How We Can Help

Friends in Need Foundation will consider all applications for assistance received from individuals and families residing in Southeastern Louisiana that can demonstrate a financial need as a result of medical crisis. Financial awards are based on an assessment by our Board of Trustees of the “financial need” of the applicant and on FIN’s available cash resources.

Steps in Process

A. Read “How FIN Works”.


B. Complete the “Request for Assistance Form” and submit to Friends in Need (email to or fax to 504.837.5435)


C. Once application is received, members from the Board of Trustees will do a preliminary evaluation and request any additional information needed for Board review.

D. The Board of Trustees reviews the application and decides whether Friends in Need is able to provide assistance based on FIN’s organizational criteria.

E. If approved, FIN will contact you to help!