California's Cancer Detection Program for Women

Every Woman Counts

Tri-Counties Cancer Detection Partnership, serving Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, is the regional contractor and local administrator for the state of California's cancer detection program for women, Every Woman Counts (EWC) .

Clinical Services

Every Woman Counts provides free breast and cervical cancer screening and early detection services to program eligible women through participating local primary care physicians, specialists, mammography centers, and hospitals.

Who is eligible for Every Woman Counts?

A woman 21 through 39 may be eligible for cervical cancer screening services and a woman 40 years or older may qualify for both breast and cervical cancer screening services, if she meets the insurance and income criteria below.

  • A woman who is uninsured (who has no private or public health insurance) or underinsured, whose insurance does not provide breast or cervical cancer screening services.
  • Has an income no greater than 200% of the federal poverty level .

Pre-Qualify and Find a Provider

The California EWC Program Helpline can determine if a woman qualifies and send her the names of five primary care providers in her area. Call the automated tollfree referral information line, (800) 511-2300, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day for assistance in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and Vietnamese.

Local Support Services

For more information about the Partnership's services please see the providers, resources, and about us sections of our website.