Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Record last updated 2019/05/30 Comment on this info .Update this info

Contact Information

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Contact: Debra B. Taylor, Director
Email Address: debra.taylor@state.ma.us
Phone: 800-882-1435

250 Washington Street, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02108-4619
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund

Narrative

The Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF) provides financial assistance to qualified families caring for children with special health needs and disabilities. The CICRF can help families with certain medical and related expenses that are not covered by insurance, public benefits or other financial source.

CICRF is a reimbursement program; families must have paid for medical expenses > 10% of their income to qualify.

If you are caring for a child or youth under 22 and need financial relief for large medical and related expenses, you may be eligible for the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF).

Service Types

  • Cars/vans
  • Financial Assistance
  • Lifts

Program Type

  • Financial Assistance

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service