As a nonprofit organization that relies solely on donations and grants to fund our programs, funding may fluctuate, and our programs may have to go on hold. If we currently do not have funding to assist you, our team will make every effort to refer you to other financial assistance resources.
Eligibility for all Cancer1Source programs
In order to be eligible for financial assistance, you must:
- Be a Massachusetts resident
- Have a cancer diagnosis
- Have a household income less than 400% of the federal poverty level
Cancer1Source provides financial assistance of up to $150.00/per person/per year. You may apply for more than one program; however, the maximum assistance per person is $150.00/per person/per year.
STEPS FOR APPLYING
- Complete our financial assistance application
- Mail your completed application and all supporting documents to:
Cancer1Source Assistance Programs
50 Whittemore Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
FAX your completed application and all supporting documents to
If you are eligible to apply, you must also provide support documentation.
- A signed letter from your healthcare provider on official letterhead verifying your cancer diagnosis
- A signed letter from you verifying that your meet income guidelines and that you are a Massachusetts resident
Programs we provide support for:
- Cancer Genetic and Genomic Testing and Counseling
- Medication Assistance
- Transportation Assistance
- Meals and Food Assistance
- Lymphedema Garment Assistance
- Wig/Hairpiece Assistance
Please be sure to answer ALL questions completely, sign, and submit the required documentation.
Incomplete or unreadable applications will be returned. You must re-submit your application within 2 weeks to be considered for program assistance. If you re-submit your application longer than 2 weeks from rejection, your application will not be eligible for consideration.
Application Review Process
Once we receive your completed application and all supporting documents, we will review your application and make a determination within 7 days. You will be notified by email.
If you are approved for a program, you will receive your appropriate gift card in the mail within 14 days after approval.