Administration for Children and Families
Learn more about federal programs from the Department of Health and Human Service's Administration for Children and Families that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
CCF Family Assistance Program
Information on CCF’s program designed to assist low-income families with cardiomyopathy-related medical and non-medical needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted.
Children's Organ Transplant Association
Helps children and young adults in need of a transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support.
Disability Benefits Help
Provides information to individuals who are seeking to apply for disability benefits or have been denied after applying. Offers information about the application process and helps families locate an attorney or advocate who can provide assistance.
Erika Kate Hope Alliance
Provides short term financial support for children diagnosed with a heart-related medical condition. Offers assistance for travel, lodging, and other associated expenses not covered by insurance.
An organization aimed at achieving family-centered care for all children with special healthcare needs. Maintains information on state resources such as waiver programs and Medicaid.
First Hand Foundation
A philanthropic organization that helps families of children with health problems address the financial aspects of their child's healthcare.
Friends of Karen
Offers financial assistance to patients up to 21 years of age diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. Serves families in the NY/NJ/CT areas.
Offers financial assistance to patients awaiting or undergoing a heart transplant or critical cardio-thoracic surgical care. Works with NYC area hospitals and helps both pediatric and adult patients and their families.
Help Hope Live
Offers direct financial assistance, fundraising guidance and support to families in need of a transplant.
National Foundation for Transplants
Offers fundraising assistance for transplant candidates and recipients worldwide.
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities: State Resource List
Helps locate state organizations and agencies that address special needs issues such as early intervention, special educational programs and parent groups.
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Patient Assistance Programs
Provide medication, financial assistance with insurance premiums and co-pays, diagnostic testing assistance, and travel assistance for clinical trials or consultation with disease specialists.
Maintains a website of information on programs for individuals who need financial assistance with healthcare treatments and medications.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides case management, co-pay medication relief, and financial aid to patients living with chronic disease. Includes resources to navigate healthcare for those living with heart disease.
Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children
Federal program that provides state funding for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
United Healthcare Children's Foundation
This non-profit offers financial support for child healthcare treatment, services or equipment not covered or not fully covered by their existing health insurance benefit plans.