1940 E. Deere Ave., #100
Santa Ana, CA 92705
The American Cancer society has an information and Referral
Helpline and provides written materials of all kinds to patients
upon request. They have a Speakers Bureau that is available
for community education programs on cancer issues of all kinds.
Reach to Recovery has trained volunteers to provide
one-on-one support and information to a breast cancer patient
at any stage of her diagnosis or treatment. Temporary prostheses
are provided for women facing mastectomy.
Look Good...Feel Better is a program that teaches cancer
patients easy makeup tricks, skin care, and information on
wigs, scarves and turbans to help cope with changes in appearance
through treatment. Tell a Friend is a program where
women encourage other women to get their mammograms. Road
to Recovery uses volunteer drivers to take cancer patients
to and from medical appointments. Individuals and companies
participate in the campaign to purchase flowers for patients
during Daffodil Days. Relay for Life is an overnight
event involving teams of runners and walkers who raise money
and awareness in the fight against cancer. Cancer survivors
are honored by walking the first lap.
6889 Andrew Way, Cypress. CA 90630
A nonprofit organization that networks with patient coordinators
at breast centers and other support agencies to complete the
circle of care for women in need because of financial hardship
while going through breast cancer treatment. Funded by Angel
Club members and individual donations.
and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program
The Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program pays for
breast and cervical cancer treatment to low-income and unisured
PMB 167 - 25422 Trabuco Road, #105
Lake Forest, CA 92630-2797
A nonprofit corporation formed to help breast cancer patients
who are temporarily in need of financial help for basic living
expenses. Also provides referrals to other support services.
This organization is funded by donations and grants from foundations,
corporate sponsors, and individuals who recognize this need.
- California Breast Cancer Organizations
Cabco is a state organization that focuses on legislative
issues dealing with breast cancer.
Society of Plastic Surgeons
The Cancer Detection Program (formally known as BCEDP) pays
for breast cancer screening and diagnosis for low-income women
and uninsured women over the age of 40.
of Life Singers
714-842-0386 or 562-833-7410
13040 Coast Street (at the corner of Garden Grove Blvd.) Garden
Grove, CA 92644
This choir is made up of members of the community who have
triumphed over cancer, and those who journey with them, to
experience the Healing Power of Music. New voices
are always welcome, call for information.
Healing Odyssey is a weekend retreat for women who have had
a diagnosis of cancer. Scholarships are available.
Priority, The Breast Cancer Information Network
1820 E. 16th Street Santa Ana, CA 92701
High Priority provides woman-to-woman outreach to breast cancer
survivors. They sponsor a yearly symposium on breast cancer
issues and other breast cancer education programs and are
a funder of this resource guide.
Kids Konnected is a support group for children whose parents
have a cancer diagnosis. They provide age-appropriate materials
and a yearly camp as well as social events throughout the
Laguna Hills- 949-587-8543
Santa Ana- 714-435-5800
Garden Grove- 714-741-7100
- Orange County Breast Cancer Coalition
Orange County Breast Cancer Coalition mission is to provide
a collaborative environment to identify and address breast
health needs in Orange County. The goals of the Coalition
are to increase effectiveness and awareness of breast health
issues, and to identify unmet breast health needs within our
- Orange County Cancer Partnership
c/o County of Orange health care Agency
12 Civic Center Drive, #127 Santa Ana, CA 92701
Manages the state program for free mammograms, clinical breast
exams and follow-up treatment for the uninsured and underinsured
women of Orange County.
1570 Brookhollow Dr., #114 Santa Ana, CA 92705
Stop Gap has educational interactive breast cancer drama presentations
that it presents to provide information and heighten awareness
regarding breast cancer to the community.
G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
3191-A Airport Loop Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The Komen Foundations major fundraising event is Race
for the Cure which brings breast cancer organizations together
to celebrate breast cancer survivors and to raise awareness
in the community about breast cancer. Funds raised from this
event provide grants back to the community. These grants pay
for such things as mammography screening, treatment, housing
and food, transportation, diagnosis, supportive care, outreach
to culturally diverse communities.
Survivor Orange County
Team Survivor offers a place for women dealing with cancer
to begin or renew a fitness program at different sites in
Orange County. Call for information.
The Wellness Community Orange County
540 N. Golden Circle Dr., #315 Santa Ana, CA 92705
A community program to provide psychological and emotional
support to cancer patients and families at no charge.
National Breast Cancer Organization/Orange County Affiliate
714-828-5541 or 562-690-4806
E-mail address: email@example.com
Web site: www.Y-ME.org/southlandcalifornia
National 24-hour Y-ME Hotlines:
English: 800-221-2241 or Spanish: 800-986-9505
PMB 203 17300 17th St., #J, Tustin, CA 92780-7918
A Support and Educational Organization whose mission is to
decrease the impact of breast cancer, create and increase
breast cancer awareness and ensure through information, empowerment,
and peer support That no one faces breast cancer alone.
Help is also available for men who have a loved one experiencing
Services offered include: Informative Newsletter, monthly
educational meetings, and support groups for women at all
stages of the disease. Call for times and locations.
1514 E. Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92805
The YWCA EncorePlus program sponsors free mammograms and breast
cancer screenings at different locations throughout Orange
County. They provide instruction on breast self-examination,
free support and referral services. They also have a post-mastectomy
exercise program for women of all ages. Participants exercise
on land and in a warm pool.