Financial and Other Support
This is a list of 3rd party organizations that provide various forms of patient support or assistance (not necessarily financial assistance). We are not affiliated with any of these organizations, and do not financially support these organizations. We have made every effort to record information accurately; if you find an error, please let us know.
Transportation Assistance, Equipment/Supplies, Housing During Treatment, Medical Care Expenses, Prescription Expenses
Road to Recovery is an American Cancer Society service program that provides transportation for cancer patients to their treatments and home again. Transportation is provided according to the needs and available resources in the community. Many other services are available through the American Cancer Society’s network of chapters.
Athenas Closet - Weirton, WV
Provides support for unmet needs of persons with cancer. Plese contact your doctor's office.
For patients 18-40 years old. Basic Living Expenses.
Provides general financial assistance. In order to qualify, you need to provide CancerCare with information about your income, savings and expenses, and in some cases provide invoices for the cost of service. Your healthcare professional must also provide information on your cancer. Download our financial assistance application in English or en español.
Provides free housecleaning once per month for 4 months for women having chemotherapy. Women must sign up and have their doctor FAX a note confirming treatment. This is available throughout the US and currently has 547 partners.
Basic Living Expenses, Prescription Expenses, Equipment/Supplies
A program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline that provides GlaxoSmithKline prescription medications at no cost to Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan enrollees who meet the eligibility requirements. Eligibility is based on annual household income and proof that the applicant has spent $600 or more for prescription medicines for the year. A completed application along with income documentation and proof of prescription expenses must be mailed to GSK Access for processing. Applicants will be notified if they qualify for the program and, if approved, a pharmacy card will be mailed to the applicant that may be used at any retail pharmacy to pick up GlaxoSmithKline medicines at no cost. Drugs received from this program do not count toward True Out-of-Pocket Spending (TrOOP).
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) believes people who don’t have prescription drug coverage should be able to get the medicines they need. If you don’t have prescription drug coverage, there may be ways to save on your prescription medicines.
Insurance Premium Expenses, Prescription Expenses
Basic Living Expenses, Transportation/Travel Expenses, Prescription Expenses, Medical Care Expenses
Medication Assistance, Equipment/Supplies, Insurance Premium Expenses, Prescription Expenses. NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission of helping people who can't afford to pay for their medications.
Medical Care Expenses, Prescription Expenses
The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) currently provides direct financial support to insured patients, including Medicare Part D beneficiaries, who must financially and medically qualify to access pharmaceutical co-payment assistance. The program offers personal service to all patients through the use of call counselors; personally guiding patients through the enrolment process.
The National Financial Resources Guidebook for Patients: A State by State Directory of information for patients seeking financial relief for a broad range of needs including housing, utilities, food, transportation to medical treatment, and children's resources.