Those relying on Christian Science for healing should not refrain from getting Christian Science Nursing care or hiring a Christian Science Practitioner due to financial reasons. There are several sources of financial assistance for those who want Christian Science Nursing care and to rely on Christian Science prayer for healing, but have difficulty affording it. There are also benevolence programs for those seeking to practice Christian Science nursing.
Financial Assistance with the cost of Christian Science Nursing care and Christian Science Practitioners:
National Fund for Christian Science Nursing
This fund provides financial aid for Christian Science nurse care whether at a facility or in the home. Applications to determine need are accepted at any time.
The National Fund for Christian Science Nursing (NFCSN)
9300 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS 66210-1425
(816) 759-5450 or (800) 873-2843
The Principle Foundation
This foundation promotes inspired benevolence and provides assistance for a temporary financial need to students of Christian Science.
The Dominion Foundation, based in Richmond, Virginia, is a benevolent funding organization established to support Christian Science Nursing care in the home. Individuals relying solely on Christian Science for healing and who have engaged a Christian Science Nurse for temporary care in their home may apply for financial assistance in meeting the costs of that care.
Contact the Foundation if you would like to receive an application for assistance, request additional information, or be included on the Foundation mailing list. Individuals may apply online at the website.
The Dominion Foundation
P.O. Box 17855
Richmond, Virginia 23226
Resources For Senior Christian Scientists
This website is focused on the practical needs of senior Christian Scientists — anything from housing to personal care to finances and more. Be advised that the personal care links for adaptive equipment are linked to non-Christian Science vendors of adaptive equipment. These websites offer many valuable resources, but are not limited to serving Christian Scientists..
Organizations That Help with Christian Science Nurse Placement:
Caring for Christian Scientists Call Center
This is an over-the-phone information resource for Christian Scientists (administered by The Principle Foundation).
Christian Science Nurse Connections
Christian Science Nurse Connections, Inc. is a non-profit 501-C-3 corporation. It is dedicated to helping mankind find Christian Science Nurses to bring a healing atmosphere to the home when a clear sighted, metaphysical, prayerful presence and skilled care are needed.
West Coast Christian Science nursing facilities (nearest to Alaska):
Castro Valley, CA
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, CA