Breast Health Programs

Susan G. Komen Michigan is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness programs. With its 2018 community grants, Komen Michigan is investing $300,971  to support quality breast health programs throughout the affiliate’s 24-county service area.

 

 


If you need assistance in Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne Counties, please contact Komen Greater Detroit at 248.304.2080.

If you live outside of our 24-county service area, and need assistance, please call us at 616.752.8262, we may still be able to help!


2018-2019 Grant Programs

Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department

The Southwest Michigan Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Wrap Around Program (BCCNP) will target services to low-income, uninsured and under-insured women and men under 40 in need of breast screening or diagnostic services.

Provides: Breast exams, screening mammograms, diagnostic procedures, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Low income

If you live in or near: Allegan, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Van Buren, and St. Joseph counties, call and ask for the Komen Program, 269.373.5213

 

Michigan State University College of Nursing

MSU College of Nursing’s Pink !mpact Program will provide educational outreach focused on nutrition to Hispanic, African American and low-income communities, screening and diagnostic services to low income individuals, as well as a survivorship program focusing on lifestyle intervention strategies.

Provides: Breast exams, screening mammograms, diagnostic procedures, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Low income

If you live in or near: Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Jackson, or Shiawassee counties, contact Pam Haan or Kim Anderson, 517.267.2460

 

YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing

The YMCA’s Turning Point program is a healthy lifestyle initiative which targets at-risk breast cancer patients as well as survivors by providing them with physical, social and emotional health and support to reduce the side effects of treatment, provide support in remission and to ultimately improve their long-term quality of life.

Provides: Exercise programs, survivor support, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Low income

If you live in or near: Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, or Jackson counties, contact Joy Berwald, 517.827.9677

 

Catherine’s Health Center

The Count Me In program helps women and men get breast health education and services providing mammograms, screenings and follow ups for annual exams.

Provides: Breast exams, screening mammograms, diagnostic procedures, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Low income

If you live in or near: Kent or Ottawa counties, call and ask for the Komen Program, 616.336.8800

 

Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health provides free services for residents of Kent, Montcalm, Newaygo, Ottawa, Berrien, Van Buren and Muskegon Counties targeting African American, Hispanic and rural residents who are uninsured or underinsured and who do not qualify for other programs.

Provides: Breast exams, screening mammograms, diagnostic procedures, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Low income

If you live in or near: Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Ottawa, or Van Buren counties, contact Denise McCarty, 616.486.6022

Revive and Thrive Project

The 2-part Healing Meals & Transition to Survivorship program aims to provides breast cancer patients in with health and wellness programs during treatment and recovery.

Provides: Nutritious meals, survivor support, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Breast cancer patients and survivors

If you live in or near: Kent county, contact Wendy Borden, 616.581.4103

West Michigan Cancer Center

WMCC Survivorship Navigators will provide one-on-one guidance and assistance to men and women living in Southwest Michigan who are diagnosed with breast cancer as they complete cancer treatments and move into survivorship.

Provides: Survivor support, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Low income

If you live in or near: Cass, Kalamazoo, or Van Buren counties, contact West Michigan Cancer Center, 269.382.2500

Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor Legacy

The CSC’s Breast Cancer Support through the Continuum of Care program aligns helps increase availability of programs serving survivors with a focus on social and emotional wellbeing, wellness programs, and lifestyle intervention strategies.

Provides: Patient and Survivor support, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age

If you live in or near: Jackson, Livingston, or Shiawassee counties, contact Rosie Morrison, 734.975.2500

Grass Lake Sanctuary

This 145 acre retreat invites new, low-income and underserved breast cancer survivors in Michigan between the ages of 25 and 80 with emotional isolation and disconnect following treatment by cultivating a deep sense of connection and belonging among program participants.

Provides: Survivor support, community education

Available free to:

  • Women and men of any age
  • Low income

This program is open to all breast cancer survivors state-wide: ask for Grass Lake Sanctuary Survivor Retreats, 734.726.0290