All of our registered patients are entitled to the following services:

Registration Form (acrobat reader required)

  • Financial Guidance & Support
    It is critical that a family sits down with a specialized attorney upon an ALS diagnosis.  ALS can be very costly to manage, it is critical to devise a plan to bring caregivers into the home.  Standard health insurance and Medicare do not cover the necessities of living with ALS.  We have attorney’s that we work with to ensure they have our patient’s best interest at heart.
  • “Wish” Grants
    For our patients who have been debilitated by the disease… they are entitled to apply for “Wish” Grants that will improve the quality of their life.  Wish Grant Request (acrobat reader required)
  • Emotional Support
    ALS can be devastating on the entire family, if you are struggling and in need of support please reach out to us.  Email us your name and best contact number and someone will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Email:
  • Caregiver’s Support Group
    For those caring for a loved one that is currently battling ALS or has passed away from ALS. Please join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm at Homewood Suites by Hilton New Hartford (April – December only). Please email Sue Giglio
  • Traid Center Loan Closet
    ALS of Utica is proud to work with the Traid Center Loan Closet at UCP. The Traid Center is a wonderful resource for our local area. They provide, store, and maintain equipment for those in need. If you have equipment needs, please call 315-292-1968. Located at 675 Catherine St. Utica, NY 13501. Email: