High Hopes offers the following family resources to help parents, caregivers and/or participants seek additional support to meet the financial challenges of program participation.
State of Connecticut Department of Social Services: The State of Connecticut has a wealth of information and special need support and family grants.
Employer Matching Funds: Check with your employer’s Human Resource Benefits Department. Many employers offer matching gifts and support as financial assistance for educational and/or therapeutic services.
Private Insurance: Check with your private insurance carrier. They may cover a percentage of alternative therapies for a covered member. Call your company benefits line for information.
Lucy’s Love Bus: “Our mission is to improve quality of life for children with cancer and life-threatening illness, to support their families, and to mobilize the next generation of cancer activists.”
Molly Ann Tango Memorial Foundation: Enriching the lives of children with special needs & their families through financial and general resource support. www.mollytango.org
GoFundMe Campaigns: Very effective for programs serving special needs and raising support among family and friends to lend a helping hand through social media campaigns. www.gofundme.comFor More information, please contact Megan Ellis, Program Director, 860-434-1974, ext. 116.