All applications are reviewed by East Texas Cancer Alliance of Hope staff. If a client is approved for assistance, they will be notified by phone or email regarding the amount of assistance. All checks for financial assistance will be made out to the creditor owed, not to the client under any circumstance.
HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR ASSISTANCE?
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for assistance
Have a cancer diagnosis from a medical doctor, preferably your family doctor or oncologist
Reside in East Texas as classified by Deep East Texas Council of Government: Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Polk, Shelby, Trinity or Tyler County
Must be in active treatment or within a 3 month period of treatment.
If declining treatment, patient must be admitted to a local hospice organization
Must have a household income less than or equal to 250% of the 2018 Federal Poverty Level (see chart to right)