Financial Assistance

Low Intensity Support Services (LISS)
- funding up to $2,000

"To assist children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families with purchasing services and/or items to address their needs."

Website: http://dda.dhmh.maryland.gov/pages/liss.aspx
Application: http://dda.dhmh.maryland.gov/Documents/2016/FY16%20LISS%20Random%20Selection%20Application.pdf
FAQ: http://dda.dhmh.maryland.gov/Documents/FY%2017_LISS_FAQ.pdf

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Kinera Foundation Relief Fund - financial assistance
"...available on a quarterly basis and helps families cover the cost of therapeutic treatments, respite care, assistive technology, updated medical equipment, social activities, and advocacy services." 

Website: http://www.kinera.org/relief-fund.html
Application: http://www.kinera.org/uploads/2/4/1/0/24103453/relief_fund_application_-_fy16.pdf

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United Churches Assistance Network (UCAN) - emergency aid for utilities, rent, medical bills, etc.
"...serves individuals and families who reside in the following Northern Baltimore County zip codes: 21030, 21031, 21071, 21093, 21111, 21131, 21152.  Inquires from other areas are referred to appropriate organizations (closer to residence)."

Website: http://www.ucanmd.org/
Phone Number: 410-628-2102
E-mail Address:
help@ucanmd.org


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RISE for Autism - funding up to $500 for MD residents with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders 
"There are a number of therapies, services, and supports available to families through this grant including applied behavior analysis, social skills therapy, hippotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language therapy, augumentative communication systems, medical and complementary medicine, sensory integration therapy and related equipment, and respite care provided by a licensed provider."

Website: https://www.riseforautism.org/grants
E-mail Address: info@riseforautism.org

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