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Financial Resources —Did you know that there are many financial resources that can help people living with breast cancer? Find out more

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Local Resources

If you are in need of further information about breast health services, please click on your county to receive possible resources:

     
Find local screening support in the Chicagoland Area Community. Find more information on who we are funding and the services they provide. Learn why it is important to provide support to the Chicagoland Area Community. Contact us to attend a health fair or speak at an event.

Cook County
A Silver Lining Foundation
Access Community Health Network
Asian Heath Coalition
Erie Family Health Center
Esperanza Health Centers
Korean American Community Services
Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force
MetroSouth Medical Center
Mount Sinai Hospital
Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
Stroger Hospital
Swedish Covenant Hospital
University of Illinois at Chicago


 
DuPage County:
Korean American Community Services

 
Kane County:
Korean American Community Services
Rush-Copley Medical Center
Visiting Nurse Association of Fox Valley

 
Lake County:
Korean American Community Services
YWCA of Lake County


McHenry County:
Family Health Partnership Clinic
Korean American Community Services

 

Additional Resources

Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force
http://www.chicagobreastcancer.org
The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force works to reduce the racial, ethnic and class disparity in the breast cancer mortality rate in metropolitan Chicago. The Force has a host of health organizations that can partner with the community to promote health. To find projects, programs and services, visit the Programs and Services page of the website or call 312-942-3368.

Sisters Network – Chicago
http://sistersnetworkchicagochapter.org
Sisters Network®, Inc., is a community-based organization made up of African American breast cancer survivors.  Founded in January 2000, Sisters Network saw an urgent need to unite with other survivors, communities and healthcare professionals in the fight against breast cancer. Visit thei website to find out more information on meetings and programs.

Gilda’s Club – Chicago Chapter
www.gildasclubchicago.org
Gilda’s Club opened its signature red door in 1998.  The Club provides a warm and welcoming meeting place for men, women and children diagnosed with cancer, as well as their family and friends.  Members can connect with others to build a social, emotional and informational support system as an essential supplement to medical care.  Membership and programs are free of charge, and include networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events.  For more information, call 312-464-9900 or visit the website.

No Wooden Nickels
www.nowoodennickels.org
No Wooden Nickels began in 2005 in an effort to address the overwhelming lack of financial resources available to low-income cancer patients. NWN is the only organization of its kind devoted exclusively to providing indirect expense assistance to low-income cancer patients. The mission of No Wooden Nickels through the MedStart-5 program is to provide valuable, indirect expense assistance to low-income cancer patients to continue treatment.

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.  It focuses on cancer prevention and saving lives through research, education, advocacy and service.  Visit their website to find the ACS office nearest you.