Sign in if you already have an account.
  
donate.gif

National Spotlight

Financial Resources —Did you know that there are many financial resources that can help people living with breast cancer? Find out more

Voices of Impact™ — Join us here as we continue to share stories that celebrate the women and men who inspire us all.

Local Resources

Thanks to the generosity of donors and sponsors, our Affiliate is able to fund many breast-health and breast cancer-related programs in this area.  

Jump to County

Federal Department of Health and Human Resources Poverty Guidelines

 Hillsborough County Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Moffitt Cancer Center / Breast Cancer Screening for Underserved Women:

Age: 40-49 years old (occasional exceptions made for women meeting the other criteria under the age of
40 or over the age of 64)
Mammogram Status: No prior mammogram within the past 365 days, most recent mammogram is a BIRADS 1 or BIRADS 2, asymptomatic
Residency: Resident of Hillsborough County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: 200% of the federal poverty level
Contact Number: 1-813-745-6769, mention that they are looking for a program for uninsured women

Project TOUCH / St. Joseph's Women's Hospital:

Age: Screening Mammograms ages 40 –49 w/ diagnostic mammogram follow-up and biopsy if necessary. Diagnostic mammograms and follow up biopsy if necessary if patient presents with palpable abnormality, nipple discharge or other abnormality. Not eligible if diagnostic mammogram is routine annual exam and patient is not 40-49.
Residency: Resident of Hillsborough County
Insurance Status: Uninsured or underinsured
Poverty Level: 300% or less of poverty level
Contact Number: 1-813-356-7117

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program:

Age: 50-64 years old
Residency: Resident of Hillsborough County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: At or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline
Contact Number: 1-813-307-8015, ext.3502

 Manatee County Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Mammography Voucher Program/ We Care Manatee

Age: 40-49 years old
Residency: Resident of Manatee County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: 200% of the federal poverty level
Contact Number: 1-941-755-3952 ext. 3

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program:

Age: 50-64 years old
Residency: Resident of Manatee or Sarasota County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: At or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline
Contact Number: 1-941-748-0747, ext. 1333

 Pasco County Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Healthy Women Today / Pasco County Health Department:

Age: 40-49 years old (women under the age of 40 who have a breast abnormality suggestive of cancer; or men with a breast abnormality suggestive of cancer)
Mammogram Status: No prior mammogram within the past 365 days
Residency: Resident of Pasco County
Insurance Status: Uninsured or underinsured
Poverty Level: 200% or less of the Federal Poverty Level
Contact Number: 1-727-861-5661 ex 1016

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program:

Age: 50-64 years old
Residency: Resident of Pasco County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: At or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline
Contact Number: 1-727-861-5661 ex 1016

 Pinellas County Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Mammography Voucher Program of Pinellas County:

Age: 40-49 years old (Women younger than 40 are accepted for screening if there is family history of BRCA gene defect, or first degree relative with pre-menopausal breast cancer)
Mammogram Status:
Residency: Resident of Pinellas County
Insurance Status: Uninsured or underinsured
Poverty Level: 250% or less of the Federal Poverty Level
Acceptance for Diagnostic Breast Evaluations:

  • Women 29 and younger are not accepted into the program for any reason unless there is a documented BRCA gene defect or family history that clearly has a high risk of gene defect.
  • Women 30-39 should be referred to MVP if there is a discrete palpable mass, nipple discharge that meets criteria, skin changes, or nipple retraction or they have a family history that clearly has a high risk of gene defect. They should be provided with a CBE and prescription ordering the appropriate exam.
  • Diagnostic mammography and/or ultrasound will NOT be performed for the evaluation of breast pain without other qualifying clinical signs and symptoms
  • Diagnostic mammography and/or ultrasound will NOT be performed for nipple discharge that is not unilateral, spontaneous/reproducible, and either clear or bloody. Nipple discharge that is not appropriate for evaluation includes: bilateral, expressible only, brown, yellow, green, purple, white.

Contact Number: 1-727-820-4117

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program:

Age: 50-64 years old
Residency: Resident of Pinellas County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: At or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline
Contact Number: 1-727-824-6917

 Polk County Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Think Pink / We Care of Polk County:

Age: 40-49 years old (uninsured men and women under the age of 40 who have signs of breast disease)
Residency: Resident of Polk County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: 300% or less of the Federal Poverty Level
Contact Number: 1-863-646-3436

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program:

Age: 50-64 years old
Residency: Resident of Polk County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: At or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline
Contact Number: 1-813-307-8015, ext.3502

 Sarasota County Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Sarasota Memorial Hospital / Screening & Diagnostic Services for Uninsured/Underinsured Men & Women:

Age: 40-49 years old (occasional exceptions made for women meeting the other criteria under the age of 40 or over the age of 64)
Mammogram Status: No prior mammogram within the past 365 days unless otherwise specified by physician, no breast implants
Residency: Resident of Sarasota County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: 200% or less of the Federal Poverty level
Contact Number: 1-941-917-2636

Sarasota County Health Department / Be Smart Mammogram Program:

Age: 40-49 years old (occasional exceptions made for women meeting the other criteria under the age of 40 or over the age of 64)
Mammogram Status: No prior mammogram within the past 365 days unless otherwise specified by physician, no breast implants
Residency: Resident of Sarasota County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: 200% or less of the Federal Poverty level
Contact Number: 1-941-861-3776

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program:

Age: 50-64 years old
Residency: Resident of Manatee or Sarasota County
Insurance Status: Uninsured
Poverty Level: At or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline
Contact Number: 1-941-748-0747, ext. 1333

 US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Poverty Guidelines

More information from HHS about table

Federal Poverty Level Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States in 2011

Persons in Family

Family Income at 100% of Federal Poverty Line

Family Income at 200% of Federal Poverty Line

1

$10,890

$21,780

2

14,710

29,420

3

18,530

37,060

4

22,350

44,700

5

26,170

52,340

6

29,990

59,980

7

33,810

67,620

8

37,630

75,260