Medication Assistance

The purpose of this program is to help individuals who are unable to afford or obtain prescription medications through other resources. 

  • Medications are limited to those currently covered by the Division of Human Services.
  • Amounts and availability are subject to determination by social services staff.
  • Eligibility for this program is determined by a social services specialist who will review the applicant’s resources and needs.

Eligibility requirements: 

  • You must be a permanent resident of Boone County.
    • University and College students who are claimed as dependents are not considered permanent residents, unless their parent or guardian resides in Boone County; in which case total household income is considered.
    • Residents of institutions (i.e. Phoenix House, McCambridge Center, etc.) are not considered permanent residents unless they maintain a current Boone County residence separate from the institution in which they are residing or were a resident of Boone County immediately prior to entering the institution.
    • Those living in transitional housing can provide a letter from the transitional housing facility to qualify.
    • Those who are homeless can provide a letter from Turning Point.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen, refugee, or permanent resident alien.
  • You must have a household income of at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. 
  • You must have a prescription from a qualified medical professional for the medication for which assistance is required. 
  • You must have exhausted other resources for acquiring the medication for which assistance is requested.

Contact our social services specialist who will assist you in the eligibility process at 1-573-817-6430.

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