Council of the Regional Cancer Coalitions of Georgia

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Saving lives and reducing the burden of cancer through awareness, education,

screening, policy changes, research, and survivorship in Georgia.

706-291-9809

111 Bridegpoint Plaza

Suite 120

Rome, Georgia 30161

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Community Resources

BASIC LIVING EXPENSES

 

American Childhood Cancer Organization

www.acco.org, 865-858-2226

 

Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund

www.bmcf.net, 661-310-7940

 

Cancer Navigators

www.cancernavigatorsga.org

(706) 509-5040

 

The CHAIN fund Inc.

www.thechainfund.com, 203-530-3439

 

Life Beyond Cancer Foundation

www.lifebeyondcancer.org, 800-282-5223

 

National Cancer Coalition

www.nationalcancercoalition.org

919-821-2182

 
 

CHILDCARE EXPENSES

AVON Foundation for Women

www.avonfoundation.org, 866-505-2866

 

CancerCare

www.cancercare.org, 800-813-4673

 

Stupid Cancer

www.stupidcancer.org, 877-735-4673

 
 

CANCER NURSE NAVIGATION/

SERVICE NAVIGATION

Cancer Navigators, Inc.

www.cancernavigatorsga.org,

(706) 509-5040

Denise Powers, LCSW

www.cancernavigatorsga.org,

(706) 509-5040

 

CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS

 

CancerCare (telephone counselors)

www.cancercare.org, 800-813-4673

 

Bosom Buddies (Redmond Hospital)

706-346-6066

 

Camp Bluebird (Redmond Hospital)

 

Summit Quest Kids (William James)

http://mysummitquest.org/, 706-857-8820

 

Mercy Seniors Caregiver Group

706-291-8496

 

Cancer Navigators Caregiver Support Group

www.cancernavigatorsga.org, (706) 509-5040

 

Cancer2Health (Cancer Navigators)

www.cancernavigatorga.org, 706-295-4119

 

Rome Area Cancer Encouragement-R.A.C.E.

706-506-3381

 

Chattooga County Support Group

706-734-3487

 

Coosa Valley Multiple Myeloma Support Group

http://coosavalley.myeloma.org/

706-766-4418

 

FOOD

 

Community Kitchen

706-622-2097

 

Department of Family & Children Services (must have their referral)

706-295-6500

 

Cancer Navigators (must have their referral)

www.cancernavigatorsga.org

(706) 509-5040

Meals on Wheels (Area Agency on Aging)

706-802-5506

 

DENTAL ASSISTANCE (FEE-FOR-SERVICE) 

Georgia Highlands Dental School/Clinic

706-295-6760

 

Health Department Dental Clinic

706-802-5050

 

EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES

CancerCare

www.cancercare.org, 800-813-4673

 

Cancer Navigators

www.cancernavigatorsga.org, (706) 509-5040

 

Disability Link

www.disabilitylink.org, 706-314-0008

 

GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE

 

Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention Treatment Act

http://dph.georgia.gov/breast-and-cervical-cancer-program-bccp

 

Cancer Navigators

www.cancernavigatorsga.org, (706) 509-5040

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

www.cms.gov, 800-633-4227

 

Department of Families & Children Services (Rome), 706-295-6500

 

Georgia CHIPS program/Peachcare

877-427-3224

 

Georgia Department of Veteran Affairs

404-656-5940

 

Healthcare.gov

www.healthcare.gov

 

Social Security Administration

www.ssa.gov, 800-772-1213

 
 

HAIR LOSS

Cancer Navigators

(706) 509-5040

 

Pansy’s

706-232-6600

HOME HEALTHCARE EXPENSES

 

AVON Foundation for Women

www.avonfoundation.org, 866-505-2866

 

CancerCare

www.cancercare.org, 800-813-4673

HOME HEALTH SERVICES

 

Area Agency on Aging

706-802-5506

 

Community Care Services Program (CCSP)

706-295-6654

 

PrimeCare

706-291-9151

 

SourceCare

706-378-1270

 
 

HOUSING DURING TREATMENT EXPENSES (ATL AREA)

 

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org, 800-227-2345

 

Joe’s House

www.joeshouse.org

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities

www.rmhc.com, 630-623-7048

INSURANCE PREMIUM EXPENSES

 

CancerCare

www.cancer.org, 800-813-4673

 

The CHAIN fund Inc.

www.thechainfund.com, 203-530-3439

 

Co-pay Relief Program

www.copays.org, 866-512-3861

 

Healthwell Foundation

www.healthwellfoundation.org

800-675-8416

 
 

MASTECTOMY PRODUCTS

Cancer Navigators

www.cancernavigatorsga.org,

(706) 509-5040

 

DiPrima’s

706-234-7463

 

Pansy’s

706-232-6600

PRESCRIPTION EXPENSES

 

The CHAIN Fund Inc.

www.thechainfund.com, 203-530-3439

 

Chronic Disease Fund

www.cdfund.org, 877-968-7233

 

HealthWell Foundation

www.healthwellfoundation.org

800-675-8416

 

NeedyMeds

www.needymeds.org

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

www.pparx.org, 888-477-2669

 

Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief

www.copays.org, 866-512-3861

 

RxAssist

www.rxassist.org

 

RxHope

www.rxhope.com, 877-267-0517

 

Together Rx Access

www.togetherrxaccess.com, 800-444-4106

 
 

TRANSPORTATION

 

Best Care van Service (Fee-for-Service)

770-382-2882

 

Cancer Navigators

www.cancernavigatorsga.org,

(706) 509-5040

 

City of Rome Transit Service

706-236-4523

 

Medicaid transport (Southeast Trans)

866-388-9844

UTILITY EXPENSES

(when funds are available)

 

Good Neighbors Ministries (last $50 on bill)

706-291-0556

 

Tallatoona CAP

706-295-7124

 
 

WELLNESS/RETREATS

 

Nutrition Counseling Session

www.cancernavigatorsga.org 

(706) 509-5040

 

Sustainable Wellness Retreat

www.cancernavigatorsga.org

(706) 509-5040