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Financial Matters

Harpley Funds

The Harpley Fund at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is an endowment established by Betsy Harpley in loving memory of her husband, Theodore Raymond Harpley. It helps cancer patients and their families pay for additional care (like personal care attendants, or room and board at a hospice house). For information, please call 781-744-8113.

The Ellie Fund

The Ellie Fund provides funding and resources for women and their families who are undergoing breast cancer treatment in Massachusetts. For information, please call 781-449-0100 or visit

Support Service

Lymphedema Support: 781-744-2760

Nutritional Support:
781-273-8944 (Burlington)
978-538-4359 (Peabody)

Oral Chemotherapy Support: 781-744-7752

Outpatient Counseling (Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine): 781-744-8610

Psychosocial Support (connects patients to resources and helps with financial, emotional and social concerns):
781-744-8113 (Burlington)
781-744-7779 (Peabody)

Spiritual Support (Chaplaincy Department): 781-744-8800


Lingerie Boutique
(Pre and post surgical garments, prosthetic fittings and bra fittings)
Burlington: 781-345-7800
Peabody: 978-278-7400

Lady Grace

Malden: 781-322-1721
Danvers: 978-774-7141
Tyngsboro: 978-649-3942
Waltham: 781-894-2081
Salem, NH: 603-898-0522

New England Hair Illusions And Breast Form Clinic

Tyngsboro: 978-649-7228

The Women’s Image Center

Leominster: 978-534-0200
Worcester: 508-754-8705

American Cancer Society Wig Bank

(free wigs): 1-800-227-2345

Carolyn’s Wigs

Wakefield: 781-246-2818

Hairmate Salon

Woburn: 781-938-0495

New England Hair Illusions And Breast Form Clinic

Tyngsboro: 978-649-7228

Nick George’s Hair Studio

Danvers: 978-750-8200

The Women’s Image Center

Leominster: 978-534-0200
Worcester: 508-754-8705

The list of suppliers may change. For an updated list, please call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.

Prescription Programs (for those with limited or no insurance coverage for medicines):

  • Prescription Advantage (for patients who are disabled or age 65 and older): 1-800-243-4636, ext. 2
  • Programs through pharmaceutical companies:

When needed after surgery, your care team will arrange for visiting nurse assistance.

American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteer Driver Program: 1-800-227-2345 (ask for your local office)

MBTA’s THE RIDE: 617-222-5123

Lexpress (Lexington’s bus service): 781-861-1210

Roadrunner (for residents in the Lowell Regional Transit area): 978-459-0152

If you have MassHealth and need help with transportation, call Lahey’s Social Services Department at 781-744-8113.