Organization

The ALS Association of Georgia

Atlanta, GA
Mission

Our mission is to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest, while discovering treatments & a cure for ALS. The goal of our programs & services is to ensure that individuals & their families experience optimal emotional functioning, given the devastation of the disease, ALS. We provide a variety of programs/services such as: education, support groups, equipment loaner programs,a reimbursable care grant program, an in-home care & respite program, and a transportation program.

  • Website: http://alsaga.org
  • Email: sarah@alsaga.org
  • Phone: 404-636-9909
  • Executive Director: Sarah Embro
  • EIN
    EIN: 58-1943490
  • Organization Description:

    Our mission is to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest, while discovering treatments & a cure for ALS. The goal of our programs & services is to ensure that individuals & their families experience optimal emotional functioning, given the devastation of the disease, ALS. We provide a variety of programs/services such as: education, support groups, equipment loaner programs,a reimbursable care grant program, an in-home care & respite program, and a transportation program.

  • Facebook Handle:

    facebook.com/alsageorgia

  • Organization's Contact Person:

    Sarah Embro

  • Organization's Contact Email:

    sarah@alsaga.org

  • Form 990s
Location

5881 Glenridge Dr, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30328
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All Programs

ALS Support Groups

The Support Group Program provides persons with ALS and their families the opportunity to connect with others in the community who share similar challenges and needs. The groups are designed to provide emotional and psychosocial support as well as resources and education. Knowing what questions to a...

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The Kostiuk ALS Care Grant Program

The financial hardship that families incur as the result of an ALS diagnosis can impact their quality of life tremendously. For those that may need additional help, The Kostiuk ALS Care Grant Program strives to provide some relief. This program is a reimbursement program that assists families with e...

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The Sally Panfel In-Home Care & Respite Program

90% of the current ALS Community in Georgia continues to remain in their home throughout the disease process. This becomes increasingly difficult because they will require total ADL care from additional providers. This service is not covered by Medicare or private insurance companies. The Sally Panf...

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The Paul B. Williams ALS Transportation Program

Access to quality care and research can be challenging for those impacted by ALS. As mobility declines and the need for assistive technology increase, persons with ALS find it difficult to attend needed appointments via traditional modes of transportation. Medicare and Medicaid are very limited rega...

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ALS Equipment Loan Program

As the disease progresses, individuals will experience a decline in functioning as it relates to mobility and speech. These challenges can impact independence and quality of life. In some situations, specific medical and communication devices are required but not covered by private insurance, Medica...

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ALS Care Services Consultation

Information is vital to persons with ALS. As the body declines it is very important to be presented with realistic expectations regarding the disease trajectory. Skilled Care Service Coordinators are available to provide ongoing consultations through our Care Services Consultation Program. The ongoi...

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