UHCCF’s mission is to help fill the gap between what medical services/items a child needs and what their commercial health benefit plan will pay for, helping families with co-pays. UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan.
Champion for Children (Easter Seals Grant Division)
Champion for Children provides financial assistance for children that are not eligible for Katie Backet waiver. Their services range from Respite Care, Medical supplies and equipment, Medical services and therapies, Dental and optical services, Travel reimbursements for medical appointments, Recreational or therapeutic activities.
Autism Care Today provide financial assistance to families in need of services and improving their child lives. This is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to raise awareness and provide treatment services and support to families to help their children with autism be able to achieve their full potential.
Easterseals Southern Georgia provides assistance to children with disabilities. Their services range from providing diapers, payments for travel to medical appointment, and work and activities that are available in the communities. Easter seals coordinates respite/family support for children, young adults, adults, and veterans.
Babies Can’t Wait is Georgia’s early intervention program that offers a variety of coordinated services for infants and toddlers with special needs, Part C early intervention builds on and provides supports and resources to assist family members and caregivers to enhance children's learning and development through everyday learning opportunities. These services are 0-3 years of age before child enters school system.
The Georgia Department of Education (Division for Special Education Services and Supports) provides support and assistance and mediation (when needed) teachers, and families to meet the whole child needs of each student improving student outcomes asses to FAPE (Free Appropriate Public Education).