Financial Assistance - National Children's Cancer Society

National Children's Cancer Society

Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides direct financial assistance to children with cancer. Financial assistance can provide help with the following:
- Transportation to and from treatment
- Lodging during treatment
- Emergency assistance for qualifying families with a child that has been an inpatient for 15 continuous days
LocationOut of State
Geographical AreaNationwide, Statewide
Facility/ADA AccessNo
Intake ProcedureCall or visit the website for more information.
Helpful TipsApplication is available in Spanish.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Limited Spanish
EligibilityChild must be diagnosed with cancer. If child has a brain tumor, the tumor must be high grade (III or IV) or anaplastic to be eligible. Child must have been diagnosed on or before their 18th birthday and treated before their 21st birthday. Adults who relapse after their 18th birthday and who were not previously assisted are not eligible for services. Child must be a citizen of the United States or reside in the United States with an I-551 card (green card) for 12 months without prior history of the current illness. Guardian applying for assistance must have less than $5,000 in easily accessible bank accounts (such as checking and savings).
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (CST)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 1-800-532-6459 (1-800-5-FAMILY)
Physical Site Address 1 500 N Broadway
Physical Site Address 2 Ste 1850
Physical Site City, State, Zip St Louis, MO 63102
Main Phone 1-800-532-6459 (1-800-5-FAMILY)
Other Phone (314) 241-1600 (Administration)
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: National Children's Cancer Society
Affiliated Program: National Children's Cancer Society
This Service: Financial Assistance - National Children's Cancer Society
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Incidental Medical Expense Assistance (LH-5100.3300)