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.

Contact Information:

Phone: (512) 619-4280

Website: www.facebook.com/Alliance-For-African-American-Health-In-Central-Texas-1723439657915328/

 

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.

Contact information: 

Phone: (512) 524-2560

Website: bcrc.org

 

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

Contact Information:

Website:  www.bridgebreast.org

Phone:  877-258-1396

 

CommUnity Care.

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.

Contact Information:

Phone: (512) 978-8280

Website: www.communitycaretx.org

 

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.

Contact Information:

Website:  http://www.cctxphd.org/

Phone:  903-586-6191

 

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.

Contact information:

Phone: (512) 477-3796

Website: https://www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/programs/in-home-care

 

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.

Contact Information:

Website:  www.moncrief.com/content/mammography-services-north-texas

Phone: 800-405-7739

 

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.

Contact Information:

Website:  www.mynethealth.org

Phone:  903-510-5604

 

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.

Contact Information:

Phone: (513) 331-5828

Website: theshm.org

 

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.

Contact Information:

Phone: (800-230-7526

Website: www.plannedparenthood.org

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

Website: www.lhcf.org

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.