Assistance Provided

When a child is diagnosed with a medical problem the whole family is impacted, emotionally and often financially. Medical expenses not typically covered by insurance can begin to mount. ECAF exists to provide financial assistance to these families based on need. The types of assistance provided over the years include...


Speech and Language Therapy

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Visual Therapy

Behavioral Therapy

Assisted mobility devices

Medical equipment and supplies

Medical bills

Augmentative communication devices

Special needs camps

Adaptations to family vehicles

Special dietary requirements


Community Organizations

Elmhurst YMCA - automated chair lift for swimming pool

DuPage Easter Seals - Mars suit for physical therapy department

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital - Augmentative communication device

Elmhurst CUSD 205 Transition Program - taxi vouchers for vocational training

Center for Independence - physical therapy equipment