Your health is important to us. Even if you aren’t eligible for free breast or cervical cancer screenings or heart health tests through Women’s Wellness Connection or WISEWOMAN, it’s still important for you to get checked. Additional resources are below.
Over 90% of women who find breast or cervical cancer early survive at least 5 years. Heart disease kills more women in the U.S. than any other disease, yet many women don’t feel bad or show signs of sickness until the disease is far along. Annual screenings and preventive efforts can make a big impact on your health.
Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program): Public health insurance for low-income Coloradans who qualify.
Connect for Health Colorado: Colorado’s Health Insurance Marketplace, the only place to apply for financial assistance to help reduce costs and get access to free, in-person help available statewide.
Colorado Community Health Centers (CHCs): In Colorado, these clinics provide comprehensive primary health care to more than 650,000 Coloradans annually, including 25 percent of Medicaid enrollees, 25 percent of CHP+ enrollees, and thousands of people who slip through the cracks or our healthcare system and are uninsured.
Community Safety Net Clinics (CSNCs): These clinics serve patients and families that experience or are at risk of experiencing health disparities due to income level, race and/or ethnicity, geography and other social, economic and environmental realities that contribute to poor health outcomes. CSNCs do not refuse patients based upon ability to pay and provide a variety of services including primary care, mental health and substance abuse treatment, dental, optical and/or specialty care.
Komen Colorado: Links women and men with breast cancer needs to organizations and community partners to receive needed care and services living in Colorado.
Komen Help Line: If you or a loved one needs more information about breast health or breast cancer, contact the Komen Breast Care Helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All calls are answered by a trained specialist or oncology social worker, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET. Se habla español.
Komen Patient Navigators: Navigators can help guide you through the health care system as you go through a breast cancer diagnosis. They can help to remove barriers to high-quality breast care. For example, they can help you with insurance, local resources, communication with health care providers and more. Call the Komen Breast Care Helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) or email email@example.com to learn more about our Patient Navigator program, including eligibility.
- Colorado Heart Healthy Solutions: A statewide program that aims to prevent, detect and control cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Community health workers (CHW), hired by local public health agencies, clinics, hospitals and other health organizations, provide screenings, referrals and ongoing support to members of their communities at no cost.
- University of Colorado Cancer Center Colorado Cancer Resources Map - This virtual map highlights cancer screening, treatment, and support options available in the state of Colorado. This map includes locations of cancer resources identified throughout the state and is not specific to the University of Colorado or UCHealth.
- FindHelp.org - Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help.
- Some Local Public Health Agencies.
- NeedyMeds.com (800-503-6897) is dedicated to helping people locate assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs. Click on the Patient Savings tab to search for specific coverage.
- Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients who lack prescription drug coverage obtain the medications they need.
- The Patient Access Network Foundation (866-316-7263) assists patients with out-of-pocket costs associated with their treatment.
- Patient Services, Inc. (800-366-7741) provides assistance with insurance premiums and copayments for people with chronic diseases.
- RxHope.com helps patients obtain free or low-cost prescription medications.
- The Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC) is a national organization that provides financial help to patients.
- Cancer Care (800-813-4673) provides limited financial assistance for co-pays, transportation, home care, and child care.
- The Health Well Foundation (800-675-8416) is an independent, non-profit organization that helps patients with a chronic, life-altering disease afford their medications.
- Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides cancer survivorship materials and resources.
- Cancer Finances offers an online tool to help guide you through some key topics that may impact your financial situation. Whether you are newly diagnosed, or many years past active treatment, this site can help you navigate finances after cancer.
- Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation Provides financial assistance to patients with cancer undergoing treatment.
- Doctors Care Located in Littleton, Colorado, Doctors Care is a private nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving health access for low-income individuals in the South Metro Denver area. Through its integrated primary care clinic, network of specialists and hospital services, and programs designed to address socioeconomic barriers to health and well-being, thousands of individuals have access to quality, affordable primary and specialty care and support services through Doctors Care.
- Flyers for the Susan G. Komen Helpline: English | Spanish
- Applications for the Komen Treatment Assistance Program (TAP): English | Spanish