Financial Resources

Cancer Lifeline Patient Assistance Fund

The Cancer Lifeline Patient Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to low-income patients with cancer other than breast cancer. The fund can be used for living or medical expenses. Eligible applicants must be within a three month window of active treatment, live or receive treatment in a Western Washington county, and meet low-income requirements. For more information about eligibility and the application process, call (206) 832-1282.

To apply, please contact your social or healthcare worker.

Komen Patient Assistance Fund

Cancer Lifeline is happy to partner with the Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen to provide financial assistance to low-income patients with breast cancer. The fund can be used for living or medical expenses. Eligible applicants must be within a three month window of active treatment for breast cancer, live or receive treatment in a Western Washington county and meet low-income requirements. For more information about eligibility and the application process, call (206) 832-1282.

To apply, please contact your social or healthcare worker.

Cancer Legal Resource Center

Provides information and education about cancer-related legal issues to the public through its national telephone assistance line. 

Phone: 866-843-2572
Website: http://disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/cancer-legal-resource-center

Benefits Check Up

The nation’s most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.

Phone: 571-527-3900
Website: http://benefitscheckup.org/

Sound Outreach – Pierce County

Basic needs, Health Insurance Guidance, Housing, Financial Empowerment

Phone: 253-593-2111
Website: http://www.soundoutreach.org/services/