Need help paying for Lyme testing and treatment?
The following organizations offer financial assistance for Lyme patients. They have differing application rules and deadlines, so it’s important to click through to their individual websites for details.
Financial assistance for Lyme treatment for children and young adults through age 21. United States only. Next application deadline is October 31. Apply here.
Treatment grants for children and young adults through age 25. United States only. Next application deadline is December 8. Apply here.
Lyme Treatment Foundation
No age limit. Citizens of the US, the UK (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales), and Germany are eligible to apply. Applications will open in November.
LymeTAP (Lyme Test Access Program)
This program can provide up to $1,000 toward diagnosis and/or treatment for Lyme & other tick-borne diseases, for patients through age 21. Apply here.
Partner in Lyme
This program provides grants of $1,000 in financial assistance to residents of Connecticut dealing with a Lyme+ diagnosis. Details here.
Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City
Financial assistance grants of up to $500 eligible individuals suffering with Lyme and/or other tick-borne diseases. Details here.
TOUCHED BY LYME is written by Dorothy Kupcha Leland, President of LymeDisease.org. She is co-author of When Your Child Has Lyme Disease: A Parent’s Survival Guide, and of the forthcoming book Finding Resilience: A Teen’s Journey Through Lyme Disease. Contact her at email@example.com.