Apply For Assistance


Applications Are Now Being Accepted

If you or a dependent has been medically diagnosed with a form of Cerebral Palsy, and you would like to apply for assistance from Footsteps of WNY, please click the link below:

Application For Assistance

Our Goal

Our goal is to provide charitable assistance to individuals with Cerebral Palsy by directly purchasing medically prescribed orthopedic and devices and therapies not covered by insurance.

For a list of some of what we aim to provide Click Here

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions, concerns or difficulties as you complete your application, please feel free to contact us. We would be happy to assist you and make the application process as easy as possible.

Application Submission

Once completed, this application and the required supporting documentation should either be emailed to

or mailed to:

Footsteps of WNY, Inc.

PO Box 241

Buffalo, NY 14220

We will send you a confirmation via e-mail or post once we receive your application and supporting documents, and will do the same once your request for assistance has been either accepted or denied.

Important Information

Please ensure all information and supporting documentation is provided. If any information is missing, the application will be returned for completion, resulting in a delay in processing the request. A copy of the completed application and supporting documents should be kept for your files.

Please note that Footsteps of WNY, Inc. will only provide assistance for medically prescribed orthopedic and therapeutic devices or therapies which are not covered by insurance.

Also note that by awarding funding for equipment or services, Footsteps of WNY, Inc. is making no recommendation as to the appropriateness or safety of a particular piece of equipment or service for the applicant. Footsteps of WNY, Inc. is not responsible for the safety and the use of the equipment or service or the progress of the applicant. Each applicant (or his or her guardian) is strongly urged to consult with their physician and therapist regarding medical choices. 

Footsteps of WNY will only act as a third party payer for medically prescribed and medically necessary equipment or services. Actual payment will be made to the vendor of this equipment or services directly on behalf of the applicant. The applicant himself or herself will NOT receive any payment from Footsteps of WNY, Inc..

Footsteps of WNY will not divulge names or any other information on any applications or requests that we receive without written consent from the applicant or their legal guardian.