Islets of Hope assistance programs for persons with diabetes - Delaware
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Where to get private fuel funds to help with your utility bills
Ask the state energy assistance office for the local phone number of the fuel fund nearest you, or go to www.nationalfuelfunds.org.
Resource Mothers Project
The Resource Mothers Project works with at-risk pregnant women, helping them to obtain early prenatal care and other social services. The Resource Mothers act as mentors and are on-call to their clients 24 hours a day for emergencies. They stay involved through the babies' first year to make sure they receive proper immunizations and have a medical home. Direct services include, but are not limited to, education, transportation, and case management.
They also have Bilingual Resource Mothers across the state to serve Spanish-speaking women and their families by translating and helping them overcome other cultural barriers they face.
Services: Childbirth and parenting classes; Help with scheduling appointments; Help with transportation to appointments; Nutrition counseling; Special Services to substance referrals; WIC and Social service referrals; School programs; and Follow-up phone calls and letters.
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Delaware - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes
Hock's offers 30-50% discounted prices on diabetes supplies. We cannot specifically recommend or endorse any company but we have been listing Hock's in our resource directory for over a year as one of the two cheapest online companies to purchase from. We recently affiliated with Hock's because our own experience with them has been so positive. If you do place an order through our site, they will contribute financially towards our cause and you will get reasonable prices for diabetes supplies.
National Kidney Foundation of The Delaware Valley, Inc.
1-800-464-4357 or e-mail us at Help@DelawareHelpLine.org. Delaware Help Line is a toll-free service which provides information on state
government agencies and referrals to community resources. It began operation in
1990 as a statewide comprehensive information and referral service for health
and human services but broadened its scope considerably in 1997. Delaware Help
Line now includes a state government information service that links callers to
appropriate state offices, legislators and employees, and continues to provide
needs assessment, problem resolution and referrals for callers with health or
human service needs.
Claymont Family Health Services
Johnson Medical Center
Kent Community Health Center
La Red Health Center provides access to primary healthcare for all individuals. Services include pediatric, adolescent and adult medicine preventive programs, diabetes education, immunizations for children, routine school and sports physicals, HIV testing and counseling, prenatal services and mental health and substance abuse counseling. Application assistance is available for Medicaid, Community Healthcare Access Program (CHAP) and other programs. Services are based on sliding scale fees. Staff is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Translation and transportation services are also available. La Red is Spanish for "The Network."Nemours Health Clinic
1801 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
302-651-4400 or 1-800-292-9538
Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours Health Clinic provides a variety of services for senior citizens who meet financial qualifications and are citizens of the state of Delaware. These include comprehensive dental care, eye examinations and eyeglasses, and hearing tests and hearing aids. In addition, prescription drugs can be provided to enrollees through the Pharmaceutical Assistance Program at a reduced cost.
Provides acute and chronic illness care, case management and social services, family planning and reproductive care, health education and counseling, HIV counseling, testing and treatment; immunizations, laboratory services, low cost medications, physical examinations, foot care, prenatal and maternity care, preventive care, and 24-hour physician on-call emergency services.Wilmington Hospital Health Center
501 West 14th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
The Health Center provides medical care for patients of all ages, including obstetric and newborn care, pediatrics, adult and geriatric care. The Center offers well visits, sick visits, as well as surgery, orthopedic, foot, eye and dental care. It is also one of the state’s largest care providers for HIV patients. The Center has a team dedicated to connecting patients with any needed social services, including financial assistance.
Hospitals with Indigent & Financial Assistance Programs
St. Francis Hospital - St. Francis Hospital provides comprehensive healthcare to all individuals. St. Francis Family Practice provides a hospital-based family health practice, including obstetric and newborn care through Tiny Steps, a program for low-income pregnant women, staffed by resident doctors providing health screening, diagnosis, and treatment to patients of all ages. The St. Clare Outreach Program is a mobile van staffed by a doctor, a registered nurse and one assistant that travels to different locations in Wilmington to serve the homeless and others in need. The Center of Hope, a family health center in Newark, offers health care to migrant workers. The Tiny Steps program is also offered at the Newark location. For more information, call the St. Francis Family Practice Center 302-575-8040, St. Clare Van Office 302-575-8218, or Center of Hope 302-369-9370.
For questions and/or information regarding St. Francis Hospital Patient Financial Services, please call 302-421-4262.
Bayhealth Medical Center
Bayhealth Medical Center formed in January 1997 when Kent General Hospital, founded in 1927, and Milford Memorial Hospital, founded in 1938, merged to create a not-for-profit health care system dedicated to providing high-quality care to the community.Beebe Medical Center
424 Savannah Road
Lewes, Delaware 19958
Physician referral line: 645-3332
General information: 645-3300
Charity Care & Community Healthcare Access Program: 645-3100, ext. 5137 or 5138
Providing comprehensive medical services throughout eastern Sussex County.
Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care, a 2004 Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence, provided more than $37 million of charity care last year.Nanticoke Health Services
801 Middleford Road
Seaford, Delaware 19973
Page Updated 09/28/2007