|Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Financial Stability - Emergency Financial Assistance||Provides financial assistance to families who are in emergency situations. The assistance is in the form of gasoline assistance, clothing, furniture, emergency food vouchers, emergency travel assistance, help with rent and utilities and help with prescriptions. Also provides referrals to other agencies.||Allegheny||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Financial Stability||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches|
|American Cancer Society - Lancaster||Provides public education and patient services to residents of Lancaster County, in addition to raising funds for research, local education and patient services
Patient services include:
- Wig bank: Provides free wigs to patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation; Can meet cosmetologist by appointment
- Road to Recovery program: Offers transportation to treatment sites by volunteer drivers when no other alternative exists. Transportation is provided for radiation and chemotherapy treatments and for cancer-related bloodwork
- Cancer Resource Network: An 800 number (800-ACS-2345) and website (www.cancer.org) offering 24 hour up-to-date information regarding cancer, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and referral sources for other assistance and support.
-Look good, Feel better: Local Cosmetologists teach beauty techniques to women undergoing cancer treatment how to cope with appearance related side effects. Cosmetics and skin care products provided.
-Reach to Recovery: One to one support program for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.||Lancaster||American Cancer Society - Lancaster Unit||American Cancer Society|
|American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit||To provide education, information, transportation, financial assistance for medication to eligible applicants. We provide day-to-day help and emotional support through a variety of programs.
||Venango||American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit||American Cancer Society|
|American Cancer Society - Warren Unit||To provide education, information, transportation, financial assistance for medication to eligible applicants. We provide day-to-day help and emotional support through a variety of programs.
||Warren||American Cancer Society - Warren Unit||American Cancer Society|
|Breathe Pennsylvania - Medication Assistance||Will provide a one-time grant for respiratory medications. Applicant must have no insurance coverage and requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Does not usually cover antibiotics.||Butler||Breathe Pennsylvania||Breathe Pennsylvania|
|Caring Together - Family First Health||Services include:
- Primary HIV medical care
- Pharmaceutical counseling
- Nutritional services
- Medical case management
- Nurse care management
- HIV outreach & education
- Safe sex supplies
- Dental care
- Behavioral health care
- Therapy groups
- Assistance with prescription drugs
- Referrals for drug/alcohol treatment
- Assistance with applying for disability benefits
- Financial assistance for eligible clients
Provides assistance in obtaining the following:
- Nutritional supplements
- Food/delivery of food
- Affordable handicap accessible housing
- Clothing/household supplies
- Nursing care/IV drug treatment at home
- Help/home with housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, bathing and dressing
- Medical supplies, (hospital bed, wheelchair, etc.)
- Hospice care
- Legal assistance
- Clinical drug trials
||York||Family First Health Center||Family First Health|
|Caring Voice Coalition||- Financial Assistance - Provides financial grants to alleviate the burden of medication copayments and health insurance premiums, allowing patients to start and remain on their prescription therapies.
- Alternate Coverage - Patients often have trouble finding affordable health insurance plans or may encounter issues they’re unable to resolve. CVC insurance specialists investigate, review and explain patients’ current benefits to them. They work with all insurance types—commercial, government and exchanges—to resolve issues and help patients identify and explore sources of new or improved coverage. CVC is a Certified Application Counselor Designated Organization for Marketplace services under the Affordable Care Act.
- Social Security Disability - CVC’s Social Security disability program supports patients through the various stages of the Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance application process. Patient advocates coordinate supporting evidence, assess eligibility, submit claims for benefits and draft arguments.
||Caring Voice Coalition||Caring Voice Coalition|
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg Fayette Prescription Assistance||Provides financial assistance for a one time help with a life sustaining prescription||Fayette||Prescription Help||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA |
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA Armstrong Prescription Assistance||Provides financial assistance for one time prescription help for medications used to treat a life threatening illness||Armstrong||Prescription Help||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA |
|Christ Among Neighbors||CAN may provide assistance in the form of help with rental, utility bills, clothing or medical bills. This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem. The serviced areas are defined as comprising the Shippensburg Area School District and the village of Walnut Bottom (zipcode 17266 and zip code 17257 on High Mountain Road)||Cumberland||Christ Among Neighbors||Christ Among Neighbors|
|Christian Assistance Network||Assists the poor, disabled, disadvantaged and elderly with the basic needs of food, clothing, housing and medical expenses. Strive to assist those individuals and/or families who are experiencing a “Crisis” in their lives. A Crisis might be financial– due to a loss of employment, medical – due to a recent change in the health status of a family member, or psychological - due to a stressful situation in your daily life.||Mercer||Christian Assistance Network||Christian Assistance Network|
|Duquesne University, Mylan School of Pharmacy - Center for Pharmacy Services||Provides the most appropriate medications at the lowest cost. Offers free delivery and free health and wellness screenings.||Allegheny||Duquesne University, Mylan School of Pharmacy||Duquesne University|
|Emergency Financial Assistance||Offers emergency financial assistance for prescriptions, gas bills, heating fuel and occasionally rent.
Rent referrals will only be taken from the Next Door Program - Bell Socialization (717)356-2957.
Water Assistance - will help 20 people with one month's billing assistance no higher than $50.00 and as funds are available.
Also screen for the CAP program offered through Columbia Gas.||York||Salvation Army, Family Services||York County - Salvation Army|
|Emergency Medication Fund||The EFWCP does not want anyone in our region to go without their anti-seizure medication. We will provide a one time one month supply of anti-seizure medication to a person in need. In addition, we will help them to apply for other programs to assist them in the future.||Franklin||Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania - Harrisburg||Epilepsy Foundation Western Central Pennsylvania|
|Emergency Services - UNC||Following a general assessment, our Intake workers allocate appropriate services such as advocacy, referral, and financial assistance, to help fulfill clients’ immediate needs. Our work also serves a secondary function – to help families achieve self-sufficiency in the long run.
Some of the programs included in this grant include:
Birth Certificates, Bus Tickets, Bus Passes, Rental Assistance, Energy Assistance, Gasoline Cards, Pennsylvania Identification and Prescription Assistance.||Lackawanna||Community Services of UNC||United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania|
|First Hand Foundation||Assists individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. The foundation helps with clinical necessities (such as medication and surgical expenses), medical equipment and travel related to a child's care. The foundation also works with doctors, hospitals and equipment providers to discount their services.
||First Hand Foundation||First Hand Foundation|
|Health Care for the Homeless||The HCHP provides access to comprehensive health services through clinics at homeless congregate sites for homeless men, women and children. Health teams comprised of physicians, nurses, nurse practioners, case managers, and outreach workers staff weekly clinics throughout the Pittsburgh area. Some of the services given by the medical team include needs assessment, case management, health education, gynecology, dermatology, podiatry, dentistry, optometry and referrals for additional services. A prescription voucher program is also available to homeless individuals who have no medical assistance for covering prescription costs. Additional specialty services, outreach services, and substance abuse services are available to homeless individuals each month. Such services include podiatry, OB/GYN, pediatrics, case management, AIDS/HIV testing/counseling, and drug and alcohol abuse services.||Allegheny||Health Care for the Homeless||Primary Care Health Services, Inc.|
|Healthy Community Network||A collaboration of private and public partners working to improve access to healthcare services for those in our region who are uninsured and underinsured. Wellspan, Memorial Hospital, Hanover Hospital, Family First Health, York City Bureau of Health, Community Progress Council, United Way of York County, Forsight Vision, York County Assistance Office, York County Human Services and other community partners.
Services may include:
Access to doctor visits, emergency visits, labs, x-rays and other testing.
HYN patients who have certain chronic conditions are enrolled in “HealthCompanion” which help people understand and care for their disease more effectively.
HealthCompanion provides focused oversight of care for patients with specific diseases.
Access to specialty services through York Hospital Specialty Clinic and Memorial Hospital clinic.
Medications will be provided through the Healthy Community Pharmacy. All HYN eligible patients will be able to get their prescriptions filled at this pharmacy for the cost of the generic medication plus a small dispensing fee.
For brand name drugs not available at the pharmacy, staff will assist with completing pharmacy assistance forms for $5 a form.
There is no fee to belong to HYN at this time.
The discount on care will depend on the doctor and the person’s financial status.
People will receive discounts from the doctors participating within the HYN network. Doctors outside of HYN may or may not discount care. Patients are encouraged to talk with their doctors about fees they may be charged.
A $15 co-pay will be charged for office visits.
A $20 co-pay will be charged at ReadyCare.
A $30 co-pay will be charge at Emergency Room.
Family First Health uses a different method of discounting services. Please contact them directly for information at 845-8617
||York||Healthy Community Network||WellSpan Health|
|Healthy Community Pharmacy||Healthy Community Pharmacy is a non-profit pharmacy and is for eligible Healthy York Network members without prescription coverage, (such as commercial insurance plans, Medicare Part D, PACE and PACENET) and patients of Family First Health.
All medications are discounted to the cost of the medication plus a small dispensing fee.||York||Healthy Community Network||WellSpan Health|
|Operation Concern||Operation Concern represents approximately fifteen cooperating congregations that help to meet the needs of people who are in crisis by operating a diaper bank, and giving limited financial assistance for utilities, food, fuel, medicine, etc.
To receive help, a commitment to volunteer is required.||Franklin||Maranatha Ministry, Inc.||Maranatha Ministry, Inc.|
|Partnership for Prescription Assistance||Through a toll free number and user-friendly Web site, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 275 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.||Allegheny||Partnership for Prescription Assistance||Partnership for Prescription Assistance|
|Partnership for Prescription Assistance||The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other heath care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. The PPA helps uninsured and financially struggling patients who lack prescription coverage get access to prescription assistance programs that offer medicines for free or nearly free.
||Partnership for Prescription Assistance||Partnership for Prescription Assistance|
|Patches Place - Prescription Assistance||Will provide prescription assistance to those who are in need of assistance with prescriptions for mental health concerns.||Lawrence||Client Satisfaction Team||Lawrence County C.A.R.E.S. Center|
|Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Pennsylvania Prescription Assistance Program||Coordinates and administers services and resources to help older adults and individuals with disabilities to make decisions and choices about their own care and enable them to be active in their communities. PACE, PACENET and PACE Plus Medicare are Pennsylvania's prescription assistance programs for older adults, offering low-cost prescription medication to qualified residents age 65 and older.
Most services are delivered through the county area agencies on aging.
||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Aging||Pennsylvania Department of Aging|
|Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program - HIV/AIDS||The Department of Human Services provides pharmaceutical assistance and specific lab services to low to moderate income individuals living with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS who are not eligible for pharmacy services under the Department of Public Welfare's Medical Assistance (MA) Program. Information is available at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=1314737&mode=2.||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|
|Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program - Mental Health||Provides service to individuals with schizophrenia who do not respond to first-line drug therapies and who are not eligible for pharmaceutical coverage under the MA Program.||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|
|Pennsylvania Patient Assistance Program Clearinghouse||Pharmaceutical manufacturers sponsor programs that provide certain prescription medications free of charge or for a nominal fee to people who meet specific income qualifications and who do not otherwise have access to necessary long-term medications. Not all manufacturers participate in the patient assistance programs. Only those drugs selected by participating manufacturers are included in this program.
Each participating manufacturer has set their own eligibility guidelines, including income limits.
In addition, the PA PAP Clearinghouse also aids individuals in applying for prescription benefits funded through settlements brought forward by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office.
Information regarding alternative sources of medications that may be available at reduced cost is also provided when appropriate.
||Dauphin||## Pennsylvania Patient Assistance Program Clearinghouse||Pennsylvania Patient Assistance Program Clearinghouse |
|ProJeCt of Easton - ASSIST||Currently out of funding until further notice
Provides information, referral, case support, shelter and other material supports to low income households, enabling those individuals and families to avoid increasing disruption to health, welfare, educational and economic advancement.
Emergency service vouchers include:
- Interfaith Food Pantry
- Home heating fuel for seniors (age 60+)
- Prescription Assistance
- Eye exams and glasses
- Legal identification documents
- Second hand furniture (Easton residents only)
- Rental assistance: One month of rent. Documentation of income, circumstances leading to income lose or increase in expenses and proof of sustainability (Operates on a waiting list)
- Emergency shelter vouchers available if all requirements are met: 1) client(s) must be eligible for a shelter bed 2) all shelter bed(s) are full 3) a verifiable plan is in place for where the client(s) will go when leaving shelter
- Program registration such as Cover the Piggies
- Information and referral
||Northampton||ProJeCt of Easton||ProJeCt of Easton|
|Saint Vincent de Paul Society||Provide assistance with food and personal care items, medication, eviction notices, utility shut off notices, transportation fuel, other emergency needs. Also provide monthly community meal, and Christmas food baskets.||Mifflin||Saint Vincent de Paul Society||Saint Vincent de Paul Society|
|Salvation Army, Chambersburg Social Work||Social Work - assistance with Life Threatening Medications (1 time), Emergency food, Clothing (Fire Victims, Homeless, Job Interviews, School Appropriate Dress Code) and Funeral expenses.||Franklin||Salvation Army, Chambersburg||Salvation Army, Chambersburg|
|Salvation Army Hamburg Service Center - Emergency Assistance||Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent and limited prescriptions.||Berks||Salvation Army Hamburg Service Center||Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center|
|Salvation Army Kutztown Service Unit - Emergency Assistance||Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent and limited prescriptions.||Berks||Salvation Army Kutztown Service Unit||Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center|
|Salvation Army Reading - SHARE||Provides emergency assistance for any heating source, fuel, water, medication, furniture, clothing, transportation, information and referral, almost any emergency assistance excluding funeral related expenses.||Berks||Salvation Army - Reading||Salvation Army - Reading|
|The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division - Greene County Service Center||Emergency Assistance for Utilities, Rent, Food, Lodging, Burial, Prescription Medications, Free Clothing, Household Warehouse, Kids' Birthday Club, Summer Camp, Treasures for Kids, Project Bundle-Up, Back to School Clothing and Produce to People Distribution.
||Greene||The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania - Greene County Service Center||Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division|
|The Western PA Chapter - Patient Aid - Leukemia and Lymphoma Society||Provides financial assistance to patients receiving treatment for blood cancers. A co-pay program that covers some costs associated with drugs and treatment. Provides assistance for the patient who experiences hardships with health insurance premiums and drug co-pays for certain blood cancer diagnoses.
May provide stipends for transportation to medical appointments.||Allegheny||Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Western PA Chapter||Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Western PA Chapter|
|Waynesboro Community & Human Services Emergency Financial Assistance||The Financial Assistance Program assists clients who have a utility shut off or utility is off, first month or late rent payments to prevent homelessness, fuel oil, prescriptions. WCHS is authorized to complete Dollar Energy applications.||Franklin||Waynesboro Community & Human Services||Waynesboro Community & Human Services|
|York Cancer Center||The mission of York Cancer Center is to provide excellent clinical care and comprehensive support services to cancer patients.
Radiation therapy, medical oncology, surgical services, and outpatient infusion services, as well as oncology social workers, oncology dietitians, nurse educators, nurse navigators and a financial counselor are available at this facility. Also provides mammograms.
Outpatient program for cancer patients - provides cancer information, education, and support by registered nurses, social workers, dietitians, and financial counselor.
Bereavement information available
Cancer patient help fund
||York||Apple Hill Medical Center||WellSpan Health|