Project Name: Empowering Communities for Life: Breast Health Education and Outreach Program
Grant Amount: $35,160
Organization: Mississippi County, Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission
Project Director: Jacqueline Burton
Address: 1400 North Division
Blytheville, AR 72316
The program is designed to promote small group education and culturally appropriate breast health education and awareness to 50 women aged 40 and older and 25 women under the age of 40; targeting women who are never or rarely screened. The program will identify and track 100 rural, underserved women and 25 migrant women by providing a bilingual patient navigator. EC4L addresses the needs of cancer survivors and their families to improve survivorship care by providing user-friendly transportation assistance programs to provide 50 fuel vouchers to and from treatment and medical appointments, support groups, education sessions, and other support services.