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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Help with Medical Costs

American Kidney Fund

Need-based programs help patients with health insurance premiums, transportation costs, prescription medications, and many other necessities related to health care.

Search for government programs that assist with costs related to health care.

Blood and Marrow Transplants Financial Aid Resources

Offers a wide range of resources to assist people in need of blood or marrow transplants. Links range from free air transportation for patients in financial need who must travel to receive medical treatment to basic fundraising help.

Bone Marrow Foundation

Funding helps to cover the myriad costs associated with transplants, such as donor searches, compatibility testing, bone marrow harvesting, medications, home and child care services, medical equipment, transportation, cord blood banking, housing, and other expenses associated with the transplant.

Cancer Care

Financial Assistance program helps with treatment-related costs, such as transportation, home care and child care.

Eligibility Criteria for Charity Care

Find out how to apply for charity care for hospital bills.

Health Safety Net

The Health Safety Net (HSN) pays acute care hospitals and community health centers for essential health care services provided to uninsured and underinsured Massachusetts residents.

Helpful Resources for Glaucoma

Resources and information that provide products, services, financial assistance and other support for people with glaucoma and their families.

Helpful Resources for Macular Degeneration

Resources and information that provide products, services, and other support for people with macular degeneration and their families, including financial assistance.

Helpful Resources for People Living with Alzheimer's Disease

Resources and information that provide products, services, financial assistance and other support for people with Alzheimer's disease and their families

Provides a comprehensive listing of public, private and charitable coverage and care options in California. 

Medical Debt

A resource to help you understand medical expenses, medical debt, and how to deal with bills you can’t afford.

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Co-Pay Relief Program

Provides direct financial assistance to insured patients who meet certain qualifications to help them pay out-of-pocket costs for prescriptions and/or treatments.

Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

Provides financial support and guidance for qualified patients with specific, rare chronic diseases. 

Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO)

Identifies medical insurance and financial assistance resources for transplant candidates and recipients. The Resources page on this site is also a good place to find other transplant- related and organ-specific organizations.