Childhood Illness Patient Support

Childhood Illness Patient Support

When your child’s health takes a hit, these organizations can offer medical care, financial assistance and more.

 

MULTIPLE COUNTIES

California Children’s Services. Serving all counties. Helps provide children, ages birth–21 years, with certain diseases or health problems, the health care & services they need. Connects patients with doctors & trained health care professionals & can help with items & expenses not covered by insurance. http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/pages/default.aspx.

Butte. (530) 895-6546.

Shasta. (530) 225-5760.

Siskiyou. (530) 841-2132.

Tehama. (530) 527-6824.

Enloe Medical Center Support Groups; Chico. Enloe offers numerous support groups addressing a variety of needs including fibromyalgia, diabetes, cancer & infertility. http://www.enloe.org/support.

(530) 332-6745.

The Cord Blood Center; Nationwide. Promotes awareness for current & future cord blood treatments. It’s a comprehensive & up-to-date resource available for mothers & families considering cord blood banking for their own child or to donate to a child in need.

Wings of Eagles; Butte, Glenn, Tehama & Colusa counties. This nonprofit public benefit corporation helps families with seriously ill children by providing emotional & financial assistance to local families who have children diagnosed with pediatric cancer or another life-threatening illness. http://www.wingsofeagles.org. (530) 893-9231.

CordBloodBanking. Umbilical cord blood contains valuable stem cells used in the treatment of over 80 diseases. Learn more at http://www.cordbloodbanking.com.

(844) 227- 4267.

Wish Fulfillment Organizations. A list of wish fulfillment organizations offering children & adults with chronic or advanced medical conditions the chance to fulfill their wishes & dreams. http://www.tinyurl.com/WishFulfillment. (571) 483-1780 or

(888) 651-3038.

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Updated: Sep 6, 2017 @ 9:15 pm