2018-2019 Community Health Partners
Breast Health Services and Resources
Through its community health care grantees, Susan G Komen Greater CETX funding makes critical breast health services accessible to uninsured and under insured women and men in our 58 service Counties. If you need breast health services, contact the Komen Greater CETX funded health care provider which offers the service you need.
Alliance for African American Health in Central Texas (AAAHCT).
The AAAHCT serves the counties of Bastrop, Caldwell, Travis and Williamson counties. They direct outreach and education to women in African American communities and provides immediate access to screening mammography and diagnostic services when necessary.
Phone: (512) 619-4280
Breast Cancer Resources Center.
BCRC handles Patient Navigation Services. Through the Komen grant, women and men over 40 who receive an abnormal screening will be assigned a patient navigator to assist them through the process of diagnostic navigation and through treatment if necessary in Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays & Williamson counties.
Phone: (512) 524-2560
Bridge Breast Network
Bridge Breast Network provides access to diagnostic and treatment services for breast cancer to low income, uninsured and under-insured individuals. They collaborate with 10 medical providers and 23 community partners in Ellis and Kaufman County
CommUnity Care enhances Travis County’s capacity in meeting the shortage of funds in breast cancer screening and diagnostic follow up for the growing underinsured and uninsured population.
Phone: (512) 978-8280
County of Cherokee Department of Public Health
They work to prevent disease, promote health, and protect all citizens, utilizing every available resource. The provide mammography screening to under-served, uninsured or under-insured in Smith, Cherokee, Van Zandt, Henderson, Anderson, Kaufman and Ellis counties.
MEALS ON WHEELS in-Home-Care (Formally HAND- Helping the Aging, Needy, and Disabled).
MOW is awarded a grant to provide in home assistance to persons diagnosed with breast cancer. Supportive services are available in Bastrop, Travis and Williamson counties.
Phone: (512) 477-3796
Moncrief Cancer Institute
Affiliated with the UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, they are the only NCI -designated cancer center in North Texas. They provide services designed to reduce the cancer burden on patients receiving treatment, cancer survivors and their families. Serving Ellis, Henderson, Kaufman, Bell, Bosque, Hill, Navarro and McLennan counties.
Northeast Texas Public Health District
Focused on prevention and health education, they provide screenings to low income, uninsured or under-insured women, at risk women, those under the age of 50, or those who are symptomatic and thus not eligible for mobile mammography services.
Samaritan Health Ministries
Located in Williamson County, Samaritan Health Ministries is a returning provider which ensures the availability of breast health services in the northern part of the Austin Service area. This year the grant will provide screening mammograms and diagnostic follow up.
Phone: (513) 331-5828
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
Providing services to persons under 40 years, the Komen Austin grant ensures young women have access to Clinical Breast Examines, mammograms and further diagnostics if required in Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays & Williamson counties.
Latino Healthcare Forum
The LHCF’s community healthcare workers/Promotoras de Salud participate in outreach activities targeting the large Hispanic community in Travis County. Latina women receive educational material, information about the locations and contact information for FREE mammogram providers. They direct outreach and education to women in hard to reach communities and provides immediate access to screening mammography and diagnostic services.
Contact Information: 512- 386-7777
Learn more about Komen Greater CETX’s rigorous grant funding process. Community health care grantees are chosen each year by an anonymous panel that works to ensure that all breast health needs are met within Komen Greater CETX’s 58 county service area.