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.

62 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. Dental Services; Funeral Expenses; Medical Expenses National
Cameron Siemers Foundation for Hope Provides financial assistance to individuals who have a life-threatening illness. General; Other National
Colburn-Keenan Individual Grant Program Program provides grants of up to $1000 to bleeding disorder and chronic illness patients that help meet urgent financial needs. Equipment (Misc.); Living Expenses; Medical ID Jewelry; Travel Expenses; Financial Assistance National
Do It For The Love - Wish Grants Program Program provides wish-granting to individuals living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges and wounded veterans to live concerts. General; Other; Financial Assistance 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. Insurance Co-Payments; Medications 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. Lodging; Meals; Transportation services; Travel Expenses National
Icla da Silva Foundation, Inc. - National Headquaters Program provides patients with a critical medical conditions financial and emotional assistance, and information. Financial Assistance 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 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. Assistive Technology Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Home and Vehicle Modifications; Service Animals; Travel Expenses; Veterans Assistance; Financial Assistance 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. Other; Service Animals; 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. Equipment (Misc.); Medical Supplies; Financial Assistance National
St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund Provides financial assistance to truck drivers and their families who are experiencing catastrophic illness or injury. Living Expenses; Medical Services; Medications; Other National
United States Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Caregiver Support Services Provides services to assist family caregivers of veterans. Home Care; Other; Respite Care 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. Medical Services; Other Arizona State University - alumni, faculty, staff and their immediate families.
Beauty Bus Foundation Provides beauty and grooming services, also pampering products to chronically or terminally ill men, women and children and their caregivers. Cosmetic and Hygiene Los Angeles County
Lipstick Angels Program provides nurturing beauty services to seriously ill hospital patients undergoing debilitating medical treatments like chemotherapy. Cosmetic and Hygiene California - Patients of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, City of Hope National Medical Center, and UCSF Medical Center.
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 financial assistance for alternative therapies not covered by insurance to Colorado or California residents. Financial Assistance 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. Medical Services; Respite Care; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Financial Assistance 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
Amy's Angels Provides short and long term assistance to individuals and their families suffering from a serious illness or injury. Financial Assistance Weatogue
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. Insurance Co-Payments; Medical Expenses; Medical Services; Medications; Information & Referral/Counseling 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
Marianjoy Memorial Foundation Provides specialty programs and services to help patients of all ages recover form illness and/or regain their independence and physical and/or cognitive functioning abilities. Medical Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services Illinois - Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital
Nancy's Giving Tree Program purchase meaningful gifts to patients and staff of the Decatur County Memorial Hospital who are undergoing difficult medical treatments. Assistive Technology Equipment; Cosmetic and Hygiene; General; Medical Supplies; Living Necessities/Supplies Indiana - Decatur County Memorial Hospital
Health Kentucky Pharmacy Providers and Physician Care Programs Provides medical care and medications residents. Dental Services; Medical Expenses; Medical Services; Medications Kentucky
Moveable Feast Provides home-delivered meals to individuals with or affected by HIV/AIDS or undergoing breast cancer treatment. Meals; Other; Travel Expenses 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. Dental Services; Living Expenses; Meals; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medications; Travel Expenses; Financial Assistance 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
Humble Care, Inc. - Adult Foster Care (AFC) Program Program allows caregivers who are family members to receive up to $1500 per month to provide home care for a loved one with physical and/or medical disabilities or chronic illness, easing financial burden. Home Care; Meals; Financial Assistance North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston
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. Child Care; Living Expenses; Travel Expenses New Jersey metro area
Emergency Children's Help Organization (ECHO) Provides financial assistance for emergency situations to families with a sick child. Living Expenses; Medical Expenses; Travel 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. Food Pantry; Legal Services; Living Expenses; Lodging; Medical Services; Testing; Syringe Exchange Program; Information & Referral/Counseling Services Queens County
Hope Chest for Charity, Inc. Program provides financial assistance and gift baskets to individuals in a crisis, such as a chronic, serious, life threatening or terminal illnesses like cancer diagnosis. Other; Financial Assistance Central New York
Independence Care System (ICS) Provides financial assistance to individuals who have physical, intellectual, or emotional disabilities. Dental Services; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment (Misc.); Hearing Aids; Home Care; Home and Vehicle Modifications; Meals; Medical Supplies; Other; Respite Care; Testing; Travel Expenses New York - Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or the Bronx
Mental Health Services at GMHC Program provides mental health services to individuals diagnosed with HIV, individuals with multiple medical conditions, among others. Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medical Services; Medications; Information & Referral/Counseling Services New York
Wellness & Prevention Services - Hosing Works Healthcare services provided to individuals diagnosed with acute and chronic conditions, included but not limited to HIV and Hep C. Medical Services; Medical Supplies; Medications; Testing; Syringe Exchange Program; Information & Referral/Counseling Services New York
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
Friendship Trays Program provides nutritious delivered meals to infirm individuals in the Charlotte community who are unable to prepare their own meals. Meals Charlotte, NC
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. Home Care; Other; Respite Care; 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. Insurance Premiums; Living Expenses; Lodging; Meals; Other 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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