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Published July 15, 2014

MCN holds the position that immigrant children fleeing violence in their home countries must receive priority consideration for their safety and health. We have provided several links with additional resources on this issue.

These county level guides provide a wealth of resources and information for low-income and uninsured cancer patients in Texas. The guides are all written in Spanish. Currently we have guides for the following Texas counties: Bexar, Dallas, El Paso, Maverick, Travis, Webb and Zavala.

This booklet is intended to help Community Health Centers put in place an effective and efficient workers' compensation program.

Fighting cancer is difficult enough, but living with it is even tougher - and that's where the Cleaning for A Reason Foundation steps in.  This nonprofit offers free professional housecleaning, and maid services to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for cancer - any type of cancer.

This fact sheet provides insight into the most common obstacles that people with disabilities in California face when attempting to access health care. Through the administration of a state-wide survey on the accessibility of health care facilities for people with disabilities, many key problem areas were brought to attention. 

The first website in Spanish of its kind to help consumers take control of their health care by connecting them to new information and resources that will help them access quality, affordable health care coverage. President Obama wrote an op-ed in La Opinion and El Diario La Prensa today that highlights the website and the importance of health reform to the Latino community.

The Food Stamp Program serves as the first line of defense against hunger. It enables low-income families to buy nutritious food with Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards. Food stamp recipients spend their benefits to buy eligible food in authorized retail food stores. Go to find local food stamp and search by state.

A comprehensive list of Migrant Community Health Centers througout the country.

Established in 1997 as the only national foundation to raise funds exclusively for migrant farmworker individuals and families. Phone: 1-888-922 -4673

A directory compiled by the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. Contains a regularly-updated list of over 100 topics.
America's Second Harvest: The Nation's Food Bank Network. Find your local food bank or food rescue organization. Search by zip code
Medical supply company, that provides low cost or totally free diabetic supplies to diabetics who are eligible through Medicare or private insurance.
Description: Relief For Life is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping the disabled individuals by supplying wheelchairs and other ambulatory aides and devices to improve their lifestyle. Our mission of enabling disabled individuals to lead fuller lives is really all about empowering people so that they may live with a degree of satisfaction and dignity.
Chariots of Hope, a nonprofit organization, has been established for the purpose of collecting used wheelchairs. The donated wheelchairs are then repaired and distributed, at no cost to the recipient, to those in need.
Free electric wheelchairs available to those who qualify. Medicare and Medi-Cal accepted.

Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals. Easter Seals helps provide free wheelchairs and other medical related equipment, like walkers, commodes, bathtub rails, bathtub chairs, crutches, transfer benches, electric wheelchairs and scooters, on a short- or long-term basis. Some programs require deposits that are completely refundable.

Protection and Advocacy, Inc. provides an array of information and referral and advocacy services for people from traditionally under-served communities and publishes manuals, memos and handouts on topics that affect individuals with disabilities and their families
The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national nonprofit organization that provides education, legal counseling, and referrals to cancer patients and survivors concerning managed care, insurance, financial issues, job discrimination, and debt crisis matters.
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Information about medical insurance coverage for clinical trials and the available options from CNCCG, a network of cancer clinical trials specialists that offers a variety of programs and information for physicians, patient advocacy groups and patients.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Programs for which CMS is responsible include Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), HIPAA, and CLIA.

Provides short-term relief and development assistance to economically disadvantaged people and victims of disaster throughout the world. In the United States, Operation Blessing International focuses on providing food, clothing and other material assistance to inner-city and rural families facing financial hardship.

Georgia Partnership for Caring Foundation (GPCF) is a private, non-profit organization comprised of health care providers who donate their time and products to provide non-emergency health care services for Georgia's low-income uninsured persons who are living below the federal poverty level.
Financial assistance for children under 20 worldwide. No citizenship required. 816-201-1569
Has funds for assistance with health care services. 866-512-3861
Information about hospitals that have indigent program funds. Phone: 800-638-0742
Developed and maintained by The National Council on Aging (NCOA), BenefitsCheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. 970-728-4104
Non-medical financial assistance for breast cancer patients, while under treatment. Assistance available for rent, food, utilities, transportation, insurance, and child care. 303-669-3113
Provides treatment funds for the uninsured breast cancer patients, including monthly medical bill assistance grants.
CancerCare is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance. 800-813-4674