Sometimes you need guidance and a little help. This list of resources will get updated as we learn of more resources for those that are fighting cancer. We know that there are many needs for all of you and want to help in any way we can.
If you or someone you know needs a little assistance and resides in the City of Oneida, or neighboring communities please have them or a family member fill out the application listed below.
After the form is filled out please mail it to: Jessica's Heroes Foundation Inc. , 117 East Railroad St., Oneida, NY 13421.
This foundation is dedicated to provide support, hope and memories to families fighting pediatric cancer or a life threatening illness. Their hope is to help families create memories that will last a lifetime. This is for families with children under the age of 2 ½. They provide gifts and monetary assistance to families of children with cancer or a terminal illness.
Children With Hair Loss is non-profit organization that provides human hair replacements at no cost to children and young adults facing medically-related hair loss. When a child's hair is lost there are painful effects are far deeper than just cosmetic. Find out more information at their website www.childrenwithhairloss.us
This is a newly formed group of nonprofits who serve those impacted by cancer of all ages. They share resources, refer each other to families in need, advocate and are hoping to partner on projects together as a group.
This organization provides support and financial assistance to children battling cancer in Central New York. They work hand in hand with Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital to stay up to date on what the patients' and families' current needs are. In addition, we strive to bring awareness to Pediatric Cancer and to provide financial aid for funding Pediatric Cancer Research.
The Foundation provides financial assistance to cancer patients and their families - provides needed equipment to hospitals, Hospices, and treatment centers - supports cancer research - and advocates for patients/families in need of information and guidance. The organizations website is www.theJMCF.org
A network of about 200 nonprofit organizations that aid patients and families needing lodging while they are traveling to receive treatment. The organization’s website is hhnetwork.org.
This program delivers music, hope and smiles to children and adults impacted by cancer & serious illnesses, and those in need of healing, through our award-winning music therapy outreach, family respite days and sibling support programs.
For information, www.keysprogram.org
This organization strives to ensure no child feels alone in their fight against cancer. The mission is to comfort and support pediatric oncology patients, families and caregivers.
They provide Computers, tablets and iPads, Gift cards for gas stations, Amazon, Target and local restaurants to help lighten the financial burden, Games, movies and trinkets specific to the children and their interests during their pediatric oncology journey.
Specializes in children with cancer and other serious medical conditions. Helps families with lodging and food needs while they visit cancer treatment centers. The organization’s website is rmhc.org.
Financial assistance information is available for Roswell patients by calling 716-845-4782
Sophie's Giving Tree provides many items for families such as: dinners to patients and families during their hospital stay, entertainment to families during their hospital stay, binders for families whose children have been diagnosed with a brain tumor (includes information such as safe websites to visit, sample questions to ask their doctor, medical terminology, local restaurants and banks, sleeves to hold business cards and a medical imaging CD holder and suggestions of what families and friends can do to help), toiletry bags to parents/guardians, parking parking passes to help pay for parking, gift cards to the cafeteria, gas card, and financial support.
The Amgen FIRST STEP™ Program is here to help eligible commercially insured patients pay for their out-of-pocket prescription costs, including deductible, co-insurance, and co-payment. If this is your first visit to our site.
Bristol Myers Squibb is committed to helping patients with access to our medicines.
What is and is not covered by your insurance can be hard to understand. We may be able to help you find out how your insurance plan covers your Bristol Myers Squibb prescription medicines. This includes benefits investigation and prior authorization support, as well as what your out-of-pocket costs might be.
These Programs may be able to help you with the cost of your Celgene medicine differ by the type of insurance you have.
Even if you don’t have insurance or enough coverage to pay for your medicine, financial help may be available.
You can call a Specialist at
or click the link below.
Good Days is a non-profit advocacy organization that provides resources for life-saving and life-extending treatments to people in need of access to care.
The HealthWell Foundation is a leading non-profit dedicated to improving access to care for America’s underinsured. When health insurance is not enough, we fill the gap by assisting with copays, premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses.We provide financial assistance to help with:
You will find information about the following topics on this page:
- Covered Expenses
-How to Apply
-and other helpful programs
You have enough to worry about right now. Figuring out how to pay for your prescriptions shouldn’t be another stressor. For decades, PhRMA has been committed to advocating for policies that help patients access the medicines they need, but today, America’s biopharmaceutical companies are individually expanding their programs to help more patients during these uncertain times.
Here is a resource tool that may be able to assist you with some financial assistance for your pharmaceutical needs.
Prescription assistance can be offered in the way of Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs), which are created by pharmaceutical companies to provide free or discounted medicines to people who are unable to afford them.
Each program has its own qualifying criteria. Please visit the site for more information.
We help underinsured people with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases get the medications and treatments they need by assisting with their out-of-pocket costs and advocating for improved access and affordability.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which provides case management services and financial aid to Americans with chronic, life threatening and debilitating illnesses.
The CrowdCare Foundation is a patient-driven organization that empowers patients at each step of their disease journey. They assist you from diagnosis, through education, care and to a cure.
The founders objective is to simplify information for patients to encourage them to participate in clinical trials and to proactively support gaps in existing research funding.
This is a resource for those that are looking for more information on myeloma.
You will find reports and reviews that will help the individual and family.
Many resources can be found on their website hoacny.com by using the Patient Resources tab.
If you need help knowing where to turn, consider reaching out to talk to or meet with a Myeloma Coach.
You will be able to select a Myeloma Coach in your geographical area, or by area of interest who can help you find and use important resources. Individuals can work with one or multiple coaches at a time. Each coach has different areas of experience to share.
You can work with a coach however you prefer; in person, by phone, email or video chat. We believe no one should have to navigate multiple myeloma alone.
Help is available for patients receiving treatments at the SUNY Upstate Cancer Center phone number is (315) 464-HOPE and its website is upstate.edu/cancer/cancer-care/support
Hospice services and programs provide skilled compassionate care to patients and their families who are coping with the advanced illness and limited life expectancy,
Care is focused on comfort rather than cure. We want to help people make the most of the time they have together.
The purpose of this foundation is to assist families who have, who are, or who will be faced with the trauma of losing a child. The intent at that time was to do two things: to promote awareness through the platforms of education and public outreach, and to promote and to guide people to resources to help them heal as one.
This non profit organization noticed a need for the siblings of those that are undergoing pediatric cancer.
At P.S.S. they believe that the siblings are the "behind-the-scenes" super heroes. They are the biggest cheerleaders and supporters of the sibling that is battling cancer. All too often while one child is receiving treatment the siblings will feel left out or forgotten. We aim to make sure no sibling feels left behind.