Alternative Health Care

SOURCE PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE
at BYS Yoga – South Side
1113 Carson St., 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA  15203
https://sourcepgh.com/
412-440-8662
sourcepittsburgh@gmail.com

Sliding scale acupuncture sessions for $15-$45. Thursdays from 2-4:30pm – Call, email or use website to schedule an appointment.

 

CLOUD GATE
107 Maple Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Tel.: 412-327-5719
cloudgatepgh@gmail.com
http://www.cloudgatepgh.com/

Shiatsu
QiGong
Life Counseling
Reiki

Sliding scale available.

Practice is not wheelchair-accessible, but home visits are possible.

PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY
3600 Laketon Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA  15235
800-860-1114
http://www.massageschoolpittsburgh.com

Student Massage Clinic

The Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy offers student massage clinics to the public at our location on Laketon Road. All massages are provided by advanced students of our school.

We are currently accepting clients for our intern student clinic. Please call the school for your appointment. Only $30.00 per hour appointment. For appointments and additional information, please call 800-860-1114.

 MING YIP CHINESE MEDICINE
412-281-4818
2528 Penn Ave (in the Strip District, between 25th & 26th)
http://www.mingyip.net

Initial consultation for herbal treatment is $12.00.

Rear entrance is wheelchair-accessible. Bathroom does not have handrails.

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Cancer Resources

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RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS WITH CANCER AND THEIR FAMILIES

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Resource Page:

http://www.chp.edu/our-services/cancer/survivorship-clinic/resources

 

FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN’S CANCER

Very extensive resource page:

http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/resources/

 

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
320 Bilmar Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Cancer Helpline at 800.227.2345
www.cancer.org

“Whether you want to learn about treatment options, get advice on coping with side effects, or have questions about health insurance, we’re here to help. We can even find you a free ride to treatment or a free place to stay when treatment is far from home.”

HEALTHY WOMAN PROGRAM

What is the HealthyWoman Program?

The HealthyWoman Program is a free breast and cervical cancer early detection program of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. It is funded by the Department of Health and through a grant the department receives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

What services can I receive through the HealthyWoman Program?

Free services for those meeting the eligibility standards include:

  • Clinical breast examination;
  • Mammogram;
  • Pelvic examination and Pap smear; and
  • Follow-up diagnostic tests for an abnormal screening result.

How do I know if I’m eligible?  

  1. Age:   Breast screening and diagnostics – Women 40 through 64

Cervical screening and diagnostics – Women 21 through 64

NOTE: Younger women may be eligible if they have symptoms. You may be eligible if you are 65 or older and do not have Medicare Part B.

Transgender individuals may also be eligible.

  1. Residency:  A woman must live in Pennsylvania.
  2. Income:  A woman is eligible for the HealthyWoman if her family’s gross household income is at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty annual guideline.
2017 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines at

250 Percent of Poverty

Family Size Gross Monthly Income Annual Income
     
1 $2513 $ 30,150
2 3384    40,600
3 4,255    51,050
4 5,125   61,500
5 5,996   71,950
6 6,867   82,400
7 7,738   92,850
8 8,609 103,300
Each additional person   871   10,450

 

  1. Insurance status:   A woman must be uninsured or underinsured

An underinsured woman is one who has health insurance, but it does not cover the breast or cervical diagnostic services offered by HWP or who is financially unable to pay any required deductible or co-payment.

A woman enrolled in Medicare Part B or Medicaid is not eligible.

Call the HealthyWoman hotline at 1-800-215-7494
In a matter of minutes, you will know if you are eligible.

CANCER CARING CENTER

All services of the Cancer Caring Center are FREE. To request assistance call us at 412-622-1212 or visit the Center at 4117 Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield (across from the Bloomfield Bridge). Our hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our Center is wheelchair accessible.
info@cancercaring.org
www.cancercaring.org

Services:

  • Professional counseling
  • Support groups (including for women with breast cancer and for young adults)
  • A telephone helpline
  • Live Well With Cancer programs and workshops
  • The center sponsors Pet Therapy for children who have a family member with cancer, in partnership with Animal Friends
  • Community support groups in the North Hills (UPMC Passavant Hospital), South Hills (St. Clair), Monroeville (AHN Forbes Regional), Cranberry (UMPC Passavant Cranberry) and Johnstown (Murtha Pain Institute)
  • Wellness Programs (Zumba, Hands on Therapy, Gentle Yoga, Art Therapy and Reiki)

OUR CLUBHOUSE
2816 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412.338.1919

Mon:  9:00am – 5:00pm
Tues – Thurs*:  9:00am – 8:00pm
Fri:  9:00am – 12:00pm
Sat (once per month):  9:00am – 3:00pm

*Hours may vary depending on programming, please consult calendar.

“Our Clubhouse is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides free emotional and social support to those touched by cancer in western Pennsylvania.

Those living with cancer at any age, as well as the family and friends who care for them, are welcome to join Our Clubhouse and receive free support.  Click here to learn how you can become a Member or visit our online calendars to see upcoming activities.”

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
THE W PA/W VA CHPT.-GEN. PATIENT SRV.
River Walk Corporate Centre 333 E. Carson Street, Ste, 441
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 395-2873

www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Info Support:

Monday – Friday 9 am to 9 pm ET. 1.800.955.4572

Emotional Support Resources:

http://www.lls.org/support-resources

Financial Support: