Susan G. Komen® San Francisco Bay Area is a local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in the Bay Area. Komen San Francisco Bay Area is investing about $100,000 in education, diagnosis, treatment and support programs that serve uninsured or underinsured Bay Area residents. To learn more about how these programs and services are selected for funding by Komen San Francisco Bay Area click here.
Community Grant Recipients
Women’s Cancer Resource Center
WCRC’s Community Health Advocate Lay Navigator Program
Address: 5741 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94601
Counties: Alameda and Contra Costa
Phone: (510) 601-4040
WCRC’s Community Health Advocate (CHA) program uses volunteers trained and supervised to provide cancer support services and education to African American and Latina women with breast cancer in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. CHAs are cancer survivors and former caregivers who conduct early detection presentations in the community and support women through their breast cancer journey, offering peer emotional support, translation, home visits, and facilitating access to screening, diagnosis, treatment, practical assistance, and navigation.