Financial Assistance

The Medical Gap Care Fund was established to help individuals residing in one of the nine counties of New York’s Hudson Valley who experience life emergencies and/or costs not covered by health insurance while they are undergoing treatment for breast cancer. These expenses could include, but are not limited to, the following: insurance co-pays, medication / medical equipment not covered by insurance, post-surgery garments (lymphedema sleeves, mastectomy clothing, etc), housing, transportation, utilities.

The box below provides contact information for the Social Service Agencies which administer the Medical Gap Care program for us. Find the county in which you reside on the left, and call the appropriate agency and person at the phone number provided.

Medical Gap Care Partners Who Help Administer the Medical Gap Care Fund

Columbia CountyCommunity Action Partnership of Dutchess CountyLiz Spira845-452-5104 x103
Dutchess CountyCommunity Action Partnership of Dutchess CountyLiz Spira845-452-5104 x103
Greene CountyCornerstone Family HealthcareVanessa Romero845-563-8000 x1248
Orange CountyCornerstone Family HealthcareVanessa and Patricia845-926-3623,
Putnam CountyPutnam Community Action PartnershipDehisy Jimenez-Vazquez845-278-8021 X19
Rockland CountyCornerstone Family Healthcare​Vanessa and Patricia845-926-3623,
Sullivan CountyCornerstone Family Healthcare​Vanessa and Patricia845-926-3623,
Ulster CountyCornerstone Family Healthcare​Vanessa and Patricia845-926-3623,
Westchester CountyCancer Support TeamElish McGrath914-777-2777

Medication: Need help paying for breast cancer medication? Try medication resources below.

Additional Resources: Other Organization Providing Financial Assistance

Support for Caregivers

People who care for a loved one often benefit from talking with others who have been in their shoes. This list of organizations can help connect you to breast cancer support services, such as toll-free hot lines, one-on-one mentoring, and online chat rooms and support groups.

CDC Breast Cancer Information

Support Connection

Support Connection offers a wide range of educational and wellness programs for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.

Young Survival Coalition

Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is a global organization offering resources, connections and outreach to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.

NYS Dept of Health

New York State Department of Health provides a Cancer Services Program to connect clients to free breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening, diagnostic, treatment and support services in their community. Breast Cancer Resources | Download Fact Sheet on Medicaid Program | Download CSP flyer.


CancerCare® provides free professional counseling, support groups, educational workshops, and other support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved. Download Flyer

NYS Breast Cancer Support & Info Network

A statewide network of free-standing, survivor driven, community based breast cancer organizations. Their website includes a wealth of information on breast cancer resources in New York State. The New York State Department of Health Cancer Community Programs List includes a list of NYS BC Programs, as well as Cancer Community Programs for each county in NY. Select your county from the drop down list on this webpage to filter the table by county.

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