FAST has complied a list of potential resources for families within the United States that may be faced with hardship or are searching for local resources. The following links may be useful for finding financial support, helping with food insecurity, and other needs at this time.
- NORD launched the Financial Assistance Program for Rare Disease Community Members that are affected by COVID-19. This program is meant to support members of the rare disease community with financial relief for critical non-medical needs. https://rarediseases.org/nord-launches-financial-assistance-program-for-rare-disease-community-members-impacted-by-covid-19/
- 211 provides individuals with locally curated social services within the United States and Canada. 211 can provide information as well as referrals. http://211.org
- Findhelp connects individuals seeking help with a network of verified (by Findhelp) social care providers. http://findhelp.org
- Grantspace provides a list of possible resources to assist with the financial hardships of COVID-19. https://grantspace.org/resources/knowledge-base/covid-19-emergency-financial-resources/#anchor1