The Janell LaCombe Application

 

Foundation Mission and Goals

The mission of this foundation is to support the health and well-being of the people of Pointe Coupee Parish by reducing the burden of their illness. The Pointe Coupee Health Services Foundation is able to achieve this through the Janell LaCombe Fund.

The foundation reports to a subcommittee of the Pointe Coupe Health Services Board quarterly. The committee makes the final decisions regarding the foundation. The advisory committee will advise the board and make decisions regarding day to day problems that arise. The specific goals for the organization will be dynamic and will change, based on the current needs of the community.

 

General Goals:

  1. Improve health care and access to health care.

  2. Improve the health of the citizens.

  3. Develop health care resources.

Specific Goal:

The Janell LaCombe Fund is established to benefit cancer patients in Pointe Coupee Parish to help meet the needs from challenges related to the cancer diagnosis.

 
 

 

Foundation Specifics

The fund will assist clients up to $200.00/month which covers, un-reimbursed and unmet needs related to the cancer diagnosis.

  1. Durable medical equipment including oxygen.

  2. Mileage expenses 0.35 cents/mile for travel related to office visits with oncologists or cancer treatment.

  3. Medications related to the cancer diagnosis.

  4. Physician visits up to $50.00/visit.

  5. Medical testing related to the cancer diagnosis.

  6. Medical supplies related to the cancer diagnosis.

  7. Nutritional supplements related to cancer diagnosis.

  8. Special needs approved by the advisory committee.

  9. An extra $100.00 granted for out of state travel for treatments related to cancer diagnosis

  10. Hotel reimbursements of $50.00/night for up to 3 nights stay out of state for cancer visits and treatments. Please be sure to get proof of visits and hotel stay.

 

Mail receipts to:

Janell LaCombe Cancer Fund
350 Hospital Road
New Roads, LA 70760

In person to:

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health and Hospice Office
350 Hospital Road
New Roads, LA 70760

 

For more information call (225) 638-5717 and ask for Jeanine Thibodeaux, RN, Administrator.

All receipts and mileage records to be submitted by the 15th of the following month. No reimbursements will be made in advance of the receipts. The funds are donated and may run out.

Donations can be made to the Janell LaCombe Fund by mail to address above, in person, or online.

The Janell LaCombe Cancer Fund is a specific fund in the Pointe Coupee Health Services Foundation which is a 501 (c )(3) organization.

 

 

How to Apply

1. Fill out the application form.

 

2. Submit the application form.

Alternatively, you may submit your application to the front office.

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health and Hospice
350 Hospital Road
New Roads, LA 70760
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM