Breast Health Programs

Susan G. Komen Michigan is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness programs. With its 2019 community grants, Komen Michigan is investing $269,411  to support quality breast health programs throughout the affiliate’s 24-county service area.

For a printable list of our current grantees, please visit here: 2019-2020 Community Grants


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!


Current Grant Programs

 

Holland Hospital

Holland Hospital will provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic services to women in Ottawa County who cannot afford these services and who are not eligible for government assistance or other funding. This grant will also have a bilingual community health worker (CHW) to target areas with an emphasis on the Hispanic population to provide education and community navigation assistance.

Available free to:

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

If you live in or near: Ottawa or Allegan Counties, contact Alecia Jones, 616.355.3871

 

Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s will offer screening & diagnostic access for uninsured women, focusing on Black/African American & Hispanic/Latina women in Kent, Muskegon, and Ottawa Counties. Secondly, they will offer life-enhancing classes designed for breast cancer survivors. Utilizing community health workers in our Community Benefit clinics, education will be provided to dispel fear & myths, decrease access issues & enable patients to be screened.

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, Ottawa, or Muskegon Counties, contact Mary Herman, 616.685.6307

Hackley Community Care Center

Hackley Community Care Breast Health Program is to offer education, screening, and diagnostic services to low-income women and men in Muskegon County. Key activities include screening and diagnostic mammograms and/or MRI’s to uninsured/underinsured women and men, and education to women and men in our community, particularly African American and Hispanic.

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: Muskegon County, contact Teresa Jones, 231.733.6614

 

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, Jackson, Berrien, or Cass 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, Berrien, or Van Buren counties, contact Rhonda Kiel, 616.486.6022