Financial Assistance for Hearing Technology
AUDIENT helps low income people nationwide access quality hearing aids and related care at a significantly lower cost.
Dallas Hearing Foundation
The Dallas Hearing Foundation is a non-profit foundation exclusively dedicated to giving the gifts of hearing and speech to children and adults with hearing loss. The foundation’s mission is to provide medical and surgical treatment, hearing technologies, speech and hearing rehabilitation, and educational support to those who are in financial need. Full or partial assistance is determined and provided on a sliding scale, according to total household income and number of people in the household.
Disabled Children’s Relief Fund
Disabled Children's Relief Fund is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides disabled children with assistance to obtain wheelchairs, orthopedic braces, walkers, lifts, hearing aids, eyeglasses, medical equipment, physical therapy, and surgery. Recipients are children who are blind, deaf, amputees, and those who have been diagnosed with disabilities. DCRF focuses special attention on helping children throughout the U.S. that do not have adequate health insurance, especially the physically challenged.
First Hand Foundation
First Hand Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. Their mission is to directly impact the health status of a young life.
Foundation for Sight and Sound - Help America Hear Program
The Foundation for Sight and Sound through it's Help America Hear Program provides hearing aids for men, women, and children with limited financial resources.
The HIKE Fund, Inc. (Hearing Impaired Kids Endowment Fund)
Supported by Job's Daughters International, the HIKE Fund provides hearing devices for children with hearing loss between the ages of newborn and twenty years whose parents are unable to meet this special need financially. Approximately 100 children are provided with hearing devices each year through this fund.
Miracle-Ear helps under-served children and adults with hearing loss and giving them the gift of sound.
Starkey Hearing Foundation - Hear Now Program
Hear Now is a national non-profit program committed to assisting low income individuals permanently residing the in the U.S. who are deaf or hard of hearing and have no other resources to acquire hearing aids.
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
For residents of Texas. Vocational Rehabilitation Services may provide hearing aids and assistive devices for qualifying adults who want to maintain current employment or who are seeking employment. Additional information and resources provided on the website.
Travelers Protective Association Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired
The Travelers Protective Association of America established the TPA Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired to provide financial aid to children and adults who suffer deafness or hearing impairment and who need assistance in obtaining mechanical devices, medical or specialized treatment or specialized education as well as speech classes, note takers, interpreters, etc. and in other areas of need that are directly related to hearing impairment.
UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation, Inc.
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. The Foundation aims to fill the gap between what medical services/items a child needs and what their commercial health benefit plan will pay for.
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
For residents of Virginia. The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, in collaboration with community partners, provides and advocates for resources and services to improve the employment, quality of life, security, and independence of older Virginians, Virginians with disabilities, and their families.