Resource Library

Emotional Support

State of Alaska Health and Social Services

To promote and protect the health and well being of Alaskians.

Starlight Children’s Foundation

Starlight Children’s Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses and life-altering injuries by providing entertainment, education and family activities that help them cope.

Shadow Buddies

Shadow Buddies are condition-specific dolls designed to be a friend “just like me” for seriously ill or medically challenged children. Provide comfort to children, as well as effective method for educating newly-diagnosed children.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Provides low-cost, temporary housing for children and their families while undergoing treatment. Website includes listing of international locations.

Rainbows

Rainbows, the world’s largest grief support organization, is an international non-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis.

Patient Advocate Foundation

National non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis.

Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR)

The Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR) at the National Institute of Health (NIH) coordinates research and information on rare diseases at the NIH and for the rare diseases community.

Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs – Arizona

To continuously improve comprehensive systems of care that enhances the health, future and quality of life for children and youth with special health care needs and their families.

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

Federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to providing information on the prevention, treatment, and cure of rare “orphan” diseases.

National Marrow Donor Program

The National Marrow Donor Program Office of Patient Advocacy is here to help. On this Web site, you can find information to help you: Talk with your doctor, choose a transplant center, answer questions about caregiving, prepare for life after transplant.