Brightside Financial Care

We offer (human) Financial Assistants who can help you manage expenses, eliminate debt, and save for the future.

Helping Hands Fund

About Helping Hands

Helping Hands emergency financial assistance is available for caregivers who are facing financial hardship. This program is available to provide financial assistance (up to a $2,000 lifetime limit) to caregivers facing an unforeseeable financial emergency.

Register for Brightside

Eligible caregivers who register with Brightside will have access to programs such as Helping Hands, and get paired with a personal Financial Assistant who can help with all things related to money – including submitting the Helping Hands application online. 

Register here to get started, quickly connect with your Brightside Financial Assistant, and learn about all resources available to you.

Apply for Helping Hands

Who is eligble?

Any full-time or part-time caregiver who is experiencing a crisis or catastrophe that has created an emergency need for financial assistance. Caregivers must have completed their 90-day probationary period. Per diem, temporary, and/or independent contractors are not eligible for Helping Hands.

How to apply:

To apply, call Brightside at 1-855-979-7768 or register for Brightside here. Identify yourself as a caregiver of Providence or one of its affiliates and request an assessment interview for Helping Hands.

Based on their assessment of the information you provide from the interview, application, and supporting documents, a Brightside Financial Assistant will refer you to all applicable personal and/or community resources, which may include Helping Hands.

Required information:

 
  • Name, EEID, Hospital/Division
  • Specific financial need(s) for which you are applying
  • Address, email, and contact information
  • Other resources you have reached out to for assistance
  • Description of crisis or catastrophe
  • Documentation of need (i.e. bills, eviction notice)
  • ALL household income
  • Documentation of child support

We’re here to help, if you have any additional questions call 1-855-979-7768 or register below.

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