Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses

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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by national first then alphabetically by state.

50 Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses.

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Program Name Summary Services Provided Areas of Service
Blues Foundation - HART Fund (Handy Artists Relief Trust) Provides financial assistance for acute, chronic and preventive medical and dental care as well as funeral and burial expenses for Blues musicians and their families. Medical Expenses; Funeral Expenses; Dental Services National
Cameron Siemers Foundation for Hope Provides financial assistance to individuals who have a life-threatening illness. Other; General National
Fighting Back Scholarship Program Provides financial assistance for rehabilitation to individuals who have a life changing illness or injury. General; Other National
Fisher House Provides a home away from home to families with a member who has a serious illness or injury and receiving treatment at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio,Texas. Lodging National
Good Days - Direct Financial Assistance Provides financial support to individuals with chronic or life-altering disease, who cannot afford the medication they urgently need. Medications; Insurance Co-Payments National
Good Days - Premium Assistance Provides financial assistance for co-payments for medical conditions covered by the program. Insurance Premiums National
Good Days - Travel Assistance Provides financial assistance for travel expenses to residents with chronic, serious or life threatening illnesses. Travel Expenses; Transportation services; Lodging; Meals National
Netwish Provides direct and immediate financial assistance to families and individuals who desperately require a modest helping hand. Assistance is limited to those ages 18-30. General National
Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN) Programs Provides financial assistance programs for Co-pays, Premiums and Travel to individuals who have a chronic illness that is listed. Co-Insurance; Insurance Co-Payments; Insurance Payments; Travel Expenses National
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) Provides financial assistance for co-payments for medical conditions covered by the program.
Insurance Co-Payments National
Semper Fi Fund - America's Fund Program was created to direct urgently needed resources/financial support to critically ill/injured member of the US Armed Forces, and their families. Financial Assistance; Travel Expenses; Veterans Assistance; Assistive Technology Equipment; Home and Vehicle Modifications; Durable Medical Equipment; Service Animals National
Semper Fi Fund - Education/Career Transition Assistance Program provides financial assistance for additional costs related to education and career transition. Financial Assistance National
Semper Fi Fund - Jinx McCain Horsemanship Program The program is a facet of Semper Fi Fund that provides therapeutic horsemanship clinics to wounded service members, and their families. Service Animals; Other; Veterans Assistance National
Semper Fi Fund - Therapeutic Arts Grants for Therapeutic Arts assist injured service members in areas such as purchasing musical instruments, supplies and art education. Medical Supplies; Financial Assistance; Equipment (Misc.) National
St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund Provides financial assistance to truck drivers and their families who are experiencing catastrophic illness or injury. Medical Services; Medications; Other; Living Expenses National
United States Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Caregiver Support Services Provides services to assist family caregivers of veterans. Home Care; Respite Care; Other National
Senior Rx Provides financial assistance for medications to residents. Medications Alabama
Alaska Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance (CAMA) Program Provides financial assistance primarily to individuals ages 21-64 with a medical condition covered by program. Medical Services; Medical Supplies; Medications; Testing; Treatments and Procedures Alaska
Sun Devil Family Charities - SDFC Cares Program provides medical hardship assistance to past and present Arizona State University alumni, faculty, and staff and their immediate families. Other; Medical Services Arizona State University - alumni, faculty, staff and their immediate families.
Project Angel Food - Meal Delivery Program Provides home-delivered meals to residents with HIV/AIDS, cancer or other life-threatening illness. Meals California - Los Angeles County
Project Open Hand Provides home-delivered meals to residents under 60 years of age, who is homebound due to critical physical illness or medical condition. Meals California - San Francisco and Alameda counties
Realm of Caring Provides low-cost alternative therapy to Colorado or California residents. Medications California
Special Delivery San Diego Provides home-delivered meals residents with critical illnesses. Meals California - San Diego, Banker's Hill, North and South Park, Kensington, University Heights, Hillcrest, Normal Heights, Talmadge and City Heights
Alexander Foundation Provides various types of financial assistance to residents who have cancer, chronic, serious or life threatening illnesses. General; Living Expenses; Medical Expenses Colorado
Alexander Foundation - Catastrophic Assistance Provides financial assistance to residents who have cancer, chronic, serious or life threatening illnesses. Living Expenses; Medical Expenses; Other Colorado
Giggling Goat Child Life Specialties Provides supportive services aimed at children and young adults to help them process unexpected experiences, such as chronic illness, hospitalization, death of a loved one or aftermath of traumatic acts. Financial Assistance; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Medical Services; Respite Care Northern Colorado - Larimer, Weld, Boulder, Broomfield, Jefferson and Denver Counties
Project Angel Heart Provides home-delivered meals to residents with a life-threatening illness. Meals Colorado - Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Douglas, El Paso and Jefferson counties
Food & Friends Provides home-delivered meals to residents with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illness. Meals District of Columbia
Specialty Therapeutic Care Program helps patients diagnosed with complex medical conditions, particularly bleeding, immune system, and pulmonary disorders. Medications; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Insurance Co-Payments; Medical Expenses; Medical Services Florida
Open Hand Provides home-delivered meals to individuals with a critical, chronic, or terminal disease. Food Pantry; Meals; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements Georgia - Atlanta
Health Kentucky Pharmacy Providers and Physician Care Programs Provides medical care and medications residents. Dental Services; Medical Services; Medications; Medical Expenses Kentucky
Moveable Feast Provides home-delivered meals to individuals with or affected by HIV/AIDS or undergoing breast cancer treatment. Meals; Travel Expenses; Other Maryland - Baltimore
National Kidney Foundation of Maryland - Patient Emergency Assistance Program Program provides emergency assistance (up to $200 per year) to patients with a diagnosis of end-stage renal disease, who are on dialysis working toward transplant or participating in treatment program at a chronic kidney disease clinic. Financial Assistance; Dental Services; Living Expenses; Meals; Medications; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Travel Expenses Maryland
Community Servings - Meal Delivery Program Provides home-delivered meals to residents with life-threatening like HIV/AIDS, cancer, multiple sclerosis, lupus and kidney failure Meals Massachusetts - Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Revere, Somerville, Everett, Winthrop, Chelsea, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Braintree, Randolph, Weymouth, Brockton, Worcester
Open Arms of Minnesota Provides home-delivered meals to residents with serious and life-threatening diseases. Meals; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements Minnesota - Twin Cities Metro area
Kitchen Angels, Inc. Provides home-delivered meals to individuals under the age of 60 who are living with a chronic or terminal illness, the elderly in severe medical crisis, and dependents (under the age of 12) of single parent clients. Meals New Mexico
Diane D'Apolito-May - "Beyond the Rainbow" Charitable Foundation Provides financial assistance for uncovered medical expenses to individuals who have a serious injury, illness or disability. Medical Expenses New Jersey - Metro Area
Embrace Kids Foundation Provides financial assistance for families with a child who has a critical illness. Living Expenses; Child Care; Travel Expenses New Jersey metro area
Emergency Children's Help Organization (ECHO) Provides financial assistance for emergency situations to families with a sick child. Medical Expenses; Travel Expenses; Living Expenses New Jersey
God's Love We Deliver Provides home-delivered meals to residents with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses. Meals New Jersey - Newark
MANNA Provides home-delivered meals to individuals who have a life-threatening illness. Meals New Jersey - Southern
AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) - Health Home Services/Case Managers Program assists individuals living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic conditions coordinate medical care, mental health and social services. Medical Services; Food Pantry; Living Expenses; Lodging; Syringe Exchange Program; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Legal Services; Testing Queens County
Independence Care System (ICS) Provides financial assistance to individuals who have physical, intellectual, or emotional disabilities. Home Care; Durable Medical Equipment; Other; Respite Care; Testing; Travel Expenses; Dental Services; Hearing Aids; Meals; Medical Supplies; Equipment (Misc.); Home and Vehicle Modifications New York - Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or the Bronx
C*A*R*E Chest of Sierra Nevada - Prescription Assistance Provides medications for emergency situations to uninsured individuals who have a life-threatening illness. Medications Nevada
Shepherd's Center of Greater Winston-Salem - Respite Care Ministry (Companion Sitting) Provides volunteer sitter for a few hours for caregivers of chronically ill individuals. Respite Care; Home Care; Other; Travel Expenses North Carolina - Winston-Salem area
MedAssist Provides medications for emergency situations to uninsured individuals who have a life-threatening illness. Medications; Other Ohio - Summit County
Community Service Council - Tulsa Weather Coalition Program provides air conditioners to individuals whose households meet the health and income criteria. Equipment (Misc.) Oklahoma
Welvista South Carolina Medication Assistance Program (MAP) Provides access to medications for qualified uninsured individuals. Medications South Carolina
Lifelong AIDS Alliance Provides food, housing and other services for residents with HIV/AIDS or other life-challenging illnesses. Meals; Other; Living Expenses; Lodging; Insurance Premiums Washington - Seattle/King Counties
Wyoming Independent Living Rehabilitation (WILR): Partnership to Independence - Project Out Provides financial assistance to individuals with a disability or long term illness who are in a nursing facility and want to return to independent living. Living Expenses; Other; Travel Expenses Wyoming
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