Autism on Public Assistance: Resource List

September 2nd, 2017

Free and Low-Cost Services

We have compiled this list of resources to help families. We will continue to update it as information becomes available. If you are aware of any further financial assistance resources that we have not included, please contact us.

  1. Counseling
  2. Grants – Scholarship – Aid/Services
  3. Legal Information
  4. MAPS Doctors and Supplements
  5. Therapy and Treatments
  6. Daily Living Core Needs
  7. Emergency – Natural Disasters


  • Marriage and Family
  • Individual
    • Help Pro – website with a searchable database of marriage and family counselors (781) 862-5215 - select “Advanced Search” and you can search for counselors who have a sliding scale payment option.
    • Salvation Army
    • Catholic Charities
      • Sixty-Six Canal Center Plaza, Suite 600 Alexandria, VA 22314
        (703) 549-1390

Grants – Scholarship – Aid/Services

Legal Information

MAPS Doctors and Supplements

  • Medical Treatment on a Budget
  • Health Insurance on A Budget
  • Family Scholarship Program
  • NAA’s Helping Hands
  • Quest Diagnostics Financial Assistance Program
    Quest Diagnostics is committed to providing clinical laboratory services to all patients regardless of their ability to pay. Through our Financial Assistance Program we may adjust some or all laboratory charges for patients who are uninsured and cannot afford to pay for their clinical laboratory testing.  This is a program at Quest where you can apply for a free or lower cost on a test, income-dependant.  Includes all tests available at Quest.
  • QuestCares
    For $10 a year, the QuestCares™ Uninsured Patient Program gives special prices on tests doctors order most often.  This program is not income-dependant but only covers the most popular Quest tests.  Check to see if your tests are included before joining.
  • LabCorp’s LabAccess Partnership
    This lower-cost option is available to patients with no insurance or those who’s insurance excludes lab testing. They have removed references to this from their website but the program does exist. Contact your local branch and ask about their Lab Access Partnership Program
    database of patient assistance programs that offer more than 1,000 prescription medications, for free or at a discount, to people who qualify.

Therapy and Treatments

Daily Living Core Needs

Emergency – Natural Disasters

Other Articles in the Autism on Public Assistance Series:

Autism on Public Assistance: Introduction

Resource List of Free and Low-Cost Services

GFCFSF Diet on Food Stamps (Yes, you can!)

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