The Breast and GYN Health Project (BGHP) is located in Arcata, CA. It is a grassroots cancer resource center which provides support, education, information, resources and assistance for people facing a breast health concern or breast cancer on California’s north coast. BGHP does not provide medical care, but can help people find a provider or find answers to your questions. Many of the staff and volunteers are cancer survivors themselves. Services include: patient navigation, support with questions, compassionate understanding, support groups, lending library and more. Local people will find support education and hope. BGHP has served California’s north coast community since 1997. All services are free of charge. Most services are provided over the phone. Support groups are currently held via Zoom. Call Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – (707) 825-8345.
“Whether a person is looking for help getting a free or low-cost mammogram, or they are facing a diagnosis of breast cancer, the Breast and GYN Health Project (BGHP) provides support which is always free of charge. It can be hard to know what resources are out there and who to turn to. The National Breast Cancer Foundation helps provide grant funds for these vital patient navigation services, as well as free mammograms here on California’s North Coast. For information or support, BGHP is just a phone call away (707) 825-8345.” — Rose Gale-Zoellick, BGHP Executive Director
Donations are always appreciated, but there are lots of great ways to get involved.