Grace's Story Suddenly, out of nowhere, I found a nodule on my breast. HOW was there for me when I really needed it and I still need it. Read More Meet Chris Chris’ own experience navigating the medical system during serious healthcare challenges inspired him to volunteer at HOW. Read More Meet Joachim Owner of the Patio American Grill — our choice for Outstanding Business Philanthropist! Read More Sophia's Story Navigating the challenges of a serious health care diagnosis like cancer, Sophia turned to HOW for help. Read More

Who We Are

HOW is a resource center for women living with chronic or life threatening conditions. We serve the Outer Cape community from Provincetown to Eastham.


Join Us in Celebrating Joy!

Award Recognition at September 17th Annual Meeting, 5:30pm. Contact us at to receive Zoom link. Congratulations to Joy for receiving the Betty Villari Community Service Award. This is an…

HOW Annual Meeting: Thursday, September 17th

The Board of Directors will hold HOW’s Annual Meeting in an online meeting room from 5:30-7pm on Thursday, September 17th. All HOW community members and members of the public are…

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Helping Our Women

How Can We Help You? 

Food & Financial Assistance

Living with a chronic health condition is expensive. We provide monthly financial assistance grants to low-income women to help offset the financial burden of illness.


Our Transportation Program provides rides to medical appointments whether on the Cape or in Boston and for other health related needs.

Connection & Community

At HOW, you have many opportunities to connect with other women or with other agencies to support your healthcare journey.

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Who We’ve Helped




Women Helped




Rides Given

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