Children's Medical Assistance - First Hand Foundation

National - First Hand Foundation

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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceFirst Hand Foundation offers financial assistance grants to children under age 18 for expenses not covered by insurance such as:
- Treatment: Clinic procedures, medicine, therapy, prosthesis, etc.
- Equipment: Wheelchairs, assistive technology equipment, care devices, hearing aids, etc
- Displacement: Lodging (only if charitable housing is unavailable), gas ($0.33 cents a mile), parking and transportation related to a child's care
- Vehicle modifications: Lifts, ramps, transfer boards

The foundation offers services worldwide.
LocationOut of State
Geographical AreaStatewide, Nationwide
Intake ProcedureApply online
Intake RequirementsNumber of dependent children, Qualifying income cannot exceed
1 $40,000
2 $55,000
3 $70,000
4 $85,000
5 $100,000
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
Eligibility-The child must be 18 years of age or younger (a person 19–21 may be considered if they are in a child-like mental state)
-The child must be under the care of a pediatrician
-The case must involve a child with a specific health care need
-The request must be clinically relevant to the health of the child
-There must be no existing insurance coverage for the requested expenses
-One request per year, per child for a maximum of three times in a child’s lifetime
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Central Time Zone)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 816-201-1569
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 2800 Rockcreek Parkway
Physical Site City, State, Zip Kansas City, MO 64117
TDD Phone 711
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: First Hand Foundation
Affiliated Program: National - First Hand Foundation
This Service: Children's Medical Assistance - First Hand Foundation
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Medical Care Expense Assistance (LH-5100.5000)