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ARE YOU (OR A FAMILY MEMBER) EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP DUE TO A MEDICAL CRISIS?

Find help in Cass County, ND and Clay County, MN:

Cass County (ND) Social Services provides services to individuals and families who are vulnerable to meet basic needs and promote self-sufficiency

Children's Special Health Services in ND serves children with
special health care needs and their families

Church charity programs: Check with your church

Clay County (MN) Social Services provides services, financial aid and other benefits to eligible persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, political beliefs and disability

Family Voices of ND promotes quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs

FirstLink Helpline 2-1-1 provides assistance in identifying, accessing, and making effective use of community and volunteer resources 701-235-7335 (SEEK)

Friends and family members willing to raise funds on your behalf

HERO (Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization) provides donated healthcare supplies and equipment to those in need

Home Builders Association provides wheelchair ramp construction

Hospice of the Red River Valley provides comfort at the end of life's journey

IPAT (Interactive Program for Assistive Technology) strives to provide assistive technology to all North Dakotan's who need it

ND Healthy Steps provides low-cost/free health coverage
Helpline: 1-877-KIDS NOW (1-877-543-7669)

Medical provider charity care programs: Check with your medical provider

ND Association for the Disabled provides assistance to people with mental and physical disabilities, many of whom are not eligible for services from other agencies

ND Children with Medically Fragile Needs provides assistance to families in keeping their child home instead of placing them in a nursing home or hospital to receive needed care

Pacer Center/Disabled Children expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents

Prescription Assistance Program provides assistance to individuals in obtaining needed medication for maintaining and improving healthy lives

Rebuilding Together provides home repairs/renovations for low-income elderly families and veterans

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley provides home-like comfort, support and care for families with children receiving medical care in Fargo-Moorhead

Spare Key provides housing grant assistance so parents can focus on their child's recovery

Additional resources:

CancerCare 1-800-813-4673

Department of Labor's Job Accommodation Network 1-800-526-7234

Strength for Caring

Working Women with Cancer