Patient Navigators

Patient Navigation and Community Health Worker Resources:


Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators -

George Washington School of Medicine - 

GW - Patient Navigator Competencies -

The Office of Community Health Workers at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health -

Board of Certification of Community Health Workers -


Help Step
Connects individuals to local health and human resources -
Aunt Bertha
Linking people with programs and services -
Letters Foundation (Warren Buffet)

For those with breast cancer:

Ellie Fund
Provide essential support services for breast cancer patient -

CHAT Program – Connecting Hope, Assistance and Treatment
A resource for low-income women with breast cancer who do not have adequate income or insurance to pay for services related to their breast cancer diagnosis. Learn more by clicking here.


ACS Road to Recovery – Expanded coverage
The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Recently, they have expanded their coverage by partnering with a ride share service.


Boston Food Resources (City of Boston), maps are designated by neighborhood including free/reduced priced food resources -
Fair Foods – Provides surplus goods at low or no cost to those in need.


Metrolist Boston (City of Boston) up to date housing lotteries. People should sign up, receive email every 2 weeks with listings:


Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston Provides legal assistance into the medical setting as a vital component of patient care.
Mass Legal Help – Promoting justice with legal information -