A resource center for women with chronic, life threatening and/or disabling illness
Serving Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet & Eastham on Cape Cod, Massachusetts



Helping Our Women offers direct services to women diagnosed with chronic, life threatening, or disabling conditions. All of our services are free and confidential.

Our Financial Assistance provides monthly assistance to low-income clients in the form of payments made directly to a payee on behalf of the client. HOW service staff

The Transportation Program provides transportation to medical appointments, whether on the lower Cape, mid-Cape or Boston.

Our Chronic Illness Support Group is held weekly at St. Mary of the Harbor Episcopal Church in Provincetown, facilitated by Doreen Devlin, RN, LMHC.  This group is open to women Cape-wide.

We also provide periodic workshops for our clients based on interest expressed by the women themselves.

All of our programs are advocacy based and responsive to the needs of those we serve. We assist with applications for benefits such as SNAP, Social Security, and housing programs. We are an official site to assist with Fuel Assistance applications and we provide referrals to other beneficial programs.   See Full Text ....

For information about any of these programs, please call 508-487-4357 or email us.

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Donna Szeker
Office Administrator/ Client Advocate
Donna is a native of New Jersey, arriving in Provincetown 23 years ago. She has been a volunteer with HOW from its inception as well as volunteering at the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod and CASAS. Donna has a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and has created functional fitness programs for senior residents in local communities.


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