Caring Breaths Financial Assistance Program

Breathing it is what unites us and it is what inspires us to fund essential support programs for those living with lung disease.

The Lung Association of Saskatchewan’s Caring Breaths financial assistance program is a reimbursement program to help ease the financial burden lung disease can bring to patients and their caregivers. All requests are assessed on a case by case basis. Caring Breaths is designed to be a complimentary program to other established financial assistance programs in the province of Saskatchewan. Before submitting your financial reimbursement request to the Caring Breaths financial assistance program, ensure that your medical related expenses can’t be covered by other funding programs. The Lung Association prefers to reimburse the provider directly, but if that is not possible The Lung Association will reimburse expenses to the applicant if they can provide invoices or receipts.

Who can request funding from the Caring Breaths program?

  1. The individual requesting funding must have a lung disease, or be the primary caregiver for an individual with lung disease.
  2. The Individual must be a Saskatchewan resident.

The following information Is required with your Caring Breaths financial assistance request:

  1. Contact Information
  2. Travel/Medical Expense Receipts
  3. Health Care Provider Support Letter
  4. Income Verification
  5. Other Financial Support Requests

What expenses does the Caring Breaths program Cover?

Lung transplant recipients and their primary caregivers: + Expand

People living with lung disease and their primary caregivers: + Expand


Caring Breaths Application Form

1. Contact Info

2. Travel/Medical Expense Receipts

Attach a copy of the receipt of the medical/travel expense(s) you are requesting financial reimbursement for. Expenses must be incurred within the past 12 months.

Expense Receipts
Files must be less than 200 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.

3. Health Care Provider Support Letter

Attach a copy of the documentation from a health care provider stating that you or someone you are caring for requires the above medical request. (Example: Letter from your doctor, specialist, etc.)

Support Document
Files must be less than 200 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.

4. Income Verification

What is your net disposable income? (monthly income after taxes) Choose range that applies to you.

income *

5. Other Financial Support Requests

Select any other organizations you have received financial support from to help cover your medical related costs.

Optional: Other Information

You can use this field to provide any other information you feel is relevant or important to your application.

Page Last Updated: 29/10/2019