How to Qualify – LSH Services

If cost is standing in your way of restoring the gifts of sight or hearing — LSH may be able to help if you live in our California Service Area and meet our guidelines.

If cost is standing in your way of restoring the gifts of sight or hearing — LSH may be able to help if you live in our California Service Area and meet our guidelines.

LSH Service Area

Have you lived in one of the 12 California counties listed below for the past three years (36 months)? 

  1.        Imperial
  2.        Inyo
  3.        Kern
  4.        Los Angeles
  5.        Mono
  6.        Orange
  7.        Riverside
  8.        San Bernardino
  9.        San Diego
  10.      San Luis Obispo
  11.      Santa Barbara
  12.      Ventura

Who Should Apply

  • SIGHT - People with an eye condition that will benefit from one of sponsored procedures/ surgeries and lack health insurance but earn too much to qualify for Medi-Cal or other programs.

AND

  • HEARING - People who have hearing loss that would benefit from hearing aids that are not covered by health insurance.

OR

  • People who have an Adjusted Gross Annual Income (AGI) of $17,600 - $30,000 and do not have property other than their home and/or a car.

What You Need

  • Verification of Identity - driver's license, passport, or visa.
  •  Verification of Residency  - utility bills, telephone bills, social security card or rental agreement with your name and address.
  • Health insurance documentation - written explanation of lack of coverage.
  • Doctor’s eye exam or report showing the diagnosis. Or contact LSF for help finding a Doctor to obtain a diagnosis.

Apply Today

CALL for Application:     
      1-800-647-6638
EMAIL for Application   
     admin@LSHF.org
DOWNLOAD Application       
     Download PDF
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EMAIL Application to: 
    admin@LSHF.org
FAX Application to: 
    1-888-958-7554
MAIL Application to:   
    3450 East Spring St. #212
    Long Beach, CA 90806
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Questions about Applying?

     1-800-647-6638 

LSH does not provide funding for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

The following organizations may be able to help:

D D T P

Keeping Deaf and Disabled Californians connected by providing special telephones & other forms of communication.

C L F I S

California Lions Friends in Sight provide Free Vision Screenings and recycled eyeglasses along with other programs to help with sight concerns.

CA Vision Fdn

COA Vision helps to provide low-income & uninsured families /  individuals with free eye exams  glasses in California.

COA

Californian Optometric Association & other states’ Optometric Associations promote the benefits of vision health and getting an annual comprehensive eye exam.

OneSight

1.1 billion people worldwide suffer from vision loss and lack access to vision care. For all of them, vision can be restored with a simple pair of glasses.

Sight Services

People who have an eye condition that may benefit from one of the sponsored surgeries / treatments and lack health insurance but earn too much to qualify for Medi-Cal or other similar programs in our California Service Area. The most commonly funded treatment is cataract surgery. in some cases LSH funds other eye surgeries and procedures.

Hearing Services

LSH helps people in our California Service Area who meet our guidelines to obtain critically needed hearing aids. If one meets the guidelines, LSH will provide hearing aids to applicant, dispensed through a local hearing aid dispensary. In some cases LSH helps with a copay for those who are above LSH income level criteria to receive hearing aids at no cost.​

How To Qualify