Criteria for grant recipients:
A resident of Texas.
Up to 18 years of age or extended to 21 years of age, if still enrolled in school.
Whose special health care needs are neither fully covered by a private or public insurance carrier.
Whose special health care needs are not fully met by either a state and/or federal agency,
Whose special health care needs are not fully met by another grant program, and,
Whose financial needs justify assistance.
Texas Elks Children's services receive funding for help to replace missing body parts, such as limbs or eyes, restore body part functions such as hearing aids, telephonic equipment, bracing devices for spines or limbs, adaptive/assistive devices for health, safety of the basic functioning or enhancing the quality of life, such as scaling equipment, positioning equipment, mobility equipment, integration equipment, and adaptive/assistive forms of technology or other items/services deemed appropriate by local lodges.
Application for these grants begin at the local Lodge and is evaluated by a Special Committee led by the Lodge’s leadership. The applications are approved by the Lodge. After approval, the Lodge forwards the application to TECSI for final processing, verification and fund certification. Inquiries or additional information may be obtained by visiting www.texaselkscamp.org or calling Texas Elks Children’s Services at 800-880-7561.
1963 F.M. 1586
Gonzales , 78629, TX
Accessible Location: No
|Type of Organization||Nonprofit (501c3)|
|Categories||Assistive Technology, Equipment, Financial, Medical|
|Spanish Services Offered?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||All ages|
|Disability Categories||Developmental Disability, Genetic Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, Medical Condition, Mental Health Disorder, Physical Disability|
|This organization pertains to all disabilities?||Yes|
|This organization pertains to these specific diagnoses|
|Is this a statewide service?||Yes|