Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AFFA)

Project Concern is a comprehensive asthma management program that provides medications, equipment, education and support to children with asthma and allergies from birth to 21, in lower income families not covered by medical insurance.

Who Does Project Concern Serve?

Children and young adults under the age of 21 whom:

  • are from low income families, as determined by the Federal WIC Guidelines.
  • have no medical coverage; or have private insurance or Medicaid, but need resources not covered under those plans.
  • are in the process of applying for MC+ for Kids and are waiting for coverage to become effective.
  • live in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, the Missouri Counties of Jefferson and St. Charles; and in the Illinois Counties of Madison and St. Clair.

Call 314.645.2422 to request an application form. Some of the covered items are medications, bed encasings, peak flow meters and nebulizers.

St. Louis Children's Hospital

To enroll in Asthma Control Education classes, which may help you and your child better understand asthma, please call 314.454.KIDS (5437) or 800.678.KIDS.