What Can Compassionate Touch Offer Me?

Compassionate Touch can offer assistance for Texas Medical Center, Dallas, Central Texas & Tarrant County patients in the following areas of need:

LODGING
Lodging up to five consecutive nights at a hotel near selected Texas area hospitals.

MEAL VOUCHERS
Redeemable at the hospital cafeteria.

PARKING COSTS

RENT / UTILITY BILLS ASSISTANCE

FOOD / GROCERIES

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE

HOW OFTEN CAN I RECEIVE ASSISTANCE FROM COMPASSIONATE TOUCH?
Funding is generally awarded on a one-time basis per patient per year. Patients hospitalized at one of the designated Texas area hospitals are eligible to apply for funding, which is awarded in conjunction with a hospital social worker’s assesment of patient needs.

HOW ARE THOSE NEEDS ASSESSED? 

Demonstration of need is accessed by the Texas area hospital’s social worker who will help determine if you qualify for Compassionate Touch funding.

Compassionate Touch assists patient and families in need without regard to:
· Race
· Gender
· Type of disease or injuries
· Age
· Geographical origin
· Ethnicity
· Religious Preference