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If you are a woman age 40 or older* who lives in Maine with or without insurance to cover breast exams, mammograms, and pap tests, and you meet the income guidelines... we can help!

*services are also available for younger women under certain circumstances

At Caring Connections we know there may be things that make it hard for you to get to your appointments. We can help you with: 

  • A ride to your appointments

  • Childcare

  • Someone to go with you to your appointments

  • Assistance with the cost of travel

  • Breast and cervical health information

The following services are provided by Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center:

  • Pap tests

  • Pelvic (internal) exams

  • Clinical breast exams

  • Mammograms

Limited diagnostic or follow-up services are available through the Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program. Should a woman enrolled in Caring Connections need further diagnostic testing or treatment for breast or cervical cancer, these services would be provided at no cost through Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center.

This program is provided in cooperation with the Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program (MBCHP).

Service Locations

Pap tests, pelvic exams & clinical breast exams are provided at:

Northern Light Family Medicine and Residency

Eastern Maine Healthcare Mall

895 Union Street

Suite 12

Bangor, ME 04401

Mammograms are provided at:

Northern Light Imaging

Eastern Maine Healthcare Mall

905 Union Street

Suite 10

Bangor, ME 04401


Northern Light Breast and Osteoporosis Imaging

Eastern Maine Medical Center

489 State Street

Bangor, ME 04401

Income Guidelines


*Income guidelines are provided by the Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program

Family Size               Annual Income

1                             $31,900

2                             $43,100

3                             $54,300

4                             $65,500

5                             $76,700

6                             $87,900

7                             $99,100

8                             $110,300

For family units with more than 8 members, add $11,200 for each additional member. 

Women may also be eligible who have health insurance, but the plan has co-payments, deductibles, or co-insurance amounts that are financial barriers to receiving covered services. 

For more information contact us.

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