Local Resources For You
Susan G. Komen® San Antonio is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in Bexar County. Komen San Antonio is investing more than $17.3 million in education, diagnosis, treatment and support programs that serve uninsured or underinsured Bexar county residents. To learn more about how these programs and services are selected for funding by Komen San Antonio click here.
In 2015 – 2016, Komen San Antonio committed $550,000 to local breast cancer screening, treatment and education. Local non-profits have been selected by an independent Grant Review Panel through a competitive application and rigorous review process. Please note that Susan G. Komen is not a direct service provider. The following is a list of grantee programs provided in Bexar County:
Alamo City Cancer Council – Breast Cancer Education Conference
A breast cancer conference free to the public, scheduled for September 17th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio.
American Cancer Society – Transportation for Breast Cancer Patients
A free transportation program available in Bexar County for women diagnosed with breast cancer in need of rides breast-cancer related appointments. (210) 614-4212
CentroMed – Breast Cancer Screening for At-Risk Women
Program provides screening, diagnostic and case management services for the prevention and detection of breast cancer for low-income, uninsured women.
S. Zarzamora Clinic: (210) 977-7920 | S.W. Military Clinic: (210) 923-4646 | Somerset Clinic: (210) 624-3045 | Walzem Clinic: (210) 651-1050
CommuniCare Health Centers – Breast Cancer Screening and Education
Project includes clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic breast treatment for low-income, uninsured women.
Barclay Clinic: (210) 434-3271 | E. Commerce Clinic: (210) 233-7040
Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
The project assists low-income, uninsured women with clinical breast exams and screening mammography. Funded in part by Komen, Friends of CHRISTUS provides community mobile mammography throughout Bexar County and surrounding areas. (210) 704-4100
Martinez Street Women’s Center
The promotora program provides education, outreach and support services to underserved, low-income, minority women and their families. (210) 534-6638
SLEW Wellness Center – Aftercare Services for Disadvantaged Women with Breast Cancer
The program provides emotional and physical support for underinsured and low-income women in Bexar County who are recovering from and/or undergoing breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Services include mental health, nutritional, physical and massage therapy, lymphatic drainage therapy and nursing services. (210) 654-7900
The Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation
Provides patient safety guidebooks to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. The guides are an excellent resource to better understand hospital processes, standard treatment protocols and pertinent breast cancer information.
ThriveWell Cancer Foundation – Deriving Inspiration and Vitality through Activity
The Patient Assistance program helps breast cancer patients who are without financial resources to continue their lifesaving treatment plans and offset costs associated with their medical care. (210) 593-5949
University Health System – Patient-Centered Mammography Access Project
The project assists low-income, uninsured, at-risk women and men with clinical breast exams, screening mammography and advanced diagnostic procedures, and patient navigation. Funded in part by Komen, UHS provides community mobile mammography. Screening: (210) 358-7020 | Mobile Mammography Unit: 210-358-3720 | CareLink Program (210) 358-3350
University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio
The project assists low-income women who are at high risk of genetically linked breast cancer with genetic counseling. (210) 450-1000
WINGS – Breast Cancer Treatment for Uninsured Women
The program provides no-cost patient navigator services and comprehensive treatment (diagnostics, treatment and reconstruction) and COBRA financial assistance for uninsured women diagnosed with breast cancer or recurring breast cancer who have no other options for care. (210) 946-9464
YWCA of San Antonio, EncorePlus Program
For uninsured/underinsured women ages 40-49 who have not had a mammogram within the last 12 months. Provides ongoing breast health education programs and referrals for low-cost mammograms. (210) 433-9922