FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE LINKS
Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group
Provides temporary and emergency financial aid for Island cancer
patients and their families. Call 508-627-7958
The Health Well Foundation
Provides grants and will give reimbursements. 800 - 675 - 8416
The Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides state by state financial resources, case management, financial assistance and insurance assistance. 800 - 532 - 5274
Provides resource guide for local and national cancer services. Brief interview with a social worker to see if you qualify. 800 - 813 - 4673
Assists patients with the cost of their medications. 877-968-7233
Medicine Assistance Tool
Provides information about patient assisted resources. 888-477-2669
Cancer Survivors Website
Provides a resource list on financial assistance.
A research foundation for specific types of primary malignant brain tumors. Offers co-payment assistance for some medications.
Vineyard Health Care Access
Health insurance application assistance for Mass Health, Mass Health Connector plans, and Medicare; dental and prescription assistance service. tel: 508-696-0020 | fax: 508-696-7352
Provides essential support services for breast cancer patients.
Contact the MV Hospital social worker Justine Hull: 508-957-9315
Cape Wellness Collaborative
Provides free-of-charge wellness therapies. 774-408-8477
Transportation Access Program
Assists Island residents and families with excessive costs of off-Island travel due to long-term illness and health/mental health needs requiring services not available on the Island. Can provide up to $750 per person for travel, hotel stay and parking for medical reasons.
Provides information related to managing finances during treatment, particularly those related to housing and mortgages.