Frequently asked questions
Who is eligible to receive assistance from Justice4Joi ?
You must currently have an infant(s) receiving inpatient care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Special Care Unit, or Specialty Pediatric Hospital. Your infant(s) must have been in inpatient care longer than two weeks. You must be a legal resident of the United States to apply.
Is there an age limit to apply?
Parents must be over the age of 18 and the infant(s) must be under one year of age.
What bills or costs can be covered?
Funds may be used for expenses incurred during a child's stay in the Nicu
Is every application approved?
No, due to limited funding we are unable to honor every request. Assistance will be randomly awarded to those who qualify on a bi-weekly schedule.
How long before I hear about my submission?
Am I guaranteed to have all of my bills paid for?
Unfortunately, no. Funds are limited to $100 per family, no matter the family’s financial need.
How often can I apply?
If you're eligible application was not selected and are still in the NICU, you will be invited to reapply
I was awarded a grant in the past, can I apply again?
If you have previously been awarded a grant you must wait one calendar year before submitting another request.
I do not have custody of the infant, can I apply?
No, you must have full legal custody of the infant at the time submitting for assistance.
The NICU my baby is staying at is located outside the United States. Am I eligible to apply?
Unfortunately, we can only offer funding to families who have infants staying in neonatal intensive care within the United States.