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Accessibility & Recreation
REquipment is a durable medical equipment (DME) re-use program offering free refurbished wheelchairs, scooters, shower chairs and more to adults, children and elders living in Massachusetts.
- Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF)
This program helps families bear the excessive financial burdens associated with the care of children with special health care needs and disabilities. CICRF is a payor of last resort. It provides financial assistance for Massachusetts families with children experiencing a medical condition requiring services that are not covered by a private insurer, federal or state assistance, or any other financial source.
Client Assistance Program
Department of Education
Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)
Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)
PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)
- Federation for Children with Special Needs
1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02120-2140
Health & Well-Being
- Children's Medical Security Plan (CMSP)
Provides limited health insurance for uninsured children under age 19 based on family income and size. Some co-pays required.
- MassHealth CommonHealth Program
The CommonHealth program provides health care benefits to people with disabilities whose income is too high for to be eligible for MassHealth Standard. Monthly premium is based on an individual's income.
CommonHealth information (PDF)
- Kaileigh Mulligan Program
This program provides health insurance and services to children with disabilities as defined by Social Security Administration or Mass Title XVI, under age 19 who meet Nursing Facility Care criteria and whose family income is too high for MassHealth coverage. Family income is waived and the child's income and assets are considered for eligibility.
Kaileigh Mulligan Program information (PDF)
Social Security Administration definition of disability for children
- MassHealth Standard/CommonHealth Premium Assistance (MSCPA)
MSCPA provides financial assistance to eligible individuals covered by MassHealth Standard or MassHealth CommonHealth program and are covered by employer and COBRA health insurance.
Family Voices Brochure (PDF)
800-862-4840 (Information for families covered by MassHealth Standard/CommonHealth)
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