Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Chronic/Serious/Life Threatening Illnesses-Children

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

98 Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Chronic/Serious/Life Threatening Illnesses-Children.

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Program Name Summary Services Provided Areas of Service
A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. - National Headquarters Program grants wishes to children under the age of 21 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical problem. National
AeroAngel Provides free air transportation to critically ill children who are not able to fly on commercial flights due to their conditions and/or critical care needs. National
Aubrey Rose Foundation - Grant Request Provides financial assistance for medical expenses for families with a child who has a serious illness. National
Bags of Fun - Kansas City Provides a bag of filled with educational, interactive and silly toys to children fighting a life-threatening disease or condition. National
Bags of Fun Denver Provides a bag of filled with educational, interactive and silly toys to children fighting a life-threatening disease or condition. National
Bags of Fun Omaha Provides a bag of filled with educational, interactive and silly toys to children fighting a life-threatening disease or condition. National
Believe In Tomorrow Children's Foundation - Respite Housing Provides a home away from home to families with a child receiving treatment at nearby hospitals and medical facilities. National
Casey Cares Foundation - Hammy's Heart Program provides families who have a child that suffer from pediatric brain tumor or other diseases assistance with grocery bills. National (across the Mid-Atlantic, Florida and parts of the Midwest)
Chai Lifeline - Hospital and Home-Based Services Provides several types of assistance to families with a child who has a life-threatening disease. National
Chai Lifeline - The Joseph & Elsie Listhaus ChaiLink Program Provides webcam connection and laptop loans to recuperating children with life-threatening disease. National
Cherished Creations Program grants and supports dream wishes to seriously ill, underprivileged children up through age 21. National
Children's Flight of Hope Program provides air transportation to children in need of specialized medical care. National
Compassion Can't Wait Provides financial assistance to single parents of children who have a life threatening illness. National
Do It For The Love - Wish Grants Program Program grants wishes of individuals living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges and wounded veterans to attend live concerts. See website for availability and updates. National
Dream Factory Program grants dreams to children ages 3-18 who are either critically or chronically ill. National
HealthWell Pediatric Assistance Fund Program provides financial assistance to families with children 18 years or younger diagnosed with a chronic or life-altering condition. National
Help Hope Live (Medical Fundraising Assistance) Supports community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical expenses and related costs due to cell and organ transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses. *Please Note: The Organization does not provide direct patient funding.* National
JetDonors Foundation Provides free private jets service to children in need of life changing surgeries at top specialty hospitals. National
June Brandy Foundation Provides assistance to families with children who have a pediatric illness or disability. National
Keep Swimming Foundation Financial relief to families of critically ill patients who require extended inpatient medical care at an accredited USA hospital. National
Kids Wish Network Program provides children diagnosed with a life threatening illness or condition with a granted wish. National
Little Star Foundation Provides financial assistance, education, medical support, therapeutic play and outreach care programs to children with cancer, children in need and their families. National
M.O.R.G.A.N. Project, Inc. - Pediatric Disability Equipment Exchange Program Provides financial assistance for gently used disability equipment and medical supplies to families with a child who has a chronic illness or life-long disabilities. National
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America Program provides children diagnosed with a critical illness, ages 2 1/2 - 18 at time of referral, with a granted wish. National
PAF Case Management Program Offers free support to patients and families to help them solve real-life problems related to a serious health condition. National
Parker's Purpose Foundation Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has a life altering illness or disability. National (Ohio residents given first priority)
Pennies From Heaven Caleb's Foundation Provides financial assistance to families with a critically ill child fighting for their life. National
Penny's Pals - Quality of Life Program Provides support for music and art programs, comfort items and clothing, as well as other areas. National
Rauschenberg Emergency Medical Grants Program provides a one-time cash grant for visual and media artists, and choreographers to help cover unexpected medical emergencies. National
Sunshine Foundation - Dream Stories A program that makes dreams come true for children from income-limited families living with a chronic illness, a physical challenge or suffering from the trauma of abuse. National
Sunshine Foundation - Dreamlifts Program Provides charted flights for special needs, chronically ill and physically challenged children to Florida for a day at one of Orlando’s theme parks. National
Sunshine Foundation - The Dream Village A program that makes dreams come true for children from income-limited families living with a chronic illness, a physical challenge or suffering from the trauma of abuse. National
Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network For qualified caregivers who seek reimbursement for services rendered to children up to age 19 with a chronic illness or disability. Alabama
Angel Flight Soars, Inc. Provides free air transportation for patients with medical hardships who cannot, either for financial or other reasons, use commercial airlines. Alabama
Mercy Flight Southeast Provides air transport to individuals needing treatment. Alabama
Angel Flight West Provides air transport to individuals needing treatment. Alaska
Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels - Comfort & Care Program Provides FREE counseling and support services to families with a child facing a life-threatening disease. Arizona
Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels - Financial Assistance Program Provides financial aid to Arizona families with a child facing a life-threatening disease. Arizona
Pearce Family Foundation - Angels Around Us Program provides financial assistance to families in the Valley who have a child suffering from a chronic or life threatening illness. Arizona
Pearce Family Foundation - Angels Pups Around Us Program will grant financial assistance to families that have a child who will benefit from a service dog for medical reasons. Arizona
Ryan House - Pediatric Palliative and Respite Care Provides pediatric respite, palliative, and end-of-life care, as well as appropriate therapies and activities to children affected and their families. Arizona - Southwest
Shining Stars Foundation Program offers year-round recreational and social programs for children and their families challenged with pediatric cancer or another life-threatening illness. Arizona
Tempe Community Action Agency - Senior Meal Programs Provides meals and meal delivery services for adults and the elderly with disabilities. Arizona - Tempe and South Scottsdale
Willow Tree Foundation Provides support for children faced with chronic illnesses. Arizona
California Department of Health Care Services - California Children's Services (CCS) Provides medical care to children who have physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases. California
Chase Child Life Program Provides children and adolescents admitted to UCLA with therapeutic services and activities tailored to meet their social, emotional, and educational needs, while receiving treatment. California - Los Angeles (UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital)
Miracle Babies - Transportation Program Provides transportation services to families who have a newborn(s) in the NICU/CVICU at a partnering hospital. California - San Diego County
Native Daughters of the Golden West (NDGW) Children's Foundation Provides financial grants for medical services to children who are not eligible for any other existing aid. California
Project Angel Food - Nutrition Services Provides home-delivered meals to residents with HIV/AIDS, cancer or other life-threatening illness. California - Los Angeles County
There With Care - Bay Area Chapter Home Maintenance Program Provides house-cleaning service, laundry service, donated furniture delivery, lawn care, pet care during hospital stays, industrial cleaning for immune compromised children and home modifications for disability access.
California - San Francisco Bay Area
There With Care - Bay Area Chapter Meal Program Program provides grocery delivery, prepared meal delivery (frozen and hot), Crock-Pots and Crock-Pot meals. California - San Francisco Bay Area
There With Care - Bay Area Chapter Transportation Program Program provides transportation assistance to and from hospitals, medical appointments and treatments with gasoline assistance, taxi rides, auto repair and auto donations. California - San Francisco Bay Area
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Health Care Program For Children With Special Needs (HCP) Provides financial assistance with medical care for children with a chronic illness or disability. Colorado - Adams, Alamosa, Baca, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Custer, Delta, Denver, Dolores, Douglas, Eagle, El Paso, Elbert, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, Kiowa, Prowers, Kit Carson, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Huerfano, Lincoln, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, Sedwick, Philips, Yuma, Logan, Washington, Morgan, Crowley, Otero, Ouray, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, San Juan, San Miguel, Summit, Teller, Adams, Arapahoe, La Plata, Archuleta, Summit, Teller, Weld counties.
Stink Bug Project A dog adoption program for families of children with diagnosed medical conditions, whether acute or chronic, who live in the Rocky Mountain region. Colorado - Rocky Mountain Region
There With Care - Boulder Chapter Eric Cares Program Provides support to assist families with funeral expenses following the loss of a child. Colorado - Denver Metro Area, Boulder and Broomfield County
There With Care - Boulder Chapter Home Maintenance Program Provides house-cleaning service, laundry service, donated furniture delivery, lawn care, pet care during hospital stays, industrial cleaning for immune compromised children and home modifications for disability access. Colorado - Denver Metro Area, Boulder and Broomfield County
There With Care - Boulder Chapter Meal Program Program provides grocery delivery and prepared meal delivery (frozen and hot) to families with a children facing a life threatening disease. Colorado - Denver Metro Area, Boulder and Broomfield County
There With Care - Boulder Chapter Transportation Program Program provides transportation assistance to families with a child facing a life threatening disease, including bus passes, gas assistance, auto repairs and auto donations. Colorado
There With Care - Madelene Cares Holds outings for siblings of ill children every two months to provide a temporary escape where the focus is on them. Colorado - Boulder Area
Friends of Karen, Inc. Provides financial and other types of assistance to families with a child who has a life-threatening illness. Connecticut - Fairfield, Middlesex, New Haven counties
Healing the Children Northeast, Inc - Domestic Kids Program Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has a chronic medical condition or developmental disabilities. Connecticut
Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic Provides air or ground transport to individuals needing treatment. Delaware
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund Provides financial and other types of assistance for uninsured families with a child who has terminal, critical or chronic illness. Delaware
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund - Financial Assistance Provides financial assistance for needs not covered by insurance for families with a child who has terminal, critical or chronic illness, disabilities and injuries Delaware
Georgia Department of Education - Hospital/Homebound Services Program Program provides continuity of education services between the classroom and home or hospital for students in Georgia public schools whose medical needs do not allow them to attend for a limited period of time. Georgia
Georgia Department of Public Health - Children's Medical Services (CMS) Program provides medical care, durable medical equipment, and other services not paid for by medicaid or private insurance to children diagnosed with a chronic medical condition covered by program. Georgia
Children with Special Health Needs Program (CSHNP) Program provides financial and other types of assistance for children who have a chronic illness. Hawaii
Medflight of Indiana Program transports patients and their families in private planes, without charge, to medical facilities for attention. Indiana
RoEll Inc. Provides life saving medicine and medical care for families with a child diagnosed with chronic medical condition, and are struggling financially. Iowa - Muscatine: within 100 mile radius
Tori's Angels Foundation Program provides financial assistance, to children diagnosed with a life-threatening challenges, for all medical expenses not covered by insurance. Iowa - Central Iowa and beyond
Kentucky Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN) Program provides comprehensive care to eligible children and youth of Kentucky with special care needs. Kentucky
Pilots for Patients Provides free air transportation to those patients needing diagnosis and treatments at medical facilities not available to them locally. Louisiana
Believe In Tomorrow Children's Foundation - Hospital Housing Provides a home away from home to families with a child receiving treatment at nearby hospitals and medical facilities. Maryland - within 60 miles of Baltimore (Johns Hopkins or St. Casimir)
Room to Dream Foundation Provides a customized bedroom for chronically ill children. Massachusetts - Greater Boston Area
Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) Provides financial assistance with medical care and medications for children with a medical condition covered by the program. Michigan
Jenna Kast Believe in Miracles Foundation Meets the needs of children who have had a recurrence or an ongoing medical condition by providing necessities or a fun-filled gift. Michigan
Wings of Hope Provides medical air transport services, free of charge, to individuals who need specialized medical care that is not available to them locally. Missouri
Montana Public Health and Safety Division - Children's Special Health Services Provides financial assistance for specialty care and therapies for children and young adults who have a physically disabling condition or a chronic medical condition. Montana
New Mexico Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Provides financial assistance with medical care and medications for children with a medical condition covered by the program. New Mexico
Healing The Children - Domestic Aid Provides assistance for medical care and services to New Jersey children who have complex medical diagnosis and developmental disabilities. New Jersey
New Jersey Deptartment of Human Services - Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Commission Provides financial assistance for uncovered medical expenses for families with a child with a chronic disease. New Jersey
New Hampshire Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs Provides financial assistance with medical care for children with a chronic medical condition, disability or special health care need. New Hampshire
Heather Pendergast Fund Provides financial assistance to children of volunteer firefighter's and EMS, who face a life threatening illness or injury. New York - Long Island
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. - Family Support Provides a variety of services to families with a child with a chronic illness. New York - Greater New York City Area
New York State Physically Handicapped Children's Program (PHCP) Provides financial assistance for medical expenses for children with a chronic illness and/or physical disability. New York
Cure 4 the Kids - Charity Care Program Provides financial assistance for medical expenses to families with a child who has a chronic/serious/life threatening illness. Nevada
Cure 4 the Kids - COBRA Assistance Program Provides copay assistance to families who have lost their health insurance coverage due to changes in employment. Nevada
Cure 4 the Kids - COVID-19 Copay Assistance Program Provides copay or other financial assistance to families with a child who has a chronic/serious/life threatening illness, and have been impacted by COVID-19. Nevada
Children's Cancer Partners of the Carolinas Provides financial and other types of assistance to families with a child who has a life threatening illness. North Carolina
Building Blocks for Kids Provides financial assistance for medical expenses for families with a child up to the age of 18 who has a serious illness. Ohio - Greater Cincinnati/Tri-State area
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Provides financial assistance with medical care and medications for children with a chronic illness or disability. South Carolina
Hilton Head Island Deepwell Project Helps neighbors in need with a variety of services. South Carolina - Hilton Head Island
Wings for Children - Angels Wings Program Program provides transportation for children that need medical treatment. South Carolina
There With Care - Middle Tennessee Chapter Sibling Support Program Provides babysitting, mentoring, tutoring and activity projects for patients and siblings. Tennessee - Middle Tennessee Area
Any Baby Can - New Braunfels Office Serves families with children and youth facing chronic illness, disability, developmental delay or a health risk. Texas - Counties: Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde or Wilson
Any Baby Can - San Antonio Office Program provides services for families with children and youth facing chronic illness, disability, developmental delay or a health risk. Texas - Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde or Wilson Counties
Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program Provides medical care for children with special health-care needs and any age individual who has cystic fibrosis. Texas
Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program Program provides specialized medical care and care coordination services for children and youth with certain chronic, debilitating conditions. West Virginia