Local Care Services
We encourage you to seek help from us.
For information about and access to the programs below, please contact:
Assistance For Diagnosed Persons and Families:
Information about ALS and living with ALS; referrals to national, state and local resources to assist persons diagnosed with ALS, caregivers and healthcare professionals throughout West Virginia.
Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program:
Durable medical equipment available to loan those diagnosed with ALS without a source to pay for the equipment. Including those admitted to hospice services, or awaiting customized equipment delivery.
Education and Outreach:
- The Meet and Greet Educational Support and Connection Program will provide educational opportunities through organized community events providing vital information, education, and networking for those diagnosed with ALS, their family and friends; and for local healthcare practitioners in non-metropolitan areas. Including access to providers of products beneficial to the needs of those living with ALS.
- The Professional Outreach Program will provide educational programs available to increase awareness of ALS and provide information related to basic care, treatment and support strategies to the professional health care community.
- The Community Awareness Program will provide educational programs available to increase awareness of ALS and provide information related to the research, advocacy and care service functions of the ALS Association within the general community.
ALS is a 100% service connected diagnosis. Significant medical and program services are available to veterans and family dependents. Please contact Sara Hoten at (800) 641-8140 for immediate information and referral services.
Providing outreach to those surviving a friend or family member’s journey with ALS for a minimum period of 14 months.