Delaware

Christiana Care Health Services Inc.

The Helping Hands for Breast Health Program will provide Avon Staff that includes an Outreach Coordinator (a nurse) and an Outreach Assistant to assist 750 women to complete their mammogram and clinical breast exam and educate 2300 women about breast health. The program focuses activities to reach minority, uninsured or underinsured women in Kent and New Castle Counties, Delaware. The program has three components: patient navigation services, a reminder system for annual breast cancer screening and innovative breast health awareness education (Hat's Off, education breast health wheel, breast health bingo, and pink toolkits). The staff will provide navigation to those in need to complete their annual breast mammography. including scheduling and completing paperwork, enrollment in a reminder system, finding primary care services and enrollment in state programs services. The Avon staff work closely with the Community Outreach and Education program staff who have bilingual and bicultural outreach coordinators to help recruit the Hispanic and Asian (Chinese and Indian) women.
 
Nora Katurakes - Manager Of Community Health Outreach and Education
Helen F. Graham Center-West
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Rd., Suite 2360, Newark, DE 19713
302-623-4628 or 302-623-4746
nkaturakes@christianacare.org; www.christianacare.org