Additional Resources for Patients

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition, St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound also offers the following services and programs to assist the community:

  • Free cervical screening in Seton Women's Center*
  • Free transportation for non-ambulatory cancer patients with financial need*
  • Free Medications Assistance Program for patients undergoing cancer therapy**
  • Sunday Brunch for cancer patients (St. Vincent's Medical Center Auxiliary sponsored)
  • Holiday reception for all support groups, patients and their families, as well as patients being treated in Infusion Therapy
  • Travel, room and board assistance for bone-marrow transplant cancer patients*
  • Sponsor of bone-marrow testing campaigns
  • Free circus for children with special needs and life-threatening diseases
  • Free wigs, breast prostheses, mastectomy bras and compression garments for women undergoing cancer treatment
  • Educational and resource information to cancer patients and their families
  • Nutrition counseling for cancer patients and their families
  • Free nutritional supplements for patients undergoing cancer therapy*
  • Corporate and community cancer education and screening programs
  • Financial aid for smoking cessation programs*
  • St. Vincent's SWIM Prostate Cancer Institute
  • St. Vincent's SWIM Women's Imaging Center
  • Cancer Survivor Breakfast, co-sponsored by Victorinox Swiss Army
  • SWIM Memorial Service for family and friends of cancer victims
  • Partnership with Y-Me, Lymphoma Leukemia Society and various prostate cancer associations to support patients with breast, prostate and blood cancer
  • Full daycare scholarships for preschoolers of mothers with cancer*
  • Personal Crisis Assistance*
  • Toys for children of mothers with cancer
  • Home care assistance for hospice patients with financial need
  • Leukemia Blood Borne Cancer Support Group
  • Cancer survivor support programs through the Joseph Abboud & Bobby Valentine Endowment
  • Endowment funds for children diagnosed with cancer in Bridgeport & Trumbull Public Schools
  • Cancer prevention services in Suffolk County, Long Island
  • Free skin cancer screening program
  • Financial subsidy and assistance has been made available by the SWIM Across the Sound to assist individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer and who have limited or no financial resources

*Available to those with certain financial needs and who qualify for assistance
**Program has maximum benefit of $1,000 per year

For more information, please contact St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation at (203) 576-5451.