Offers outreach, breast health education, screening, and support for medically underserved and/or uninsured women
Links women to no-cost mammograms
Services include transportation, language translation, and advocacy and referral to community resources
Provides one-to-one support offered to those with suspicious screening results, and for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Links uninsured women aged 40-64 to various resources for annual Mammogram and Clinical Breast Exam screening
Uninsured/underinsured resources include: CareNet's network of providers, ProMedica's indigent programs, and free breast and cervical screening projects offered by area hospitals.
We educate both Medicaid and Medicare recipients about coverage of Annual Screening Mammography and assist them in obtaining the service from providers that accept those benefits. ENCOREplus provides free breast-health presentation illustrating American Cancer Society guidelines for Mammography, Clinical Breast Exams, and Self-Breast-Exams.
ENCOREplus supports women in their breast-health efforts by:
Providing transportation assistance for women for whom this is an obstacle.
Facilitating language translation.
Distributing incentive gifts to women that complete mammogram screenings.
Providing reminders for annual screenings.
Advocating for clients and providing referral to community resources. One-to-one support offered to those with suspicious screening results, and for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
YWCA Northwest Ohio's ENCOREplus Program
BREAST CARE AWARENESS
Breast-Health Education and Supportive Services
LINK TO NO-COST or LOW-COST MAMMOGRAMS & CLINICAL BREAST EXAMS
ONE-TO-ONE SUPPORT EVERY STEP OF THE WAY
FREE TRANSPORTATION TO APPOINTMENTS
FREE BREAST-HEALTH EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
REMINDERS FOR ANNUAL MAMMOGRAMS
FREE GIFTS FOR COMPLETED MAMMOGRAMS
SUPPORT TO FIND YOUR WAY IN HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL SERVICE SYSTEMS
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL the YWCA Northwest Ohio: (419) 241-3235