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Children with Special Needs Fund


Children with Special Needs Fund

boy in wheelchair with two girls

Welcome to the Children with Special Needs (CSN) Fund website!

We're here to help families with children with special needs obtain equipment and services not covered by insurance or other programs.

The CSN Fund can assist with the items listed below:

  • Adaptive Recreational Equipment
  • Air Conditioners/Central Air*
  • Ceiling Lifts or Stair Lifts**
  • Electrical Service Upgrades
  • Platform Lifts (when wheelchair ramp cannot be installed ADA-compliant)
  • Therapeutic Specialty Bikes/Tricycles
  • Transit Options
  • Turney Seats
  • Vehicle Accessibility Devices (van lifts, ramps, restraint systems, tie downs, etc.)
  • Weighted Blankets/Vests
  • Wheelchair Ramps (residential)


*  For certain medical conditions such as severe and persistent asthma, respiratory distress, or other medical conditions exacerbated by heat and humidity, as determined by the CSHCS medical consultant.

**  When special grant funding is available


Camp Scholarships 2023

The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs is pleased to announce Camp Scholarship Applications for 2023 are now open. To find out more and download an application, click on the link below.
Camp Scholarships 2023

Ceiling and Stair Lift Program Funded for 2023

The Children with Special Needs (CSN) Fund received a $50,000 grant from the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation to support the Ceiling and Stairlift Program for 2023.

Ceiling and Stairlift Project Funded for 2023