Date(s) & Time(s)::
August 8, 2013 at 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Location: Fairfield Elementary, 2825 Fairfield Ave.
Phone: (260) 423-3546
CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana), in partnership with East Allen County Schools, Fort Wayne Community Schools, Lutheran Health Network, MDwise and Parkview, is hosting a free insurance event Aug. 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Fairfield Elementary, 2825 Fairfield Ave.
Representatives from Northeast Covering Kids & Families and Lutheran Health Network will be on site to assist with completion of enrollment forms. Each child in a household that completes an application will receive a backpack loaded with school supplies donated by MDwise, while supplies last.
Information/documentation required for each household member (if applicable) includes:
• Name, date of birth and social security number
• Proof of identification (driver’s license or other photo ID)
• Proof of all income (90 days). Examples include pay stubs, child support, unemployment, disability payments, income tax forms, employer statements.
• Proof of pregnancy (written statement from medical professional)
• Proof of child care expenses
• Proof of citizenship (birth certificate or U.S. passport)
• Immigration status if not a U.S. citizen (Alien Registration Card or permanent resident card)
• Proof of private health insurance (insurance card, policy number)
Local organizations like CANI continue to address the immediate needs of area residents who are without adequate health insurance. Several state-funded programs are available, but many Hoosiers remain without coverage. For more information, visit ckfindiana.org/coalitions/northeast-in .
CANI helps communities, families and individuals remove the causes and conditions of poverty. For more information about CANI and the services provided, visit the website canihelp.org.
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