The Tuscarawas Society for Children & Adults, Inc.is a non-profit, independent health charity dedicated to meeting the needs of the disadvantaged and disabled residents of Tuscarawas County. In 2013 The Rainbow Connection has given $173,614.00 in assistance to over 10,000 children and adults in Tuscarawas County.
The Rainbow Connection offers the following services and programs to the residents of Tuscarawas County.
Medical Supplies and Equipment -
Assistance is extended to obtain necessary supplies and equipment to improve the lives of handicapped and seriously ill individuals.
Assistance with payment of doctor and hospital bills.
Prescription Assistance -
Is granted to individuals having a life threatening medical diagnosis.
Technological Assistance -
Available for individuals in need of technology, such as communication boards, telecommunication devices for the deaf, and emergency response systems.
Information And Referral -
Information regarding area agencies can be obtained. Referrals are made to other agencies when The Rainbow Connection cannot serve a particular request.
Children And Adults With Cancer -
may be eligible to receive assistance in the payment of medical bills and prescriptions.
Hearing Enhancement Program -
makes available hearing aids and assistive listening devices for hearing impaired children and adults.
Children With Diabetes -
This program can provide insulin, syringes, glucometers and test strips for juvenile diabetics.
Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy And Multiple Sclerosis -
Individuals with these diseases are able to receive local, direct medical assistance for equipment, medical bills and prescriptions.
Maternity, Infant And Child Care Program -
Features an infant car seat loan program; educational and health services to expectant mothers; and an educational video for new parents.