Friends Of The Clinical Center Inc. goal is to enhance the lives of Clinical Center patients and their family members by relieving them of emergency financial burdens related to their participation in clinical trials.
To determine if you are eligible to complete and submit the funding application form, you should do the following:
- Gather all of the bills you are not able to pay or gather other information relevant to your request to FOCC for assistance
- Contact the Clinical Center social worker who is assigned to your case
- Tell the social worker that you want to be pre-screened to determine your eligibility for financial assistance from FOCC
- Meet with your social worker, bringing with you all of your relevant bills and other information
- Discuss a plan with your social worker for dealing with these matters in the future without FOCC assistance