The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) provides patient services, eliminating obstacles in access to quality healthcare. More information here.
The ACCESS Florida Program helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by providing food, cash and medical assistance to individuals and families on the road to economic recovery. Click Here to Apply
An office of volunteer community services that serves as an information clearinghouse on aging issues and resources.
American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345
Offers programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand cancer, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find the emotional support they need.
Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies (201) 977-2400
Agencies provide help for medical equipment, supplies, prescriptions and transportation to medical care.
Cancer Care 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
Offers a variety of financial assistance programs, call for eligibility requirements.
Community resources to help individuals find services that will aid them in their personal cancer journey.
• Legal Assistance
• Advocacy Programs
• Assistance with Costs Related to Daily Living Expenses, Treatment, Medication, Wigs
• Education and more!
Catholic Charities, USA (703) 549-1390
Some local offices have limited funding available to provide emergency financial assistance.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul (314) 576-3993
Help with food, provide clothing and furniture, and helps prevent homelessness by assisting with rent, utility bills, provide transportation, and support in many other ways.
Susan G. Komen 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
Komen Florida’s Treatment Assistance Program provides education, psychosocial support, and limited financial assistance to lower-income, un/underinsured individuals in breast cancer treatment.
Cancer Alliance of Naples (239) 643-HOPE (4673)
Provides financial assistance with rent/mortgage payments, insurance, food, car payments, gas, household utilities and much more. Those applying for assistance must reside in southern Lee or Collier County.
Cancer Alliance of Health & Hope, Inc. (561) 748-7227
Cancer Alliance of Health & Hope, Inc. is a Palm Beach County not-for-profit organization which eases the burden of qualified local cancer patients by paying a portion of their non-medical bills, supplementing basic needs, and providing support and information resources.
Daystar Life Center (727) 825-0442
Emergency help organization serving serving residents of Pinellas County. Daystar provides the necessities of life to people in need to alleviate hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness.
Donna Foundation (877) 236-6626
Provides financial assistance for Breast Cancer patients.
Mission Blue Foundation (321) 303-4784
By combining resources with other organizations and working together, Mission Blue Foundation can provide direct Medical Assistance, Transportation to Treatments, Food and Clothing in the Orange & Volusia County communities to help Cancer Patients in need.
Ribbon Riders Breast Cancer Assistance Program (407) 796-PINK (7465)
Ribbon Riders contributes to help pay for essentials such as, rent/mortgage payments, utility bills, gas to travel to treatments, groceries, monthly insurance premiums, co-pays for medication etc. Those applying for assistance must reside in one of the following counties: Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake or Volusia.
Assistance programs are offered by many gas, electric, water, and phone companies. If you feel you may have difficulty paying your monthly bills, contact the company before your balance becomes too large. Companies are more amenable to working out a payment plan with those willing to work with them.
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Helps assist low-income families with home heating and cooling costs. To inquire about assistance from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, locate the county in which you live and contact the local agency at the telephone number listed. Applications are only available by contacting the local providers listed below.