Funding for Hearing Aids

 
 

CHILDREN

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007-2778
(800) 432-7543 V/TTY
AGBELL2@aol.com (email)
www.agbell.org (internet)

CHILDREN OF THE SILENT WORLD
Assists low-income children with purchasing hearing aids.
P.O. Box 2425
Cridersville, OH  45806
Website: http://www.metroevents.com/silent/

The HIKE Fund (children under the age of twenty)
http://www.thehikefund.org/
The Hike Fund Inc.
c/o Hike Board Secretary
10115 Cherryhill Pl.
Spring Hill, FL 34608-7116
Phone and Fax: (352) 688-2579
E-mail: ceterrill1@aol.com

Miracle Ear Children Foundation (children under the age of sixteen)
P.O. Box 59261
Minneapolis, MN 55459-0261
1-800-234-5422
http://www.searshearing.com/resources/children_request.asp

We Share Foundation Programs Partner with Siemens Hearing Instrument (children under the age of twenty-three)
The Sound Beginnings Children's Hearing Aid Program
We Share Foundation
1420 - 21st Street, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20036
infanthearingaid@quota.org
Phone: (202) 331-9694
Fax: (202) 331-4395

CHILDREN & ADULTS

Assistive Technology Loan Fund
804/662-7606 (voice/TTY)
Wachovia On Call:
800/922-4684 (voice)
800/926-9224 (TTY)

Audient Alliance Accessible Hearing Care - AUDIENT Program
221 Yale Avenue N
Suite 450
Seattle, WA 98109-5490
206-838-7194 Office
206-838-7195 Facsimile
1-877-AUDIENT
hear@epichearing.com
http://www.audientalliance.org/patient.php

Iowa Able Foundation
For general information or an application, contact:
Iowa Able Foundation
307 North 13th Street, Suite 500
Centerville, IA 52544
(888)222-8943, ext 225
(641)856-3101 - Fax 
(641)856-3350 - TTY
elizabeth@abilitiesfund.org

Iowa Lions Hearing Aid Bank
Christine D. Waring, Coordinator
924 Dohrmann St.
Jesup, IA 50648-1032
Phone: 319-827-1395

Iowa COMPASS
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive, Room S295
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Email: compassfunding@uiowa.edu
800-779-2001 (voice toll-free)
877-686-0032 (TTY toll-free)
319-353-8777 (local-voice)
http://www.iowacompass.org/equipmentkey.htm
http://www.uiowa.edu/infotech/Funding.htm
Iowa Department of Public Health

FOUNDATION FOR SIGHT & SOUND
The Foundation for Sight & Sound has partnered with EarQ Group to provide hearing aids to individuals with limited financial resources.
P.O. Box 1245
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 366-3461
E-mail: info@foundationforsightandsound.org
Website: http://www.foundationforsightandsound.org/projects.html

Hear Now The Starkey Hearing Foundation
http://sotheworldmayhear.org/
6700 Washington Ave South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
800.769.2799 tel
952.828.6946 fax

Hear Now Program
http://www.sotheworldmayhear.org/forms/hearnow.php

Administrative Offices
432 Ball Street
Grapevine, TX 76051
866.354.3254 tel
817.442.8653 fax
http://sotheworldmayhear.org/contactus/

Listen Up
http://www.listen-up.org/haidfund.htm

The following are several organizations that typically offer this type of assistance:

  • National Easter Seal Society: http://www.easterseals.com/
  • March of Dimes: http://www.marchofdimes.com/home.asp
  • Lions Clubs International: http://www.lionsclubs.org/
  • Kiwanis Clubs: http://www.kiwanis.org/
  • Rotary Clubs: http://www.rotary.org/
  • Sertoma Clubs: http://www.sertoma.org/
  • Optimist Clubs: http://www.optimist.org/
  • United Way: http://national.unitedway.org/

Hearing Aids and Other Assistive Devices
Where to Get Assistance: http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/InfoToGo/548.html

Better Hearing Institute
1444 I Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 449-1100 Voice
(202) 216-9646 Fax
1-800-EAR-WELL
NEW - Your Guide to Financial Assistance for Hearing Aids and Your Guide to Buying Hearing Aids
http://www.betterhearing.org/

Hearing Loss Association of America
http://www.hearingloss.org/

General Information on Hearing Aids
The National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320

TRAVELERS PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FOR THE DEAF AND NEAR-DEAF
Provides assistance for mechanical devices, medical care, and/or specialized education or treatment, to those who demonstrate financial need.  U.S. citizens only.  Grants may be used to purchase hearing aids, assistive listening equipment, or may help with the cost of a cochlear implant.
3755 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63108
(314) 371-0533 Voice
(314) 371-0537 Fax Website: http://www.tpahq.org (click on “Scholarship Trust” link)