Add an Article Add an Event Edit

Helping Our Women

34 Conwell Street
508-487-4357

Goals:

Provide direct services that assist in creating a more manageable lifestyle for women with chronic and life threatening illnesses;

Provide clients with referrals and advocacy that improve access to health care, social services and benefits programs; and

Develop and implement programs that empower and educate women on issues related to their healthcare and well-being, and that are inclusive of diverse needs.

Core Services:

Transportation to medical and social service appointments both locally and in Boston;

Financial assistance through direct payment to providers to meet medically related expenses;

Support Groups and special programs;

Assistance with errands and light chores around the home;

A Food and Personal Care products pantry; and

Social Services information, referrals,  medical advocacy


Recent News

Helping Our Women - Community Update - October 2022

Helping Our Women - Community Update - October 2022 Greetings Jim, The Board of Directors and the staff met for a retreat in our new office space in Eastham earlier this month. It was the first in person meeting in well over a year, so team…

Read More »

Helping Our Women - Community Update - September 2022

Greetings Friend, It has been a whirlwind of a summer for the HOW community! As you can see from my picture with Miss Richfield, I joined the fun at this year's Drag Brunch as the King of Hearts. Last Saturday I was at the 35th Swim 4 Life with a…

Read More »

Helping Our Women - Community Update - July 2022

Greetings Jim, We've got BIG NEWS to share with you today! It's not just the fact that the John R. McKay Post of the American Legion awarded HOW 2nd place for Most Patriotic entry in Wellfleet's July 4th parade where our signs: "Stars &…

Read More »

Helping Our Women - Community Update - June 30, 2022

Greetings Jim, There's alot happening in our world and here at HOW as we prepare for our Annual Meeting, our Summer Party & Auction, community events, and....the BIG NEWS we'll be announcing at the Annual Meeting! We're gathering today,…

Read More »

Helping Our Women - Community Update - June 2022

Greetings Friend, There's alot happening in our world and here at HOW as we prepare for our Annual Meeting, our Summer Party & Auction, community events, and....the BIG NEWS we'll be announcing at the Annual Meeting! We're gathering today,…

Read More »

Helping Our Women - Response to Supreme Court Decision

I’m writing to you today in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson both as HOW’s Executive Director and an attorney who has devoted much of my career to improving the lives and well-being of women. While…

Read More »

Helping Our Women - Community Update - May 2022

Greetings Friend, As we continue to move forward on our mission to support women living with chronic or serious health conditions on the Outer Cape, we wanted to share some of the exciting news about a national award we received and the Betty…

Read More »

Helping Our Women - Community Update - May 12, 2022

As we continue to move forward on our mission to support women living with chronic or serious health conditions on the Outer Cape, we wanted to share some of the exciting news about a national award we received and the Betty Villari Community…

Read More »

Helping Our Women Newsletter - February 10, 2022

Greetings! I hope you all made it thru the storm without too much discomfort. Now that the omicron surge is waning, HOW's office has re-opened. We continue to require masks in the office, and we prefer that you make an appointment before you visit,…

Read More »

Helping Our Women Community Update - December 2021

We're hosting a holiday open house for the women we serve so it seems a fitting time to share some news and highlights from your community - the HOW community. At this point in time we serve nearly 300 households on the Outer Cape. In 2021, we…

Read More »

Join Helping Our Women on November 30, 2021

This year, Helping Our Women is taking part in GivingTuesday - the global generosity movement on November 30. People around the world unite in kindness and solidarity to support the causes important to them. The team at Helping Our Women is…

Read More »

On-Line Auction Is Open - You Don't Want to Miss This One

On-Line Auction Is Open You Don't Want to Miss This! 12 Wellfleet Oysters delivered fresh anywhere on Cape Cod with a handmade Oyster Platter, Limited edition Liquid Geography Wine, and Cheese Platter w/knife - cheese and crackers included 2…

Read More »

Limited Summer Party Tickets Still Available - July 29, 2021

We want to be sure you know that a limited number of tickets remain for the Summer Party, so if you'd like to join us next Thursday August 5th at Truro Vineyards for outdoor, socially-distant seating -- good food, good people, good music -- buy your…

Read More »

Helping Our Women News - July 20, 2021

This summer you have so many ways to help improve access to healthcare and wellness for women living with chronic or life threatening health conditions on the Outer Cape. Read on for more information about all the ways you can join with HOW in the…

Read More »

Helping Our Women Community Update - June 2021

Greetings Friend, Throughout the pandemic chronic health conditions didn't quit and neither did HOW! A year ago, we wrote to let you know that we've been busy and today we're writing to share our 2020 Annual Report. You'll note that overall client…

Read More »

Celebrate The Women In Your Life

I hope this message finds you well. At HOW, we look forward to traditions like Mother's Day and the chance to celebrate the inspiring women in our lives and communities. In honor of the mothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, mentors, and loved ones…

Read More »

Photos