The Nurses House financial awards assist with such needs as rent or mortgage payments, food, utilities, telephone and health insurance. When possible, Nurses House attempts to assist applicants in identifying other potential sources of assistance. Awards will vary depending on the applicant’s level of need. Contact: Nurses House, Inc., 2113 Western Ave., Ste. 2, Guilderland, NY 12084-9501; (518) 456-7858; Fax: (518) 452-3760
Drug companies will give certain people who cannot afford their medications their drugs free of charge. Your doctor will likely have to sign a form, and then the company will ship the medications to you or the doctor. I just checked the web site for Phizer and you can have an income up to $25,000 and even get Viagra for free! They are all there except Tap Pharmaceutical. You call them at 800-830-1015. Many state governments also have financial help for prescription drugs free through the Patients Assistance Program.
A national network of over 1000 programs that helps identify free consulting, training and financial assistance to help women enter or reenter the workforce. Contact Women Work!, National Network for Women’s Employment, 1625 K St., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006; 800-235-2732