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.


Speaking Out

Read Our Joint Statement Addressing Racial Injustice. At HOW, we’re working to address inequities for people of color living on the Outer Cape. For instance, last year we launched an…

Double Your Impact!

Since the covid-19 pandemic our services to over 240 women have increased by as much as 62% compared to last year. Please make your gift today and a $20,000 matching…

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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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