Prescriptions Assistance Programs

The cost of medication can be a heavy financial burden even with insurance benefits. A number of themajor pharmaceutical companies provide some type of patient assistance programs to help with the cost of medication.Start by asking your physician’s office for help. Most medical offices have at least oneperson on staff that can help you determine if the pharmaceutical company that manufactures yourmedication has an assistance program.Two programs that are available include Together Rx Access and Partnership for Prescription Assistance. Together Rx Access is a prescription savings program that ten pharmaceutical companies founded together. This service is free and could save you from 25-40% on both brand name and generic medication. There is no fee and only three eligibility requirements:

1. No prescription drug coverage

2. Not eligible for Medicare

​3. Legal resident of the US or Puerto Rico For information about this program, call 1-800-444-4106

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance is a single point of access to more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs. More than 180 of the programs are offered by pharmaceutical companies. Even if you have prescription insurance coverage, you may be eligible for some type of help. To contact PPA call 1-888-4PPA-NOW or 1-888-477-2669 or online at www.pparx.org.


NC MedAssist creates a mail order central pharmacy to provide free brand name & generic drugs.  The drugs are donated by pharmaceutical companies. North Carolina residents who meet one of the following criteria are eligible to enroll in the program: Adults and children living at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. Adults and children who do not qualify for: Medicaid, Veterans Administrationor private health insurance. Medicare Part D participants who fall in the “donut hole” may be eligible after consultation with NC MedAssist.Eligible residents can enroll in the program by downloading an enrollment packet from the NC MedAssist Web site,or by calling
1-866-331-1348.


NC MedAssist Web site Click Here
Mariam Clinic:
www.mariamclinic.org
Free Medical Clinic for low-income, uninsured adults (18 and over) from Wake or Durham Counties, living in a working household. Open on Sundays from 2-5 pm, appointments made on Thursdays 2-5 pm. Offer many different language interpreters, low-fee lab and referrals. ACCESS Center available to patients who need help finding other services in the community. Located in the office space of Capital Physicians Group near Rex Hospital
 3126 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27612 (919) 824-4672
Low-cost primary care services - pay at time of service


 Access Healthcare, Dr. Brian Forrest, 1031 W. William St., Suite 106, Apex, NC, 27502 (919) 363-0190

 Dr. Christopher Chao (919) 460-7777
Rapid Response Urgent Care - Garner
Urgent Care center for immediate needs such as acute illnesses, infections, and injuries. Pay at time of service, accept many private insurance programs.
 220 Hwy 70 W, Garner, NC 27529 (919)779-7890

QuikMed Urgent Care
Urgent Care center for immediate needs such as acute illnesses, infections, and injuries. Pay at time of service, accept many private insurances, will see Medicaid patients on a one-time basis.
 133 Glen Road, Garner, NC 27529 (919) 662-0058

MinuteClinic: simple illnesses at many CVS pharmacies – www.minuteclinic.com

Planned Parenthood
Affordable reproductive health care for women of all ages – family planning, colposcopy, physical exams. Accept Medicaid, many types of insurance. Reduced price available for teens.100 S. Boylan Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27603 (919) 833-7526

WakeTeen Comprehensive services for patients age 10 – 23, including primary health care for acute and chronic problems, treatment for stressand depression. Accept Medicaid, many types of insurance. Sliding scale fee based on income.
 Located behind the Post Office on 505 Oberlin Road, Suite 204, Raleigh, NC, 27605
(919) 828-0035

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Doctors who Work with the Uninsured
Wake Health Services, Inc.

Community Health Center offering complete primary care services. Accept Medicare, Medicaid, insurance. Sliding scale fee on request; bring 2 months of income information.

 Rock Quarry Family Medicine, 

1001 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh, NC 27610 (919) 833-3111


 Apex Family Medicine, 

212 S. Salem St., Apex, NC, 27502

(919) 362-5201


 Southern Wake Family Medicine,

Southern Regional Center, 103 N. Judd Parkway NE, Fuquay-Varina 

(919) 557-1110


 Horizon Health Center, 102 N. Tarboro Road, Raleigh, NC, 27610,

(919) 743-3315, serves the homeless

Alliance Medical Ministries

Faith-based medical clinic, offering an affordable primary care home for working adults without health insurance who live in Wake county. Fees are based on your income. Located in New Bern Ridge office building next to WakeMed.
101 Donald Ross Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27610 (919) 250-3320

Open Door Clinic:

Free medical and pharmacy services. Accept low-income patients who have no insurance and do not qualify for Medicaid. Call any day to arrange a visit with social worker to see if you qualify for services. Bring current income information and an identification card. If you qualify they will schedule an appointment with a health care provider.
1390 Capital Blvd, Raleigh, NC, 27603(919) 832-0820



On this Page you will also find:

Resource & Information        

*Doctors who work with the Uninsured
* Prescription Assistance Programs
* Food & Heating Assistance 
​*Know Your Rights (IEP's, Guardianship)
  And More...   
Alliance Behavioral Health

(Services for the Disabled)


http://www.alliancebhc.org/

Heating Assistance FYI:

Here is a webpage that has Federal, State, and Charitable organizations that are interested in helping people pay their heating/power bills. May be of some help or importance for family, friends, or acquaintances who are on a fixed income or have a low income level.

http://liheap.ncat.org/profiles/NC.htm    
The Autism Society of NC 
web: www.autismsociety-nc.org 

ECAC ( Exceptional Children's Advocacy Council )
Angela McCants (919) 571-8092 ex.10

Triangle Down Syndrome Network
Phone: (919) 803-0515
www.triangledownsyndrome.org
The Arc of NC ( State )
phone: (919) 782-4632
or 1 (800) 662-8706
​Web Site for the Arc ( National ) www.thearc.org
Activities and Summer Camp Programs:

  
Raleigh Parks & Rec.

 Specialized Recreation 
  919-807-5402  
 
www.parks.raleighnc.gov  

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Wake County Food Resources

 
Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO)

o Food Bank Facts:CPO was established in 1977.
CPO is the largest food pantry in the Wake County and in the Triangle.
Clients can receive a week's worth of groceries for 30 days.
In 2008, CPO provided approximately 775 tons of groceries to an average of 5,862 people a month, that's 70,344 people a year.


Contact Information:
Website: http://www.cporaleigh.org 
Address: 2013 N. Raleigh Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (919) 873-0245
Hours: 10 AM - 1 PM
Mon - Sat


Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry

o Food Bank Facts: Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry
Contact Information:
Address: 216 West Academy Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
Phone: (919) 552-7720
Drop off times: open 9:00am-Noon on Tuesdays and 3:00pm-6:00pm
on Thursdays.



Zebulon United Methodist Church

o Food Pantry Facts: Zebulon United Methodist Church
Contact Information
Address: 121 W. Gannon Avenue, Zebulon, NC, 27597
Phone Number: 269-9408
Donation Times: Call ahead and speak with Sherry L. at 269-9408
o Please call Larna Haddix at ERC, 404-3970, for more information
on food pick up times.



Wendell United Methodist Church

o Food Pantry Facts: Wendell United Methodist Church
Contact Information: Debbie Merritt
Office Phone: 919-365-6266
Address: 129 N. Main St. Wendell, NC 27591
Food Pick-up Times: Tuesday evening from 5:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday morning from 9:00am-10:30 am
Last Saturday of every month from 10:00am-noon

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Resources & Information

   
Special Blessings can be heard on “HIS RADIO”, WRTP

“His Radio”, WRTP, is now airing PSA ( Public Service Announcements ) for Special Blessings! 
Please tune in to the
 
following stations to listen:
91.1 FM ( Raleigh ), 98.9 FM (Raleigh), 95.3 FM ( Wake Forest ),
99.1 FM ( RTP/ South Durham/ Morrisville ),  95.9 FM ( Greenville ),

105.3 FM ( Rocky Mount )
98.9 ( Knightdale/Zebulon )
88.5 FM ( Lizard Lick, Wendell, Knightdale, Zebulon ),  
88.5 Roanoke Rapids/ Wake County
102.7 FM ( Wilson ), 95.3 ( Clayton ), 99.1 Creedmoor/Butner,
107.7 FM ( Apex/ Cary ) & Chapel Hill/ West Durham107.9 FM ( Durham )
or visit www.hisradio.com  ( then click on WRTP ) 

Translated

A Very, Special “Thank You” to all who are making a difference in the lives of these precious children.

The drawings that you'll see on this page are from a recent Art Project made by a few of our "special blessing" kids & their Families...Subject: "What Special Blessings means to me."

In the Community...

On this page you'll find links and information to other organizations that assist families with their special loved ones and see some of the other activities that our organization is involved with.


Know Your Rights:

improving family life...

Sharing Information, knowledge and understanding!

Giving Hope, Strengthening Families, and Making a Difference!


 

Contacts:

Special

Blessings Inc