Circle of Light is a non-profit organization associated with Chadron Community Hospital and Health Services. Its mission is to help cancer patients and their families in Box Butte, Dawes, Sheridan and Sioux Counties in Western Nebraska.
Circle of Light addresses one of the largest barriers to care in a rural setting – financial stress. The program provides short-term financial help and aims to decrease monetary barriers that hinder patients from getting and complying with effective treatment.
Persons who meet eligibility guidelines may apply for assistance, including:
- Gas vouchers
- Payment for motel rooms, when required to travel to treatment or stay overnight
- Rent or utilities
- Purchasing healthy food
- Obtaining medications
Support for breast cancer patients is supported by the Nebraska Affiliate of Susan G. Komen.
For more information or an application, contact Tricia Thayer at Socialservices@chadronhospital.com