Komen Patient Assistance

The Komen Patient Assistance Program is a pilot project sponsored by the Oregon and SW Washington Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and Catholic Charities. The program provides emergency financial assistance for women and men in treatment for breast cancer in an effort to help them remain in safe housing with access to good nutrition during treatment.

Eligibility Requirements

• 18 years of age or older
• Resident of Multnomah County
• Diagnosed on or after April 1, 2011
• Currently in treatment
• Exhausted available family and community resources
• Gross household income no greater than 250% of the federal poverty level as depicted in the chart below

Family Size Annual Income Monthly Income
1 $27,225 $2,269
2 $36,775 $3,065
3 $46,325 $3,860
4 $55,875 $4,656
5 $65,425 $5,452
6 $75,975 $6,248


To Apply

If you meet the criteria listed above, please contact the social worker or nurse navigator at your treatment facility. If you have questions, please call Susan G. Komen for the Cure Survivor Programs Manager Toni Mountain at 503-553-3677 or Catholic Charities Financial Wellness Program Manager Molly O’Donnell at 503-688-2555.

Catholic Charities
Financial Wellness Services - Komen Patient Assistance
2740 SE Powell Blvd., #5
Portland, OR 97202
Phone: 503-688-2555
Fax: 503-238-4716
komenassist@catholiccharitiesoregon.org

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