FOCUS offers parents support – a shoulder to cry on, an ear that understands the acronyms, a visit when a child is hospitalized; FOCUS offers information and resources in the community; we even offer specialized childcare so parents can take a break! FOCUS helps parents realize that they are not alone – others who have ‘been there’ can help!
Mark's Money's mission is to provide financial assistance to persons with Down syndrome or other developmental disabilities to improve their quality of life by meeting their daily living, employment, medical, residential, or social needs. Eligible recipients must reside in Indiana, Tennessee or Georgia.
Creates dream room makeovers for children with long-term illness. SOARD has quickly become a leading chairty in Atlanta with expertise in residential ADA modifications, therapy rooms, and unique children's room design.
Anchor of Hope offers grants to special needs children to help cover the costs of therapy, education, equipment, and other needs not covered by insurance or Medicaid. The maximum grant amount is $250.00 per child per financial year.
(Added 6/23/14)Georgia Community Support and Solutions
Family Support Funding assists families in obtaining goods and services necessary to ensure the best possible care for their loved one. For more info call (404) 634-4222 to speak to the Family Support Coordinator.
The Innovative Health Foundation provides assistance-funding for families with children in need of special services due to Down syndrome, autism, ADHD, and sensory/motor disorders that challenge their ability to perform life's most basic activities: language, mobility, learning, self-help, and independent living.
FODAC provides refurbished durable medical equipment for adults and children in need. Programs have evolved to include free or low-cost wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment, vehicle and home adaptations and more
Provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families. To qualify for Bert’s Big Adventure, children must be between the ages of 5 and 12, live in “The Bert Show” radio listening area, prove financial need and have never been to Walt Disney World®. Next application period is in May 2015!
Board of Directors of the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children provide financial assistance to needy families of children and young adults with brain and spinal cord tumors for items not covered by other means. Social workers and appropriate medical personnel from partnering hospitals in Alabama, Florida, George, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Provides direct financial assistance and support services to Georgia's medically fragile and special needs children and their families. Must have applied for Katie Beckett and received a level of care denial.