Treatment Access ProgramKomen Oregon and SW Washington is committed to increasing access to
breast cancer services to women in need of assistance. This program, administered by
211info, reduces transportation barriers for rural people in treatment for breast cancer
by providing assistance in the form of gas, food, and lodging gift cards.
CriteriaWomen and men in treatment for breast cancer may
receive services if:
1. They have limited incomes (less than 250% of the Federal Poverty level)
2. They live or receive treatment in Oregon or SW Washington (Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Klickitat counties);
3. They must travel more than 25 miles (one way), to treatment for breast cancer; and
4. The patients Healthcare provider must fill out and submit the Treatment Access Program application on behalf of the person in treatment. The application can be found here: [Download]
ServicesEligible women and men may receive the following
services if funds are available:
Gas cards for travel to treatment and support services.
Funds for hotel and food expenses, if they are staying one or more nights in a hotel.
The gas, hotel, and food assistance is provided in the form of a gift card that is sent directly to the patients home address.
|To see if we can help you, your social worker or nurse navigator can contact us at:
Phone: dial 211 and ask for the Komen Treatment Access Program