Assistance Programs

Mission Statement

The Helping Hands Program exists for the sole purpose of providing emergency financial assistance to those persons who have been physically, emotionally, and financially affected by a blood coagulation disorder.

Application Process

Any questions contact the GHA office at (314) 482-5973 or by email at

Helping Hands Application complete and return application to

Dental Application complete and return application to

Medic Alert Application GHA will pay for the first year of the Advantage (adult) or KidSmart (child) membership including a stainless steel ID and shipping and handling. Medic Alert will provide:

1.) Personalized basic stainless steel ID, 2.) Personalized member emergency wallet card, 3.) Printed personal health record summary, 4.) 24 hour emergency response service, 5.) 24 hour family notification service

Additional Resources

CK Colburn Keenan Foundation assistance and support to individuals and families impacted by chronic inherited bleeding disorders.

Hemophilia Federation of America’s Assistance Program

FundFinder – helps you quickly find financial assistance from charitable foundations

Manufacturer Patient Assistance Programs

MO Vocational Rehabilitation

IL Vocational Rehabilitation

The Assistance Fund- access to the medications you need.

The PAN Foundation is dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications.

Missouri Medicaid Expansion help line for St. Louis City and St. Louis County

Food Pantries

If you are struggling, follow the links below for a list of food pantries in Missouri and Illinois.

Missouri Food Pantries

Illinois Food Pantries