Other Financial Assistance Programs:
Care Credit – 866-893-7864 –A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care. With a range of plan options, we offer a plan and a low monthly payment to fit into every budget.
Onyx and Breezy Foundation Pet Fund – 201-782-7400 – firstname.lastname@example.org Funding of medical treatment for animals where hardship is present; funding of organizations that benefit animals.
Red Rover Relief Grants – 916-429-2457 – email@example.com. Financial assistance grants so pet owners and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care.
Shakespeare Animal Fund – 775-342-7040 – firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone can apply for funds, but SAF offers assistance primarily to those on fixed incomes or with annual incomes below $35,000. Exceptions are made depending on circumstances. Nevada residents only.
The Jake Brady Memorial Fund – 440-937-4000. The Jake Brady Memorial Fund is dedicated to providing financial support to companion animals in need for the prevention and treatment of major health ailments.
The Mosby Foundation – 540-939-4034. Funds medical expenses for injured, sick, abused, and/or neglected dogs.
The Pet Fund – 916-443-6007. The Pet Fund provides financial assistance to pet owners for veterinary care – NON-emergencies ONLY. Applicants are REQUIRED to contact The Pet Fund by phone before applying for funding.
Tails of Hope Foundation Sponsor-A-Pet Program – 845-926-3478. Tails of Hope Foundation, Inc. (“Tails of Hope”) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of veterinary medicine and helping to eradicate cancer and other life-threatening diseases affecting companion animals.
The following links may be useful resources for emergency financial assistance and access to health care services.
Benefits.gov – Your path to government benefits
Connecticut Department of Social Services – The financial assistance programs provide income support to individuals and families to meet their basic needs while encouraging their maximum degree of independence.
Connecticut EverSource Financial Assistance – The federally-funded Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is designed to help low-income households (individuals and families) pay their winter heating bills. CEAP is not designed to pay total heating costs. Households must plan to pay a part of the bill themselves.
Connecticut Care 4 Kids – Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS).
Women, Infants & Children: WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
Food Stamps: Food Stamps help low-income people buy food. Although it is a federal government program, it is run by state or local agencies.
Avoiding Foreclosure: Federal programs which help with assistance in avoiding foreclosure
Medicare/Medicaid Eligibility Information: http://www.medicare.gov/default.aspx
The Salvation Army offers programs to help with utilities and housing nationwide
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are two Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities: http://www.ssa.gov/disability/