In 2007, the state of Washington passed a law mandating that colon cancer screening be covered by all insurers for people 50 and older and those who are at high risk. This is an important step in eliminating the financial barrier that might prevent people from seeking a lifesaving procedure.
Gilda's Club - Seattle
Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance For those With Preexisting Conditions
Washington Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program Cancer Prevention and Control Unit P.O. Box 47855 111 Israel Road SE Tumwater, WA 98504-7855 1-888-438-2247
Seattle and King County Low cost Health Care
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Ronald McDonald Services of Western Washington
Cancer Lifeline - Support, Research, Education, Advocacy
Washington Basic Health
Washington Colon Cancer Stars Support, Treatment, Education, Financial Assistance
Seattle Foundation - Cancer Lifeline
Patient Assistance Fund at Swedish Cancer Institute - Seattle
Northwest Sarcoma Foundation's Financial Assistance Program
Washington 211 Resource Page With Thousands of Resources in Washington
Bellevue Lifespring - One time assistance with medications and medical supplies for residents of Bellevue
Benton Franklin Community Action Committee - Assistance With Prescriptions
Cancer Patient Care Organization - Spokane Provides up to $300 for Prescriptions
Choice Regional Health Network - Screens individuals for prescription assistance
Clark County Veterans Assistance Program - assistance with living costs, medical costs, etc.
Coastal Community Action Program - Gray's Harbor - United Way Emergency Fund to help with living and medical costs
DSHS Medical Coverage Programs Coordinates low income coverage for residents
Emergency Outreach Program, Lacy, Washington Limited Assistance with Prescriptions 360-923-0929
Enumclaw Helping Hands, Enumclaw, Washington Provides assistance for gas, prescriptions 360-825-6188
First Baptist Church, Shelton, Washington Provides Prescription Vouchers
Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, Vancouver, WA. Provides Emergency Prescriptions
Friends of Friends Medical Support Fund, Langley, WA - Help paying for medical expenses
GM Lauridsan Charity Trust Fund - Assistance for widows in Clallam County, expenses, medical expenses, funding not available immediately (360) 452-8282
Harris Medical Center, Bremerton, Washington Patient Assistance Program so patients in need won't be turned away.
Emergency Social Services, Walla Walla, WA Foodbank, clothing, rental assistance, living assistance, prescription assistance
Charity Care Program, Townsend, WA Financial assistance so no person is denied health care. Income verification required
King's County Veterans Assistance Program-assistance with living costs, medical costs, etc.
MANNA - Port Angeles, Washington Assistance for utilities, some prescriptions 360) 457-3954
Multi Service Center, Kent Washington - Provides Utility, Prescription, Gas Voucher Asst.
Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society, Bremerton, Washington Interest free grants and/or loans for medical care, funerals, food, rent, etc.
New Hope Resource Center, Colbert, Washington Assistance with prescriptions
North Kitsap Fishline, Poulsbo, WA Limited emergency assistance for medical, utility, transportation, ferry tickets to medical appointments
North Mason County Resource, Belfair, WA Prescription Assistance for the Uninsured
North Whidbey Help House, Salvation Army Prescription Assistance, Oak Harbor, WA 360-675-0681
Northeast Community Center, Spokane, Washington Prescription Assistance
Northwest Lions Foundation, Lions Patient Care Grants, Seattle, WA Special Equipment and Medical Procedure Assistance
Olympic Community Action Programs (Statewide) Living Assistance
Peninsula FISH - Long Beach, WA Prescription Assistance (360) 642-4987 Ext: 1
Plateau Outreach Ministries, Enumclaw, Washington Provides utilities, prescription and school supply assistance
Port Townsend Police Department - Salvation Army Prescription Assistance
Project Hope, Lynden, WA Food, Utilities, Transportation
Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, Washington Financial assistance for individuals meeting income guidelines for most medical expenses
Queen Anne Helpline, Seattle, Washington Prescription Assistance
Retsil Veterans Home, Retsil, Washington, Cash Assistance for Living Expenses, Medical Care
St. Joseph's Hospital, Bellingham, Washington Necessary health care, low cost-no cost for persons with no other financial resources
St. Leo's Parish, Tacoma, Washington Prescription Assistance
St. Martin of Tours, Fife, WA Rent, Utility and limited prescription Assistance (253) 970-9037
St. Vincent de Paul, Olympia, WA Prescription Assistance
Salvation Army, Everett, WA. Vouchers for free medical appointments at Providence Health Care, Prescription Vouchers,
Salvation Army is located throughout Washington and provides healthcare assistance
Scottish Rite Foundation, Spokane, Washington Provides Medical Assistance and loans medical equipment
Skagit County Community Action Committee, Concrete, Mount Vernon, WA Provides medical assistance in certain critical needs situations. Provides medical assistance to veterans.
Small Miracles - Coupeville Emergency Support Fund, Coupeville, WA Financial Assistance for Medical Costs 360) 672-5651
Veterans - Snohomish County, Everett, WA. Provides medical assistance and living assistance to vets and their families.
South Beach Christian Outreach - Assistance with paying emergency living expenses, prescriptions (360) 268-1455
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Wenatchee, WA Food Vouchers, Assistance with Prescriptions (509) 662-4569
St. Vincent de Paul, Seaview, WA Prescription Assistance (360) 642-8401
St Vincent de Paul, Richland, WA. Basic needs and financial assistance, must call first. (509) 946-1325
St. Vincent de Paul, Vancouver, WA Living expenses, basic needs, prescriptions, other
St James Episcopal Church, Kent, Washington Prescription Assistance for City Residents
Swedish Medical Center, North Hill, Low Cost, No Cost Health Care to Low Income Folks
Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ, Carnation, WA Rent, Utilities, Food Prescriptions, Gasoline
Vaschon Youth and Family Services, Vashon, WA Vouchers for Emergency Medical Prescriptions
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Port Orchard and Bremerton, WA Financial cash grants for living and medical expenses
Washington State Department of Health, Breast, Cervical, Colon Screening Programs
Washington Women In Need Bellevue, WA- Provides assistance for payment of twelve months of health care premiums for women in need.
West Seattle Helpline, Seattle, WA Financial assistance for utilities, heating fuel, bus tickets
Willapa Harbor Helping Hands, South Bend, WA.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Premium Payment Program (800) 562-3022 Medicaid recipients who have private, employer sponsored, COBRA, or Medicare Supplement insurance and are having difficulty paying the premiums may be able to receive assistance through this program
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA. Family Assistance Fund
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Swedish Cancer Center
Women's Cancer Care of Seattle
Floyd and Dolores Jones Cancer Institute at Virginia Mason
Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research
Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Fund - Provides cash grants for food, rent, utilities, transportation, medical expenses, burial/cremation, repairs, clothing
Low Cost - No Cost Colonoscopies
Washington Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program
Cancer Prevention and Control Unit
111 Israel Road SE
PO Box P.O. Box 47855
Tumwater, WA 98504-7855
1 (888) 438-2247
Gilda's Club, Seattle
Kamp Kesem, Allyn Washington Camp for Children Whose Parents Have Cancer
SCAA provides emotional, support and counseling services.
Shine Hats, hairpieces and other support items
Anton's Hair Company, Bellevue, Washington
Beauty and Cancer Program (206) 598-3604
A volunteer-run program at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC)
24 Hour Phone Support
Cancer Lifeline Support Groups
Caregiving Support Teams To Assist With Care Needs
King County Crisis Clinic
Hope Link (425) 869-6000In partnership with the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Hopelink coordinates door-to-door transportation to and from medical appointments for low income residents on Medicaid assistance. Other types of assistance are available for families in crisis, such as housing, interpretation, energy assistance, food, emergency, and financial.
Operation Uplift - Offers Support Services and Free Mammograms yearly
Team Survivor Northwest - Women's Support - Fitness for Survivors- Latina Outreach
Northwest Hope and Healing for Women With Gynecological Cancers
Housing and Allocations During Treatment - Seattle
This facility of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a 70-unit apartment building located less than one-half mile from SCCA. The apartments have been specifically furnished and designed for the comfort of patients and families.
The local Ronald McDonald House offers space for 80 pediatric patients and their family members. It serves patients who are being treated currently at both Seattle Children’s and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and who live at least 45 miles away.
This facility offers spacious, quiet rooms near University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), with a free shuttle to UWMC. The Collegiana has free Internet access, free laundry and a full kitchen in the common area.
SCCA House serves SCCA patients seeking temporary lodging during treatment. This is a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility that provides a healing environment for those needing a place for a few nights, weeks or even months. There are 80 suites with three different room sizes.
Virginia Mason Genetic Counseling
State of Washington Genetic Testing Clinics
Yakima Memorial Hospital
University of Washington Genetics Division
Summit Therapy and Health Services, Pullman, Washington
Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, WA
Evergreen Health, Kirkland, WA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Genetic Division
Northwest Cancer Specialists, Vancouver, Washington
DNA Diagnostics Center, Vancouver, Washington
Northwest Perinatal Center, Portland, Oregon
Healthcare And Other Services For The Underserved
ea Mar Community Health Centers - Sea Mar Community Health Centers is a community based organization committed to providing comprehensive health and human services to the community, specializing in service to Hispanics.
Living Subsistence And Assistance
Auburn Food Bank