Project Name: Empowering Communities for Life: Breast Health Education and Outreach Program

Grant Amount: $35,000

Organization:  Mississippi County, Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission

Project Director: Jacqueline Burton

Address: 1400 North Division
                 Blytheville, AR 72316

Phone: 870-762-9444

The program provides breast cancer education, helps women get repeat yearly mammograms and clinical breast exams, helps those who have symptoms that could be breast cancer obtain diagnosis and helps those diagnosed with breast cancer to access treatment without delay. Service methods include assessing individual breast health needs, helping women form a plan for meeting the needs, referral to reduced cost and free medical providers and referral to outside sources for transportation and financial help