Local and National Resources

Utility, Mortgage, Rent Assistance:

Florida Cancer Specialists – maximum $1500 per year

http://foundation.flcancer.com/apply/

Friendship Centers –https://friendshipcenters.org/

941-955-2122

Laurel Civic Association – also has a monthly food pantry

941-483-3338

Organizations that assist with co-pays:

For Sarasota Memorial Hospital Patients

941-917-7459             https://www.smh.com/Home/Patients-Visitors/Financial-Assistance

Cancer Care Co-Payment Assistance Foundation

866-552-6729              www.cancercarecopay.org

Healthwell Foundation

800-675-8416            www.healthwellfoundation.org

Patient Access Network Foundation (PANF)

866-316-7263            www.panfoundation.org

Patient Advocate Foundation

866-512-3861               www.copays.org

Transportation Services:

American Cancer Society: https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/road-to-recovery.html

General Assistance by Type of Cancer:

Cancer.net – a database of multiple resources

https://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/financial-considerations/financial-resources

American Cancer Society: https://www.cancer.org/

1-800-227-2345

 

Assistance with Housing/Homelessness:

Heart of Florida United Way:  https://211.gs-humanservices.org/?option=com_cpx&task=resource&id=1472113

dial 211 or 941-308-4357

Salvation Army of Sarasota: https://salvationarmyflorida.org/sarasota/

941-954-4673

Catholic Charities of Sarasota: https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/

941-355-4680

Turning Point Manatee:  http://tpmanatee.org/#

941-747-1509

Additional Resources:

American Cancer Society: https://www.cancercare.org/publications/62-sources_of_financial_assistance

800-813-HOPE(4673)

Jewish Children and Family Services of Sarasota: http://www.jfcs-cares.org/

941-366-2224

Catholic Charities of Bradenton: https://www.financialhelpresources.com/details/catholic_charities_of_manatee_county.html

941-714-7829

Community Action Center of Manatee County: https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/manatee_community_action_agenc.html

941-827-2887

Salvation Army of Venice: https://salvationarmyflorida.org/venice/

941-484-6227

Catholic Charities of Venice:  https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/

941-359-3909

Catholic Charities of North Port:  https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/locations/north-port/

941-244-2270

City of Northport Social Services:  https://www.cityofnorthport.com/government/city-services/social-services

941-429-3700

Englewood Helping Hand, Inc.:  https://englewoodhelpinghand.org/what-we-do/

941-474-5864

Englewood Area Cancer Foundation: http://theeacf.org

941-270-4322  offers transportation and lodging assistance to those living in the greater Englewood area.

211 Suncoast Cares: www.211suncoastcares.org

Contact for address, days/hours of operation, eligibility requirements, application requirements, etc…

211 Suncoast Cares is a free and confidential service that helps people locate resources they need, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You may search for services online, chat online with a navigator, text, or call Sarasota County 941-366-5025, Manatee County 941-308-4357.   You may search using key words or using the specific name of an agency. You can print, text or email the results of your search.

https://panfoundation.org/ or 1-866-316-7263

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/

 

For Help With Drug Expenses:

www.needymeds.org

www.pparx.org