To begin the process of initiating a case with the Clayton Dabney Foundation, a licensed representative (caseworker, child life specialist, nurse, or doctor) from a recognized organization or agency (hospital, hospice care, social work, or volunteer group) working directly with the needy family hears or sees the needy situation of the family.
We consider needy families to include, in addition to those who are financially impoverished, those who fall into lower middle income brackets where both parents are working though unable to take time off because they are working so hard to cover all of the family expenses and medical bills. Cases must also meet additional criteria as outlined below.
Our screening criteria used in determining need includes:
If you would like to apply for assistance from the Clayton Dabney Foundation, please review our referral guidelines above. The following three forms must then be completed and returned to us for consideration.
If you have any questions about the application process, please feel free to contact us directly.