About The Kidney Community
Is there a support group out there for you? Yes. Millions of Americans are like you and these groups are here to help. Follow these links for Ohio and National organizations:
The Kidney Foundation of Ohio is established to provide a broad program of assistance to persons with kidney disease and their families
The National Kidney Foundation is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.
The site, www.donatelifeohio.org, allows you to sign up online to be an organ and tissue donor in Ohio. Your organ donation could save the lives of seven people, and your tissue donation will enhance the lives of more than 50 people.
Looking for ways to save money on medical costs and other support for medical services?
These are for you.
United Way 211 phone line:
The United Way of Greater Cleveland can help both individuals and families experiencing small and large obstacles with health, income and education.
Their medical services include:
Health insurance enrollment
Dedicated services for veterans
To access this service, simply call 2-1-1 to speak with a trained specialist who will help to answer your questions and then create a solution for you.
Aunt Bertha is a free web service that allows you to quickly look up free or reduced cost services located near you. Simply type your zip code into the Aunt Bertha search engine and it will generate a list of services ranging from medical services to food supplies that have reduced or no cost.