2018 – 2019 Grants:

Free and Low-Cost Mammograms funded by Susan G. Komen New Orleans Affiliate

St. Thomas Community Health Center
1020 St. Andrew Street

New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 529-5558
*provides screenings

Access Health Louisiana
Phone: (504) 252-8970 (please leave a message)
*provides screenings

West Jefferson Medical Center
Women’s Imaging and Breast Care Center
4521 Westbank Expressway

Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 349-2104
*provides screenings

Mary Bird Perkins at St. Tammany Parish Hospital Cancer Program
1202 South Tyler Street
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 898-4000
Phone: (888) 616-4687
*provides mobile mammography screenings

Daughters of Charity Health Centers
3201 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 207-3060

*provides screenings

OTHER SERVICES:

CAGNO – Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans
824 Elmwood Park Blvd. Suite 154

New Orleans, LA 70123
Phone: (504) 733-5539
*provides qualified breast cancer patients financial assistance with medications, medical bills, insurance premiums, COBRA fees, co-pays and breast cancer related medical bills.

West Jefferson Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation Department
4519 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 349-6140
*provides qualified patients with lymphedema rehabilitation management services and helps fund necessary compression materials.

University Medical Center Occupational Therapy Department
2000 Canal St.
NOLA  70112
(504) 702-5064
*provides lymphedema support

~ Government Resources ~

Health Insurance Marketplace: 1-800-318-2596 | www.healthcare.gov

Louisiana Medicaid Application: 1-888-342-6207new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/237

Medicare Application: 1-800-633-4227 | www.cms.gov

Social Security Administration: 1-800-772-1213 | www.ssa.gov/

Veterans Affairs: 225-761-3400 | www.neworleans.va.gov/locations/baton_rouge.asp | www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp

Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program: 1-888-599-1073 | lbchp.org/

DMV handicap tag application: dpsweb.dps.louisiana.gov/DPSForms.nsf/. Click Driver’s License then click Physician’s Certification of Mobility Impairment. Form must be completed by doctor and then turned in to the DMV for a handicap license and hang tag.

~ Transportation ~

Road to Recovery: 1-800-227-2345 | www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/road-to-recovery. Transportation to and from treatment.

Medicaid transportation

  • Southeastrans: 1-855-325-7626
  • Aetna Better Health: 1-877-917-4150
  • Amerigroup: 1-866-430-1101
  • AmeriHealth Caritas: 1-888-913-0364
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections: 1-855-369-3723
  • United Healthcare Community Plan: 1-866-726-1472

Medicaid Non-emergency Ambulance

  • Aetna Better Health: 1-855-242-0802
  • Amerigroup: 1-877-440-4065 x35792
  • AmeriHealth Caritas: 1-888-913-0364
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections: 1-866-595-8133
  • United Healthcare Community Plan: 1-866-886-4081

Angel Flight: 918-749-8992 | www.angelflight.com/patients/. Free air transportation for medical appointments.

Patient Airlift Services: 1-888-818-1231 | afids.palservices.org/flight-request. Free air transportation for medical appointments.

Pilots for Patients: 318-322-5122 | www.pilotsforpatients.org. Free air transportation for medical appointments

~ Lodging ~

Hope Lodge:

  • New Orleans 504-219-2200
  • Houston 713-706-5640
  • National hotline 1-800-227-2345

~ Medication and Copay Assistance Programs ~

Drug Manufacturer patient assistance programs: Google drug manufacturer’s name and patient assistance program.

Needy Meds: 1-800-503-6897 | www.NeedyMeds.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance: 1-888-477-2669 | www.pparx.org

Patient Advocate Copay Foundation: 1-866-512-3861 | www.copays.org

Prescription Assistance: www.rxassist.org

~ Financial Assistance ~

Cancer Care, Inc.: 1-800-813-4673 | www.cancercare.org. Provides information and financial resources.

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition: www.cancerfac.org. Assistance with locating financial resources in your area.

My Good Days: www.mygooddays.org. Financial and medication assistance.

The Pink Fund: 1-877-234-7465 | www.ThePinkFund.org. Basic living expenses for breast cancer patients who have lost income during active treatment.

~ Organizations Providing Support ~

Cleaning for a Reason: www.cleaningforareason.org/. Professional service will clean home of a patient battling cancer one time for free.

Green Chef: www.warriorsinpink.ford.com/more-good-days-resources/more-good-meals. Will provide 2 food deliveries each containing healthy ingredients and instructions for cooking up to three meals for two.

Legal Help National Cancer Legal Services Network: www.nclsn.org/

LiveStrong Foundation: 1-855-220-7777 | www.livestrong.org/. Provides patient navigation and other resources.

~ Educational Information ~

Komen for the Cure: Komen Help Line | 1 (877) GO KOMEN | www.komen.org. Breast Cancer organization providing information, support, and community fundraising opportunities