Donations and grants received by Care & Share (C&S):
· Support the elderly and disabled by providing emergency assistance
C&S helps individuals with the costs of necessary prescriptions, doctor and dental bills, supplies such as hearing aides, diabetic testing materials, and equipment such as wheelchairs, crutches, etc. Care & Share works with the Department of Social Services to determine the severity of need and the actual individual's total circumstances and eligibility.
· Aid the homeless or prevent homelessness
Assistance is available on a limited basis.
· Utility Assistance
C&S also provides financial assistance in circumstances where the lack of a basic necessity such as fuel, gas, or water in the winter would create a health risk or medical emergency.