The Education and Community Advocacy Program is rooted in significant personal relationships with individuals to assist them in gaining access to needed resources, services, and support. The strategic platform provided by these programs serves as a link and referral system to local resources and information that is appropriate to the needs of the client. Individuals can contact our Program Director to provide them with a current and reliable list of reputable resources within the breast health network. Referrals are provided to callers when program funds are limited.

 These resources include:

  • Living Expenses
  • Medical Expenses
  • Transportation
  • Legal Services

Educational Program

The ABCF Educational Program empowers patients through effective education to be participatory partners with their health care providers to develop action plans. These lead to better disease management benefits, skills in breast cancer prevention, knowledge to seek best-practice care and treatment, and access to critical interventions proven to provide optimal breast cancer health outcomes.

ABCF provides the following educational support materials:

  • Shower Cards
  • Print Materials
  • Animated Patient Series

Animated Patient Series

This resource educates and empowers individuals who are facing the challenges that come with breast cancer and to raise awareness. You will find expert advice to help you discuss key issues with your health care provider. Easy-to-understand animations with audio narration, video explanations from experts, slide shows, and educational downloads are available to you.

Please find this resource at http://youandbreastcancer.com/  We hope this site will be of use to you, but it is not a substitute for the medical advice of your doctor. If you have questions or feedback, please let us know.

Contact our Bilingual Program Director at: christinajohns@abcf.org or 844-219-ABCF (2223) ext. 101

National Breast Cancer Assistance Access For All

ABCF makes access to breast health care and services easier for everyone. By eliminating barriers for screenings and increasing the availability of other medical resources, we are helping women and men detect breast cancer at its earliest stage. 

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