Includes information on the organ donation process, how to become an advocate for organ donation, and lists the nearest Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) for your hometown.
The OPO for Houston and the surrounding areas. Provides information on organ advocacy, resources for grieving donor families, and community involvement programs for transplant recipients.
Provides information about the Texas Medical Center, member institutions, maps, parking, international services, dining, and lodging options.
Provides transplant data, educational information, and relevant transplant-related news and resources for all organ transplant patients and providers.
American Heart Association: Includes information about heart conditions symptoms, heart diseases treatment and heart transplant
National Kidney Foundation: Includes information about kidney failure, kidney treatment and kidney transplant
American Liver Foundation: Includes information about liver diseases, liver diseases treatment and liver transplant
The Patient Assistance Program is designed for the most vulnerable patients with significant financial hardship. Referrals and requests for funding may only be made through social workers and transplant coordinators. Contact your assigned social worker for details.
Provides financial assistance for patients in need (or their family members) who are facing a health crisis. Referrals and requests for funding may only be made through social workers and transplant coordinators. Contact your assigned social worker for details.
Provides both financial and educational assistance for those undergoing or waiting for a transplant.
Provides fundraising assistance and support to help transplant and catastrophic injury patients meet the high financial costs of their medical treatment.
Assists transplant patients and living donors fundraise for their transplant journey.
Provides financial assistance to those who want to donate a solid organ. Priority is given to individuals not otherwise able to afford the travel and subsistent expenses associated with living organ donation.
Provides financial aid, support, advocacy, education, information and guidance for lung transplant recipients, lung surgery candidates, people with related pulmonary concerns and their families.
Helps children and young adults who need a life-saving transplant (solid organ transplant, bone marrow transplant and cord blood transplant) by providing fundraising assistance and family support.
Provides spiritual, emotional, and financial support to children and their families who are
involved in the transplant process.
Helps parents of children with catastrophic illnesses or injuries endure the initial impact and embrace the future by providing financial, emotional and spiritual support.
Helps families of children suffering from organ failure by connecting them to resources and providing support pre-transplant, during transplant, and post-transplant.
Provides parking assistance to families in the Texas Medical Center.
Transports ambulatory patients up to 500-700 miles using private pilots and their aircraft. Able to transport people for transplant and follow-up appointments. Medical and financial need must be documented. Service is free of charge.
Ensures that no financially stressed patient is denied access to distant specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis or treatment for lack of a means of long-distance medically-related transportation. Further ensures the provision of urgent transportation in situations of compelling human need.
Helps cancer and transplant related caregivers connect and find support from other experienced caregivers.
Assists transplant patients with cleaning services immediately post-transplant, assists with short-term lodging, and links transplant patients and caregivers with a support buddy no matter the stage of the transplant journey they’re in.
Provides social services for Nora’s Home guests, advocates for living donors, and helps build awareness of organ donation.