HFM is here for you.

If you are in need of resources or assistance please contact Katie Scott at or 734.292.5267

Emergency Financial Assistance Program

HFM’s Program Social Worker will work in conjunction with you and your treatment center social worker or other health care provider to understand your unique needs and see if you meet the criteria for our financial assistance program.

In order to qualify for the program:

  • You, or a family member living in your household, must have a hereditary bleeding disorder.
  • You must be a Michigan resident.
  • You must not have received financial assistance from HFM in the past twelve months (special circumstances will be reviewed on a case by case basis).
  • The first step in the application is to contact your hemophilia treatment center social worker or hematologist’s office to discuss your need. Your HTC social worker must submit the referral on your behalf. If you do not receive treatment at an HTC please contact HFM directly at the number below.

The financial assistance program supports temporary financial emergency situations such as (but not limited to) eviction and utility shut off. Each situation is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Availability of the program is subject to the status of the financial assistance program fund.

If you have any questions please contact Kaite Scott at or 734-292-5267.

Additional Financial Assistance Resources:

Scholarship Opportunities

HFM’s 2024 academic scholarship application is now open.

Deadline: March 31, 2024, at 5pm

Amount: Two awards of $2,500 each.

Who Can Apply:


Please Note:

If you have any issues completing the application, please do not hesitate to contact:
Kaite Scott, LLMSW, Program Social Worker
1921 West Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734.292.5267

We understand that higher education can be costly. In addition to applying for the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan scholarship program, we invite you to check out our national hemophilia foundation partner’s scholarship opportunities as well. You can find them here:

**Note: Each organization is run independently from the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan and their program/fund availability may change at any time.  Please evaluate each program personally to see if it is a fit for you.**  If you have any questions please contact Kaite Scott, LLMSW, Program Social Worker,

Delta Dental

If you are uninsured or underinsured with your dental coverage, we may be able to help.

We understand that our community faces challenges obtaining dental care to meet unique and individual needs. HFM has partnered with Cascade Hemophilia Consortium to offer free or low cost dental care to those who need it.

*To maintain your coverage you must visit the dentist two times during the calendar year for regular teeth cleanings.

In order to be eligible for this program you must meet the following criteria:

If you have application or eligibility questions please contact Kaite Scott, LLMSW, Program Social Worker, at or 734.292.5267

Medical Identification Tags

HFM offers a one-time medical identification tag for community members with a bleeding disorder. We understand the importance of wearing a medical ID bracelet or necklace. It provides much needed information for medical responders should you be unable to speak for yourself as a result of a medical crisis or accident. Please contact Ashley Fritsch, Delta Dental & Medical ID Assistant, by talk or text at 734-328-9717 or by email to for more information about the ordering process. NOTE: Expect an 8 week delivery time.

Newly Diagnosed

Facing a new diagnosis can be overwhelming. We provide educational opportunities, community events, and resources for people with bleeding disorders and their family. We always suggest that you speak with your health care provider regarding any specific questions regarding your diagnosis and treatment plan. We invite you to explore our website to find out more about programs and events that we have coming up and other resources that might support you. Know that we are always a resource for you. Please call and speak to Laura Olson, Office Manager, at 734-544-0015 or to get connected with the Foundation and to receive a welcome packet full of important information.

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