The Oxford Kids Foundation will consider requests for help with alternative therapies or medical treatments not covered by insurance and located in the state of Michigan. The provide funding to both children and adults with special healthcare needs.
Family Hope Foundation offers financial assistance for therapy that is not covered by insurance to families in West Michigan. Scholarships of up to and including $1,000 per applicant are awarded twice a year. Applications are due April 1st and October 1st.
Families may be eligible for this program if they have a child under age 18 who has been recommended by a public school district’s multidisciplinary team as:
• severely mentally impaired (SMI),
• severely multiply impaired (SXI) or
• autistic impaired (AI)
You can get and turn in applications for the subsidy program at local offices of Michigan’s community mental health services programs (CMHSPs). Your local CMHSP determines eligibility for this subsidy program. Household income cap of $60,000 to be eligible.
The Friends of Jacob Foundation enriches the lives of families in Michigan affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders by providing financial assistance to families with children under the age of 18 to help with therapeutic interventions, socialization activities, support networks.
Jack’s Place for Autism Foundation has created “Jack’s Dollars”, a Scholarship Program to help families afford the support they need for a variety of programs. "Jack’s Dollars” available for the following types of programs:
This organization was inspired by Jasmynn, a non-verbal Autistic girl who uses an iPad to help her learn and communicate. We hope that all of our recipient families will help us "pay it forward" to get iPads into the hands of all non-verbal Autistic children in southeastern Michigan!
The Lane Walker Foundation exists to minister to the needs of families with children who have special needs. So when the foundation hears about a family that may be facing an upcoming surgery or hospital stay, they want to be able to bless that family with a gift card for fuel, food or a hotel room to help ease the stress and expense of being out of town. All requests must come through a case worker recommendation.