograms, copays, office visits, prescriptions, and medical-related lodging and transportation. An application form to apply for assistance may be obtained by calling or sending in a request via e-mail.
Categories: Breast, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Screening, Educational Programs

P.O. Box 204
Norwood, NJ 07648
Local Phone: 646-942-0242
Free Line: 1-877-880-8622 (1-877-880-TNBC) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
TNBCHelpline@cancercare.org
The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation (TNBC), in partnership with CancerCare, offers free, professional support services to anyone affected by triple negative breast cancer. Online resources include information on diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, publications, and a variety of educational and support forums.

The TNBC Helpline, available in English and Spanish, is staffed by experienced oncology social workers with specific knowledge of the disease. Helpline staff can also connect callers with CancerCare services, including: co-pay assistance, transportation and other social services.
Categories: Breast, Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Counseling
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701 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Local Phone: 703-836-7112 (Responds to calls in English only)
United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for a network of community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. The United Way works to advance the common good by focusing on education, income stability, and health. Local United Way organizations create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues. Common focus areas include helping childhood patients and young adults achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people’s health. Information on the Web site is available in Spanish.
Categories: Childhood, General Living Expenses, International, Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments)
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