Financial Support

Funding mental health is never easy.

The organizations and state and federal systems below may be able to help.

The following resources are financial programs and resources that we have worked with or have been referred to use by our Willows' parents. Please note that it is always your responsibility to thoroughly research any individual, group, or business you choose to contract to ensure an optimum match for you and your family.

 

In addition, check out our FAQs, articles, and list of relevant Bay Area workshops.

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Willows will award $1,000 grants to families to help defray the cost for families in need of professional assistance in the areas of transition, consulting, and psych testing. The grants are intended to help families that request the additional help and for whom the expense would be a significant burden. 

Adoption Assistance Program

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Medi-Cal is a program that pays medical expenses for people with low income. This includes people who are aged, disabled, or have high medical costs.

Medi-Cal

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Both state and federal laws require health plans to provide treatment for mental health and substance use disorder conditions. The DMHC refers to treatment and services provided to treat mental health and substance use conditions as behavioral health care.

Health Insurance

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Private pay means an individual or their family will use existing savings and assets to cover the cost of care services. Private pay, also known as paying “out-of-pocket” or “private duty,” is one of the most widely accepted forms of payment in the home care space.

Private Pay

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The Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) is a plan or program developed to ensure that a child who has a disability identified under the law and is attending an elementary or secondary educational institution receives specialized instruction and related services.

School District – IEP

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SavingTeens provides support for families who, due to financial limitations, would be unable to pursue appropriate wilderness and/or residential therapy programs, or complete aftercare counseling without scholarship support. Jennifer Taylor does pro bono work with this organization. 

SavingTeens

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Partners with some of the nation’s leading wilderness therapy programs who match funds dollar for dollar with a reduction in tuition, therefore providing even more assistance for the families in need.

Sky's the Limit Fund

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Willows will award $1,000 grants to families to help defray the cost for families in need of professional assistance in the areas of transition, consulting, and psych testing. The grants are intended to help families that request the additional help and for whom the expense would be a significant burden. 

Willows Grant Program