Insurance/Financial Assistance

  • Link, Inc.- Provides food & food certificates, furniture etc. Serves residents of Herndon, Sterling & Ashburn areas. 703-437-1776
  • Hopkins Breast Cancer Inc.- or 1-301-585-8812 offers financial assistance. The mission of the Hopkins Breast Cancer Inc. is to provide financial assistance to men and women in the Washington, DC Metro Area who are under-served, uninsured, or otherwise have insufficient financial means after being diagnosed with breast cancer; and to educate the community on the value of early detection.
  • Critters for the Cure – CPTAF supports the fight against women’s cancer* and will allocate financial resources to any woman with a related cancer who is either uninsured or underinsured and may not have the means to pay for offerings that CRITTERS may provide.
  • Patient Services Inc – 800-366-7741 MRI payment assistance for young women. Mainly helps with screening, med assist, insurance premiums,
  • Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc -1-202-293-5760 or medicareadvocacy.org
  • The Patient Advocate Foundation – 1-800-532-5274  To provide effective mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses. OR 1-866-512-3861 for copay assistance (no income criteria-it’s approved on a case by case basis. Can help pts apply for Medicaid-this is where the Herndon free clinic sends pts. They also provide debt crisis help ie: housing, utilities, food, transportation to health care appts, child care etc.
  • Loudoun Breast Health Network – for residents in Loudoun County only. Can help with car payment, gas, taxi fare etc. & wigs, bras, prostheses, medical bills, mammo cost, food, utilities & rent
  • Cancer Care Inc1-800-813-4673. Operates AVONCares Program for Medically underserved women with breast CA. Can provide transportation, child care, home care, pain med co-pays and lymphedema supplies ONLY. It is not for help with ins copays or medical bills. Can help with gas money for treatments
  • American Breast Cancer Foundation1-877-539-2543. Key to Life Breast Cancer Screening Program-helps with access to screening. The American Breast Cancer Foundation provides direct financial assistance to uninsured and underserved women and men of all ages for breast cancer screening and diagnostic tests through the Key to Life Program. This includes annual screenings for women over 40, as well as support services for breast cancer patients. They also help with obtaining clinical breast exams, screening and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds, surgical consults, & emergency biopsy assistance.
  • American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Network – 1-888-227-6333. Can arrange for transportation, limited financial assistance for meds
  • Patient Access Network – 1-866-316-7263. Offers copay financial assistance for medications only-chemo, pain etc
  • Chronic Disease Fund – 1-877-968-7233 can help with medication copay assistance for chemotherapy drugs only
  • Healthwell – 1-800-675-8416 can help with copay assistance
  • Heavenly Hats Provides free hats to patients in need
  • Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare – The Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW) supports the efforts of families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to achieve independence through employment. VIEW focuses on the participants’ strengths and provides services to help them overcome job-related challenges, as well as personal, medical and family challenges that affect employment.
  • Fairfax County Dept of Family Services – 703-787-4900. Patients must go in for appt to see if they qualify. Hours are 8-430PM M-F. They offer food stamps, checks for help with rent etc, Medicaid, TANF(Temporary Assistance for Needy Families-provides cash assistance for low-income families with children under 18), child care assistance, energy assistance etc
  • Loudoun County Dept Family Services – 703-777-0353. They offer the Community Support Unit (CSU)- Social workers in this program can aid with housing and rent, access to medical and dental visits, prescriptions, utility assistance, food, and many other needs. To see if you qualify, call the CSU phone screener. They also offer the TANF program like FFX county, energy assist, food stamps etc. Need face to face interview for these things. For assistance finding job placement: Workforce Resource Center 102 Heritage Way, N.E. First Floor, rear entrance Leesburg, VA 20176 Ph: 703-777-0150
  • Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation – 1-804-285-1200 can help find resources
  • A Message of Hope Resources are limited-download application online. They help with ANY bills
  • The Salvation Army of Fairfax County – provides emergency food, rent (financial assistance), utility, clothing, social services & prescription assistance. 703-385-8700
  • Free Gas USA Can help with gas cards for medical treatment transportation or help with utilities
  • Lolly’s LocksOffers free human hair wigs to women with financial hardship
  • Amy’s Army – offers grant assistance for non-covered medical bills associated with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and any complications thereof, basic living expense emergencies, & non-medical expenses related to medical treatment
  • Women of Virtue Financial Assistance Fund 301-505-3981 Provides financial assistance to individuals, primarily women, who are going through financial hardships due to major illnesses and/or family crisis.
  • Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition – A coalition of financial assistance organizations joining forces to help cancer patients experience better health and well-being by limiting financial challenges
  • Breast Cancer FreebiesConnects you with people and organizations whose mission it is to make the journey a little easier and take the burden off your wallet with FREE wigs, hats, make-up, house cleaning, transportation and so much more
  • Little Pinklittlepink.org provides FREE week long vacations for breast cancer patients and their families
  • The Pink Fund – http://thepinkfund.org/ The Pink Fund provides up to 90 days of non-medical financial aid to cover basic cost of living expenses