North Carolina

Rural Health Group Inc.

The Rural Health Group (RHG) Breast Care Outreach Program recruits the target population of African American women age 40 and over for screening, provides breast health information to encourage early detection,makes referrals to RHG clinics for risk assessment, mammograms and follow-up services,provides behavioral management services including counseling, case management and BCCCP enrollment and coordinates and manages volunteers and peer educators for survivor support along the continuum of care. The theme "Saving Our Sisters II" will continue to be used to communicate the major goal. Internally,our program focuses on targeting all women, both active users as well as registered users, who do not regularly visit the clinic; those most at risk of chronic diseases including breast cancer.Support groups are being maintained to support the growing number of survivors and encourage women to "get on board the continuum of care for life!" 

Denise G Belle - Director of CBO Programs
Patricia Peele - Women's Health Educator
500 Jackson Street,Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
252-678-4608
denise.belle@rhgnc.org; patricia.peele@rhgnc.org; www.rhgnc.org

Or Mailing Address
PO Box 640,Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870