Wellthy’s care support for women of color

Navigating the world of care is especially challenging for marginalized groups who are faced with unique obstacles in finding and receiving quality healthcare. African Americans are four times more likely to provide care for someone in their family, and the vast majority of these caregivers are women. Furthermore, reports show that in the US, Black women experience disproportionate mortality rates, fertility complications, dismissing of symptoms, and unconscious bias from providers. Social determinants of health also set up non-white populations for health setbacks, causing caregiving in these families to be even more challenging. 

By handling logistical and administrative tasks of care, Wellthy can help relieve women of color of these unequal burdens, find them access to quality care from providers they trust, and prevent them from having to choose between working and caring for their families.

How Wellthy supports women of color


  • Finding medical providers of a desired race or ethnicity
  • Vetting medical providers to avoid potential for implicit bias
  • Researching providers and treatment options outside of Western medicine (i.e. alternative, holistic, or Eastern medicine)


  • Locating financial assistance programs, grants and resources
  • Appealing and sorting through medical bills
  • Researching accessible and affordable health insurance options

Mental Health

  • Finding mental health providers who understand systemic struggles brought on by race
  • Standing in empathetic solidarity with caregivers and their loved ones by fostering psychological and emotional safety and wellbeing


  • Leading the hiring of in-home support for disabled or aging family members who might be resistant
  • Finding candidates who align with family culture and fluent in first languages

Social + Emotional

  • Providing families with care education and normalizing accepting support
  • Connecting families with culturally relevant local resources, support groups, and grassroots organizations
  • Advocating on behalf of care recipients whose experiences or symptoms are being dismissed