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Pueden aplicar en inglés, francés y portugués. (You can apply in English, French, and Portuguese). We soon will be able to accept applications in Amharic.

If you are a caregiver of a child who has a complex medical condition and would like some support at home, please complete the grant application below. Applications are considered on an ongoing basis.

Upon receipt of the fully completed application, Eliana’s Light will review the application and let the applicant know the final decision within one week. If a medical professional and/or integrative/complementary care professional applies on behalf of the patient/caregiver, please note this in the application. To receive consideration, ALL SECTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED – NO EXCEPTIONS.  ALL fields are required.  The more information that is provided, the better we are able to support each patient and her/his family. Please submit the application online or scan/email it to Eliana’s Light: info@elianaslight.org.  ** The release form at the end of the application must be signed and received by Eliana’s Light before the application can be considered. **

Read more about what we mean by "Integrative Health & Integrative Care Services”, and also about the support we provide.

 
Patient Name *
Patient Name
Preferred Phone Number of Caregiver
Preferred Phone Number of Caregiver
Secondary Phone Number of Caregiver, If Applicable
Secondary Phone Number of Caregiver, If Applicable
Address for Child and Primary Caregiver Who Lives With Child *
Address for Child and Primary Caregiver Who Lives With Child
Mailing Address for Child and Primary Caregiver if Different from Above
Mailing Address for Child and Primary Caregiver if Different from Above
Is The Mailing Address a Secure Location For Receiving Deliveries of Gift Cards and Packages? *
This can be a grandparent, social worker, or sibling over 18 years old. Please explain the relationship of this person to the child. It is not necessary to complete this section if Eliana's Light should communicate directly with the child's primary caregiver noted above.
Check One Of The Following To Explain The Amount of Medical Insurance The Child Has.
Providing the following information is optional but strongly encouraged, as it will assist Eliana's Light in obtaining grants for specific, targeted demographics. Disclosing this information has no effect on services granted.
Check One Of The Following To Explain The Child's Race/Ethnicity.
Providing the following information is optional but strongly encouraged, as it will assist Eliana's Light in obtaining grants for specific, targeted demographics. Disclosing this information has no effect on services granted.
Check One of the Following To Explain The Marital Status of the Child's Primary Caregiver
Providing the following information is optional but strongly encouraged, as it will assist Eliana's Light in obtaining grants for specific, targeted demographics. Disclosing this information has no effect on services granted.
Check One of the Following To Explain The Child's Household Income Level
Providing the following information is optional but strongly encouraged, as it assists Eliana's Light in obtaining grants for specific, targeted demographics. Disclosing this information has no effect on services granted.
Please include the name of the specific unit(s), if applicable (e.g. Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Children's National Medical Center).
This may be a complementary care service provider (e.g. a yoga studio, an acupuncturist, etc.) or a therapist. Please provide a short explanation.
Address of Secondary Care and Treatment Facility, If Applicable
Address of Secondary Care and Treatment Facility, If Applicable
Are you receiving services from HSC Home Care? *
If you are unsure, please visit their website: www.hschealth.org/home-care
Name of Professional Making Referral, If Applicable
Name of Professional Making Referral, If Applicable
This may be a doctor, nurse, social worker, case manager, Child Life Specialist, therapist, or chaplain. It is not necessary to have a referring medical professional to receive support.
Phone Number of Professional Making Referral, If Applicable
Phone Number of Professional Making Referral, If Applicable
Are You Comfortable Sharing Your Family's Story? *
If you check "yes", we believe you will inspire others to support Eliana's Light. Therefore, we'll be able to help other families like yours. We'll send you a short questionnaire to complete.
I Give Eliana's Light The Absolute Right and Permission To Use a Photo That I Will Provide In Which Our Family Is Pictured For The Purpose of Promoting and Marketing Eliana's Light.
I Give Eliana's Light The Absolute Right and Permission to Use My Child's Name, My Family's Name, and Approved Excerpts from Correspondences About My Family in Promotional Efforts for Eliana's Light. *
If you select, "No", a representative from Eliana's Light will ask if you're willing to share some information anonymously about your family and the care Eliana's Light provided you.
Please include details of the child's and caregiver's/caregivers' financial, emotional and physical stress, as well as any relevant details pertaining to the family's home situation.
Please note whether your application was approved or denied.
Please Select Which Type(s) Of Support You Would Like To Receive From Eliana's Light *
You may select more than one. Please note that Eliana's Light is unable to provide financial assistance for rent, mortgage payments, utilities, medical co-payments, prescription payments, clothing, transportation, or child care at this time.
Please Click "Yes" Below If You Have Read, Understood and Agreed To the Downloadable Child/Family Liability Release and Privacy Protection *
Your application will only be considered if you select "yes".
 

Click here to download a complete grant application, which includes the Child/Family Liability Release and Privacy Protection Form.

Examples of responses from families that have received support from Eliana's Light:

  • "Gracias, Eliana's Light, por preocuparse por nosotros y siempre tomarnos en cuenta. Quiero agradecerles infinitamente por todo lo que estan haciendo por nosotros y en principal por mi nina. Gracias por los regalos que le trajo que van a ser muy util para ella y para nosotros." ("Thank you, Eliana's Light, for concerning yourselves about us and always keeping us in mind. We want to thank you infinitely for all you are doing for us, and especially for our daughter. Thank you for the gifts you brought her, which are going to be very useful for us."). Mother of "R", a 2 year old girl who has epilepsy, among other medical conditions, and spends a significant amount of her life in the hospital.
  • Listen to Christina Spencer who's family received an Eliana's Light Constellation Kit, share some of the reality of being a mom of a child who has a complex medical condition. "Conversation With A Caregiver: Meet Christina Spencer". 
  • "Life of a single mother of a child with complex needs is an extremely lonely journey. Mental and physical exhaustion from stress and isolation drained me completely. Support received from Eliana’s Light made me feel alive again." Mother of "A", an infant boy who has endured multiple surgeries, has a trach and G-Tube, and sees 8 specialists.