Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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

73 Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

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Program Name Summary Services Provided Areas of Service
ALS Foundation For Life Provides grants to ALS patients in financial need to assist with respite costs, travel costs related to ALS clinics or research, generators, durable medical equipment repairs and personal emergency response systems. Durable Medical Equipment; Respite Care/Expenses; Transportation Services National
Assistance Fund, Inc. - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Financial Assistance Program Provides financial assistance for patients who have been diagnosed with Amyotrphic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Financial Assistance National
Canine Partners for Life - Service Dog Program Provides service dogs to people with a disability or medical condition covered by the program. Service Animals National
Edward T. Strauss Memorial Fund - "With Eddie's Help", Inc. Provides financial assistance for medical equipment and/or supplies to individuals who have, or to families where an individual has Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis(ALS). Medical Expenses; Medical Supplies/Expenses National
HARK - Financial Assistance Program Provides assistance to alleviate the financial burdens faced by families battling ALS . Child Care/Child Care Expenses; Durable Medical Equipment; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance National
HealthWell Foundation - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Fund Provides financial assistance for insurance co-payments and premium. Insurance Co-Payments; Insurance Premiums; Financial Assistance National
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Equipment Assistance Program provides assistance in locating prescribed medical equipment through referrals to community resources for individuals with neuromuscular diseases. Equipment Loan Program; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management National
Project Main Street Helping those who are experiencing financial challenges as a direct result of ALS. Financial Assistance National
Team Gleason Helps financially with respite care, communication devices and adventure travel. Durable Medical Equipment; Respite Care/Expenses; Wish Grants/Gift Baskets/Trips/Parties National
ALS Association Alabama Chapter Provides financial assistance and several other services to individuals who have ALS. Equipment Loan Program; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Respite Care/Expenses; Transportation Services; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Support Groups Alabama
ALS Association Evergreen Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Other; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management Alaska
ALS Association Arizona Chapter - Medical Equipment Loan Closet Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Arizona
ALS Association Arizona Chapter - Respite Care Program Provides respite care to caretakers of individuals who have ALS. Respite Care/Expenses Arizona
ALS Association Arizona Chapter - Transportation Program Provides transportation for treatment to residents with ALS. Transportation Services Arizona
Servants at Work, Inc ( SAWs) Builds wheelchair ramps to provide persons with disabilities with the freedom to remain in their homes Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications Arizona
Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission (ASCC) - Equipment Loan Program Provides durable medical equipment that can be loaned to members of ASCC for when they have an emergency or need a temporary piece of equipment. Equipment Loan Program Arkansas
Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission - Purchased Services Assists patients by purchasing medically necessary equipment or services to meet a need that is a direct result of the spinal cord disability Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Home Health Care/Companionship; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Medical Supplies/Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses Arkansas
ALS Association - Golden West Chapter - Care Management Services Connects people in the Golden West, CA area with managed care and assistance with equipment loans. Equipment Loan Program; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management California - Golden West Area
ALS Association Greater Sacramento Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs California - Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba Counties
ALS Association Orange County Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Respite Care/Expenses; Transportation Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management California - Orange County
Beauty Bus Foundation Provides beauty and grooming services, also pampering products to chronically or terminally ill men, women and children and their caregivers. Cosmetic/Makeovers/Personal Hygiene California - Los Angeles County
ALS Association Connecticut Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Connecticut
ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter - Accessibility Program Provides financial assistance for modifications to individuals who have ALS. Durable Medical Equipment; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications Delaware
ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter - Howard I. Abrams In-Home Care Program Provides coverage for home care services to individuals who have ALS. Home Health Care/Companionship; Respite Care/Expenses Delaware
ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter - Marjorie Shimer Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Delaware
ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter - Scott A. Mackler Assistive Technology program Loans assistive technology devices to residents with ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Delaware
ALS Association DC/MD/VA Chapter - Assistive Technology (AT) Program Loans assistive technology equipment through the equipment loan program to those in need. Equipment Loan Program District of Columbia
Food & Friends Provides home-delivered meals to residents with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illness. Meal Service/Groceries; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management District of Columbia - All Wards
ALS Association Florida Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Florida
ALS Recovery Fund - Patient Services Program provides financial assistance for medical equipment and/or supplies to individuals who have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or to families impacted by ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Medical Supplies/Expenses; Respite Care/Expenses Florida - Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach counties
ALS Association Georgia Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Transportation Services; Financial Assistance Georgia
ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Medical Services; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Bereavement Support/Expenses Illinois - Greater Chicago Area
ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; General; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Treatments and Procedures; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance Illinois - Adams, Alexander, Bond, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Johnson, Lawrence, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Massac, Menard, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Perry, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Sangamon, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washinton, Wayne, White and Williamson Counties
Assistive Technology Grant Program provides ALS patients with medical devices and equipment for comfort and independence. Equipment Loan Program Chicago, IL - and surrounding communities
Dan Nelson ALS Respite Fund Program provides financial reimbursement to individuals living with ALS to help with costs of respite care. Respite Care/Expenses; Financial Assistance Chicago, IL - and surrounding communities
Les Turner ALS Foundation - Dan Nelson Respite Grant Program Provides financial reimbursement to individuals diagnosed with ALS to help defray the cost for respite care. Respite Care/Expenses; Financial Assistance Illinois - Lois Insolia ALS Clinic
Les Turner ALS Foundation - Loan Banks for Communication and Medical Equipment Provides medical devices and equipment for comfort and independence to individual diagnosed with ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Illinois - Northwestern Medicine
Les Turner ALS Foundation - Stuart Rosen Transportation Grant Program Provides transportation to and from medical appointments at Northwestern Medicine to treat ALS symptoms. Transportation Services Illinois - Northwestern Medicine
Les Turner ALS Foundation - Walter Boughton Foundation Support Services Grant Program Offers financial assistance to individuals diagnosed with ALS to help cover a portion of the cost of certain equipment and necessary home modifications not covered by insurance. Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Financial Assistance Illinois - Lois Insolia ALS clinic
Stuart Rosen ALS Transportation Grant Program Program provides ALS patients help with transportation to and from the Lois Insolia ALS Clinic and/or other scheduled medical appointments at Northwestern Medicine. Transportation Services Chicago, IL - and surrounding communities
Walter Boughton Foundation Support Services Grant Program Program provides financial assistance to individuals living with ALS to help with costs of certain equipment and necessary home modifications not covered by insurance. Financial Assistance Chicago, IL - and surrounding communities
ALS Association Indiana Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Other Indiana
ALS Association Iowa Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance Iowa
ALS Association Mid-America Chapter Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Bereavement Support/Expenses Kansas
ALS Association Louisiana/Mississippi Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Meal Service/Groceries; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Transportation Services; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs; Application Assistance/Service Coordination Louisiana
Unified Community Connections Provides wide range of services to individuals with any type of disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Home Health Care/Companionship; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Lodging/Housing Services/Expenses; Other; Transportation Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Maryland
ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter - Augmentative Communication Equipment Program Provides loans of augmentative communications equipment to individuals who have ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Massachusetts
ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter - Care Services Provides a full-range of care services at no cost to ALS Massachusetts residents and their families. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Home Health Care/Companionship; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Financial Assistance; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Massachusetts
ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter - Quality of Life Grant Program Provides financial assistance to residents registered with the ALS association to help with expenses such as travel costs, medical equipment and more. Durable Medical Equipment; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance Massachusetts
Mary Beth Benison Foundation Provides financial assistance to patients and their families battling ALS. Funds may be used for household bills and similar expenses. Financial Assistance Massachusetts
ALS Association Michigan Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Other Michigan
ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter - Durable Medical Equipment Loan Pool Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Minnesota
ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter - Hrbek-Sing Communication and Assistive Device Program Loans assistive technology devices to residents with ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Minnesota
ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter - Jack Norton Family Respite Program Provides respite care to caretakers of individuals who have ALS. Respite Care/Expenses Minnesota
Open Arms of Minnesota Provides home-delivered meals to residents with serious and life-threatening diseases. Meal Service/Groceries; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements Minnesota - Twin Cities area
ALS Association New Mexico Chapter - Equipment Loan Closet Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program New Mexico
ALS Association New Mexico Chapter - Respite Care Program Provides respite care to caretakers of individuals who have ALS. Respite Care/Expenses New Mexico
ALS Association Greater New York Chapter - Harold and Ruth Lopatin Transportation Program Provides transportation for treatment to residents with ALS. Travel Expenses/Gas Cards New Jersey - Central, Northern
ALS Association Greater New York Chapter - Jon Stone Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program New Jersey - Northern
Goodwill Home Medical Equipment - New jersey and Greater Philadelphia Area Program provides individuals in need with critical home medical equipment. Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics
ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Financial Assistance New York - Upstate
ALS Ride For Life, Inc. - Care For Life Grant Provides financial assistance to individuals who have ALS. Financial Assistance New York
ALS Association North Carolina Chapter - Equipment Loan Program Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program North Carolina
ALS Association North Carolina Chapter - Grant Program Provides financial grants to individuals diagnosed with ALS. Equipment Loan Program; Financial Assistance; Support Groups North Carolina
ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter Provides a variety of services to individuals who have ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Medical Services; Medical Supplies/Expenses; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Ohio - Ashland, Ashtabula, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Geauga, Harrison, Henry, Holmes, Huron, Jefferson, Lake, Lorain, Lucas, Mahoning, Medina, Ottawa, Portage, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Wayne, Williams, Wood Counties
ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Financial Assistance; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs; Bereavement Support/Expenses Oregon
ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter - Van Transportation Provides transportation for treatment to residents with ALS. Transportation Services; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Pennsylvania - Greater Philadelphia Area
ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Insurance Co-Payments; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Pennsylvania - Western
ALS Association Tennessee Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Financial Assistance Tennessee
ALS Association Texas Chapter Provides several types of assistance to individuals who have ALS Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Medical Expenses; Medical Services; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs; Bereavement Support/Expenses Texas
Colorado Fund for Muscular Dystrophy (CFMD) Provides financial assistance to individuals who have muscular dystrophy a neuromuscular disorder. Financial Assistance Virginia
ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter - Brian Trinastic Memorial Grant Program Provides financial assistance for residents with ALS. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Other; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance Wisconsin
ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter - Equipment Loan Program Loans durable medical equipment to individuals who have ALS. Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Wisconsin