(Not in alphabetical order)
**The Gratitude Group for Breast Cancer
217 E. 71st St., #22
Chicago, IL 60619
Support group for women and their families. Meet once a week, every Saturday from 12:30pm until 2:00pm at Provident Hospital of Cook County located at 500 E. 51st St, Chicago 60615, first floor. Provide telephone support and educational packets to group participants.
Facilitators are survivors of breast cancer and trained in the psychosocial dynamics of providing support in a group setting. For additional Group information contact Public Affairs at the hospital 312-572-2000 or Founding Chairman Joyce Jones at 303-758-0317.
**New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition-72674.3724@Compuserve.com Offering Action/Education/Advocacy.
A non-profit state-wide advocacy effort.
**The Catherine Peachey Fund, Inc.
(219)268-9015 (Warsaw, IN) non-profit raising funds for Breast Cancer Research.
**Florida Breast Cancer Resource Network, (800)696-8349
Information clearinghouse/Advocacy/Legislative Action/Help for Newly Diagnosed. This group states they do NOT accept $$ from companies that manufacture of sell alcohol, chemicals, oil, pharmaceuticals, tobacco or insurance.
**ABCDInc. (414)278-1345 (Milwaukee, WI)provides information/support for newly diagnosed especially. This group works with local hospitals, clinics and other organizations, but is not affiliated with any medical providers.
**Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (&16)234-3337 (Rochester, NY) meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7PM at Valley Manor Apartments Education Ctr. 1570 East Avenue, Rochester,NY 14610. Works on promoting legislative issues, advocates for funding, seeks to improve access to screening, diagnosis, treatment and care. (Now with a website)
**Breast Cancer Coalition of Utah, PO Box 526174, Salt Lake City, UT 84152-6174 Newsletter, advocacy
**Women's Cancer Advocacy Network
PO Box 19127
Reno, NV 89511
Toll-free: 877.984.WCAN (9226)
general e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
***Women's Cancer Advocacy Network
PO Box 5698
Charlottesville, VA 22905
Fax (434) 295-7435 (women at risk or or diagnosed with breast or gyn cancers & health care professionals & organizations, researchers, govt agencies, lawmakers & industry.
**Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition
P.O. Box 170031
Milwaukee, WI 53127
**Chai Lifeline-Telephone support group for Orthodox (Jewish) women living with breast cancer, (212)699-6639 or
1(888)2-CHAI-LIFE (242-4543) (Funded by the UJA Federation of New York in conjunction with Beth Israel Medical Center Community Partnerships: Linking Breast Cancer Resources)
**Texas Breast Cancer Coalition
PO Box 13504
Austin, TX 78711
This group supports the legislative priorities of the National Breast Cancer Coalition. They hold meetings with state officials, write letters and call.
**The Breast Cancer Bridge
So Jersey Regional Cancer Ctr - Elmer
(856)363-1514 (856) 825-3344
Breast Cancer Action Group of the Monterey Peninsula
PO Box 221582
Carmel, CA 932922-1582
831 644-6365 Fax 831 620-1437
This group woks to address unmet needs of community members diagnosed with breast cancer. Advocacy, Education, Philanthropy.
(Especially for)African-American Breast Cancer Groups:
**ABC/African-American Community Health Group
Contact: Carmelita Austin-Schreher, ABC Director
Walnut Avenue Women's Center
303 Walnut Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Fax (831) 426-3070
Contact: National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer
University of Illinois at Chicago
2121 W. Taylor Street, Suite 512
Chicago, ILL 60612
(312) 996-8046 or (800) 799-2542
**God Cares Support Group
Church of the Great Commission
10137 Prince Place, #402
Largo, Maryland 20772
Contact: Carolyn P. Harvey
(301) 350-3113 or (301) 735-7398
**Sisters Breast Cancer Survivors Network
YWCA Greater Los Angeles
2501 W. Vernon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Contact: Patsy Harris
**Rise Sister Rise
1765 N. Street
Washington, D.C. 20036
Contact: Zora Kramer Brown
8787 Woodway Drive, Suite 4297
Houston, Texas 77063
Contact: Karen E. Jackson
(713) 781-0255 SEE WEBSITE
Long Island, New York
Los Angles, California
Lake Jackson, Texas
**Women of Color Breast Cancer Survivors Support Project
8610 S. Sapulveda
Los Angles, California 90045
Contact: Carol Tap
**Edna B. & Joyce Fay Washington Breast Cancer Foundation
P.O. Box 29042
New Orleans, LA 70189-0042
(504)246-1466 & fax
**African-American Support Group, Inc.
Kings Art Complex
867 Mt. Vernon Avenue
www.celebratinglife.org Breast cancer site geared toward African-American women
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