Resources for Non-Covered DGA Members

Resources for non-covered DGA members

 

THE ACTORS’ FUND OF AMERICA

The Actors’ Fund of America is a nonprofit, national human services organization that helps entertainment and performing arts professionals.
A wide range of services are available for working professionals, participants coping with AIDS, seniors, disabled participants and others in need of assistance. Emergency financial grants may be available for essentials such as food, rent and medical care.

actorsfund.org

5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-9244
729 Seventh Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019
(212) 221-7300
8 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 601
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 372-0989
 

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Under the Affordable Care Act, you may be eligible to receive subsidized health coverage through a Health Insurance Exchange.

www.healthcare.gov

THE DIRECTORS GUILD FOUNDATION

Founded in 1945, the Directors Guild Foundation provides, among other services, confidential loans to Directors Guild of America members who are facing short term financial hardship.

www.dga.org/Foundation

7920 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(310) 289-2037

INSURE KIDS NOW

Every state has a health insurance program for infants, children and teenagers. If you are working, but unable to afford health coverage for your children due to limited income, your children may be qualified to obtain health coverage under this program. Every state has different eligibility rules.

www.insurekidsnow.gov

California (800) 880-5305 (Medi-Cal for Families)

New York (800) 698-4543 (NY Medicaid and Child Help+)

MEDICAID

Medicaid is a State-administered and State and Federally funded health insurance program for low income individuals and families. Each state sets its own guidelines regarding eligibility and services.

www.medicaid.gov

(877) 267-2323

MOTION PICTURE & TELEVISION FUND (MPTF)

The Motion Picture and Television Fund provides, among other services, medical care assistance, temporary emergency financial assistance, community information and referral services, residency application assistance, hospital discharge planning and outpatient service arrangements and elder care assistance.

For more information on MPTF programs and services, contact the MPTF using the information below.

www.mptf.com

Motion Picture & Television Fund
The Wasserman Campus
23388 Mulholland Drive
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(855) 760-MPTF (6783) Toll-free

PARTNERSHIP FOR PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that’s right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free.

www.pparx.org

(888) 477-2669