Infants and Children

Building A Brighter Year (B.A.B.Y.) Foundation

This fund provides financial assistance to medically underinsured families supporting their children’s health-related challenges. Requests are approved by the advisory board of community members.

Criteria for Use:

  • No defined illness, injury, or health concern that is targeted
  • Have current insurance but not eligible for or enrolled in Medicaid or CICP
  • Examples for use:
  • Medical costs: insurance co-pays, deductibles, provider bills
  • Travel expenses for treatment
  • Living expenses: utilities, rent/mortgage, gas, groceries, and other critical life support functions

KidSelf

The KidSelf Pediatric Therapy Program assists families with very young children experiencing physical, developmental, and communication difficulties. Services are provided on a sliding-fee scale. Fees are coordinated through Banner Patient Financial Services. Applications or referrals are completed in the Occupational Health Clinic.

Criteria for Use:

  • Financial need: Qualify at or below 500% of the current federal poverty level
  • Examples for use:
  • Patient care costs
  • Co-pays
  • Out-of-pocket expenses for occupational, physical, and speech therapy